SCL Course: Supply Chain Project Management Vendor Selection & Management

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday January 30, 2018 - Thursday February 1, 2018
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
  • Phone:
  • URL: https://pe.gatech.edu/savannah-campus
  • Email:
  • Fee(s):
    Please see course page.
Contact

EMAIL: info@scl.gatech.edu or CALL: (404) 385-3501 between 9:00a.m. and 4:00p.m., Eastern time.

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Understand the alternative techniques for supplier selection including applied quantitative decision making techniques.

Full Summary: This course provides a deeper understanding of the PMBOK knowledge areas of project integration and procurement applied in the supply chain vendor selection and management process. To keep pace with the continuous moves toward outsourcing of operations and the advancement of technology, companies need to focus on selecting the right suppliers and partnerships to provide the most value to their customers and to remain profitable. This course provides the knowledge, skills, and tools to ensure that you are selecting the right supply chain partners (including 3PL’s) based on your business goals. Emphasis is placed on understanding alternative techniques for supplier selection including applied quantitative decision making techniques.

Course Description

This course provides a deeper understanding of the PMBOK knowledge areas of project integration and procurement applied in the supply chain vendor selection and management process. To keep pace with the continuous moves toward outsourcing of operations and the advancement of technology, companies need to focus on selecting the right suppliers and partnerships to provide the most value to their customers and to remain profitable. This course provides the knowledge, skills, and tools to ensure that you are selecting the right supply chain partners (including 3PL’s) based on your business goals. Emphasis is placed on understanding alternative techniques for supplier selection including applied quantitative decision making techniques.

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the common types of supply chain selection projects
  • Ensure stakeholder alignment through the supply chain project lifecycle
  • Manage a supply chain selection project including defining operational requirements, the RFI/RFQ/RFP process, and selecting the right vendor
  • Use decision matrices to drive objective, consensus-driven selections
  • Understand the supply chain solution provider landscape and types of systems available on the market
  • Understand the best practices when selecting the right partners based on the PMBOK project Integration and Procurement Knowledge areas
  • Monitor and measure vendor performance as part of the selection process
  • Understand the legal and ethical considerations for vendor selection

What Is Covered

  • Review of PMPBOK Focus Areas for the Course
  • Overview of Managing a Supply Chain Selection Project
  • The Role of Benchmarking in Evaluating and Selecting Solutions
  • Overview of the Third Party Logistics Provider Market
  • Overview of Supply Chain Solution Providers (WMS, TMS, OMS, ERP, etc.)
  • Evaluating Cloud vs. On-Premise Solutions and Pricing Models
  • Managing the Requirements Planning & Stakeholder Interview Process
  • Understanding RFP, RFI, and RFQ
  • Planning the Solution Evaluation and RFP Process
  • Managing the RFP Process
  • Defining Vendor Requirements
  • Application of Decision Theory and Matrices in Driving Consensus
  • Supply Chain Vendor Selection Best Practices
  • Common Pitfalls in Supply Chain Vendor Selection & Management
  • Supply Chain Selection Best Practices
  • Application of Decision Theory and Matrices in Driving Consensus
  • Contract Administration & Management
  • Legal & Ethical Vendor Management/Project Considerations

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE), The Supply Chain and Logistics Institute (SCL)

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Career/Professional development
Keywords
GTSCL course
Status
  • Created By: Andy Haleblian
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 6, 2017 - 8:47am
  • Last Updated: Dec 6, 2017 - 8:47am