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APICS Extra Live: The Seven Macro Developments Reshaping Supply Chain Management

Presented by:

Steven A. Melnyk, PhD
Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management
Michigan State University

Date: April 13, 2016
Time: 1:00 p.m. Central

Attend this APICS Extra Live webinar to discover the seven key advancements, shifts, and events influencing both management style and action and how the implications of these macro developments will change the future of supply chain management. Participants will gain key insights into the effects of:

  • the internet of things
  • the disparate ages between the populations of developed and emerging countries and the resulting implications for services needed and available talent
  • increasing volatility of oil and fuel
  • the swing of purchasing power to the East
  • the emergence of the experiential supply chain
  • advances in digital and autonomous technology
  • the increasing demand for cybersecurity.
APICS Extra Live is available to APICS members only. Members, please log in and then click here to be transferred to a recording of the presentation.