Professional Course

Strategic Transformation

2 days
2 days
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Course description

It is essential for procurement and supply to adopt a strategic role in the organisation contributing to the development of markets and strategies influencing the business priorities and sources of competitive advantage thereby making a significant contribution to overall success. This course will equip you with the necessary knowledge and strategic analysis skills to be able to use creativity in strategic transformation management, deal with complex issues and make sound judgements in the absence of complete data.

Training content

Introductions and Aspirations followed by a discussion on pre-work activities

Agenda Day 1

Session 1

Appraise different levels of strategy in organisations that impact on the supply chain

  • Evaluate the key tools and techniques used to develop business, corporate and supply chain strategies

Session 2

Evaluate the different approaches and techniques used to implement business, corporate and supply chain strategies

  • Assess the market and market conditions that an organisation operates and contrast the different approaches that can be developed to pursue and appropriate business development strategy

Review of Day 1

Agenda Day 2

Session 3

Evaluate the effect of mergers and acquisitions on the organisation and its supply chains

  • Evaluate the challenges faced by the organisation and its supply chains

Session 4

Evaluate the value-added activities of the organisation's supply chains and propose actions to increase value

Review of Day 1 and 2

Course delivery details

  • Your skills training will comprise of online learning and a tutor-led session.
  • Online pre-learning and course materials will be available on the CIPS Learning Mangement System up-to one month ahead of your training session and should be completed before day 1 and day 2.
  • The virtual classroom will open 15 minutes before your session.

Certification / Credits

What will I learn?

As part of this course, you will have access to pre and post work activities online to help you prepare and reflect on your training, including appropriate pre-reading and preparation work to help them get the best out of the 2 days virtual learning. You’ll learn how to work collaboratively with senior colleagues on the development and implementation of business and corporate strategies. You’ll explore market changes and learn techniques for critically assessing the impact of these on your supply chains. You’ll also look at global sourcing approaches and how to promote and influence the design of your global supply chains.

What are the learning objectives?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Develop and implement business and supply chain strategies
  • Understand and assess the characteristics of the markets in which your organisation operates
  • Create strategic transformation plans which are fit for purpose
  • Use some key tools and techniques to facilitate the choice, implementation, and evaluation of strategic sourcing scenarios

Why choose CIPS?

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Professionals with MCIPS on average earn 20% more

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PE9 3NZ Lincolnshire

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