Making the right things 
in the right places

Online course

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Take a structured approach to developing and exploiting a global manufacturing footprint strategy. This course will help delegates to reconfigure their company’s international footprint of manufacturing activities to deliver real business impact.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is suitable for global operations executives involved in guiding long-term manufacturing footprint strategy, including:

 

  • Senior operations executives who guide long-term strategic development programmes across groups of factories.
  • Mid-level operations executives who lead strategic footprint development. 
  • Strategic planners and internal consultants who support major change programmes.
  • High-potential functional leaders and managers who are seeking to develop awareness of practical strategic approaches in topics such a make-or-buy and global network design.

UPCOMING COURSES

Date: TBC

Time: 13:00-17:00 UK time

Location: Online

Earlybird fee: (available up to 1 month prior to the course date)

  • Non-member: £1,710.00 plus VAT
  • Member: £1,539.00 plus VAT

Standard fee:

  • Non-member: £1,900.00 plus VAT
  • Member: £1,710.00 plus VAT

IfM members and alumni are entitled to a 10% discount off the course fees. For details of our membership scheme, click here. 

COURSE OVERVIEW

Take a structured approach to developing and exploiting a global manufacturing footprint strategy. This course will help delegates to reconfigure their company’s international footprint of manufacturing activities to deliver real business impact.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is suitable for global operations executives involved in guiding long-term manufacturing footprint strategy, including:

 

  • Senior operations executives who guide long-term strategic development programmes across groups of factories.
  • Mid-level operations executives who lead strategic footprint development. 
  • Strategic planners and internal consultants who support major change programmes.
  • High-potential functional leaders and managers who are seeking to develop awareness of practical strategic approaches in topics such a make-or-buy and global network design.

UPCOMING COURSES

Date: TBC

Time: 13.00-17.00 UK time

Location: Online

Earlybird fee: (available up to 1 month prior to the course date)

  • Non-member: £1,710.00 plus VAT
  • Member: £1,539.00 plus VAT

Standard fee:

  • Non-member: £1,900.00 plus VAT
  • Member: £1,710.00 plus VAT

IfM members and alumni are entitled to a 10% discount off the course fees. For details of our membership scheme, click here.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN/EXPERIENCE

  • Understand manufacturing core competencies and supply strategies by deploying structured ‘make-or-buy’ tools.
  • Design a global manufacturing and supply network, considering plant roles and network coordination principles, scenario development and evaluation.
  • Develop network reconfiguration projects that deliver the strategic vision, involving manufacturing location decisions, insourcing and outsourcing, and transferring production.
  • Explore the impact of market and technological drivers.
  • Review the latest approaches to advanced analysis that help to guide high-level strategic principles and ongoing footprint development. 
  • Gain practical insights into how the tools have helped leading companies develop competitive advantage through footprint transformation.
  • Understand manufacturing core competencies and supply strategies by deploying structured ‘make-or-buy’ tools.
  • Design a global manufacturing and supply network, considering plant roles and network coordination principles, scenario development and evaluation.
  • Develop network reconfiguration projects that deliver the strategic vision, involving manufacturing location decisions, insourcing and outsourcing, and transferring production.
  • Explore the impact of market and technological drivers.
  • Review the latest approaches to advanced analysis that help to guide high-level strategic principles and ongoing footprint development.
  • Gain practical insights into how the tools have helped leading companies develop competitive advantage through footprint transformation.

COURSE TUTORS

Paul Christodoulou

Industrial Associate

Don Fleet

Industrial Associate

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Manufacturing footprint strategy

Bespoke programmes

University of Cambridge endorsement

Booking confirmation and cancellation policy

Manufacturing footprint strategy

Bespoke programmes

University of Cambridge endorsement

Booking confirmation and cancellation policy