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Logistics and Operations Management

Logistics and Supply Chain Analysis for LSCM Professionals


This course is aimed at business professionals working in Logistics and Supply Chain Management that wish to delve deeper into the analytical aspects of the field. At the end of this course, you will be able to use econometric and advanced statistical techniques in logistics and supply chain decisions. Upon completion of the course, you are expected to effectively align your activities with those of the logistics and supply chain management team within your organisation, leading to smoother, more profitable operations.

Mode of Delivery: Face-to-Face

What will I Learn?

By the end of the course, delegates should be able to:

  • Determine the optimal location for facilities;
  • Forecast demand in a supply chain given historical demand  data using time series methodologies;
  • Determine when to offer a promotion (and the extent of the discount);
  • Manage inventory to exploit economies of scale and ensure optimal levels of product availability

Who Should do this Course

LSCM professionals seeking to strengthen their analytical and mathematical skills in their field.

Important Information

The course fee includes lunch daily.

At a Glance

  • Admissions Term: 2019/2020 Semester II
  • Date: Postponed until further Notice
  • Time: Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm
  • Duration: 2 weeks (60 hours)
  • Certificate Awarded: Professional Development Certificate of Competence
  • CRN: 22367
  • Course Code: PDLL 128
  • CEUs: 6
  • Capacity: 25
  • Cost: BDS $4,000 (US $2,000)

The following subject areas will be addressed:
  • Network design
  • Demand forecasting
  • Aggregate, sales and operations planning
  • Managing cycle and safety inventory

Delegates are expected to have at least a Bachelors Degree (or equivalent) and have completed an econometric and/or advanced statistical course.

The course will be delivered face to face using a combination of methods inclusive of lectures, discussions, case studies and computer simulations and videos.

Stacia Howard

Ms. Stacia Howard is the Managing Director of Antilles Economics, where she leads business development and heads the intelligence gathering and strategy areas of the business. She has worked on research projects for a wide range of public, private, multilateral and non-profit organizations. Prior to founding Antilles Economics, Ms. Howard was the Strategy and Economic Analyst at CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank and held various roles at the Central Bank of Barbados, culminating with Senior Economist. Ms. Howard holds a MA in International Business and Languages from Heriot-Watt University. She currently lectures in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 1 and Logistics and Supply Chain Management 2, both masters level courses, at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies.