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Supply Chain Flow Planning

Supply Chain Flow Planning


Virtual Workshop


8 x 2 hours

Master Supply Chain Planning: Principles, Strategies, and Collaboration

The aim of this course is to cover the fundamental principles, concepts, and practices of supply chain material flows. This program delves into the complexities of recognising product demand and effectively aligning it with the appropriate supply. Key issues associated with determining demand levels are also addressed. Furthermore, the course explores various aspects of supply planning, emphasising the necessity of employing distinct strategies for different types of products.

The workshop provides a comprehensive coverage of the utilisation of inventory to balance the flow between supply and demand, along with addressing the managerial challenges ties to achieving a census supply chain plan. A key element throughout this unit is the development of repeatable, cross-functional processes. Finally, the opportunities of collaboration with the supply chain are covered.

Key Content

Consensus forecast calculation with cross-functional components

Demand forecasting techniques

Segmentation factors that determine supply chain combinations

Strategic requirements of the supply chain

Inventory positioning

Development of business rules to manage inventory

Sales and operations planning

Assessing supply requirements to assess aggregate demand

“What if?” analysis

Course Format


8 x 2 hours


Virtual Workshop via Zoom

Work-based activities, including presentations, group work and case studies

Develop a deep understanding of end-to-end supply chain processes and their interdependencies

Gain skills to accurately predict demand patterns, enabling efficient inventory management

Learn techniques to balance stock levels, minimising excess inventory and stockouts

Master distribution network design and optimisation for streamlined product flow

Acquire strategies to swiftly adapt to changing market demands and unforeseen disruptions

Develop skills to enhance collaboration among supply chain partners, fostering seamless flow across the network

Benefits for you

Develop specialised skills to optimise supply chain processes, boosting your professional capabilities

Streamline workflows and reduce costs through effective flow planning strategies

Make informed decisions by understanding how flow planning aligns with business goals

Adapt to changes swiftly and foster collaborative networks for seamless supply chain flows

Benefits for your organisation

Streamline operations and reduce costs by optimising supply chain flows

Align flow planning with business objectives, fostering adaptability in a dynamic market

Gain insights to manage inventory effectively, reducing excess and shortages

Develop collaborative partnerships within the supply chain, enhancing reliability and coordination

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