The Operations Forum is ideally suited for senior and mid-level
managers responsible in whole, or in part, for operations, process
improvement and/or supply chain functions. The Operations
Forum prepares managers and executives to align costs and processes
with corporate strategy by examining and focusing on tools and
methodologies used in the production and supply chain functions of
business. This three-day forum is a comprehensive program for
analyzing all aspects of organizational operations, including
processes, supply chain, and quality management; and it is designed to
equip each participant with decision-making tools that can be shared
across their entire organization.
- Analyzing the planning and production
processes of organizations and their supply chain partners.
- Presenting the basics of process flow
documentation and analysis.
- Discussing solutions for process
interruptions and bottlenecks, and subsequent overtime costs and
- Examining the relationship between
quality and operational systems and design.
- Presenting the principles of lean
management and insights into creating and sustaining a lean culture.
- Providing resources for post-forum
learning and application.
- Networking with Operations Forum and
other Center alumni for ongoing learning and development opportunities.
The fee for the Operations Forum
is $2,300. The fee covers tuition, case materials, meals and
lodging. Nonprofit organizations receive a 20%
discount. Individuals and small or early stage organizations
interested in attending and Anderson Center forum, with limited ability
to pay, should inquire about scholarship opportunities.
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