Supply Chain Project Management: Effectively Managing Transformation Projects

Course Description

Complex supply chain transformation requires managing resources from many different departments, ensuring internal and external stakeholder alignment, mitigating large amounts of risk, and implementing communication, risk mitigation, and change management plans to ensure a successful project. Successful project management in complex supply chain environments requires application of well-planned integrated approaches. This course conveys an integrated view to supply chain transformation incorporating elements of change management, test plan development, project management techniques, and establishing effective project management teams.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Nov 6, 2018 Nov 8, 2018 Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950 18437
Section Details Apr 23, 2019 Apr 25, 2019 Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 23:59 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950 19043
Section Details Jun 18, 2019 Jun 20, 2019 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 23:59 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950 19046
Section Details Nov 5, 2019 Nov 7, 2019 Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 23:59 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950 19051
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
17431 Feb 7, 2017 Feb 9, 2017 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
17347 Feb 21, 2017 Feb 23, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $1,950
17538 Mar 21, 2017 Mar 23, 2017 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
17624 Jun 20, 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
17644 Nov 7, 2017 Nov 9, 2017 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
18435 Apr 24, 2018 Apr 26, 2018 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950
18436 Jun 19, 2018 Jun 21, 2018 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $1,950

Special Discounts

  • Register and pay for all required courses in a Supply Chain & Logistics certificate and receive a discount of 17% off per course. Enter coupon code SCL-Cert at checkout.
  • Returning students of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or alumni of GT EMIL and MSSCE programs are eligible to receive a 10% discount. Enter coupon code SCL-Alum at checkout.
  • Members of certain organizations are eligible to receive a 10% discount. Enter coupon code SCL-Org at checkout.

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How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the common types of supply chain transformation projects
  • Understand the barriers to cross-organizational alignment and how to overcome them
  • Build and execute a change management strategy
  • Develop and implement and effective communications plan
  • Understand the importance of executive alignment to project success
  • Understand how to evaluate project team readiness and address gaps
  • Design KPIs to ensure you are measuring what you intend
  • Assess and manage risk through each phase of the project
  • Design testing and training strategies to ensure a successful implementation
  • Monitor post implementation performance against KPIs to understand how your project has performed against your goals
  • Define, measure, and manage impact to the customer


  • Review of the Common Types & Elements of SCM Transformation Projects
  • Understanding and Overcoming Barriers to Cross-organizational Alignment
  • Building and Executing a Change Management Plan
  • Addressing Executive Alignment and Project Team Readiness
  • Building and Managing the Right Metrics/KPIs
  • Creating and Executing a Communications Plan
  • Understanding and Managing Customer Impact
  • Managing Design, Requirements, and Communication
  • Managing the Development Phase
  • Managing the Supply Chain Testing Cycles
  • Developing and Executing a Training Plan
  • Managing the Supply Chain Training Cycles
  • Managing the Cutover and Conversion Plan
  • Managing Go-Live Execution & Risk
  • Case Study: Supply Chain Transformation Failure
  • Case Study: Supply Chain Transformation Success



  • Notebook of slides, notes, exercises and project management tools and templates.

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown