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Supply Chain Project Management: Effectively Managing Transformation Projects

Course Description

Complex supply chain transformation requires managing resources from many different departments, ensuring internal and external stakeholder alignment, mitigating large amounts of risk, and implementing communication, risk mitigation, and change management plans to ensure a successful project. Successful project management in complex supply chain environments requires application of well-planned integrated approaches. This course conveys an integrated view to supply chain transformation incorporating elements of change management, test plan development, project management techniques, and establishing effective project management teams.

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the common types of supply chain transformation projects
  • Understand the barriers to cross-organizational alignment and how to overcome them
  • Build and execute a change management strategy
  • Develop and implement and effective communications plan
  • Understand the importance of executive alignment to project success
  • Understand how to evaluate project team readiness and address gaps
  • Design KPIs to ensure you are measuring what you intend
  • Assess and manage risk through each phase of the project
  • Design testing and training strategies to ensure a successful implementation
  • Monitor post implementation performance against KPIs to understand how your project has performed against your goals
  • Define, measure, and manage impact to the customer

What Is Covered

  • Review of the Common Types & Elements of SCM Transformation Projects
  • Understanding and Overcoming Barriers to Cross-organizational Alignment
  • Building and Executing a Change Management Plan
  • Addressing Executive Alignment and Project Team Readiness
  • Building and Managing the Right Metrics/KPIs
  • Creating and Executing a Communications Plan
  • Understanding and Managing Customer Impact
  • Managing Design, Requirements, and Communication
  • Managing the Development Phase
  • Managing the Supply Chain Testing Cycles
  • Developing and Executing a Training Plan
  • Managing the Supply Chain Training Cycles
  • Managing the Cutover and Conversion Plan
  • Managing Go-Live Execution & Risk
  • Case Study: Supply Chain Transformation Failure
  • Case Study: Supply Chain Transformation Success

Course Materials

Participants receive a course notebook, an in-class software demonstration, and hand-out materials.

Course Prerequisite and Related Certificate Information

For those interested in earning the Supply Chain Project Management Certificate, this course is the third of the four-course certificate program. To earn the certificate, participants must register and complete the following courses in the below sequence within four years, plus one elective.

  1. Supply Chain Project Management: Fundamentals
  2. Supply Chain Project Management: Vendor Selection & Management
  3. Supply Chain Project Management: Effectively Managing Transformation Projects

For a list of courses that can be used as electives towards this certificate, please visit the Georgia Tech Professional Education website.

Course CEUs

This course provides for 2.10 continuing education units (CEUs).

Course Instructors

Course Fees

Standard: $1,950.00, Alumni/Org Discount: $1,755.00, Certificate: $1,618.50 (cost of each course when signing up for and paying for a multi-course certificate program).

First time attendees pay the listed Course Fee. If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses (or are active/retired military), you will receive a 10% discount when you enter the coupon code SCL-Alum on the "Check Out" page. If you register and pay for all required courses in a Supply Chain & Logistics certificate in one single transaction, you can receive a discount of 17% off each course by entering the coupon code SCL-Cert on the "Check Out" page. There are also discounts available for multiple-team member registrations or to members of certain organizations.

Discounts cannot be combined. For questions, call 404-385-8663 or send us an email prior to registration

The program fee for LIVE courses (non-online) includes continental breakfasts, lunches, breaks, parking, internet access, and all classroom materials.

If the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute must cancel a program, registrants will receive a full refund. Georgia Tech, however, cannot assume the responsibility for other costs incurred. Due to program enrollment limits, early registration is encouraged. Registrations will be acknowledged by a letter of confirmation from Professional Education.

Course Times

On the first day, please check in at least 30 minutes before the class start time.

  • First Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • ​Second Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Third Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm

UPCOMING OFFERINGS

June 18, 2019 to June 20, 2019
Georgia Tech Savannah Campus

Join us in Savannah for our next Supply Chain Project Management Series offered throughout June!

If you want to be a successful project manager, your knowledge needs to go beyond simply managing the supply chain.

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Supply Chain & Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343