GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN – International Executive Training Course Aug 1-9th, 2018, Los Angeles, CA

01/Aug/2018 @ 07:00 PM 09/Aug/2018 @ 10:00 PM USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management 1149 Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA
he supply chains of North America, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America meet in Los Angeles. Every year, the leading professionals in supply chain management converge at Southern California’s most prestigious research university to network, exchange ideas, and experience this extraordinary event. Join us to explore critical issues within our rapidly evolving global landscape and the role that technology plays. Don’t miss these high-level discussions on managing supply chains amidst globalization, innovation and digitalization. The international Executive Training Program includes 4 days of instructions and workshops with a certificate presented upon successfully completing the program. In addition, participants will also attend the 6th Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence summit as well as attend site visits to advanced supply chain facilities in the Los Angeles area.

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(Block chain, Technology & Global Supply Chain Management)

The week long certificate program includes:

  • VIP Reception Aug 1
  • Summit: Aug 2-3
  • Executive Prep Time (Aug 4-5th)
  • International Executive Training Program with Site Visits: Aug 6-9

COST $5995.00

Upon completion of this course you will receive:

  • USC Marshall School of Supply Chain Management Certificate
  • Access to the program’s Alumni Network
  • Sessions taught by industry & academic supply chain leaders
  • Network with Fortune 500 supply chain executives
  • Spend a week in Sunny Southern California!!
Prior participants have included executives from the following companies:

Who Should Attend

1) International Executives and Managers responsible for

  • Procurement
  • Sourcing
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation
  • Distribution
  • Retail sectors of the global supply chain

2) Academic Thought Leaders

3) Government Stakeholders

Part I – (Aug 2-3, 2018) Attendees at the Summit will

  • Gain access to unparalleled one-on-one networking opportunities with top business leaders and your peers from Fortune 500 companies
  • Learn how to manage high-performing supply chains through insights developed from industry experience and applied research
  • Recruit top supply chain management talent in a relaxed and engaging setting at the INC reception after the conference
  • Recognize industry best practices through supply chain excellence awards and experience all of the above in an enjoyable environment through:
  • Networking breakfasts, lunches, and cocktail hour
  • Entertainment
  • Technology demonstrations Trade exhibits

Part II – (Aug 6-9, 2018) The International Executive Training Certificate Course (Course prep time Aug 4-5)

In this four-day program in Los Angeles, participants will work through case studies and interactive learning modules in small group sessions. Morning workshops will be held in conjunction with a luncheon featuring notable speakers, and afternoon site visits to industry facilities in the LA area, showcasing best practices in supply chain management. Topics to be covered:


Block Chain for the Supply Chain

Examines ways in which Block chain will affect the supply chain. What are the opportunities in this space and how can you leverage them.

Lean Supply Chain

Examines ways to use technology and process to archive and improve fill rates, visibility, risk management and efficiencies in supply chains.

Supply Chain Analytics

Will discuss how to synthesize internal and external information at a much faster pace, and focus on modeling and predicting the future.

Procurement/Indirect Procurement

Will discuss how to strategically manage your indirect spend and archive better, more consistent supplier performance.

Disruptive Technology and its Impact on the supply Chain

Will discuss how new technologies and innovations are changing the supply chain practice, exploring topics like automation, robotics, self-driving vehicles, and IoT.


Largest port facility in the U.S., moving more than $1.2 billion in goods every day and 9.3 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in 2017

Features the largest robotic auto store system in the U.S.

World’s largest retailer State-of-the-art 1 million + square foot distribution center.

Large (4 million + square foot) distribution center with best-in-class warehouse management systems.

The Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit is designed to stimulate ideas and provoke conversation on a broad range of important topics.

You will find no two-hour lectures on the agenda. Instead, you will find concise, engag- ing TED-style talks; thought-provoking panels with experts in vertical markets and supply chain competencies; and high-impact, straight-to-the-point presentations on the most crucial issues facing our profession. The Summit is supplemented by programs before and after the main event, which provide additional opportunities for networking, training, and exposure to cutting-edge supply chain innovations in the practice.

About the Center for Global Supply Chain Management

The USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management exists to connect the world through Global Supply Chain Management with Network, Education, and Advanced Research (NEAR). Capitalizing upon its global network, industry experience and renowned faculty, Center for Global Supply Chain Management is one of the top thought leaders in the realm of global supply chain management through cultivating top business talent as well as streamlining efficiency and supply chain in our rising global economy.