The tagline for this year's Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference is "You Need to Be Here!" But for those seeking to further their education, a more appropriate tagline might be "You Need to Be Here ... Early!"
That's because CSCMP is offering two new workshops prior to the conference, which is slated for Sept. 27-29 in San Diego. The workshops—"The 'New' Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management: What Matters Now in Supply Chain" and "Strategic Supply Chain Issues: Where Tactical Functionality Meets the Big Picture"—take place on Sunday, Sept. 26, at the San Diego Convention Center. Registration includes continental breakfast, all workshop materials, a networking lunch with participants from both workshops, a contact list of all attendees, and a certificate of completion.
The "New Fundamentals" course will be led by industry stalwarts (and DC Velocity contributors) Kenneth B. Ackerman and Art van Bodegraven. The workshop covers six key elements that affect supply chain management today: security; sustainability; diversity; strategy; relationships; and health, safety, and ergonomics. The "Strategic Supply Chain Issues" workshop will be conducted by consultants Tom Freese and DC Velocity Contributing Editor Steve Geary. The course includes case studies and exercises to help attendees broaden their perspective as supply chain leaders.
More details and a registration form are available at http://cscmpconference.org/program/precon-workshops.asp.