A joint venture with the Smeal College of Business' Center for Supply Chain Research. Cosponsored by the
This program covers improvement opportunities for internal process alignment as well as externally through key strategies between trading partners. Topics include:
This program is designed for individuals responsible for coordinating efforts to align supply chain and organizational strategies, supply and demand, and supply chain and trading partners across multiple firms. It would also benefit those who manage key external resources that are essential to the success of any supply chain (e.g., transportation, warehousing, 3PL/4PL, information technology, etc.). The program is particularly useful for providers of logistics services who may choose to attend along with customers with whom they aspire to have better organizational alignment and improved business relationships. This is a required course for those pursuing a Professional Certificate in Supply Chain Leadership.
SPECIAL OFFER FOR 3PLS!! Third-party logistics providers may attend with their customers at a significant discount for both parties. See details below.
Aligning Supply Chain Organizations will improve your ability to:
Delivery is balanced between in-depth discussion and action-learning exercises to drive home concepts and facilitate immediate application upon return to the organization. Topics include:
This program awards 1.5 CEUs. Penn State Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available based on a standard of one unit per ten hours of classroom instruction. Upon completion of this program, each participant will be awarded a certificate for 1.5 Penn State CEUs earned.
“As the leader of the Global Supply Chain function, I'm better prepared to develop collaboration processes with internal functions and customers....The course provided more insight on the +/- of doing things correctly with a strong consideration to change management issues.”
- Pedro Menendez, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, USG Corporation
Dr. C. John Langley Jr., Clinical Professor of Supply Chain Management and Director of Development for the Center for Supply Chain Research, Penn State
Listen to Dr. Langley's interview by SCDigest on what he sees as the biggest challenge facing companies today.
Mr. William A. Eisele, Global Account Manager for Whirlpool Corporation, Penske Logistics, Inc.
Mr. Marc Peremans, Regional Distribution Manager, Northeast and South Florida, Whirlpool Corporation
The program fee of $2,500 includes all instructional materials, private room accommodations, meals, break service, and access to recreational facilities. Association member pricing applies:
$2,400 for CSCMP members
$2,000 for CSCR corporate sponsors
Active military personnel, PSU alumni, and teams of three or more attending this program from one company are eligible for a 20% program discount.
3PL SPECIAL: Third-party logistics providers may attend with one or more customers and receive 20% off for a program fee of $2,000 each. You must call our enrollment coordinator at (814) 865-3435 to reserve your seats at this special rate.
Our enrollment coordinator will be happy to hold a seat for you in this program. A reservation does not commit you to the program until you submit the registration form online. Please call 814-865-3435.
This is a required course for those pursuing a Professional Certificate in Supply Chain Leadership. Participants must take these two other courses to complete the Certificate:
Programs may be taken in any order over any period of time. An Executive Programs representative will be happy to help you select the appropriate program for your current level of responsibility.
This program is cosponsored by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.