Strategic Supply Chain Skills for the 21st Century

Sun Apr 21 2024 at 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm UTC+04:00

Arjaan by Rotana Dubai | Dubai

The University of Manchester Middle East Centre
Publisher/HostThe University of Manchester Middle East Centre
Strategic Supply Chain Skills for the 21st Century
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The University of Manchester Middle East Centre invites you to join this masterclass delivered by Professor David Bamford.
About this Event

Join us for an engaging Masterclass on "Strategic Supply Chain Skills for the 21st Century" by , Chair in Operations Management.


In a highly interactive session, we will explore some of the key skills needed for strategic supply chain management. Including, a clear definition for relationship management, examine the evidence base for different theories related to it, present a supply chain ‘Dependency Model’ and then discuss aspects of effective negotiation.


Agenda
6:00 – 6:30 PM: Registration & Networking

6:30 – 6:45 PM: Introduction

6:45 – 7:45 PM: Masterclass delivered by

7:45 – 8:00 PM: Q&A session
About Professor :

Professor David Bamford is an experienced industrialist/academic who has published over 250 articles, book chapters and reports as well as presented widely on his topics to both academic and practitioner audiences. His multiple publications include two co-authored books: Essential Guide to Operations Management and Managing Quality. David's research interests are: operations management improvement strategies; supply chain management, quality management; sports operations management; strategic organisational change; leadership. E.g. His work at the London 2012 Paralympics, assessing athletes perceptions of the operational resources design and delivery, influenced design aspects of the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Games.
David has received many awards for research and for teaching: Innovative Partnership Award - Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC): Knowledge Transfer Partnerships; Technology Strategy Board; South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYPFT); and for teaching: University of Manchester: Distinguished Achievement Medal – Teacher of the Year; University Award for Teaching Excellence. Multiple School and Department Teaching Awards and nominations at: University of Manchester, University of Huddersfield, Manchester Metropolitan University.
Knowledge transfer has been at the centre of David’s career strategy. It provides a focus and direction for his research, grant applications, publications, teaching, and major administrative roles. Through it he has a significant involvement in knowledge creation and transfer in conjunction with various partner organisations, such as the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the NHS, Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, The Manufacturing Institute. David has also led related modules in Executive Education, working with organisations such as the NHS, TATA, BP, JCB, BAE, etc.



About the University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and is one of the UK’s largest single-site universities with more than 40,000 students on campus – including more than 10,000 international students.

The University is consistently ranked among the world’s elite institutions for graduate employability and world-class research across a diverse range of fields including cancer, advanced materials, global inequalities, energy and industrial biotechnology.

According to the 2023 Academic Ranking of World Universities, the University of Manchester is the 41st best university in the world, the 10th best in Europe and the 6th best in the UK.



About The Middle East Centre

The University of Manchester’s Middle East Centre at Dubai Knowledge Park opened in 2006 and is the largest and fastest growing in the University’s international network comprising four hubs in key business cities around the world.

The Centre has supported over 3,200 Part-time MBA and specialist Master’s students in the region and graduated more than 2,200 students. The Centre also works in regional collaborations with a range of industry groups, professional bodies and companies, and supports a regional alumni association with more than 5,000 members in countries across the region, including Egypt.


Programmes offered in the Middle East Centre

Triple Accredited MBA programmes:

  • Manchester Global Part-time MBA
  • Manchester Global Executive MBA

Other Programmes:

  • Part-time MSc Financial Management
  • Part-time MA Educational Leadership in Practice
  • E xecutive Education



Accreditation

Our MBA is triple accredited by the AACSB, an accreditation body from the US, the EFMD from Europe and the Association of MBAs, making us a member of the elite group of less than 1% of business schools in the world with the triple accreditation.


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Arjaan by Rotana Dubai, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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