Digital Supply Chain: Reinventing Supply Chains for the Future

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The Modern Supply Chain: Flexible, Collaborative, and Resilient

Supply chain professionals and business leaders realize that they need to become more flexible, collaborative, and resilient. But what does the strategy and implementation look like for digital supply chain transformation? It turns out that there is a formula for success.

Dr. Maria Jesús Saénz, Director of the Digital Supply Chain Transformation Lab at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, offers up a proven framework that thrives at the intersection of four key elements: strategy, technology, operations, and organizations.

Who Is This Program For?

This six-week program is designed for professionals across the following roles:

  • Early-and Mid-Career Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Professionals: Access new strategies and tools that impart efficiency and resilience and reimagine the supply chain as a source of competitive advantage

  • Business and Functional Leaders in Operations, Strategy, and Logistics: Understand how every link in the supply chain can serve as a lever for growth, innovation, resilience, and market leadership

  • Strategy and Business Consultants: Develop a mindset that spans all business processes in order to facilitate collaboration, optimization, and performance improvement for clients

Key Takeaways

Over the course of this six-week program, you will examine the key capabilities needed to create and execute digital transformations within your organization and within your broader ecosystem of vertical and horizontal partners.

  • Champion the Digital Supply Chain Framework to create a strategic roadmap for digital supply chain transformation in your organization

  • Examine the characteristics of end-to-end (E2E) visibility in supply chains and understand why it is critical and how to develop this core capability

  • Explore the myriad of ways that analytics can turbocharge your supply chain initiatives and help solve common problems

  • Build the confidence to spearhead AI-centric solutions in your supply chain, including human–machine teaming

  • Master the interactions between strategy, technology, processes, and organization

  • Build greater resilience and preparedness for future disruptions

  • Reduce costs and improve agility and the overall efficiency of the supply chain function

Key Topics

  • Resilience in global supply chains

  • A framework for digital supply chain transformation

  • End-to-end (E2E) visibility as a digital and supply chain capability

  • The truths about data

  • Data integration and the cycle of data analytics in SCM

  • Human–machine teaming in AI-driven supply chains

  • Digital platforms, digital twins, automation, and servitization

  • A road map for successful digital supply chain transformation

Program Highlights

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Special faculty session on why digital supply chains fail

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Insights from renowned MIT faculty and experts

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Case studies, discussions, and application exercises offer multiple pathways to learning

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A comprehensive overview of supply chain digitalization, which can create your competitive advantage

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Observe successful examples of digital transformation in supply chains driving growth and efficiency

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Earn a certificate from MIT xPRO to recognize your skills and success

Program Topics

Case Studies

Case Studies-Cisco Systems
Case Studies-Schneider Electic
Case Studies-Dell
Case Studies-Tetrapak
Case Studies-Walmart
Case Studies-DHL

Program Faculty

MARIA JESÚS SAÉNZ
MARIA JESÚS SAÉNZ

Executive Director, MIT SCM Masters Programs, Director, MIT Digital Supply Chain Transformation

Dr. Maria Jesús Saénz is the Director of the Digital Supply Chain Transformation Lab at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics and a Research Scientist. The primary r...

Certificate

Certificate

Get recognized! Upon successful completion of this program, MIT xPRO grants a certificate of completion to participants and 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). This program is graded pass or fail; participants must receive 75% to pass and obtain the certificate of completion.

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