Course in Strategies and Leadership in Supply Chains

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Program Description

Course in Strategies and Leadership in Supply Chains

Stanford Graduate School of Business

The growing global economy has redefined the dynamics of competition for modern organizations. With product lifecycles shortening and worldwide rivalries increasing, success depends on effective global supply chain management—being able to deliver the right product to the right market at the right time.

The complexity involved in managing supply chains that span continents and dominate markets demands strategies and systems that are agile, adaptable, and aligned. Taught by world-renowned thought leaders in the field, this program gives you the tools you need to create and manage market-leading global supply chains.

Content Overview

Strategies and Leadership in Supply Chains focuses on the innovative ways in which organizations can leverage the supply chain to create and capture the most value. Particular emphasis is placed on the cross-functional coordination and collaboration that is necessary to drive supply chain excellence, especially in the context of established and emerging economies. Areas that will be explored in detail include points of supply and demand, global supply chains, sustainability, advanced technologies, and market implications. By integrating ideas from the latest research with best practices, participants learn how to structure the supply chain so it can influence the strategic and organizational direction of their company.

Key Takeaways

Supply chain strategies to create a competitive edge
New business strategies for value creation
Approaches to leadership that can transform the supply chain to new levels of excellence, including both the enterprise itself as well as supply chain partners


Classes are held in the Stanford University campus Business School classrooms especially designed to facilitate discussion among participants.


One Week

Target audience

Functional executives and general managers who have strategic responsibilities for supply chain management, manufacturing, operations, logistics, distribution, or procurement will benefit from this program. The program is also appropriate for individuals whose functional areas and responsibilities are directly involved in and/or affected by the supply chain process. It is appropriate for any organization facing the challenges of managing complex global supply chains.

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
1 week
Part time
8,700 USD
Start date Aug. 2017
USA Stanford, California
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 week
Price 8,700 USD