Enterprise Supply Chain Management Course


This is course is suitable for any IT, finance, business, or sales executive working for an organization where supply chain is a strategic discipline. It clearly explains how implementing the correct supply chain processes can help you to achieve your cost-reduction goals; and if you are someone whose job depends on achieving these goals.


5 Days

Course Objectives

On completion of this course you should be able to: 

  • Find out how your supply chain processes fit into your company's big picture—using best-in-class processes
  • Explains Why the heart of their supply chain is the flow of merchandise
  • Identify the wide scope of supply chain functions in their enterprise
  • Clearly explain industry terms that demystify the jargon
  • Discuss the financial implications of supply chain management
  • Gain an understanding of the ins and outs of demand and supply planning, transportation, and warehouse management, reverse logistics management, and collaboration

Course Outline

Module 1: introduction.

What Is a Supply Chain?

  • Definitions
  • Physical Manifestation of a Supply Chain
  • Elements of a Supply Chain Model

Scope of the Supply Chain

  • Core Supply Chain Functions
  • Extended Supply Chain Functions
  • Supply Chain: Planning versus Execution
  • Overview of the Supply Chain Landscape

Module 2: Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Network Design

  • Inputs and Outputs of the Supply Chain Network Design Process
  • Related Sub processes

Demand Planning

  • Demand Forecasting
  • Allocation Planning

Supply Planning

  • Inventory Planning
  • Replenishment Planning
  • Production Planning
  • Logistics Capacity Planning

Module 3: Supply Chain Execution

Supply Management

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Replenishment Execution
  • Production Scheduling
  • Supplier Performance Management
  • Global Trade Management

Transportation Management

  • Transportation Planning and Execution
  • Freight Audit and Verification
  • Fleet Management

Warehouse Management

  • Inbound Warehouse Operations
  • Outbound Warehouse Operations
  • Warehouse Inventory Management
  • Yard Management
  • Warehouse Labor Management
  • Slotting Optimization
  • Billing Management and Cost Allocation

Reverse Logistics Management.

  • Returns Disposition Determination
  • Logistics Planning and Execution for Returns

Module 4: Supply Chain Collaboration

Collaborative Processes

  • Collaborative Planning Processes
  • Collaborative Execution Processes
  • Collaborative Performance Management

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Benefits of Taking a Course at IRES


Our courses are carefully curated to keep you abreast of latest industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices. We employ a variety of teaching methodologies, including hands-on workshops, case studies, and interactive sessions, all aimed at fostering an engaging and effective learning environment. Our expert instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, providing our clients with insights that can be immediately applied in their professional lives.


Our courses serve as a vibrant platform for professionals to connect and engage with a diverse community of peers, industry leaders, and experts. By participating in our programs, you gain access to an invaluable network that spans across various sectors and geographical boundaries. This networking aspect is not just about forming professional relationships; it's about creating a supportive ecosystem where ideas, opportunities, and collaborations can flourish.


Our courses are designed to challenge and inspire professionals to step out of their comfort zones and explore new horizons. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, our programs help professionals refine their existing skills and acquire new ones, making them more versatile and competitive.

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.

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