Global Supply Chain Management


This 1-day workshop will cover concepts, principles, techniques and strategies in managing global supply chains. The role of sourcing in managing supply chains will be discussed. In addition, issues related to integrating supply chains in a global environment will be presented. This workshop is targeted towards industry professionals involved the area of supply chain management.

Target Audience

This workshop is designed for senior and middle-level managers with responsibilities such as supply chain management, distribution management, inventory control, e-business and procurement.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this 1-day workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Understand value creation and strategies in managing global supply chains
  • Identify supply chain performance drivers and metricsa.
  • Understand the role of sourcing in managing supply chains
  • Identify integration issues in global supply chains
  • Apply concepts, principles and techniques in managing global supply chains.

Programme Outline

Topics to be covered during this workshop include:

  • Business models and value creation
  • Strategies in managing global supply chains
  • Supply chain performance drivers and metrics
  • Designing global supply and distribution networks
  • Managing inventories in supply chains
  • Sourcing decisions in supply chain management
  • Integration issues in global supply chains

Facilitator: Professor Manohar S. Madan 

Professor Manohar S. Madan obtained his Ph.D in Business Administration with a specialization in Operations Management from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. He has done teaching/research in the Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management Department at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong during 2006 and 2007. He has a strong functional background in the area of Operations Management demonstrated through his Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) by APICS - The Association of Operations Management. Professor Madan has conducted workshops/seminars involving modern manufacturing practices, supply chain management and information systems in various corporations in the United States.

Some of his publications in journals include:

  1. Prasad S., Tata J. and Madan M.S., "Build to order supply chains in developed and developing countries", Journal of Operations Management, Volume 23, Issue 5, 2005,pp.551-568
  2. Bramorski T., Madan M.S., Motwani J. and Sundarraj R.P., "Information Technology in Improving Competitiveness of Ready-to-Assemble Product Manufacturers", Logistics Information Management, Vol. 13, No. 4, 2000, pp. 201-209
  3. Motwani J., Madan M.S. and Gunasekaran A., "Information Technology in Managing Global Supply Chains", Logistics Information Management, Vol. 13, No. 4,2000, pp. 320-327.
  4. Motwani, J., Madan M.S., Jiang J., and Otero L., "International Purchasing Strategies of US and Puerto Rico firms: A Comparative Analysis", Logistics Information Management, Vol. 11, No. 3, 1998, pp. 171-177


Date View Event Calendar
Time 8:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Duration 1 Day
Cost TT $2,000.00 (inclusive of training materials, refreshments and Certificate of Participation) 
Please note that prices are subject to change without notice.
Venue Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business
Max Richards Drive,
Uriah Butler Highway, North West,
Mt. Hope


Tel: 645-6700
Fax: 662-1411


Tamara Edwards - ext. 157
Jamie Kendall - ext. 155



Certificates will only be issued to participants who have attained a minimum attendance rate of 75% for the duration of the course.

Course Cancellation/ Reschedule Policy

Arthur Lok Jack GSB (ALJGSB) reserves the right to cancel training at any time. If ALJGSB cancels the training due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of ALJGSB, you are entitled to a full refund of the course fee, or your course fee can be credited toward a future training, based upon availability (providing payments have been made before original advertised date).

ALJGSB reserves the right to reschedule training at any time. If ALJGSB reschedules training due to unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of ALJGSB, the training will take place at the next available time. Participants will be informed via phone and/or e-mails.



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