Programmes in Operations & Supply Chain Management

 

Intensive programmes

This intensive, high-level management programme provides you with a theoretical, conceptual and practical foundation for understanding and applying the latest techniques and insights in Supply Chain Management. It is a long-term programme that requires more than three years of relevant experience.

Length: 21 days
Language: English
Start: 26/04/2021

The Certificate of Management Excellence

When you complete at least two short-focused programmes – with a minimum of 12 days’ learning within three years – you can apply for our Certificate of Management Excellence. This award recognises your outstanding skills and business knowledge – and gives you membership of our worldwide, influential alumni community.

Find out more about the Certificate of Management Excellence here.

 

Short focused Programmes

Our short focused programmes address today’s most relevant business issues in a short but intense programme format. The number of programme days varies from 2 to 6 days, dependent on the programme.

Operational Excellence

Think Lean and Hone Your Strategy
Length: 3 days
Language: English
Start: 26/10/2020

Project Management

In line with your strategy
Length: 4 days
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 25/11/2020

Mastering the Digital Supply Chain

Drive your organisation’s digital supply chain transformation
Length: 3 days
Language: English
Start: 30/11/2020

Excellence in Supply Chain Management

Integrate supply chain design with your strategy and processes
Length: 12 days
Language: English
Start: 26/04/2021

Essentials in Operations

Discover how to turn your organisation’s operational challenges into opportunities
Length: 10 to 12 hours time commitment
Language: English
Start: 30/03/2020

Drive real change in your organisation

A learning experience with real impact on your operations? A management programme tailored to the specific needs of your business? Contact us and discover how we can design and deliver customised programmes for your team that add genuine value to your organisation.

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Vlerick expertise in Operations & Supply Chain Management

  1. What is... Explainable Artificial Intelligence?

    Planning systems are increasingly powered by Artificial Intelligence, making demand plans and forecasts more accurate, and supply chain plans more reliable. However, the more complex these systems are, the more difficult it is for humans to understand the output that is generated by the system, and to accept the proposed decisions. The lack of transparency causes our trust in the system to suffer. Professor Ann Vereecke shows how Explainable artificial intelligence is specifically designed to prevent this black box phenomenon from happening.
  2. Supply chain planning in the digital age

    With new, digital technologies entering the factories and the supply chain, the role of people in manufacturing and logistics is undeniably changing. Existing tasks are disappearing or changing, new tasks are emerging. But what about the planning function? How is this function being impacted by the introduction of digital technologies – and, in particular, artificial intelligence – making the planning system more advanced? This report summarises insights from interviews with decision-makers in multinational manufacturing companies.
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