Arrive early to CSCMP's 2010 Annual Global Conference in San Diego, California, USA, and take advantage of special educational offerings, which the council is premiering at the conference. CSCMP has modified its most popular workshops to create two one-day programs: "The 'New' Fundamentals" and "Strategic Supply Chain Issues."
"The 'New' Fundamentals" workshop will cover six key concerns affecting the supply chain today: security; sustainability; diversity; strategy; relationships; and health, safety, and ergonomics. For those who have already mastered the fundamentals, CSCMP is offering a more advanced "Strategic Supply Chain Issues" workshop. During this course, participants will delve into case studies and participate in exercises that will help them broaden their perspective as supply chain leaders.
Both sessions will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. the day before the conference officially begins.
Program: CSCMP Pre-Conference Workshops
Courses: The "New" Fundamentals; Strategic Supply Chain Issues
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Date: September 26, 2010
CSCMP University, with more than 40 online courses, now offers 22 "course bundles" designed to meet the educational needs of individual job titles. These suggested bundles can serve as a guide for individuals who want courses that are geared to their specific jobs.
For example, CSCMP University recommends 16 courses for demand planning managers covering topics such as supply and demand planning, allocation and order promising, information distortion and demand management, and sales and operations planning. Other bundles have been created in the following areas: inventory management, manufacturing, purchasing/procurement, supply chain planning, transportation, and warehousing.
Each bundle consists of 9 to 18 courses. Participants have six months to complete the courses and receive a certificate of completion.
Program: CSCMP University Course Bundles
APICS de México is offering a "Basics of Supply Chain Management" course that provides a quick introduction to some of the most crucial concepts of supply chain management. The course consists of 10 parts or modules on topics such as demand management, material requirement planning, master planning, and capacity management. It looks at both aggregate and item-level inventory management before moving on to purchasing and physical distribution. The course concludes with an investigation of how lean, quality management, and the Theory of Constraints can be incorporated into supply chain management.
Program: Basics of Supply Chain Management
Sponsor: APICS de México
Locations and Dates: Guadalajara, Jalisco/San Luis Potosí: August 7, 14, 21, 28; Aguascalientes: August 20, 21, 27, 28
The Supply Chain Management Series of executive education classes from Georgia Institute of Technology's Supply Chain & Logistics Institute is now being offered online. The online courses contain the same information as the on-site program but do not include facility tours. Courses cover warehousing and material handling, logistics and supply chain strategy, inventory planning and management, and transportation and distribution. CSCMP members receive a discount.
Program: Supply Chain Management Series
Sponsor: Georgia Tech and CSCMP
CSCMP's Supply Chain Management Essentials (SCME) online course uses animation and creative graphics, industry video clips, and discussions to address supply chain planning, processes, and global operations. Designed by Auburn University Professor Brian Gibson and the school's Media Production Group, SCME won CSCMP's 2009 Supply Chain Teaching Innovations Award.
The course includes three modules: SCM Planning, SCM Execution, and Global SCM. Each includes four 40-minute video episodes and related materials, a reading list, and a case study. Modules cost US $249 for CSCMP members (US $299 for nonmembers) and can be purchased in bundles at a discount. Those who buy all three modules will receive bonus episodes and material on supply chain technology.
Program: Supply Chain Management Essentials