Win more business and increase profit - by effectively managing your supply chain.

At Derby
Event type: Workshop

Sustainable Supply Chain Management workshops for small and medium sized enterprises Two-Part Workshop

Price: FREE

Dates: TBC

Gain valuable insight into how you can become leaner and greener through your supply chain by:

  • Reducing supply chain costs
  • Improving decision making
  • Improving customer service
  • Increasing outputs and efficiencies

Using real-world learning, you will leave this FREE workshop with an action plan that you can apply to your own business.

Demonstrating a sustainable supply chain is now essential in many tendering processes. Not just for large companies, this hands on workshop will reveal how small and medium sized businesses can achieve sustainability through lean approaches.

Day 1:

  • How to identify problems and challenges, areas of improvement;
  • Look at case studies to learn good working practise;
  • Hands on exercises and presentations on supply chain mapping, characteristics, issues and challenges;
  • Deriving critical success factors for supply chain sustainable performance;
  • Measuring through KPIs;
  • Measuring supply chain sustainability and deriving means for improvement;
  • Leave day one; use the learning from the day to identify challenges in your own business in more detail.

Day 2:

  • Receive more intensive support from industry experts who will help identify possible solutions to the problems identified following day one;
  • Sustainable supply chain enhancement;
  • Work on an action plan for your business;
  • Hands on exercises and presentations on business case and project plan development;
  • Q&A with the experts;
  • Networking.

Course Leaders:

Dr. Prasanta Kumar Dey – Lecturer: Operations and Information Management Group at Aston University

Dr.  Chris Owen – Teaching Fellow, Executive DBA Director at Aston University
Dr. Oscar Rodríguez-Espíndola – Lecturer: Operations and Information Management Group at Aston University
Dr Tony Anosike – Senior Lecturer: Supply Chain Management at Derby University

Enscite is a three-year collaboration between the University of Derby, Aston University and Derby City Council to support TEM businesses to improve their productivity to facilitate growth and competitive advantage. It is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Company eligibility criteria

  • Under 250 employees
  • Turnover not exceeding €50 million
  • Trading office located in the D2N2 LEP area
  • Unfortunately Statutory Provision or Under 18’s are not eligible

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