ACADEMIC AND BUSINESS SERVICES
If you are an instructor teaching supply chain management or logistics courses, SCM Globe is the laboratory or “sandbox” where your students apply what they learn from readings and lectures to respond to supply chain challenges. They see what works and what does not work illustrated in highly realistic simulations. We’ll give you the personalized support you need to come up to speed quickly and feel comfortable and confident with SCM Globe.
If you are a supply chain planner, risk analyst, or consultant, use SCM Globe Pro to model and simulate the design and operation of your company’s or client’s actual supply chains. Use it for supply chain improvement, risk analysis, contingency planning and exploration of different supply chain options. SCM Globe Pro includes an hour of online consultation to help you get started. You can purchase more consulting hours as you need them from one of our supply chain consulting partners.
Contact us at info@scmglobe to request a web demo. We can schedule a 45 minute web demo to show you more and answer questions. SCM Globe costs about one third the price of most textbooks, see SCM Globe pricing information here.
Increase Student Engagement & Learning – As shown below, we provide a complete, ready-to-use package that will complement almost any supply chain or logistics course. SCM Globe simulations work well with any textbook or reading list. After a web demo, we provide 30 days of free access to instructors so they can explore further on their own.
Included with the price of the academic version is the following support material:
- Instructor Manual with teaching tips; course syllabus examples for beginning and advanced courses using several popular supply chain textbooks (an excerpt can be downloaded from our home page)
- Online Tutorials, Videos and FAQs to help students and instructors come up to speed quickly and learn how to accurately model and simulate any supply chain anywhere in the world (there is also a PDF of the user manual in Spanish)
- Library of Case Studies and Study Guides for case studies of varying levels of difficulty providing step-by-step exploration of supply chain issues illustrated with screenshots and simulation data
- Personalized Support for Instructors to learn SCM Globe quickly, and effectively integrate it into their courses.
If you are using Essentials of Supply Chain Management or Supply Chain Management in the Retail Industry as a textbook in your course, there are presentation slides, lesson plans and quizzes to accompany those books.
SCM Globe Pro is for business. Our consulting partners provide online or in person support for your supply chain planning and risk management projects. They help you explore ways to improve existing supply chain operations, and create new supply chains to support your business growth.
Use SCM Globe for supply chain improvement and risk management projects. Model your company supply chain and run simulations to explore different options. See how to improve performance and identify likely points of failure and operating risk. Our consulting partners work with you to create contingency plans and new supply chain designs for use in the event of supply chain disruptions. Send copies of supply chain models and simulations to other people in your company so they can see for themselves how your recommendations will work.
BALANCING SUPPLY CHAIN RISK AND PERFORMANCE
In stable and predictable the environments a supply chain can focus mostly on efficiency and low cost.
But in volatile and uncertain environments supply chains must also focus on responsiveness and risk reduction.
Many supply chains these days operate in volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environments. In such environments risk assessment and creation of appropriate supply chain contingency plans are an on-going process, not a one-time event. That on-going risk assessment and planning process is illustrated in the four steps below.
This process engages a cross-functional team because the best risk assessment and planning comes from teams who look at supply chains from different perspectives such as operations, procurement, sales, finance and technology. SCM Globe provides the common, easy to use platform for different people to participate in the creation and review of supply chain contingency plans. See the case study titled “Java Furniture Company – Indonesia” for an example of how this risk management process can work.
Supply chain models and simulations clearly illustrate the team’s risk assessments and recommendations. These models and simulations can easily be shared with and reviewed by a wide audience of people who can examine proposed supply chain models and see for themselves what happens in the simulations. It’s a great way to communicate your recommendations and get good feedback.
ADVANCED SUPPLY CHAIN MODELING AND RISK ASSESSMENT
Advanced supply chain modeling, simulation, optimization, and risk assessment services are available through our consulting partners. They can work with you online or in person. Find out more by inquiring at email@example.com or contacting Michael Hugos at firstname.lastname@example.org
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