The Fundamentals of Supply Chain

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Supply Chain Course

Supply chain management is not only a process designed to generate a cost reduction or operational efficiencies within an organisation. It also encompasses the strategic alignment of end-to-end business processes, to provide real value and competitive advantage over rivals.

This 1-day course will help all managers to better understand what a supply chain is and how their roles impact on other supply chain activities.

1 Day Course

£395.00 + VAT

  • Demand managers.
  • Sales executives.
  • Operations managers.
  • Finance managers.
  • Purchasing and procurement professionals.
  • Category managers.
  • Supply chain professionals.
  • Logistics managers.
  • Material planners.
  • Production management.
  • Understand the functions and activities of a supply chain.
  • Understand team members who interact with or support supply chain activities.
  • Recognise the impact of their own actions.
  • Increase efficiency and generate ideas for improvements
  • Understand basic supply chain terminology.
  • Understand how supply chain performance affects company financial results.
  • What is supply chain management?
  • The importance of cost versus service.
  • Purchasing and procurement.
  • Manufacturing processes.
  • Demand management.
  • Warehouse and inventory management.
  • Logistics and transport.
  • Supply chain dynamics.
  • Risk management.

Open Course Dates, Availability and Bookings for our Supply Chain Course

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Satisfied Customers

“We wanted our people to be more effective in line with our strategy. We have a good relationship with the Supply Chain Academy as they understand our business. I have had great feedback from the team on how effective the course was which they used immediately.”

Perry Jackson


“The team have made real positive changes since the training day at Supply Chain Academy; the course was highly relevant, a good mix between theory and practice and colleagues appreciated the relevance of the scenarios and case study to help them take the learning and apply at work.”

Blyth Priestley


Our Creative Team

Paul Stone

Paul Stone

Managing Director

Paul is an experienced Human Resources and Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in Blue Chip multinationals, professional services, the public sector and more recently in the education management industry.

Neil Roll

Neil Roll

GM - CP Training

Neil has been working in senior positions within supply chain education for the past five years, following over 25 years' of practical logistics experience in a blue chip multinational company.

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