Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (London, UK)

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
Em Central London (Reino Unido)


Informação importante

  • Short course
  • Central london (Reino Unido)
  • 180 horas letivas
  • Duração:
    6 Weeks
  • Quando:
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This Course is Designed For:
Supply Chain and Logistics Managers and Professionals
Operations Managers
Logistics Professionals
Logistic Providers
Logistic Administrators
Logistics Planning and Inventory Managers
Purchasing and Procurement Managers
Transportation and Distribution Managers
Inventory and Warehouse Control Professionals
Freight Forwarders and Linear Specialists
Production Managers
Production Planners
Financial Managers
Project Managers
Distribution Centre Supervisors
Manufacturers and Industries
Academicians, Researchers, NGOs and Practitioners
Those who interface with the logistics function and/or any aspect of the supply chain
Those who need to develop their understanding about Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Those who are looking for business gains and benefits from managing their supply chains more effectively

Informação importante

Requisitos: Degree or Work Experience


Instalações e datas

Início Localização
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Central London
Carburton Street, W1W 5EE, London, Reino Unido
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O que se aprende nesse curso?

Operations Management
Six Sigma
Supply Chain Management
Logistics Management
Inventory Management
Quality Training
Financial Training
IT Management
Supply and Chain Management
Supply Chain Strategy
Inventory control
Letters of Credit
Lean Systems
Network Design
Material Handling and Packaging
Logistics Information Systems and Technology
Logistical Organisation
Global Logistics
Global Intermediaries
Cargo Insurance and Claims
Supply Chain System


Course Contents, Concepts and Issues:


Key Elements Logistics Management
  • Understanding Logistics Management
  • Achieving Competitive Advantage through Logistics
  • Conceptualising Logistics
  • Marketing and Logistic Interface
  • Considering ‘Availability’
  • Effect of Logistics and Customer Service on Marketing
Operational Objective of Integrated Logistics
  • Operational Objectives
  • Rapid Response
  • Minimum Variance
  • Minimum Inventory
  • Movement Consolidation
  • Quality
  • Life Cycle Support
Problems in Internal Integration
  • Barriers to Integration
  • Organisational Structure
  • Measurement System
  • Inventory Ownership
  • Information Technology
  • Knowledge Transfer Capability
  • Logistics Performance Cycles
  • Concept of Logistics Performance Cycles
  • Manufacturing Support Performance Cycles
  • Procurement Performance Cycles
Functions of Logistics
  • Network Design
  • Information
  • Transportation
  • Material Handling and Packaging
  • Warehousing
  • Inventory Management/Control
  • Concept
  • Transportation Functionality and Principles
  • Principles of Transportation
  • Participation in Transportation Decisions
  • Modal Characteristics
  • Intermodal Operators
  • Product-Related Factors Influencing Transport Costs
  • Market-Related Factors Influencing Transport Costs
Materials Handling and Packaging
  • Concepts of Material Handling and Packaging
  • Kinds of Materials Handling Systems
  • Packaging
  • Consumer Packaging
  • Industrial Packaging
  • Package Design
  • Packaging, Containerization and Material Handling
  • Concept of Warehousing
  • Importance of Warehousing Management
  • Development of Warehousing As a Concept
  • Role of Warehousing In Logistical System
  • Principles of Warehouse Design
  • Warehousing
  • Concept of Warehousing
  • Importance of Warehousing Management
  • Development of Warehousing As a Concept
  • Role of Warehousing In Logistical System
  • Principles of Warehouse Design
  • Warehousing Strategies
  • Warehousing Functions
Inventory Concepts and Management
  • Concept of Inventory
  • Poor Inventory Management
  • Attributes of Inventory
  • Kinds of Inventory
  • Inventory Functionality
  • Conceptual Framework of Inventory
  • Service Level
  • Categories of Inventory
  • Cost Associated With an Inventory
  • When to Order
  • Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)
  • Classification of Inventory
Inventory Management Policies
  • Concept
  • Inventory Control Procedures
  • Inventory Planning Methods
  • Distribution Requirement Planning (DRP)
  • Constraints to the Effectiveness of Inventory Planning
  • Conceptual Design of a Combined DRP System
Logistics Information Systems and Technology
  • Concepts of Logistics Information
  • Information Functionality
  • Designing or Evaluating Logistics Information Systems
  • Logistics Information Architecture
  • Information Technology Application
  • Electronic Data Interchange
  • Personal Computers
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Communications
  • Bar Coding and Scanning
Logistical Organisation
  • Store Functions
  • Regular Activities of Stores
  • Organising the Stores
  • Stores Location and Warehouse
  • Storekeeping
  • Stores Accounting
  • Physical Verification
  • Security and Safety
International and Global Logistics
  • Concepts of Global Logistics
  • Global Intermediaries
  • Sale in Global Trade
  • Global Documentation
  • Letters of Credit
  • Barriers to Global Logistics
  • Market and Competition
  • Financial Barriers
  • Distribution Channels
  • Cargo Insurance and Claims
  • Who Can Insure
  • Special Features of Marine Insurance
  • Paying the Insurance Premium
  • Duty Insurance
  • Kinds of Perils
  • Types of Policies
  • Loss

Principles of Supply Chain Management
  • The Concepts of Supply Chain Management
  • The Nature of Supply Chain Management
  • The Evolution of Supply Chain Management
  • Characteristics of a Competitive Supply Chain
  • Issues in Supply Chain Management
  • Case Study
Supply Chain Strategy
  • Concept of Supply Chain Strategy
  • Achieving a Competitive Advantage
  • Components of Supply Chain Strategy
  • Supply Chain Strategic Design
  • Strategic Considerations
  • Productivity as a Measure of Competitiveness
  • Case Study
Network and System Design
  • The Supply Chain System
  • Understanding Processes: Theory of Constraints (TOC)
  • Integrating Supply Chain Processes
  • Designing Supply Chain Networks
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Case Study
  • What Is Marketing?
  • Customer-Driven Supply Chains
  • Delivering Value to Customers
  • Channels of Distribution
  • Case Study
Operations Management
  • Conceptualising Operations Management (OM)
  • Product Design
  • Process Design
  • Facility Layout
  • Line Balancing in Product Layouts
  • Process Automation
  • What Is Sourcing?
  • The Sourcing Function
  • Sourcing and Supply Chain Management
  • Measuring Sourcing Performance
  • Case Study
Forecasting and Demand Planning
  • What Is Forecasting?
  • The Forecasting Process
  • Types of Forecasting Methods
  • Time Series Forecasting Models
  • Causal Models
  • Measuring Forecast Accuracy
  • Collaborative Forecasting and Demand Planning
  • Case Study
Lean Systems and Six Sigma Quality
  • What Is Lean?
  • Lean Production
  • Respect for People
  • Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Statistical Quality Control (SQC)
  • Six Sigma Quality
  • The Lean Six Sigma Supply Chain
  • Case Study
Supply Chain Relationship Management
  • Supply Chain Relationships
  • The Role of Trust
  • Managing Conflict and Dispute Resolution
  • Negotiation Concepts, Styles and Tactics
  • Relationship Management in Practice
  • Case Study
Global Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Management within the Global Perspective
  • Global Market Challenges
  • Global Infrastructure Design
  • Cost Considerations
  • Political and Economic Factors
  • Case Study
Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Defining Sustainability
  • Evaluating Sustainability Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainability in Practice
  • Case Study

Informação adicional

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