|DATE : 10th August 2001,
TIME : 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
VENUE : Choksi Auditorium, IISc, Bangalore
The Internet is now an extremely important ingredient of supply chain planning and strategic thinking and developments. Internet is also recognized as a major driver of competitive advantage for organizations that harness its use effectively, essentially as a medium for supply chain integration through collaborative sharing of information.In these environments, both the businesses as well as individual customers expect perfect delivery of the right product at the right time and place.
This intensive one-day workshop provides a foundation for understanding and improving supply chain networks. The workshop gives equal emphasis to traditional core issues and modern best practices in supply chain management. At the end of the workshop, the participants will have a sound appreciation of core issues such as process management, inventory management, and supply chain integration.They would be able to appreciate how emerging best practices such as strategic sourcing, e-procurement, performance measurement and use of B2B market places will lead to high performance supply chains. These concepts will be illustrated with case studies.
Registration : 8:45 - 9:15 AM
Forenoon Session : 9:30 - 12:45 PM
1. Supply Chain Management: Overview and Introduction N. Viswanadham 9:30-10:30
State of the art introduction to key aspects of supply chain networks, logistics and communication technologies. Mapping a representative supply chain.
Tea Break : 10:30 - 10:45 AM
2. Performance Measures for Supply Chain Networks Y. Narahari
This talk identifies critical indices for describing the performance of supply chains.Lead time, customer service levels, synchronization, and supply chain process capabilities will be the main topics of discussion in the talk. At the end of this talk, the participant will have clarity on criteria to be used for evaluating supply chain performance.
3. Supply Chain Dynamics: Bullwhip Effect and Beyond
N.R.S. Raghavan 11:45-12:45 Download
Supply and demand management is the key for extracting optimal levels of performance from supply chains. Bullwhip effect is the principal impediment for this. This talk introduces these difficulties and illustrates this through a celebrated distribution game.
Lunch Break : 12.45 - 2.00 PM
Afternoon Session : 2:00 - 5.45 PM
4. Supply Chain Best Practices - The Dell Case Study
N. Viswanadham 2:00-3:00 PM
Comparison of make-to-order and make-to-stock supply chains. Effect of Internet on supply chain fulfillment. Dell is widely recognized for championing several best practices in supply chain management. The talk will bring out supply chain best practices using the Dell Case study.
Tea Break : 3:00-3:30 PM
5. B2B Market Places and E-Procurement Y. Narahari 3:30-4:30 PM Download Presentation
This will be a state-of-the-art review of electronic market places and their role in supply chain management. Special emphasis will be on procurement.
6. ERP and SCM Solutions N.R.S. Raghavan 4:30-5:30 PM Download Presentation
ERP and SCM solutions interact in very important ways and the talk will reveal critical insights of this interplay. The talk will also provide a quick overview of available best practice software solutions for supply chain decision making.
Concluding Session : N Viswanadham 5.30 - 5..45 PM
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