Supply Chain Innovation | KLU

Diego Jorge Garcia Susini, KLU student, Executive MBA

Supply Chain Innovation: Gaining a Competitive Advantage from Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Target Group: 

  • Mid- and senior level executives
  • Vice presidents and directors of operations 
  • Finance, sales and planning executives
  • Entrepreneurs and executives in product development

Program Duration: 3 - 5 days

Method: Interactive lectures, case study work

Academic Directors: Prof. Dr. Rod Franklin and Prof. Dr. Jörn Meissner

Certificate: KLU Executive Education Program Certificate


  • Aligning supply chain with corporate strategy
  • Performance drivers and measures
  • Managing supply chain uncertainty
  • Accurate response in a global supply chain
  • Supply chain coordination / Best practices in leading Companies
  • Strategies to incorporate e-commerce in the supply chain
  • Strategies for collaboration and partnerships in supply chains


The program introduces managers to the fundamentals of supply chain management, helping them to develop a framework that is applicable within the context of their industry. Participants acquire strategies, tools and best practices for rigorously tackling supply chain and logistics issues at both strategic and tactical levels. They will also be able to systematically identify opportunities to boost their firm’s profits through improvements in their supply chain.

Faculty present state-of-the-art models and practical tools for supply chain management and multi-plant coordination in a collaborative learning environment. Participants will learn effective logistics strategies for companies operating complex networks and be inspired to integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system to increase service levels and to reduce costs. The effective management of facilities, inventories, transportation, information, outsourcing, and strategic partnering to improve operational performance are presented with real-world case studies.

Learning Outcomes and Benefits for your Company

Participants will leave the course with powerful insights into logistics issues and a new awareness of additional ways to drive business results via strategic supply chain choices. The bottom line result is the ability to make more profitable decisions for their companies.

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