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Texas Executive Education offers Supply Chain Management training through Open Enrollment and Executive Development Certificate Programs. All courses guarantee an interactive learning environment, relevant learning simulations, and invaluable idea-sharing with other participants.

Open Enrollment Programs

Effective two-day training programs enable you to lead efficiently, think strategically and manage change without interrupting your career. Designed for new managers, small business owners, leaders, executives and professionals, courses may be taken individually as needed or applied to an Executive Development Certificate. Programs are offered on an ongoing basis to facilitate schedules.

Executive Development - Supply Chain Management Certificate

The SCM Certificate program gives you the tools and ideas that help shape and define the various components of value creation. Improve your learning experience and your company's bottom line when you acquire, produce and deliver goods and services domestically and globally. Earning a Supply Chain Management Certificate requires the completion of 4 core courses and 2 electives (selected from a set of four choices).

  • Supply Chain Strategy
    - Discuss the sustainability of your supply chain
    - Analyze your supply chain process and where bottlenecks occur
    - Discover 8 tools to improve your business process
  • Supply Chain Risk
    - Utilize statistics to pool risk and determine service levels
    - Forecast ranges and confidence levels for your decisions
    - Deal with uncertainty through inventory including order quantity and pricing/revenue management
  • Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing
    - Discover processes to ensure the quality and performance of our suppliers and partners
    - Establish the total cost of ownership to the organization
    - Compare and evaluate optional sourcing opportunities and discuss traps to outsourcing
  • Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning and Logistics
    - Optimize your processes for demand planning and sales forecasting
    - Discuss global planning and forecasting and utilize scenario-based planning
    - Develop a logistics plan that meets your needs for transportation, warehousing and site selection

  • The Art and Science of Effective Negotiation
    - Develop your negotiation strategies
    - Determine the value of your negotiation
    - Explore 5 Tactical Options of negotiation
    - Discuss 7 Tactical Stages of the negotiation process
    - Learn how to find mutually beneficial trade-offs
    - Discover the differences between individual and group negotiations
  • Strategic Decision Making
    - Understand the basic tools available for structuring problems involving risk and uncertainty
    - Develop the ability to break down problems for analysis
    - Examine methods for structuring and modeling decision problems, and apply these methods to a variety of problems that involve risk and uncertainty
    - Define alternatives for project execution
  • Virtual Leadership: Leading Dispersed Teams
    - Learn why virtual teams are so important to organizations today
    - Understand the dynamics of virtual teams
    - Discover ways for managing people from afar
    - Acquire strategies for communicating effectively with distanced team members
    - Become skilled at working with tow stage model of virtual leadership
    - Recognize your employees' development needs
    - Identify appropriate resources for employee development
    - Find out what really keeps valued employees from leaving when they work from a distance
    - Know how to use the performance management process as a retention tool
  • Strategic Management
    - Learn how the various tools and techniques of strategic analysis are employed
    - Appreciate the economic drivers that affect strategy
    - Enhance strategic capabilities of your staff and line managers
    - Recognize the economic forces that underlie successful strategic actions
    - Identify the strategic forces affecting your area of business
    - Learn how to perceive products, processes, firms, and industries in a strategic manner
    - Understand the strategy implementation process
    - Learn how to think strategically

For registration information, please contact ExecEd@mccombs.utexas.edu or 512-475-6430.

Click here to enroll online. Follow the link, select the appropriate certificate program, and choose at least one program date to start your certificate series.

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