Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, (AI), Business Information, (BI), Industry 4.0 and Cyber Security in Procurement

SR Supply Chain Consultants
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6 hours
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Course description

Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, (AI), Business Information, (BI), Industry 4.0 and Cyber Security in Procurement

Over 90% of the data in the world has been created in the last two years.  Machine Learning from Artificial Intelligence, (AI), will lead to the elimination of many existing Procurement roles.  Quality Business Intelligence, (BI), will allow thew Procurement executive to make strategic decisions, on the move, from accurate, real-time, simply presented data.  Are you confident in the robustness of your supply chain and the cyber security capabilities of your Core Suppliers?

This short training webinar will fast forward your knowledge and prepare you well for current and future challenges.  It will help you to assess the threats to your supply chain and identify opportunities to gain market competitive advantage.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Anybody in Procurement and Supply Chain with a responsibility or interest in this area.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course every participant will:

  • Be able to discuss Big Data and Datafication from an informed position.
  • Be able to review the level of Business Intelligence that is available in their organisation, with regards to Procurement and Supply Chain data and implement change if required.
  • Have an understanding of Artificial Intelligence, (AI) and Machine Learning.
  • Recognise and be able to review existing skill sets versus procurement skill sets that will be required going forwards.
  • Have an appreciation of Cyber Security and an awareness of standards, process, procedures, tools and techniques that can be used to protect their supply chains.
  • Consider how Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things, (IoT), can add value / deliver competitive advantage for their organisations.

Training Course Content

For all delegates to:

  • Understand the concept of Big Data and Datafication and its significance in shaping future procurement functions.
  • To have an appreciation of Artificial Intelligence, (AI), Machine Learning and the importance of quality Business Intelligence, (BI), to be able to competitively manage your Procurement function in future.
  • To understand the skill sets that Procurement staff will need in 2-3 years’ time.
  • To have an appreciation of Cyber Security, the effect of Big Data and the necessity to ensure secure Supply Chains.
  • To have an appreciation of Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things, (IoT) and how they are delivering competitive advantage in the market place.

Course delivery details

Our trainers are all FCIPS / MCIPS qualified teachers who have extensive experience of numerous industries, e.g. Automotive, Retail, Food, Finance and the Public Sector to name a few.  Collectively our training team have delivered Procurement and Supply Chain Training courses to hundreds of delegates, both domestically and globally, over the last 10 years.

The course will be extremely participative, exercise driven with many relevant examples and anecdotes provided to bring practice and theory to life.

About provider

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd - Developing the People Behind Procurement & Supply

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd have been delivering procurement  training for a number of years, specialising in the delivery of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualification, and the Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship. SR Supply Chain Consultants...

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SR Supply Chain Consultants

Suite 8 Business First Centre Millennium Road
PR2 5BL Preston

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