Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a vital component to operational efficiency in any organization. SCM can be applied to customer satisfaction and company success, as well as within societal settings, including medical missions; disaster relief operations and emergencies; and improving the quality of life. SCM touches major issues, strategic partnerships; global expansions and sourcing; inflation and environmental concerns, each of these issues dramatically affect corporate strategy and bottom line. Because of these emerging trends, SCM is the most critical business discipline in the world today. Due to the vital role SCM plays within organizations, employers seek employees with an abundance of SCM skills and knowledge to continually improve their organizations.

It is imperative for organizations to understand SCM practices in Nepal. Nepal has been the victim of a brutal earthquake in 2015. To help recover from the Earthquake, the government aid agencies, INGOs and LNGOs are constantly working together to rebuild the country. A knowledge of SCM practices will help sustain that goal and ensure the reconstruction practices are completed on time.

From a corporate perspective, Nepal is a landlocked country with two developing countries as its neighbors. China and India are manufacturing powerhouses with a strong background in retail, import, export and consumer driven markets using SCM for their competitive advantage. It is important for SCM professionals from Nepal to understand SCM strategies and enable them to be at par with organizations within its neighbours. Nepal is both an importer and exporter of goods. The country’s import bill is about US$ 7 Billion. 50% of its development budget is supported by foreign aid including goods for downstream distribution. The efficient functioning of our economy is heavily dependent on the smooth movement of these goods and services.

Objectives

This 2-day workshop aims to strengthen the knowledge of:

  • Professionals in the private and development sectors responsible for procurement and supply chain management within their organizations;
  • Fresh graduates intending to pursue a career in supply chain management
  • Young professionals needing to enhance their knowledge and skills on supply chains;
  • Professors of Business, Commerce & Management

Outcomes

On completion of this course you will have a strong foundation and understanding of:

  • How supply chains work?
  • Best practices to implement in your organization; and
  • Overview of recent global trends.