Ref No: MM 117 Program Name: Mini MBA – Supply Chain & Logistics Management

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08 May 2023 12 May 2023 Dubai, UAE $ 4,750
23 Oct 2023 27 Oct 2023 Dubai, UAE $ 4,750
04 Dec 2023 08 Dec 2023 London, UK $ 5,750




Supply Chain program is a new industry ridden academic and practical applied program created to meet the rapidly changing needs of the supply chain management field. From the manufacturing to the service industry, regardless of whether a company is serving business or consumer markets or is for profit or not-for-profit, the increasingly important role of Supply Chain Management is affecting all organizations. Customers already expect good quality at low prices, and speed of delivery is becoming more important. As a result, effective supply chain management has become essential to successfully compete in today’s global marketplace and challenging business environment. The program takes a broad view of the field, extending beyond internal and external operations to encompass all the steps throughout the supply chain—from the supplier, through the organization, to the end consumer—and provides you with the knowledge to effectively manage the integration of these activities to maximize a company’s value chain. Understanding on Supply Chain link also will help reduce the cost and increase the profit.


Logistics encompasses all activities from purchasing materials to delivery of your final products or services to the consumer. These key operations include: customer service, transportation, warehousing, inventory management, order processing, packaging, sales forecasting, production scheduling, and the selection of plant & warehouse locations. The objective of this seminar is to show how all these elements can, and must be managed as a “system” if profits are to be maximized. The program format provides real world experience in strategic and operational issues in distribution.

Learning Objectives

Course designed for those already working, or who wish to work, in a supervisory or first line management role in transport and logistics or in warehousing and production. The course covers principles, processes involved in logistics & warehouse management and also relevant to participants room a range of backgrounds, looking for a production planning, logistics, transportation or warehousing or entire supply chain process. It is ideal for current or aspiring Supply Chain Practitioners logisticians’ executive or managers wishing to further their career with a formal logistics or warehousing qualification.

 Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Able to use model to craft a supply chain strategy for your organization
  2. Confidently lead a supply chain improvement project within your organization
  3. Use the Project Roadmap as a tool in implementing supply chain improvement projects
  4. Be able to disseminate information, and lessons learned to your internal team
  5. Be able to act as project manager for new project
  6. Be well versed with the tools and techniques of analysis and problem solving
  7. Be conversant with using the right method and methodology applying them correctly
  8. Able to prioritize supply chain improvement opportunities

Target Audience

 This training is designed for those already working, or who wish to work, in a supervisory or first line management role in transport and logistics or in warehousing components of Supply Chain.

To enhance the practical and functional application principles of the participants. 

Training methodology 

The seminar will use a range of interactive activities – group and individual exercises, case studies and discussions. There will also be formal inputs of theory and practical models. The programme is geared towards effective application of what has been learned in order to maximize the value of the seminar to both the individual delegate and his/her organization.

 Program Content

 Day 1: 

The first day of the course will be used to introduce the delegates, to outline the objectives and benefits of the program as well as give an overview of the subject matter.

 Day 2: 

Supply Chain Management (SCM) Fundamentals

 Overview Supply Chain Management

  • What is Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chains and Networks
  • Supply Management and the Bottom Line
  • Supply Management and Return on Investment (ROI)
  • The Four Phases of Supply Management
  • Strategic Supply Management Activities
  • Purchasing Becomes Supply Management

  Building Competitive Operations, Planning and Logistics

  Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Globalisation and international Trade
  • Supply Chain Strategies
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Operations
  • Supply Chain Designs

 Day 3:

 Managing Customer and Supplier Relationships 

Supply Chain Management and Customers & Supplier Relationships

  • Supply Management and Customer
  • Buyer – Supplier Relationships
  • Cross –Functional Teams
  • Quality Management
  • Total Cost of Ownerships (TCO)
  • Relationship Management

 Information Technology (IT) to Enable Effective Supply Chain Management (SCM)

 IT and Supply Chain Management

  • E-Commerce and Supply Management
  • Evaluation to e – Commerce
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Traditional EDI
  • Open EDI
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (ERP)
  • Benefits ERP
  • Criticism ERP

Day 4:

 Introduction to Logistics Management and Supply Chain Fundamental

 Introduction to Total Logistics Management

 Overview Logistics Management

  • What is Logistics Management
  • Supply Chains and Networks in Logistics
  • Supply Management and the Bottom Line
  • Logistics Management and Return on Investment (ROI)
  • Strategic Management Activities in Logistics
  • Integration of Supply Management

Import Process / Export Process 

Fundamentals of import process & export process in Logistics Management

  • Globalisation and international Trade
  • Fundamentals of Logistics – import / export
  • Import / export order processing
  • The buyer and the import process
  • International Logistics and Transport Management
  • The analysis and management of international risks
  • Basic knowledge of the Customs Administration and international Customs regulations
  • Overall Understanding of Import Process & Export process                             


Day 5: 

Inbound Transport & Distribution Operations 

Warehouse Management

Introduction to Inbound Transport & Distribution Operations

  • Principal of Inbound Transport & Distribution operation.
  • Decision Making for best quality& Buyer – Supplier Relationships
  • Cross –Functional Teams
  • Quality Management &Relationship Management
  • Logistics and Operation Management
  • Important of Warehouse Management
  • Functions and processes & Special storage requirements
  • Location and identification systems 

 Logistics Equipment and Packaging

Strategic Issues

Customs & Law

 Introduction to integrated logistics Support

  • Support & Test Equipment
  • IT in Logistics
  • Maintenance Support
  • Packaging , Handling ,storage & Transportation Selection
  • Strategic Decisions & Solution
  • Green Logistics
  • Introduction to Customs Procedures and Law



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