Supply Chain Logistics

Virtual | 30 January – 14 May 2022

Shelves are empty. Suppliers are taking twice as long to deliver if they deliver at all. Shipping costs have skyrocketed. Media reports of backed-up ships and trucks at global ports resemble nothing less than a Black Friday frenzy. Localization, Rebalancing, and Regionalization are the new buzzwords brandished by industry moguls and politicians alike. How has Supply Chain Strategy changed Post-Covid?

Is this the end of the global supply chain networks that we are so familiar with? Or is it transitory and we will be back to “business as usual” and discussing excess inventory in few months’ from now. Will considerations of sustainable supply chains, social issues and green logistics cause more harm than good for overall costs? Is Supply Chain 4.0 the silver bullet? And how will robotics affect supply chain strategy? These are some of the questions that modern day supply chain managers are grappling with.

As a profession, supply chain management is on the verge of disruptive change due to increased supply network complexities, volatile trading environment and influence of information and communication technologies. With increasing automation comes a contraction of roles, as well as a new skill set to fully leverage the emergence of technology. The opportunities for supply chain managers are mind blowing and exciting.  This course will upgrade your SCM skills for the future challenges that are upon us.

This is a not-for-credit course. E-certificates of Completion will be issued to participants upon the satisfactory completion of the course.

  • Provide a Broad Overview of Key Supply Chain Strategies
  • Understanding of Critical Decisions Needed to Manage an Effective and Efficient Supply Chain
  • Understand the importance of strategic procurement management and its contribution to business objectives
  • Appraise a variety of tools and techniques to understand and establish level of risk in supply chain
  • Develop strategies for category management
  • Improve Critical Thinking and Teamwork through the use of Real Life Case Studies

About Professor Pavan Sharma

Pavan Sharma is an expert in procurement and supply chain management, industrial engineering and process improvement. He has over 25 years of experience in production, quality, logistics and procurement functions in automotive, hospitality, consulting and logistics companies.

Pavan has provided consultancy and training to a number of private and public enterprises in Singapore and Asia such as the Singapore Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Defence in Singapore and Brunei, Tetra Pak, DSTA, Shell, CNOOC, SembCorp Logistics, Nestle, SUTD, A Star and dozens of others.

Pavan holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering. He has also completed the CIPS UK Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply. He is a Member of the Beta Gamma Sigma, an International Honors society that recognizes outstanding scholastic achievement.

Pavan teaches at the MSc programme at National University of Singapore (NUS) & Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)

Pavan is a qualified project manager and holds the PMP certification of the Project Management Institute, USA

S$3,745 inclusive of GST, course materials and e-certificate.

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Payment is due 14 days prior to the start date of the program.

Course Schedule
Date Time (SGT)
Session 1 Sunday, January 30,  2022 7:30 PM to 11:15 PM
Session 2 Sunday, February 13, 2022 7:30 PM to 11:15 PM
Session 3 Saturday, February 26, 2022 7:30 PM to 11:15 PM
Session 4 Sunday, March 06, 2022 7:30 PM to 11:15 PM
Session 5 Sunday, March 20, 2022 8:30 PM to 12:15 AM
Session 6 Sunday, April 10, 2022 8:30 PM to 12:15 AM
Session 7 Sunday, April 24, 2022 8:30 PM to 12:15 AM
Session 8 Sunday, May 01, 2022 8:30 PM to 12:15 AM
Session 9 Saturday, May 14, 2022 8:30 PM to 12:15 AM
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CPE/UEN#: 201019419W.
Registration Period:
22 May 2020 to 21 May 2024

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