Introduction to Supply Chain Management and Beer Game
BASIC OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (1.5 days)
Introduction to Supply Chain Management
Basics of Supply Chain Management
Manufacturing Strategy & Process Choices
Introduction to Manufacturing Planning & Control
Role of Logistics in Supply Chain Management
The trade-off between logistics cost & customer service
Distribution Network design considerations
Distribution Replenishment Planning
Collaborating with Internal & External Supply Chain Partners
Supply Chain Management Trends
New SCM Strategies & Technologies
BEER GAME (0.5 days)
Supply chain team to experience & understand the systemic issues that are typical in any supply chain & apply the learning from the game to improve their supply chain effectiveness.
The Beer Game is a role-play simulation game that lets participants experience typical coordination problems of Supply Chain. The original version of the game was developed at MIT (USA) in the 1960s and has since been played by thousands of managers, all over the world.
Beer Game was designed to capture many of the challenges in supporting dynamic supply chain practices. The aim of the game is to meet customer demand for cases of Beer through the distribution side of a multi-stage supply chain with minimal expenditure on back orders and inventory. The game challenges the participants to balance supply and demand, address the human factors that are vital to the supply chain, account for the bullwhip effect, enhance communications, and meet the complexities of forecasting demand.
It is a fun way to learn how complex and difficult the supply chain can be. Join Beer Game - Integrate supply chain management and customer relationship management functions to maximize your operations.
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