You may combine The Science of Lean Six Sigma Operations program with the Supply Chain Management program in Operations Management Week. When taken consecutively, these programs are offered at a discount and provide an executive summary of the innovative approach to operations management used in the highly-acclaimed Kellogg MBA program. The Winter session of Operations Management Week begins with The Science of Lean Six Sigma followed by Supply Chain Management. The Summer session includes the same content but begins with Supply Chain Management.
The Science of Lean Six Sigma Operations Combines the business-flow framework with the science of lean and six sigma, enabling participants to make major improvements in their operations and service processes.
Supply Chain Management Focuses on effective logistics strategies for companies that operate globally, and, in particular, on integrating supply chain components into a coordinated system that reduces system wide cost and increases service levels.
The Science of Lean Six Sigma Operations
Who Should Attend - Senior and mid-level process managers at manufacturing or service companies
- VP of Logistics, VP of Manufacturing, Plant Manager, Call Center Manager
- Consultants, engineers, production-control specialists
Key Benefits - Link day-to-day operational details to business strategies
- Analyze process flows to target improvement efforts
- Focus on operating policies that represent key leverage points with respect to the bottom line
- Work with your systems’ natural tendencies to develop customized policies for your environment
- Identify strategies for increasing throughput, shortening flow time, reducing variability, and improving quality
Supply Chain Management
Who Should Attend - Senior and mid-level supply chain managers
- Operations, logistics, purchasing, inventory control, and transportation leaders
- Consultants and general managers seeking to increase supply chain efficiency
Key Benefits - Learn to design supply chains that improve supply-chain profitability
- Use product design, strategic sourcing and contracts to most efficiently match supply and demand
- Build and maximize supply-chain coordination and collaboration
- Identify supply-chain risks and design risk mitigation strategies
- Explore purchasing, production and distribution strategies for a global environment