Industry-Driven Core Competencies
Global Business Leadership & Acumen
Development of critical knowledge (e.g. competitive strategy, risk management, acquisition due diligence, tax, business entity, financial statement impact, trade, governmental/environmental compliance, relationship management, C suite perspective) required in global business.
Organizational design & change management including organizational types and success measurements; incentive & reward systems; multi-functional/multi-cultural operating environments; communication; negotiation; business ethics & sustainability; and talent management.
Integrated Business Planning & Risk Management
Understanding the integration of supply chain, marketing, and category strategies; end to end supply chain planning; and demand & supply integration. Includes linkages to economics; currency & commodity markets; commercial, financial, & sales organizations.
Mastery of the Integrated Value Chain
End to end value chain design & management including customer segmentation, product design, supply chain design & optimization, cost analysis, working capital, & performance targeting.
Linking Supply Chain Performance to Organizational Success
Understanding of the 3 primary supply chain flows (information, product transformation, financial); critical areas of functional competence (e.g. customer service logistics, product development, manufacturing, procurement, quality, program mgt.) including relevant key performance indicators (KPI’s) and metrics; and linking supply chain performance to financial results.