What you'll study
Module 1: Supply chain risks
Introduction to supply chains
Provide context for the discussions to follow and ensure a common base of understanding.
Introduction to business risk
The theory of risk in the business environment. Risk identification, risk classification and the systemic nature of risk
Focus on specific supply chain risks
We look at a number of business risks specific to the supply chain. This includes financial and contract risks, ethical and reputation risk, governance risk, quality risk, logistics risk, technology risk, skills risk, environmental and climate risk, capacity risk, geopolitical risk.
Technology used for risk identification and monitoring
A look at the new and emerging technologies that can help us to identify and monitor risks as they develop. Includes big data, IoT and Industry 4.0 and social media.
Module 2: Creating Resilience in the Supply Chain
Introduction to supply chain resilience and resilience strategies
The theory and definitions or supply chain resilience. Strategies that can be employed to create resilience in your supply chain.
Supply chain risk management processes
Create resilience by having structures supply chain risk management processes in your business. Includes ISO31000, Integrated Business Planning/S&OP and risk assessment techniques.
Technology used to enhance resilience
How can new and emerging technologies be used to increase the resilience in my supply chain. This includes artificial intelligence and machine learning and blockchain applications.
Resilient organisation culture
Resilience in a supply chain requires more than good data and technology. Your organisation also requires the right structure and culture to prepare, adapt and re-act to events in the supply chain.
The content will be delivered by a combination of lectures, case studies, group exercises, games and lively discussions with experts and peers.