Risk and Resilience in the Supply Chain

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
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2 days
Corporate Training for Teams
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Risk and Resilience in the Supply Chain

Risk and Resilience in the Supply Chain

Identify the sources of risk affecting the supply chain and develop risk management strategies to optimize the organisation’s supply chain.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Lead on the development of strategic approaches to mitigate the impact of the supply chain on the reputation of the organisation and contribute to the use of risk pathways by the organisation
  • Lead on the development of plans to mitigate the impact of market volatility on the organisation, that are aligned with the organisation’s risk approach, including consideration of enterprise risk approaches
  • Monitor and advise on developments in competition law, ethical sourcing and global sourcing
  • Take actions to eliminate corruption, fraud and counterfeiting affecting the organisation's supply chains, including putting in place controls and measures for the purpose of review and monitoring of progress and success
  • Critically evaluate the impact of undertaking major programmes and projects on the organisation's supply chain and enable the formation of appropriate contracts and relationships with suppliers
  • Put in place strategies to mitigate the costs and risks associated with contract performance in projects and programmes

Suitability - Who should attend?

The procurement and supply chain function proactively manages a range of risks, such as market volatility, cultural and social differences, the impact of globalisation, sustainability, fraud and corruption, currencies and commodities, contracts, and relationships with suppliers.

Training Course Content

What key points will the training cover?

  • Uncertainty, risks, and issues for an organisation
  • Risk appetite and planning
  • Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM)
  • Diversity and risk tolerance
  • Risk response options
  • Monitoring and controlling risk


Course costs vary depending on your organisation's specific training needs. Please enquire for an in-house quote.

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