TLI-OSM: Optimisation, Simulation & Modelling in Supply Chain & Logistics Management


This module explores how application of technology in supply chain and logistics can be used for optimisation, simulation and modelling to maintain efficiency. Simulation modelling will enable logisticians to manage complexity, increase profitability and improve customer service to enhance competitiveness. Understand how supply chain management systems equipped with simulation-based decision support enable optimization according to requirements to increase efficiency, agility and the bottom line.

 

Module Outline

  • Half-day THINK Executive session to get insights on some of the available technologies and solutions to solving complex supply chain problems from these forward-looking experts in the fields.
  • Get to know the latest technologies at one of the selected Centers of Excellence/ Supply Chain Innovation Centers.
  • 2-Day Master Class topics coverage:
    • Analytical optimization
    • Dynamic simulation
    • When best to apply each of these methods
    • Why should Optimization and Simulation should be used together to improve lean and agile supply chain management

 

Course Objectives

  1. Explore application of technology in supply chain and logistics for optimisation, simulation and modelling to achieve efficiency
  2. Understand how supply chain management systems equipped with analytics and simulation-based decision support will enable optimisation according to requirements to increase efficiency, agility and the bottom line
  3. Appreciation of how simulation modelling can enable logisticians to manage supply chain complexity, increase profitability and improve customer service to enhance competitiveness
  4. Bring visibility to and learn latest technologies from Centres of Excellence and⁄or Centres of Supply Chain Innovation
  5. Understand how to use strategic network design for location of new manufacturing sites and distribution network
  6. Set up of e-commerce distribution network and location of key warehouse sites to optimize delivery and customer service

 

Who Should Attend
Senior Managements, Senior Managers, Managers and corporate executives on management track

 

Instructor's Profile

rdesouza

Dr. Robert de Souza is the Executive Director of The Logistics Institute - Asia Pacific (TLI-Asia Pacific) at the National University of Singapore.

Robert is a graduate of Loughborough University, a Chartered Engineer and a distinguished writer, speaker, consultant and advisor in the area of IT and supply chain management.

Prior to the current appointment, effective May 1st 2004, Dr de Souza served as Deputy Executive Director (Industry) and IT Director at TLI - Asia Pacific. Previously, Robert was Executive Vice President (Asia Pacific) for V3 Systems (a technology company). His extensive tenure in the industry also includes serving as the Corporate Senior Vice President and Global Chief Knowledge Officer at Viewlocity Inc. and co-founder, Vice Chairman and CEO of SC21 Pte, Ltd., a Singapore-based supply chain software firm.

He serves on many committees nationally, regionally and internationally and professionally is on the Editorial Boards of international journals. Most recently he has been active as an author, editor and series editor of many prestigious books and has over 100 publications to his name. He has been also awarded for distinguished service, best educator and outstanding services in education. He is an Adjunct Professor in the IsYE at Georgia Tech in Atlanta and also a Senior Fellow in the Dept of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the NUS.

In November 2014, Robert was conferred National Day Honours from the President of the Republic of Singapore in the form of the Public Administration Medal (Bronze).

markgoh

Prof. Mark Goh is Director (Industry Research) of TLI-Asia Pacific and a Professor (Practice) at the Department of Analytics and Operation at NUS Business School.

A former Colombo Plan Scholar, he holds a Ph.D. from the University of Adelaide.

He sits on many committees, including Board Member of the Chartered Institute of Transport (Singapore), past Chairman of the Academic Board of Examiners for the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management, member of the Advisory Committee of the Transportation Resource Centre (NUS) and a past Vice President of the Operations Research Society of Singapore, Associate Senior Fellow of the Institute of South east Asian Studies. His other professional affiliations include membership of INFORMS, and the Academy of International Business. His biography appears in Who's Who in Asia and the Pacific Nations, Who's Who in the World, and Outstanding People of the 20th Century. He was a member of the Global Advisory Council (GAC) on Logistics and Supply Chain with the World Economic Forum.

He has held appointments as a visiting Professor in Business Logistics Strategy at Chulalongkorn University, Commonwealth Fellow to the UK, Citibank International Fellow to the US, visiting research fellow at UMIST, visiting scholar at Beijing University, visiting professor at Melbourne University, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, King Mongkut University of Technology Thonburi, and professor at the University of South Australia.

tankokchoon

Associate Prof. Tan Kok Choon is Director (Education) of TLI-Asia Pacific and Deputy Director of the Department of Analytics and Operations (DAO) at NUS Business School.

A/Prof Tan received his BSc (1st Class Hons) in Mathematics from the National University of Singapore and his PhD in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was an NUS Overseas Post-Graduate Scholar at the Operations Research Center, MIT. He has held appointments as Assistant Professor and Departmental Manager in the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, NUS, as well as Manager (Operations Research) and Container Terminal Process Manager in PSA Corporation Limited, and Manager (Operations Research) in PSA International's Group Technical and Operations Development Department. He was also seconded to the Land Transport Authority as Operations Research Manager and had been Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, NUS.

A/Prof Tan teaches Business Analytics, Management Science, Inventory Systems, Industrial Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the Department of Decision Sciences at NUS Business School. His teaching philosophy is to use his industrial experience to enrich his students and to help them connect concepts learnt in class with practical solutions to problems in industry.

A/Prof Tan had been the Honorary President of the Operational Research Society of Singapore (ORSS) for three years from April 2003 to March 2006 and is currently an active member in the management committee of ORSS.

 

Fees & Funding

 

International Participants

Singapore Citizens

Singapore PRs

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

39 years old or younger

40 years old or older

Eligible for WTS

Full Programme Fee

$3,000.00

$3,000.00

$3,000.00

$3,000.00

$3,000.00

$3,000.00

Less: SSG Grant Amount

$0.00

$2,100.00

$2,100.00

$2,100.00

$2,100.00

$2,100.00

Nett Programme Fee

$3,000.00

$900.00

$900.00

$900.00

$900.00

$900.00

7% GST on Nett Programme Fee

$210.00

$63.00

$63.00

$63.00

$63.00

$63.00

Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST

$3,210.00

$963.00

$963.00

$963.00

$963.00

$963.00

Less Additional Funding if Eligible Under Various Schemes

$0.00

$0.00

$600.00

$750.00

$0.00

$600.00

Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

$3,210.00

$963.00

$363.00

$213.00

$963.00

$363.00

 

 

date   Site Visit to COE: 15 Jan 2019 (0.5 day)
   TE: 16 Jan 2019 (0.5 day)
   Masterclass: 21-22 Feb 2019 (2 days)

 

 

duration   3 days, 9.00am to 5.00pm
 
 

 

 

location   TLI-Asia Pacific Executive Learning Centre, NUS

 

 

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location   tliproed@nus.edu.sg

 

 

location   • (+65) 6516 5403 (Itzel Cheok)
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