GBS Production and operations Session 2018


Friday, 30 March, 2018 - 08:30 to Sunday, 1 April, 2018 - 18:30
German Business School

Students will learn which key challenges and needs for action companies are facing in the production and logistics and how the two areas are linked. They will understand the contribution of value-oriented management and risk management in the context of sustainable corporate development.

Students will be able to develop concepts for process and quality improvement and to accompany the implementation processes. They will be capable of using the instruments of value-oriented management and risk management in the respective company context.

Session Topics :

Production Management Fundamentals Topics: 

  • Types of Operations & Transformation Processes 
  • Developing an Operations Strategy 
  • Managing the Supply Chain 
  • Managing Demand & Capacity 
  • The Role of Human Resource Management 
  • Quality as a Strategy + Production site visit Quality   

Management Topics:

  • Introduction & Key Aspects 
  • Quality as a Strategy 
  • QM Systems & Certifications 
  • Value Management 

Controlling Indicators & Tools Logistics Topics: 

  • Supply Chain Strategies 
  • Global Transportation 
  • Warehouse Management 
  • International Logistics 

Materials Handling Procurement Topics: 

  • Strategic & Operational Procurement Management 
  • Procurement Strategies, Plans and Programs 
  • Procurement Organization, Policies, Systems/Processes and Procedures 
  • Procurement Manpower Requirement - Composition, Competency and Quantity 
  • Managing Purchasing Operations 
  • Managing Vendor Relations 
  • Tender Management 
  • Contract Management 
  • Managing Operative Procurement: Delivery/Distribution/Logistics 
 

Programme: 
March31
  • Demand forecasting and planning
  • Supply chain planning operations
  • Statistical and judgmental modelling
March31
  • Break
March31
  • Accuracy measurement in demand planning
March31
  • Lunch Break
March31
  • Case on hybrid forecasting and quality management
March31

Break

March31
  • Work on Blueprinting Case
April01
  • Procurement and Supply management
  • Innovation and procurement
April01
  • Break
April01
  • Procurement strategy and operations
  • Managing purchasing and procurement operations
  • Discussion of the case of « 7- Eleven »
April01
  • Lunch break
April01
  • Work on the blueprinting project (in groups)
April01
  • Break
April01
  • Group Presentation of the Blueprinting projects
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