Course Detail

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management Kigali Duration: 1 Week/s

Course Information

  • Course Price
  • Location Kigali Courses
  • Course Code FSCK
  • Course Date 7 Nov - 11 Nov 2022

Course Objectives

This course covers the basics of supply chain management, including international sourcing, managing suppliers, procurement, logistics and transport, and inventory management

Who should attend?

Any personnel involved in the sourcing of goods and services for the organization, including supply chain managers, purchasing managers and project managers



Course Overview

Definitions of Supply Chain
Benefits of Supply Chain Management approaches
Trends in Supply Chain Management
International sourcing risks and benefits
Risk Management
Cultural issues in international Business
Sourcing of materials
Procurement Processes and best practises
Managing Suppliers
Key Performance Measures
International Contract Law including Incoterms
Negotiating with suppliers and customers
Customer requirements of supply chains
Green Supply Chains and Corporate Social Responsibility
Managing third party logistics suppliers
Stock level control processes
Sales, Operations and Procurement Planning
Forecasting, lead times and budgeting
Ethics and standards
Action planning and change management

Learning Goal

Participants should be able to:

Define the key elements of their supply chains
Asses the principle risks and risk management processes for their supply chain
Be able to plan, forecast and budget their future supply chain requirements
Set appropriate Key Performance Measures for their supply chain
Develop supply management and development processes for key suppliers.
Utilise best practices in sourcing and procuring suppliers
Audit their supply chain for conformance to requirements
Develop individual action plans for implementing learning

Course Materials

Course notes, exercises and case studies