Supply Chain Project Management Fundamentals

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Overview

Supply Chain Project Management Fundamentals

Course Description

Note: This course is offered in a live, 100% in-person three-day format, and also in a virtual instructor-led format spread out in two-hour increments over seven days with some self-directed course work. Please note the format type when you are registering.

Supply-chain management projects can span a wide range of project types from strategy to network analysis, facility design and build, technology selection and implementation, and continuous process improvement initiatives. In this course, you will gain an overview of project management methodologies as they apply to the supply-chain environment. The class discussion and projects will provide an understanding of how fundamental project management approaches and industry best practices can be used to effectively manage the complexities of supply-chain projects. You'll learn about managing resources, stakeholder alignment, risk management, customer impact, and effective communication across many internal and external business partners.

Course Content

OVERVIEW OF LEADING PROJECT MANAGEMENT METHODOLOGIES & CERTIFICATIONS

TYPES OF SUPPLY CHAIN PROJECTS – PROCESS/FUNCTIONAL IMPACTS

PMBOK KNOWLEDGE AREAS IN CONTEXT OF SUPPLY CHAIN PROJECTS

  • Estimating cost, duration, and resources
  • Resource management and developing dependency diagrams
  • Traditional phases of a supply chain project
  • Developing the work breakdown structure for supply chain projects
  • Defining, assessing, and mitigating risk
  • Monitoring and controlling the project plan
  • Closing the project

OVERVIEW OF BUSINESS PROCESS ANALYSIS

THE USE OF SOFTWARE TO SUPPORT PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Requirements & Materials
Materials

Provided

  • Slides, notes, exercises, and project management tools and template in electronic format.

Session Details

  • 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. Review coupon instructions for more information.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for those responsible for managing projects in the supply chain and logistics environment as well as those interested in learning about industry frameworks, best practices, and terminology in project management as well as supply chain management. This course is also appropriate for veterans and transitioning military personnel in that it provides a great environment for understanding how military planning and logistics skills can be transitioned to commercial application.

Supply chain and logistics professionals learning in classroom

What You Will Learn

  • The impact of supply-chain projects
  • Leading project methodologies
  • Terminology and frameworks consistent with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • Project requirements and expectations
  • Best practices from active project managers
Supply chain professionals collaborating in warehouse

How You Will Benefit

  • Develop the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for supply-chain projects.
  • Identify the critical path for a project from its network diagram.
  • Be able to form and deploy a supply-chain project team.
  • Understand how to assess, manage, and mitigate project risk.
  • Become familiar with tools and techniques to manage and communicate with stakeholders.
  • Properly monitor, control, and close the project.
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I am really impressed with the scope of subjects covered and the practical case studies in diverse sectors from health, education, and other public sector projects.

- Kenny Onasanya
Team Lead

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