Supply Chain Management Fundamentals 28-10-2024

Supply Chain Management Fundamentals Training Course in Dubai, UAE

Course overview

Course overview

In an increasingly globalized and fast-paced business environment, intricate challenges present themselves in managing the complex dynamics of supply chains. Companies and government entities often find themselves in a tight spot while coordinating various elements such as procurement, production, distribution, and logistics, all of which are critical for efficient operations. Without effective management of these components, organizations can face disruptions, inefficiencies, high costs, and even reputational damage. Furthermore, the rapid pace of technological change amplifies these challenges, creating an urgent need for heightened expertise in supply chain management.

Our Supply Chain Management course aims to equip participants with a robust foundation in the principles of supply chain management. Course can be attended in 3 formats – public, in-house and online. We will guide you through traditional practices and introduce you to modern innovative techniques in the realm of SCM. Participants will have the chance to learn from top industry professionals and utilize the latest tools to decipher the intricacies of supply chains in our increasingly connected world.

Upon completion of the SCM course, participants will:

  • Grasp the concepts and principles of supply chain management, including key components such as procurement, production, distribution, and logistics
  • Understand the factors impacting the performance of the supply chain, including supplier relationships, information systems, and risk management
  • Learn about the latest tools and techniques used by professionals to enhance supply chain efficiency and effectiveness, including supply chain design and inventory management
  • Gain practical experience in applying SCM concepts and techniques through real-world case studies and group projects
  • Comprehend the significance of performance measurement and continuous improvement in supply chain management
  • Understand the role of leadership and strategy in effective supply chain management
Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

This supply chain management course is designed for:

  • Supply chain and logistics professionals
  • Operations and production managers
  • Procurement professionals
  • Business professionals involved in planning, sourcing, operations, and logistics roles
  • Entrepreneurs and all the ones interested in expanding their knowledge of supply chain management
What will you gain

What will you gain

Participants of the SCM course will:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of supply chain management in today's business environment
  • Learn how to balance supply and demand to meet customer requirements effectively
  • Develop skills in sourcing and procurement, including selecting suppliers and negotiating contracts
  • Learn to optimize production processes and systems and manage inventory levels and costs
  • Acquire knowledge about designing and managing distribution networks
  • Learn about coordinating transportation and shipping, and managing warehousing and storage
  • Understand how to measure and monitor supply chain performance
  • Learn how to apply best practices in supply chain management
  • Understand the role of leadership in managing supply chains
  • Gain insights into building and leading high-performance supply chain teams
  • Apply the learned concepts and frameworks to real-world examples and analyze successful and unsuccessful supply chain strategies
Course Content

Key facts


Course code:


5 days


Admission requirements:




Certificate upon successful completion

Course schedule sample one day

08:30 AM  -  10:00 AM  -  First Training Session
10:00 AM  -  10:15 AM  -  Coffee Break
10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM  -  Second Training Session
12:00 PM  -  12:15 PM  -  Coffee Break
12:15 PM  -  02:00 PM  -  Third Training Session
02:00 PM  -  03:00 PM  -  Lunch and Networking
Fees & whats included

Fees & what is included

Early bird 70 days before course start date Early bird 25 days before course start date Regular Course Fee
USD 3,400.- USD 3,900.- USD 4,400.-
USD 2,450.-
  • For early registrations special prices apply as outlined above.
  • All fees are exclusive of VAT. Tax Registration Number : 100312636200003.
  • Companies - register 2 participants for the same course and date and get one place free.
  • Only one type of discount can be applied to the same course & date registration.
  • For larger corporate clients there are special packages. Contact us for details.

At Atton Institute we do our best to ensure that all our courses and trainings are provided with the highest industry standards, are time efficient and praxis related, and bring the best education results. Our courses have the most up-to date info and secure the excellent course fee to value ratio quality.

Course Fee Includes

  • Extensive Workbook with Course Materials
  • Handouts and other Supporting Materials
  • Practical Examples and Various Case Studies
  • Quick Reference/Top Tips Guide
  • Professional & Experienced Instructor
  • Accelerated and Intensive Learning Techniques
  • Relationship Building within Course
  • Post Course Action Plan
  • Index of Additional Suggested Materials
  • Course Completion Certificate
Free Valet Parking
Coffee Breaks
Free WIFI access

Course certificate

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When would you like to start

Supply Chain Management Fundamentals - 29 Jul 2024 Dubai, UAE
Supply Chain Management Fundamentals - 28 Oct 2024 Dubai, UAE
Course Content

