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.
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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
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