This program, based on a strategic partnership agreement between ZLC-MIT and Accenture Strategy, aims to train managers and executives in business strategy with focus on value chain transformation in a digitized network.
Thirty mid or senior managers with at least five years of experience in relevant business areas—such as Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations, Sourcing and Purchasing, Distribution, Transportation, Demand or Supply Planning and Forecasting, or in cross functional areas like Finance, Marketing, IT/Digital, Entrepreneurs or General Management
ZLC-MIT. Affiliated with the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Zaragoza, ZLC is a research institute specialized in Logistics and Supply Chain Management located in Spain.
Module 1. Introduction
Introduction to the program and to the applied project to optimize your value chain
Module 2. New strategies in value chains
Supply chain strategy; Financial impact along the value chains; Supply and purchasing management; Lean management, operational excellence; Inventory management
Module 3. Optimizing your value chain
Data analytics; Supply chain network optimization; Simulation optimization
Module 4. Customer driven value chain
Segmenting your supply chain; omnichannel distribution
Module 5. Digitalizing your value chain
Connectivity and visibility; Industry 4.0; Smart logistics and their impact on business decisions: IoT, drones, autonomous vehicles, RFID, etc.
Module 6. Building resilient value networks
Resilient and secure value networks; Collaboration in the supply chain
Module 7. Applied project to optimize your value chain
Deliverable 1: Scope and objectives definition.
Deliverable 2: Improvements identified at value chain level
Deliverable 3: Business case
Final presentation (groups of up to 4 participants)
From April 7th to June 17th 2017
Fridays and Saturdays. More Info
Fridays and Saturdays (every other week)
7 and 8 April, 2017
21 and 22 April, 2017
5 and 6 May, 2017
19 and 20 May, 2017
2 and 3 June, 2017
16 and 17 June, 2017
Experiential learning (57h) + Project review (15h)
ZLC-MIT and Accenture Strategy will evaluate the number of registered participants. In case the minimum number of participants is not met, ZLC-MIT will keep the right to cancel the program. The language of the program is English.
Fill online registration application form and send the following documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Identification Card scanned copy
Essay on Value Chain Transformation (max 1,300 words) *optional if applying for the grant
Attention: New Venue
Accenture offices in Passeig de Sant Gervasi, 51, 08022 Barcelona
8,000€ per participant. Applicable discounts: 10 percent discount for Accenture Strategy clients. Special discount for ZLC-MIT academic and research partners. First payment of 20% before Mar, 10th 2017. Second payment of 80% before Mar, 31st 2017