Seminars

Optimize your time at ASCM 2019 by attending one of our preconference seminars. This year, we are offering three new seminars in addition to our legacy seminars: Advanced Management Skills, Artificial Intelligence and Threatcasting.

Join us on September 15, 2019 for even more end-to-end supply chain education.  All preconference seminars require a separate registration.  Additional fees apply. 

Advanced Management Skills Seminar

Attend the Advanced Management Skills seminar and learn how to:

  • Gain a rare perspective on people skills you can apply immediately from a former CIO and executive for respected corporations
  • Identify tools that guide you in determining and defining what you want to be known for and how to leverage those skills
  • Manage today's cross-functional, global supply chain teams effectively
  • Demonstrate why the people stuff can be more important than the technical stuff
  • Refine skills that will make a difference at work and in your personal life


Artificial Intelligence Seminar

Attend the Artificial Intelligence seminar and learn how to:

  • Launch a cognitive transformation platform
  • Set clear expectations
  • Innovate while managing risk
  • Identify and overcome the organizational hurdles
  • Measure your cognitive progress


Sales and Operations Planning

Attend the S&OP seminar and learn how to:

  • Identify the necessary inputs needed for and the outputs from the S&OP process
  • Calculate the data elements for the S&OP process
  • Utilize the S&OP planning grid
  • Translate what you have learned from the S&OP process into production and inventory plans
  • Understand the impact that S&OP output has on the distribution plan

Individuals who attend an S&OP seminar will receive 7 core contact hours toward the S&OP Education Certificate, a comprehensive program that enables professionals to demonstrate their commitment to and understanding of S&OP principles and functions. To learn more, visit ascm.org/sop.


Supply Chain Risk Management

Attend the Supply Chain Risk Management seminar and learn how to:

  • Mitigate global supply chain risk
  • Leverage the heat map tool to assess risk within your supply chain
  • Use business continuity planning
  • Create a resilient supply chain
  • Manage political uncertainty and risk considerations

Attendees will receive 7 core contact hours toward the Risk Management certificate. By earning this certificate, you demonstrate your commitment to protecting your organization from supply chain risk and your ability to balance rewards and risks in the decision-making process. To learn more, visit ascm.org/risk.


Threatcasting Seminar

Attend the Threatcasting seminar and learn how to:

  • Understand Threatcasting and how it can be applied
  • Model the future using key research vectors and data inputs
  • Identify possible and probable future threats as well as the actions needed to disrupt, mitigate and recover from them
  • Translate the output and raw data generated by Threatcasting into actionable next steps

Attendees will receive 7 core contact hours toward the Risk Management certificate. By earning this certificate, you demonstrate your commitment to protecting your organization from supply chain risk and your ability to balance rewards and risks in the decision-making process. To learn more, visit ascm.org/risk.