Supply Chain Reinvention - Finding more Value in your Organization

Enhance your capacity for building alignment and collaboration as you learn a powerful methodology for leading contemporary supply chain organizations. Reflect on the people, processes, and technology that impact the supply chain and discuss potential areas for improving the synergy between them. Investigate the change leadership necessary to move your supply chain capabilities forward and ahead of your competitors.

Short Course

Supply Chain Reinvention - Finding more Value in your Organization

Overview

Enhance your capacity for building alignment and collaboration as you learn a powerful methodology for leading contemporary supply chain organizations. Reflect on the people, processes, and technology that impact the supply chain and discuss potential areas for improving the synergy between them. Investigate the change leadership necessary to move your supply chain capabilities forward and ahead of your competitors.

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Who Should Attend

    • Senior Leaders who want to create a consistent foundation of supply chain strategy, language, and principles across their team.
    • Leaders in business units that interact and intersect with the supply chain
    • Newer and high-potential supply chain leaders
    • Managers addressing both strategic concepts and tactical application throughout the end-to-end supply chain.

Program Benefits

    • Accelerator courses - leverage the same expert instructors that you expect from the #1 ranked supply chain department in the country
    • Participate from any location – all you need is access to the internet and a web browser
    • Focus on learning tracks - select what aligns with your organizational responsibilities
    • Develop a new network - Connect live with supply chain experts and other participants from across the country - learn how others are addressing similar issues
    • Develop a new level of understanding – we help you make the connection between concept and application to deliver immediate impact in your workplace

Program Content

Week 1: Leading the Modern Supply Chain

Description

The winners in today’s business landscape are those who deliver superior products and services faster and more efficiently than their competitors. This one-week experience reveals current research that demonstrates that best-in-class supply chain organizations are flexible and work seamlessly across the entire supply chain, from their suppliers’ suppliers all the way to their end-users.

  • Topics & Takeaways
    • Alignment and Collaboration: consider the three-legged stool of People, Processes, and Technology; review the key dimensions of alignment and collaboration via a maturity model and matrix
    • Critical Success Factors: review McKinsey & Company research on key considerations and steps to building effective collaboration, watch a logistics case study and discuss similar opportunities in your organization
    • Playing the Role of the Conductor: reflect on how to capitalize on synergies between organizations, define gaps between alignment with your suppliers and customers, plan a road map from current to optimal performance
    • Change Leadership and Moving Forward: read Deloitte research about developing connecting behaviors between senior supply chain leaders and others; discuss the need for a strategic plan and a change management model
  • Business Impact
    • Identify opportunity gaps and develop a roadmap for improvement, using core principles of change management
    • Build a leadership mindset that enables performance improvement action
    • Gain the ability to assess the organizational maturity level of your supply chain and how to increase the use of success factors

Week 2: Finding Opportunities in Your End-to-End Supply Chain

Description

Having an end-to-end supply chain mindset opens up tremendous opportunities for your supply chain. This course will introduce you to the Penn State End-to-End Supply Chain Model®, an extremely helpful resource for organizations that are trying to better understand, analyze and improve their supply chains. You will have the opportunity to reflect on, and discuss the model and its implications, and consider your organization’s supply chain in the context of the following questions:

    • In what ways do you think this model may help organize your thinking regarding how to improve its functioning?
    • How can this model help you to communicate internally across departments, as well as across organizations that compromise your supply chain?
    • Which functions does your company perform?
    • Where are you in this supply chain?
    • Are you in multiple supply chains?
  • Topics & Takeaways
    • The 7 Principles of Supply Chain Management
    • Gartner Top 25 Supply Chains
    • The Triple-A Supply Chain
    • Logistics Expenditures – Micro and Macro Expenses
    • Sketching Your End-to-End Supply Chain
  • What You'll Learn
    • Deepen your understanding of your own supply chain’s challenges and opportunities and the issues and forces that shape the supply chains of today
    • Learn to perform an assessment from three tiers: an organizational level, a departmental level, and a team level, in order to get a comprehensive picture of where you and your firm currently operate
    • We introduce you to the Penn State End-to-End Supply Chain Model®, an extremely helpful resource for organizations that are trying to better understand, analyze and improve their supply chains. You will have the opportunity to reflect on, and discuss the model and its implications, and consider your organization’s supply chain in that context

Week 3: Supply Chain Alignment and Orchestration

Description

Enhance your capacity for building alignment and collaboration as you learn a powerful methodology for leading contemporary supply chain organizations. Reflect on the people, processes, and technology that impact the supply chain and discuss potential areas for improving the synergy between them. Investigate the change leadership necessary to move your supply chain capabilities forward and ahead of your competitors.

