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Most Important Skills - Supply Chain Managers Need to Succeed at Work

SC managers have strategic responsibility but also control many of the everyday functions of a business or organization. They oversee and manage goods used at the facility such as sales merchandise, inventory or production materials. SC and operations managers also authorize and approve vendors and contract services at different locations worldwide.

Supply Chain is everywhere! SC specialists should obtain different qualifications since SC is multi-disciplinary in its nature. There are many skills and attributes which are important for SC and operations managers to succeed in the operations environment. Those are:

Supply chain is the new business performance improvement effort of choice, and for good reason as the results are proving. It is the umbrella process under which a firm can merge the best of its previous continuous improvement efforts to gain the next level of better performance and customer satisfaction.

Eliminating the mistakes, dealing with the pitfalls, battling the barriers, and braving the criticism cast by the non-believers include art and science. It becomes the means of leading the pack or forever being a follower. A hard and experienced look at the art of developing meaningful supply chain collaboration and the science of using technology to enable the resulting systems.

Azhar Qadri

Supply Chain Expert | Operational Intelligence | Smart Manufacturing & Excellence | Supply Chain Optimization | Consultant and Trainer


Trainer and Consultant - SMEDA

Executive Member - SCAP

A successful career in supply chain necessitates a never-ending thirst for knowledge and the most up-to-date supply chain skills and knowledge. Even though continuing education and certification programs can take time and money, they help get your specialized knowledge or skills recognized.

When professionals have training that other professionals lack, it distinguishes them and sets them apart from the crowd. Certification and master classes show that the professionals are committed to learning, excelling, and using best practices.

Featured Certification Programs

Certified Stores and Stock Controller (CSSC)

Certified Production and Inventory Analyst (CPIA)

Featured Mini-Master Classes

Supply Chain Framework and Strategy

Collaboration among Sustainability, Procurement and Supply Chain

Implementing 3PL and 4PL Strategies in the Value Chain

Supply Chain Sustainability with Circularity to Drive Profitability


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