The rapid changes that are affecting logistics operations require supply chain professionals to continuously update their skills. Our International Summer School in Supply Chain Management provides these professionals with the latest thinking in the management of complex, international logistics operations.
The Summer School, taught in the vibrant harbor city of Hamburg, Germany, also presents a unique opportunity for program attendees to network with other logistics professionals in a setting rich in logistics history.
To sum it up! Twelve professionally organized days of executive learning experience with outstanding international lecturers. A balanced mix of theory and practice. Exciting excursions in the logistics metropolis Hamburg. Highly motivated participants from all corporate sectors. An attractive supporting program.
- Group / team leaders
- Department heads
- for new assignments related to logistics or consolidation of logistics know-how
- Development of a comprehensive understanding of logistics and supply chain processes
- Mediation of management skill
- Fundamental managerial concepts
- Courses on logistics and supply chain management
- Supply Chain Management: Key Business Processes
- Logistics Management in Practice
- Supply Chain Management: Tools and Techniques for Implementation I
- Project Management
- Managerial Skills
- Supply Chain Management: Tools and Techniques for Implementation II
- Service Innovation
- Building High Performance Business Relationships
- Certificate from Kühne Logistics University
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Supply Chain Management: Key Business Processes
Successful supply chain management requires crossfunctionalintegration of key business processes within the firm and across the network of firms that comprise the supply chain. The challenge is to determine how to successfully accomplish this integration. The distinction between logistics and supply chain management is made and you will learn about the eight supply chain management processes and how they can be implemented.
Logistics Management in Practice
A best practice example in aircraft logistics will beintroduced: Participants will visit logistics and productionsites from Airbus Industries and Kühne +Nagel, and will be able to follow the materials andinformation flow in a highly integrated productionprocess. The integration of a third-party logisticsprovider into industrial production processes in theAirbus aircraft logistics within the “Supply the Sky”plan has been awarded with the German LogisticsAssociation (BVL) award.Supply Chain Management:Tools and Techniques for Implementation I
This module will focus on tools and techniquesfor implementing the key business processes. Participantswill learn how to apply lean concepts tosupply chain management. In addition, they willbe provided assessment tools and be shown howthey can be used to evaluate the performance of thekey business processes. Participants will completean exercise that highlights implications of failing toproperly align one’s supply chain.Project Management
As a managerial tool project management playsan important role in logistics. The most importantobjective of project management is to successfullyhandle projects in a time and cost efficient manner.Within this module specific logistics projects issueswill be addressed based on the introduction of genericproject management concepts. Participants willbe enabled to assess their own project managementdemands, and to identify and put in effect a contextspecific project management.Managerial Skills
Within this interactive workshop participants willdevelop their managerial skills in the context ofleading successful negotiations. The objective of theworkshop in negotiation skills is to enable participantsto achieve win-win outcomes in negotiations.By means of role play exercises, advanced conceptsof successful negotiations will be trained.Supply Chain Management:Tools and Techniques for Implementation II
Participants will learn how to implement and sustainthe processes, map key relationships in their supplychain, develop metrics to measure performance andgain a better understanding of how third-party logisticscompanies can support the key business processes.Service Innovation
Supply chain managers need to innovate to keeptheir organizations ahead of the competition andto create value for their customers. In this module participants will learn how service innovation differsfrom product innovation and how to take advantageof service innovation approaches to improve supplychain operations. The participants will be introducedto the ideas behind service innovation througha case analysis and through class discussion ofcurrent theories and practices.Building High Performance Business Relationships
In an environment characterized by scarce resources,increased competition, higher customerexpectations, and faster rates of change, executivesare turning to partnerships to provide sustainablecompetitive advantage. In this module, participantswill learn how to use structured and repeatable processesto build and maintain tailored business relationshipsthat provide competitive advantage.