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Strategic Operations Leadership (e2i)(SFC) 

Introduction

The dynamic and globally competitive nature of the business environment requires operations leaders to align their efforts for effective business strategy execution. There is a need for operations leaders to move beyond traditional manufacturing and operations LEAN type initiatives to proactive thinking, operations strategy design and decision making to support business strategy deployment and long term competitive positioning. 

Objectives

Objectives to be Achieved:
• Align operations improvements with business strategy to support growth
• Build strategic thinking into operations excellence efforts
• Appreciate the contemporary challenges that operations leaders need to deal with in dynamic environment
• Current strategies for improved operations competitiveness

The program will be conducted through the use of a combination of mini-focus case discussions and opportunities for participants to apply strategic tools to their operations context. The goal being to get participants to start thinking, evaluating and setting strategic priorities for their organization operations functions.
 

Outline

Key Topics Covered:
• Strategy and operations management linkage
• Contemporary operations challenges in “VUCA” environment (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous)
• Strategic operations capabilities improvement through process management
• Operations performance measurement and evaluation in line with strategy
• Strategic cost management for manufacturing competitiveness
• Operations risk management
• Operations talent management for strategy execution  

Trainer(s)

Dr Fernando, Kevin Vince

Dr. Fernando is a full time industry practitioner, part-time trainer and consultant. His areas of expertise include – global strategy, leadership, operations management organization design and human resource management. His clients have included IHS Energy, SAP China, IJM (Malaysia), APM, Duke-NUS, Sumitomo, Textron, Media Corp, Pfizer, Caltex, Glower Hair Care, SCI, etc. He is the author of 7 books covering topics on Strategy, Strategic Sales Planning, Leadership during Uncertain Times and Strategic HRM.

Dr. Fernado brings with him more than 20 years of industrial experience, having worked in Local, Japanese and American multinational companies. He is currently the Vice President for Global Operations for a US$1.4 billion business unit of a US$11 Billion USA multinational. Prior to this he was the Chief Operating Officer of a Global Multinational with revenues of approximately US$600 million.

Dr. Fernado has a DBA from Gibaran Business School (Australia), MBus (Accounting) from Victoria University of Technology (Australia), Masters of Management from University of Southern Queensland (Australia), MBA from University of Leicester (UK) and Graduate Diploma in Management Consulting from Sheffield Hallam University (UK). He has trained at the under graduate and post-graduate level for a number of Australian, UK and American Universities and Professional bodies.

Who Should Attend

Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality and Operations Managers, Directors and Vice Presidents rested to improve the performance of the people and teams they lead.

Fee with NEW e2i subsidy: S$374.50 (inclusive of GST) *conditions apply

To be eligible for e2i subsidy, participants:
- must be Singaporeans or Permanent Residents of Singapore
- achieve minimum 75% attendance per run
* Participants who do not fulfill the above criteria are not eligible for e2i funding, and are required to pay the course fee in full.

Union members may enjoy up to $250 unfunded course fee support when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP. Conditions apply. Visit www.ntuc.org.sg for more information.  

Details

Date(s):

10 to 11 August 2017 

Time:

9:00am to 5:00pm 

Venue:

NTU@one-north campus, Executive Centre 

Closing Date:

27 July 2017 

Course Fee:

Standard: S$631.30  

NTU/NIE Alumni, Staff & Students: S$505.04  

Group (3 & Above): S$568.17

NTUC Member: S$568.17

 

Registration fees inclusive of:

  • Course materials

  • Light refreshments

  • Complimentary Lunch - applicable at NTU@one-north campus only

  • Prevailing GST

Online Registration

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Methods of Payment

1. Credit Card (Visa, American Express and Mastercard only)

2. Cheque made payable to Nanyang Technological University

3. Invoice to Company (for Company Sponsored Participants)

4. E-invoice (for Government Organizations)

5. Telegraphic Transfer or Bank Draft (Note: All related charges are to be borne by participant)

Cancellation & Refund Policy

A written notification to cce@ntu.edu.sg or fax to

6774 2911 before course closing date.

No cancellation charges (Full refund)

 

 

A written notification on or after course closing date.
 

No Refund

SkillsFuture Credit (if applicable):
- Participant to cancel their claim with WDA
- NTU-CCE reserves the rights to collect the full fee amount from the participant

Replacement Policy

Given a 3 days notice before course commencement, companies may replace participants who have signed up for the course. Terms and conditions apply.

 

There is no replacement for participant utilising SkillsFuture Credit. Participant to cancel their SkillsFuture Credit claim with WDA.

Terms and Conditions

• Course is subject to a minimum participation before commencement
• Course is subject to a first-come-first-serve basis in light of overwhelming responses
• NTU-CCE reserves the right to change or cancel any course or trainer, in light of unforeseen circumstances
• All details are correct at time of dissemination

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