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Supply Chain Management

Whether you are the CEO of an expanding corporation or the owner of a fledgling enterprise, its fortunes are subject to an undeniable truth. The success of your business links inextricably to the performance of your supply chain. If you want business success (and who doesn’t?), you have to make your supply chain successful too.

This introductory course will assist you to understand the characteristic elements of integrated business logistics and the role and application of logistics principles to supply/demand/value chain management. In this course you will learn about the basic activities associated with logistics and supply chain management. These activities can include procurement/supplier activities, transportation, warehousing, inventory management, customer service, and depending on the interests of participants.

This course is highly practical and participants will walk away with a draft supply chain map for their business and the options for measuring the success and any gaps in the supply chain.

Why this course is for you

This program is suitable for small businesses interested in learning about the principles of the supply chain and logistics management without a speciality in the area.

Course overview

In this full-day interactive workshop you will cover relevant content and take part in hands-on activities including:

  • Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management (including the language and key concepts of supply chain structure, upstream and downstream supply chain management)
  • Workshop – participants work in groups to discuss, map and present the structure of their supply chain
  • Supply Chain Performance Measure
  • Workshop - participants create, present and discuss their supply chain performance

Further Information

To register visit the Small Business Development Corporation Eventbrite page.

Please note this page will be updated frequently by the SBDC with workshop dates and venues. For any general enquiries regarding this workshop please contact the SBL Executive Education team on

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