WEBINAR: Supply Chain Risk-Mitigate, Leverage, Use, Create, Manage

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm March 08, 2018

Supply chains are becoming ever more complex, particularly with the increase in outsourcing and the advancement of multi-tiered global supply networks. More and more organizations are now faced with direct and continuously evolving operational and legislative risks as a result of market disruption or malpractice in their supply chains.

Supply chain risk management is the implementation of strategies to manage every day and exceptional risks along the supply chain, underpinned by continuous risk assessment with the objective of reducing vulnerability and ensuring continuity.

This APICS Supply Chain Risk Management webinar provides participants with a glimpse of the global supply chain risk landscape. Definitions of risk management and new techniques and tactics to mitigate risk will be discussed, along with profiles of early adopters of risk management.

Attend the APICS Supply Chain Risk Management webinar and get a brief introduction on how to:

  • Mitigate global supply chain risk
  • Leverage the heat map tool to assess risk within your supply chain
  • Use business continuity planning
  • Create a resilient supply chain
  • Manage political uncertainty and risk considerations

Presenter: Gregory L. Schlegel, CPIM
Bio: Gregory is an executive-in-residence at the Center for Value Chain Research, an adjunct professor of supply chain risk management at Lehigh University and an APICS past president. He has been a supply chain executive with several Fortune 100 companies and spent seven years as an IBM supply chain executive consultant. Schlegel is a frequent speaker at conferences, seminars, webinars and professional development meetings.

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This Professional Development Series is a collaboration between APICS Baltimore Chapter and the SupplyChainGeek Network. 

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