Leadership Development (LSCM) 550

Strategic Supply Chain Management

Delivery Mode: Online

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: None

Faculty: Faculty of Business

Program: Leadership and Management Development

Course Overview

Participants will explore all aspects of supply chain management (SCM) strategy in their organizations, from the relationship between logistics and SCM, to supply chain mapping, performance measurement using a balanced scorecard, and implementation of supply chain management.  Students will examine traditional industry models as well as those that encompass new concepts such as value constellations and business ecosystems.  This course assumes previous knowledge of logistics process diagnostics and supply chain strategies.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, students will have gained a solid understanding of:

  • Supply chain management versus logistics at their organization
  • Purposes and methods of supply chain mapping; how supply chain mapping differs from process mapping
  • Supply chain performance measurement and financial contributions
  • Creating a balanced scorecard
  • Different approaches to implementing supply chain management

Students will go through process steps for implementing a supply chain management strategy in their own organizations.

Updated April 13 2016 by Student & Academic Services