THE FRESH CONNECTION
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THE ULTIMATE VALUE CHAIN EXPERIENCE A CROSS FUNCTIONAL
BEING ABLE TO
DEMONSTRATE YOU MEET AN INDUSTRY
standard or level of excellence is what a certification is all about. It says you have not only reached a level of competence, but can thoughtfully and proactively now make a strategic impact on the organization, your supply chain, and in your market.
THE FRESH CONNECTION IMMERSES ITS PARTICIPANTS IN TURNING
around a manufacturer of fruit juices. Faced with declining performance, the management team must get the company back on track as soon as possible. It is a high-pressure environment in which effective supply chain management is the key to success.
Understand the importance and relevance of a company and supply chain strategy
Translate strategy into action and planning process
Appreciate cross-functional trade-offs in the value chain
Manage risks in the supply chain in a coordinated way
Manage and optimize the carbon footprint of the supply chain
Experience the power of a professional and well-structured Sales & Operations
Experience the power of a well designed set of KPIs
Learn and develop by drawing out key challenges and issues in Team Dynamics and Value Chain Trade Offs.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Anyone involved in optimizing the value chain and increasing business performance within a company.
Directors to Planners.
Finance to Supply Chain and Sales.
Members of cross-functional teams.
S&OP teams and leadership.
By participating in 'rounds' that each constitute 6 months in the real world, participants are encouraged to be proactive and think more about long term decisions which can influence business performance, rather than focus on short term reactive measures that have a limited impact upon company profitability.
Also experienced is the performance benefits gained by having effective communication, a good decision making processes and known and followed strategy. Most Importantly, highlighted is that good Supply Chain performance and execution of corporate strategy has a direct positive impact on company profitability.
The Fresh Connection is very versatile in its possible configurations. Training sessions can be set up varying in length of half a day up to multiple days. The complexity of content is entirely based on the customer's learning goals. Logically the intended audience is also included when set ups are being discussed. Setups can focus on:
Supply Chain Strategy
Sales and Operations Planning/ Integrated Business Planning
Supply Chain Risk Management
Hybrid Supply Chain Strategies
GAME SETUP IN A NUTSHELL
Participants play the online simulation in teams of 4 people; either virtually or in a classroom setting.
Participants represent the functional roles of Sales, Purchasing, Supply Chain and Finance.
They are challenged to consider corporate strategy and business objectives, meaning effectively putting strategy into action, dealing with contemporary business issues and trade-offs, and they are confronted with the dilemmas in managing the interdependencies in the physical and ﬁnancial supply chain.
YOUR OWN COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
Serious gaming provides an effective and pragmatic method of moving from theory to action and creates benefits for all partners involved.
Experience the power of true alignment and a well articulated strategy, supported by tactical skills and knowledge. Tear down functional silos and create the right cross functional mindset.
WHY GO FOR IT.
HIGHLY INTERACTIVE WEB-BASED BUSINESS SIMULATION
experiential learning tool
to increase cross-functional awareness
team building opportunity
tool for training professionals
TRAIN THE TRAINER.
EDUCATORS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN INTEGRATING VALUE CHAIN MANAGEMENT IN THEIR SYLLABUS.
How the simulation works
How to integrate the simulations in a course
How to enhance the learning effects for the participants
How to evaluate the participant’s results and the learning effects
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INCHAINGE SIMULATION GAMING HAS A STRONG TRACK RECORD FOR TRAINING SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT.
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