Managing your Inventory and Supply Chain

Overview

If you want business success you have to ensure your supply chain is successful too.

This session provides an introduction to the key elements of an end-to-end supply chain, the need to balance demand with supply, and for this to be fully integrated into all of your business activities. This may include procurement/supplier activities, transportation, warehousing, inventory management and customer service. The focus of the topic will depend on the interests of those attending.

The content of this workshop has been developed in consultation with industry groups and the latest theory with hands-on, practical experiences.

The session is highly practical and you'll leave with a range of tips to help you get the most from your supply chain with the limited resources available.

Main topics covered

  • Basic theory of supply chain management
  • Supply chain risk
  • Resources required, both human and computer systems
  • Procurement and supplier management
  • Inventory management
  • Warehousing
  • Manufacturing operations management
  • Local, national and international logistics

Who it's for

This session is for people who already have a business and want to learn more about the benefit of having a more efficient supply chain.

Cost

The cost of this workshop is just $20, thanks to substantial funding from the Government of Western Australia.

About the presenter

ECU is ranked Australia's top public university for 'Business and Management' in quality of educational experience, teaching quality, skill development, and student support. Their presenter is a current supply chain manager working in a small business.

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