Supply Chain Management Fundamentals Workshop Overview This course is designed to familiarize participants with necessary approaches and techniques to effectively design and manage supply chains. It provides participants with an understanding of various issues related to the design, planning, and operation of a supply chain. Practical examples, computer applications and videos will be used throughout the course. Participants will also be solving a case study to illustrate supply chain management (SCM) concepts and techniques discussed in the course. Workshop Objectives Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to o Value the contribution of SCM to business objectives o Appreciate the benefits of newly emerging approaches in SCM o Recognize the complexity in managing a supply chain o Gain an understanding of the concepts and techniques used to minimize inventory investment while providing acceptable levels of customer service. Who Should Attend This course is suitable to anyone interested in knowing more about the principles and practices of supply chain management. It would be of great interest to managers and engineers in production, distribution, logistics, and inventory management. Workshop Content • Introduction to SCM • Supply chain strategy and Decisions • Supply chain design and planning • Inventory management is a supply chain • Supply chain performance Workshop Leader Moncer Hariga is a Professor and Coordinator of the Engineering Systems Management Program at the American University of Sharjah. His research and consulting interests cover a wide range of industrial engineering areas that include inventory and warehousing management, production planning and scheduling, and supply chain management. He developed and offered several continuing education programs in the areas of inventory management, supply chain management, quality control, and maintenance management.
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