Executive Training in Humanitarian Supply Chain Management

Overview

Date: 05 - 09 March 2018

Target Group: 

  • Department heads
  • Divisional heads
  • Chief executive level
  • Managers and directors of humanitarian organizations and government agencies

Program Duration: 5 days

Method: Interactive lectures, case studies, group work, role plays

Academic Directors: Prof. Dr. Rod Franklin and Prof. Dr. Maria Besiou

Certificate: KLU Executive Education Program Certificate

Contents

Module 1. INTEGRATED SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (1.5 days)

  • Introduction to supply chain management
  • Supply chain design and organization strategies
  • Innovation, trends and development of modern supply chains
  • Supply chain 4.0 - leveraging digital opportunities

Module 2. SUPPLY CHAINS IN THE HUMANITARIAN SECTOR (1.5 days)

  • Demand forecasting and planning in volatile and disruptive environment
  • Supply chains in specialized context - medical, urban, cash and vouchers
  • Integrating development and emergency supply chains
  • Fleet management
  • Potential of public-private partnerships

Module 3. DEVELOPMENT OF MANAGERIAL SKILLS (1 day)

  • Leadership across cultures and organizational behavior
  • Performance measurements
  • Lean management and six sigma
  • Change management

Module 4. PROJECT MANAGEMENT (1 day)

  • Essentials of project management in supply chain context
  • Budget planning, controlling and reporting
  • Risk management
  • Stakeholder management and negotiations

 

 

Objective

Today, supply chains are recognized as the backbone of humanitarian operations. This executive program will build your competency and knowledge to meet the immense demands placed on logistics managers and directors in the humanitarian sector. You will be challenged to think strategically and out of the box across sectors and in different operational contexts. By the end of this program you will be equipped with an extensive skill and tool set provided by experts with commercial and humanitarian experience combined with the best academic knowledge this field has to offer.