  • Topics & Takeaways
    • Alignment and Collaboration: consider the three-legged stool of People, Processes, and Technology; review the key dimensions of alignment and collaboration via a maturity model and matrix
    • Critical Success Factors: review McKinsey & Company research on key considerations and steps to building effective collaboration, watch a logistics case study and discuss similar opportunities in your organization
    • Playing the Role of the Conductor: reflect on how to capitalize on synergies between organizations, define gaps between alignment with your suppliers and customers, plan a road map from current to optimalperformance
    • Change Leadership and Moving Forward: read Deloitte research about developing connecting behaviors between senior supply chain leaders and others; discuss the need for a strategic plan and a change management model
  • Business Impact
    • Identify opportunity gaps and develop a roadmap for improvement, using core principles of change management
    • Build a leadership mindset that enables performance improvement action
    • Gain the ability to assess the organizational maturity level of your supply chain and how to increase the use of success factors

Date

Learning Path

Date/Time

9/11/20

Supply Chain Reinvention

 

Week One Live Event

Leading the Modern Supply Chain

9/18/20

1:30 p.m.

Week Two Live Event

Finding Opportunities in your End-to-End Supply Chain

9/25/20

1:30 p.m.

Week Three Live Event

Supply Chain Alignment & Orchestration

10/2/20

1:30 p.m.

Value For You and Your Organization

The logistics sector has been at the forefront of green innovation for the direct results it drives to the bottom line. The best supply chain leadership today requires the identification and management of environmental and social risks and opportunities. You will leave with specific, practical steps that will immediately begin to add value by focusing on the largest sustainability risks and opportunities.

Faculty

Expert executive faculty who have led significant change within the private and public sectors will provide models and frameworks to help you transform vision into and action plan for results.

Customize This Program

All programs can be tailored to your organization and team, and be delivered to groups of 10 or more. Contact us about custom program possibilities. Customize Request Info 800-311-6364
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Additional Details

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Discount Rates

  • 20%: In-Person delivery, or Live Remote delivery with 20+ participants on same invoice (Contact us to register your group)
  • 10%: Live Remote delivery

Eligibility

Tuition discounts are available for:

  • DoD or government employees
  • Penn State alumni
  • Individuals who commit to earning a Professional Certificate
  • Teams of three or more attending from the same organization
  • CSCR Corporate Sponsors and other affiliated groups (with valid discount code)

After registration, you will receive access to your personal learning portal. There you can find the following information:

  • Pre-program assignments, which prepare you for the program before the start date
  • A list of program faculty and fellow registered participants
  • Travel coordination and support, if applicable

Transfers

If an accepted Penn State Executive Programs applicant finds it necessary to transfer to another session of the same program, one transfer will be allowed with no charge if arranged more than six (6) weeks prior. Additional transfers, transfers to a different program, or transfers arranged less than six (6) weeks prior incur a charge of 10% of the current program fee.

The sponsoring company may identify a replacement candidate, but the replacement candidate must be accepted for the program through an admissions review.

Refunds

The following refunds will apply for withdraws if Penn State Executive Programs is notified in writing within the time period stated:

  • Full refund with notification received more than six (6) weeks prior to start of the program
  • 50% refund with notification received between two (2) and six (6) weeks before the start of the program.
  • No refund with notification received two (2) weeks or less prior to the start of program.

Note: The registered participant or their agent must confirm all notification of withdrawals, transfers and substitutions in writing. If written notification is not received, the full program fee will be assessed.

Cancellations

The University may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other related charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges by airlines or travel agencies. In the case of postponement, as an alternative to a refund, program fees may be transferred to another session of that program.

If you have any questions or concerns about our cancellation policy, please contact us to discuss further.