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M8 - Supply Chain Management for Services, Capital Goods, and Major Projects

Date:   May 19, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021
Time:   6:30 PM (CDT)
Location:   Virtual Online - Instructor Led (Manitoba)

The goal of this module is to develop the abilities of SCMP candidates to identify the issues about/develop strategies for service sector, large projects and sustainability in procurement supply chain management. This module is supported by a variety of articles on services, large projects and sustainability in procurement. 

In earlier modules and workshops, supply chain management was considered in many different contexts. This module draws upon the knowledge obtained throughout the Leadership Program, and applies that knowledge to the service sector, large projects and sustainable supply chains.

Upon completion of this module candidates should be able to:

  • Describe the unique characteristics of services, and how they differ from manufactured goods.
  • Describe the unique characteristics of services, and how they differ from manufactured goods.
  • Define growth in the services sector and need for performance optimization.
  • Map and define a services supply chain with reference to consumer logistics.
  • Understand the unique perspective of supply chains in the retail sector.
  • Describe the evolution of IT technologies used in the retail/wholesale sectors.
  • Understand the strategic importance of demand, capacity and yield management.
  • Describe collaborative practices and how they impact customer/supplier relationship.
  • Describe collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment.
  • Describe the differences and similarities in the capital equipment acquisition process relative to normal operating goods.
  • Perform basic capital equipment investment analysis.
  • Understand the process of project management for large projects, and the impact on the supply chain. Describe issues related to asset disposal and asset recovery.
  • Understand sustainability and develop a green supply chain strategy.




Funding Provided by:                                         Financement fourni par:
The Government of Canada                              The Gouvernement du Canada
The Manitoba government                                 The gouvernement of Manitoba


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