Are you ready to take your business to the next level, but need guidance to effectively and efficiently plan for and manage your growth? Our half-day seminar, presented by FIU College of Business and TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., will focus on strategic options for growth and expansion. Designed just for businesses like yours—established businesses poised for growth—this highly interactive program features experts on supply chain management with topics that include:
• Reducing Costs
• Optimizing Output & Minimizing Risks
• Forecasting Demand
• Seven Principles of Supply Chain Management
7:30-8:15 AM Breakfast and Networking
8:15-8:20 AM Welcoming Remarks: By Dr. Walfried Lassar, Associate Dean, Alvah H. Chapman, Jr., Graduate School of Business Ryder Systems Professor and Professor of Marketing Florida International University – College of Business
8:20-8:30 AM Introductory Remarks: By Tom te Riele, Market President-Commercial, TD Bank, N.A.
8:30-9:00 AM Presentation: Reducing Costs Identify the processes that increase cost but add no value to your products and services. Then find ways to eliminate them.
9:00-10:25 AM Presentation: Optimize Output & Minimize Risks Using supply chain management, companies develop close relationships with suppliers and customers, which not only ensure timeliness but also create communication that helps minimize risks. Real stories: Panel presentation by business owners on how they reduced costs, optimized outputs and minimized risks
10:25-10:40 AM 15 Minute Coffee and E-Mail Break
10:40-11:20 AM Presentation: Forecasting Demand Increasingly, manufacturers and other providers look at data analytics and postponement techniques to meet rising demand for better and more customized products and services.
11:20-11:50 AM Presentation: The Super Seven Seven tips for improving your company’s supply chain management that do and do not work – and why.
11:50-12:50 PM Lunch and Networking
12:50-1:00 PM Closing Remarks By Jacqueline Sousa, Regional Director, FIU College of Business, SBDC