Supporting your Supply Chain Strategy

Host: Nottingham Trent University

Location: NTU City Campus, virtual attendance can be accommodated

Cost: No cost to SMEs based in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire


Tuesday, 13th September 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, 16th September 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, 23rd September 2022 at 10:00am - 12:00pm

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Today's supply chains across many sectors are undergoing unprecedented changes and challenges.

To support local businesses, Nottingham Trent University is running a series of supply chain workshops throughout September 2022 followed by company specific 1-2-1 consultancy.

The offer

Designed for senior management who have responsibility for supply chain management.

The support will be delivered by experienced, senior procurement specialists from our internationally renowned and highly accredited Nottingham Business School, who aim to help critically assess how procurement can support the delivery of business strategy.

Focusing on how the supply chain can add value and at the same time manage risks, and protecting the business from disruption.

The consultancy is supported by a proven diagnostic and tool kit that helps develop systems and processes to support decision making and business growth.

The core benefits of strengthening supply chain management are: reduced costs, improve quality control, increase speed and flexibility, and risk mitigation.

The support includes:

  • Three 2-hour strategic procurement workshops
  • A procurement maturity self-assessment
  • Approx. 50 hours of consultancy support
  • A grant to fund 20% of a salary for a graduate-level role (if a new position is identified).

Who is it for?

This programme is designed for senior management who have responsibility for supply chain management.

Programme dates

Supply chain workshops will take place on:

  • 13 September 2022
  • 16 September 2022
  • 23 September 2022

All workshops run from 10 am - 12 pm.

Who is eligible for support?

  • SMEs based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
  • Maximum 250 employees
  • An annual turnover under EUR 50 million or annual balance sheet less than EUR 43 million.

If you do not meet the above criteria or are unsure, please contact us regardless as we may be able to signpost you to other support available.

Get in touch

To enquire about signing up for the support, please email or call on 0115 84 84472.

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