Course content

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
    • Introduction and overview of the supply chain management course
    • Understanding what an SCM course entails and how it's beneficial to modern businesses
    • Definition and short history of supply chain management
    • Key concepts and frameworks in supply chain management
    • Overview of supply chain processes and players
    • Exploring opportunities for the integration and coordination of supply chain components
  • Demand Planning and Forecasting
    • Understanding demand patterns and trends
    • Developing and using forecasting models
    • Balancing demand and supply to meet customer requirements
    • Program strategies for efficient demand planning and forecasting
  • Sourcing and Procurement
    • Identifying and selecting suppliers
    • Negotiating contracts and prices
    • Managing supplier relationships and performance
    • Assuring completion of procurement processes in a timely and efficient manner
  • Production Planning and Control
    • Overview of the production planning and control components in the SCM course
    • Developing production plans and schedules
    • Managing inventory levels and costs
    • Optimizing production processes and systems
    • Achieving production certification standards and their importance in supply chain management
    • Understanding the pivotal role of a manager in orchestrating effective production planning and control strategies
  • Logistics and Distribution
    • Designing and managing distribution networks
    • Coordinating transportation and shipping
    • Managing warehousing and storage
    • Strategies to shorten logistics lead time for improved supply chain efficiency
  • Performance Management and Continuous Improvement
    • How a supply chain management course addresses performance management and continuous improvement
    • Measuring and monitoring supply chain performance
    • Evaluating and improving supply chain processes and systems
    • Implementing best practices in supply chain management
    • Fostering a culture of continuous training for performance enhancement in supply chain management
    • The meaning and application of performance management in supply chain
  • Leadership and Strategy in Supply Chain Management
    • Understanding leadership and strategy in supply chain management
    • Building and leading high-performance supply chain teams
    • Examining the impact of a supply chain management course and its influence on leadership strategies
    • Understanding the value of the SCM certificate in supply chain management
    • Studying the related disciplines influencing supply chain strategies
    • Discussing the role of 'masters' and the required leadership in supply chain management processes and strategies
  • Supply Chain Management in Practice
    • Applying the concepts and frameworks to real-world examples
    • Analyzing successful and unsuccessful supply chain strategies
    • Optimize warehouse utilization for enhanced inbound and outbound efficiency
Participant insights

Participant insights

The course was highly beneficial for my job and career. This info will clearly give me the great support for my day-to-day tasks.
Muhammed A. (Senior Auditor)Auditing Company, Dubai.
What I have learned in the course was exactly what I was looking for. Highly clear and pragmatic with perfect guidelines on how to use it at my work.
Antony S. (Manager) Drilling Equipment Company, Abu Dhabi.
A very useful course that provided new insights in the customer behavior and definitely would help me with my communications with customers.
Mario A. (Business Owner) Boutique Shops, Dubai.
Great thanks – one of the best courses I have made.
Brian G. (Projects Coordinator) Events Management Company, Ras Al Khaimah.
Exciting and inspiring course. Helped me to see things differently and re-organize our customer service department.
Abbas H. (Company Manager) Project Engineering, Muscat.
Would really suggest the training to any professional who is in charge of customer care.
Jane A. (General Manager) Real Estate Company, Dubai.
The time spent at course was really enjoyable and useful. Easy to understand and I used part of knowledge the next day after training.
Samira K. (Sales Team) Car Rental, Abu Dhabi.
Was the real great overview on what I shall do to improve in the Customer Service in my business.
Syed H. (Company Owner) Data Storage Solutions, Dubai.
The info I received on the course is the surprise for me. Never though of such simple techniques which help to handle difficult customers conversations.
Gabriela H. (Manager) Call Center, Sharjah.
The training I have chosen was very useful and informative with a number of very useful points. Was well explained by the trainer.
Colin G. (General Manager) Safety Equipment, Riyadh.
The program was very explanatory and gave me a lot of points to re-think. Would sure make a difference to my work approach.
Gabriela Y. (Supervisor) Call Center, Kuwait.
Would recommend to my team members to attend the same course. It would positively help me to do my job better.
Udo C. ( Department Head) Heavy Machinery Maintenance, Abu Dhabi.
The time spent at the course was the excellent investment – a lot of useful and practical info. Exactly what I was looking for.
Idul R. (Supervisor Sales) Construction Materials, Umm Al Quwain.
It was great idea to join such training. Would be a definite backing in my career development. Thinking of taking more courses – on other subjects.
Cristina R. (Sales Coordinator) Retail Company, Dubai.
The training was a great mixture of information and practical aspects. The instructor was highly professional and the course was organized the excellent way.
Samaa J. (Projects Manager) IT Solutions, Oman.
I really liked the scope and the style of the training – very friendly, a lot of communication and highly informative.
Stefan L. (Client Relationships) Insurance Company, Doha.
It was a great idea to join such training. All members of our team shall complete it. A lot of new points and useful hints.
Burcu W. (Marketing Head) Corporate Banking, Abu Dhabi.
Was really pleased by the content of the course and qualifications of the instructors. Got a lot of useful points for my business.
Marty Z. (General Manager) Travel Company, Dubai.
Great trainer and perfect information materials. Was really worth to attend. A lot of insights and ideas on how to improve job performance.
Daniel D. (PR Officer) Private Hospital, Muscat.
As we were in the process of restructuring of our call center this training was just perfect for the time. Remarkable and valuable suggestions and solutions.
Joselito B. (Marketing Department) E-commerce, Dubai.
The course was very beneficial and practical for my duties. Handling complicated customers from now on would be easier. Great instructor. Perfect training venue.
Amira Z. (Sales Manager.) Designer Apparel, Abu Dhabi.
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