Supply Chain Workshops

Check out our NEW VIRTUAL series of Supply Chain Workshops and other topics based on your recent survey feedback.

We are offering the first two S&OP workshops for FREE! There is an option to make a donation if you can afford to do so, to assist with our administrative costs. We are in this together!


Sales & Operations Planning Introduction

Tuesday, May 12th, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM CDT | Cost: FREE | VIRTUAL

Taught by Anthony Zampello (Z), ASCM S&OP Master Instructor, S&OP Consultant and Adjunct Instructor at Bentley University and Daniel A. Marino, Senior Partner of Marino,LLC. This two-hour session will first introduce you to the overall hierarchy that businesses run by.  It will show you where different levels of planning exist and how they differ even though they may have similar objectives at times. The first hour will concentrate on S&OP while the second will focus on Master Scheduling. 

Daniel A. Marino is a Senior Partner of Marino, LLC a manufacturing consulting firm specializing in ERP/MRP II, Lean/Agile Manufacturing, JIT, Six Sigma, and related consulting and education. Prior to establishing his own firm Mr. Marino was a Senior Consultant with Robert Abair Associates. Mr. Marino has more than thirty years in materials and manufacturing with experience in ERP, Lean/Agile Manufacturing process, JIT, MRP II, Capacity Planning, Lean Supply Chain Management, and Global Procurement. Mr. Marino has planned, structured, developed, and directed company-wide training and education programs. Mr. Marino has implemented SAP’s R3 ERP system in a global environment, Oracle’s ERP system, Microsoft NAV and EPICOR.


Sales & Operations Planning Advanced

Tuesday, May 19th, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM CDT | Cost: FREE | VIRTUAL

Taught by Anthony Zampello (Z), ASCM S&OP Master Instructor, S&OP Consultant and Adjunct Instructor at Bentley University and Daniel A. Marino, Senior Partner of Marino,LLC.. This two-hour session will take you beyond the basics and delve into the detail of S&OP and Master Scheduling. It will cover a multitude of practices including how a company decides on the time horizon for each; how it decides on which resources are critical; how forecasts are used.

Daniel A. Marino is a Senior Partner of Marino, LLC a manufacturing consulting firm specializing in ERP/MRP II, Lean/Agile Manufacturing, JIT, Six Sigma, and related consulting and education. Prior to establishing his own firm Mr. Marino was a Senior Consultant with Robert Abair Associates. Mr. Marino has more than thirty years in materials and manufacturing with experience in ERP, Lean/Agile Manufacturing process, JIT, MRP II, Capacity Planning, Lean Supply Chain Management, and Global Procurement. Mr. Marino has planned, structured, developed, and directed company-wide training and education programs. Mr. Marino has implemented SAP’s R3 ERP system in a global environment, Oracle’s ERP system, Microsoft NAV and EPICOR.


 

Supply Chain Risk Management Introduction

Tuesday, May 26th, 8:00 AM - Noon PM CDT | Cost - Members: FREE; Non-Members: $99 per person | VIRTUAL

Supply chain risk management workshop taught by Chuck Nemer, CSCP, a supply chain management expert providing world-class training for corporations seeking supply chain training to better improve their supply chain performance, and students in APICS programs. 

In this introduction to risk management, we will cover the basics of risk management including how to identify, assess and mitigate risks. We'll also review how to manage in an environment of risk. This workshop is based on the work and advice of Greg Schlegel of the Supply Chain Risk Management Consortium

Participants will learn the following: 

  • How to identify supply chain risks 
  • Assessing and classifying them 
  • Developing and executing a risk response plan
  • How to manage in an environment of risk


Supply Chain Risk Management Advanced

Tuesday, June 2nd, 8:00 AM - Noon PM CDT | Cost: $99 per person | VIRTUAL

Supply chain risk management workshop taught by Chuck Nemer, CSCP, a supply chain management expert providing world-class training for corporations seeking supply chain training to better improve their supply chain performance, and students in APICS programs. 

This advanced workshop will cover three deeper aspects of risk management. First a deeper dive into the various methods you can apply to mitigate risk. Second, the tactical steps you need to take to implement risk response methods. Third, what you have to do to be good at risk management. As with the introductory workshop, this is based on the work and advice of Greg Schlegel of the Supply Chain Risk Management Consortium

Participants will learn the following: 

  • Various methods to mitigate risk
  • Tactical steps to implement risk response methods
  • Have to do's to be good at risk management


Supplier Negotiations

Tuesday, June 9th, 8:00 AM - Noon PM CDT | Cost: $99 per person | VIRTUAL

Supplier negotiations workshop taught by Chuck Nemer, CSCP, a supply chain management expert providing world-class training for corporations seeking supply chain training to better improve their supply chain performance, and students in APICS programs.