Session description

Resiliency via Supply Chain Preparedness


Monday, September 30
8:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.
Osceola 4-6

Joseph Walden, CFPIM
Lecturer | University of Kansas




Hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions—supply chain and operations management professionals must understand these potential risks and develop effective plans to prevent disruption. Supply chain preparedness is essential to achieving these goals, as preparedness takes security one step further in order to ensure companies are always aware and ready. This session will provide a framework for conducting risk analysis at your organization. The speaker will share proven assessment and preparedness tools you can use to prevent interruption to the flow of products in your supply chain and improve customer support and profitability.



This educational session qualifies as RMC3 Business Continuity Planning as part of the APICS Risk Management certificate program.

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