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Uniquely Formatted Weeklong Executive Seminar on Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Achieves Deep Dive into Complex Supply Chain Challenges


Supply chain professionals are encouraged to participate in a one-week, automotive-industry focused, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar, October 31-November 4, 2016, at The Renaissance Center in Detroit. This professional development opportunity is sponsored collaboratively by AIAG and Wayne State University. Space is limited.

The program is aimed at supply chain executives as well as leaders in finance, product development, operations, and others who influence the success of their company supply chains. It is also designed for those who will be undertaking new supply chain management leadership roles.

Describing the global network of automotive OEMs and suppliers as “extremely complex,” Joel Karczewski, vice president, business development for AIAG, says today’s auto executives “need a greater understanding of supply chain technology as well as product and process innovation.” This in-depth seminar, he says,  is geared toward those individuals who can influence positive change in purchasing and supply chain strategies in their companies.

The event  brings together purchasing, supply chain, and logistics executives to facilitate better integration of functions across the supply chain, featuring  five days of discussion on leading edge supply chain topics and interaction with the top supply chain academics and industry professionals. By design, the seminar delivers a deeper dive than can be achieved in a typical one- or two-day conference.

The program addresses complex purchasing and supply chain topics in the context of the global auto industry — such as risk identification and mitigation, supply network interdependency, and sourcing strategies — and is taught by academics and industry executives with extensive industry experience.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to advance your automotive supply chain knowledge. Visit the training page for more information.

Or, contact AIAG Customer Service at trainingcontact@aiag.org or visit www.aiag.org.