CPA in Supply Chain Management

Certificate of Professional Achievement (CPA) In Supply Chain Management

Programme Overview
In an increasingly competitive business environment, the need for data driven, fact based decision making skills and improved planning and forecasting capabilities for businesses are critical to success. This course focuses on how African firms can attain world class standards through high performance operations and supply chain management. The performance of a firm’s operations and its supply chain is closely tied to its profitability and financial results.
Specifically, the focus will be on how to develop and implement effective operational and supply chain strategies and supply chain process to achieve sustainable competitive advantage. Supply chain management helps you to lower your operational cost, adapt and be more responsive to change by optimizing business processes, organizational structures and enabling technologies to satisfy customers’ needs and to capitalize on new opportunities.
Programme Objectives
This programme will enable participants to:
• Understand how to develop and implement operations and supply chain strategies
• Understand how to align operations and supply chain to achieve competitive advantage
• Understand how to build agile and responsive operations and supply chain
• Understand and apply frameworks for streamlining operational and supply chain risks within an African context,
• Understand and manage people issues within the operations and supply chain environments.

Who should attend?
Mid-level managers on an upward trajectory to senior managers. Senior managers and CEOs who want a bird’s eye view of the supply chain network and how to ensure total quality management (TQM) and control.
The programme is targeted at Directors and Senior Managers of various businesses including Manufacturing, Mining, Logistics, Automobiles, Agribusiness, Electronics, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Heavy industry and any other business involved in the production and movement of goods and services.

Programme Outline

Day 1.
Morning session:
Strategic Operations and Supply Chain Alignment and Integration

Afternoon session
Operations and Supply Chain Strategy Framework
Value Chain Analysis

Day 2.
Morning session:
Supply Chain Process Management

Afternoon session
Flexibility and Risk Management
People, Process and Technology

Day 3.
Morning session
Supply Chain Strategy Implementation

Afternoon session

Building Lean Operations and Supply Chain
Total Quality Management (TQM)
Value Stream Mapping and Analysis.

Mode of Delivery
Multi media presentations, Case studies, Small group exercises, Business simulations, Reflections, Practitioner support and feedback etc will be used to deliver the programme content. The programme is designed to be highly interactive.

Expected Returns on Investment
This program will help you transform a traditional linear supply chain to an adaptive network which is more responsive to change and help you capitalize on new opportunities. It will also help you to track and monitor compliance, lower operational cost and improve planning and forecasting.

Programme Duration: 3 days
22nd March, 2017 – 24th March, 2017 (Lagos, Nigeria)
29th March, 2017 – 31st March, 2017 (Accra, Ghana)

Programme fee: $995
– includes program design and delivery, tuition, case licensing fees, program materials, certificate, coffee breaks and lunch

Program Fee Discount Offer

• 10% discount for up to 5 people from the same organization.
• 15% discount for more than 5 executives from the same organization

Upon successful completion of all sessions you receive the Certificate of Professional Achievement in Supply Chain Management from NiBS and SBS Swiss Business School