SCL Course: Strategic Planning of Supply Chain Facilities

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  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday August 5, 2014 - Friday August 8, 2014
      12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: GT Global Learning Center
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REGISTRATION

  • ON-LINE: Register Online via the GT Professional Education website.
  • FAX: Send the registration form along with your credit card information to (404) 894-8925. This line is available 24 hours a day.
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    Georgia Institute of Technology
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    P.O. Box 93686
    Atlanta, Georgia
    30377-0686
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Summaries

Summary Sentence: Learn proven methods that integrate the five components of every supply chain facility -- layout, handling, communications, utilities, and building design.

Full Summary: This hands-on course will show you step-by-step how to successfully plan major capital investments. Learn about powerful methods of network optimization and critical factors in site selection. Using case discussion and proven methods, learn how to integrate the five components of an industrial facility (layout, material handling, communications, utilities, and building design) into cost-effective facilities.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This hands-on course will show you step-by-step how to successfully plan major capital investments. Learn about powerful methods of network optimization and critical factors in site selection. Using case discussion and proven methods, learn how to integrate the five components of an industrial facility (layout, material handling, communications, utilities, and building design) into cost-effective facilities.

This course will teach you how to estimate required space, capacity and link your facilities plans to those of your business and supply chain. The methods presented can be put to immediate use on your current or next planning project.

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT

Participants will learn how to:

  • Maximize the strategic value and flexibility of your capital assets: land, building, machinery and equipment
  • Improve the link between business needs, supply chain strategy, and facilities plans
  • Improve and speed up the planning of major rearrangements and expansions
  • Save time and prevent oversights on major capital projects

WHAT IS COVERED

  • Facilities and supply chain strategy
  • Supply chain network analysis
  • Site location and selection
  • Systematic Layout Planning (SLP)
  • Systematic Handling Analysis (SHA)
  • System Planning of Industrial Facilities (SPIF)
  • Integrating the major components of an industrial facility
  • Estimating capacity and space requirements
  • Master site planning
  • Evaluation of alternative plans

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Senior Executives
  • Plant and Distribution Center Managers
  • Supply Chain Directors and Managers
  • Industrial and Plant engineers

ON-CAMPUS COURSE MATERIALS

Your course manual includes a set of practical working forms and electronic templates for immediate application on your current or next strategic planning project. And in addition to your course manual, you will also receive Systematic Planning of Industrial Facilities, Volume I, by Richard Muther and Lee Hales. This text provides you with a complete, step-by-step methodology, with application examples and a wall chart.

COURSE PREREQUISITES

None.

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

H. Lee Hales is President of Richard Muther & Associates. Lee is the author and co-author of several books on industrial planning, including: Systematic Planning of Industrial Facilities (with Richard Muther) and Computer-Aided Facilities Planning.

As a materials and distribution manager, Mr. Hales planned, set up and managed a network of distribution facilities in the oil field equipment industry. In addition to warehousing, he managed purchasing, transportation, and information systems.

As a consultant, Mr. Hales has assisted on a wide range of projects in the US, Asia, Europe, and South America. His clients have included: AGCO, Avon, Caterpillar, Clorox, Motorola, Nokia, General Motors, Ford, Coca-Cola, Fastenal, The Container Store, The Teaching Company, WW Grainger, Delta Air Lines, Glaxo, Philips, Textron, and many others.

Mr. Hales is a Senior Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and past Director of the Facilities Planning & Design Division. Mr. Hales has also served on the College-Industry Council for Material Handling Education, sponsored by the Material Handling Institute. He received B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Kansas and holds an M.S. in Management from the Sloan School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE)

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  • Created On: Apr 22, 2014 - 6:44am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:07pm