Manufacturing footprint strategy: Making the right things in the right places


Take a structured approach to developing and exploiting a global manufacturing footprint strategy. This course will help delegates to reconfigure their company’s international footprint of manufacturing activities to deliver real business impact.

Dates Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - Download as vCalendar
Venue Online
Contact Name IfM Events
Email ifm-events@eng.cam.ac.uk
Website Event website

Event details:

Date: 16, 18, 23 & 25 November 2021

Time: 13.00-17.00 UK time

Learn how to optimise your global network of factories and suppliers to reduce costs and enhance responsiveness through our established approach to manufacturing footprint strategy.

Our structured approach to reconfiguring global manufacturing footprints has been used by multinationals including IKEA, Caterpillar, Grundfos and LEGO to realise cost savings, reduce corporate risk and gain access to emerging markets and the best resources.

This course will show you how to develop and exploit a global manufacturing footprint strategy, drawing from the latest approaches to advanced analysis that help to guide high-level strategic principles.

You will gain practical insights into how these tools have help leading companies develop competitive advantage, and how you can reconfigure your company’s international footprint of manufacturing activities to deliver real business impact.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Senior operations executives who guide long-term strategic development programmes across groups of factories
  • Mid-level operations executives who lead strategic footprint development
  • Strategic planners and internal consultants who support major change programmes
  • Leaders and managers who are seeking to develop awareness of practical strategic approaches to these topics

The Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) provides a unique environment for the creation and sharing of new ideas and approaches to modern industrial practice.