Supply Chain Management

Feb 12 - 15, 2019
Application Deadline:
Feb 02, 2019
Rausing Executive Development Centre, LUMS

Markets are becoming more and more complex and dynamic. Globalization has led to evolution and augmentation of supply chains beyond traditional boundaries. The impact of these factors has made supply chain management increasingly challenging and vital to organizational performance. Integrated planning across purchasing, manufacturing and distribution is integral for the execution of shipments to meet customer commitments. Proactive and timely demand forecasting has implications on inventory and vendor management as well as competitiveness of an organization.

This 4-day immersive program on Supply Chain Management emphasizes the strategic importance of cross functional links and provides insights on strengthening these links to establish company’s competitive advantage.



During the program, the participants get exposure to contemporary tools and exercises/simulation focused on supply chain management. Topical coverage includes:

  • Building Integrative Partnership Across the Supply Chain
  • Forecasting and Uncertainty Management
  • Inventory Planning
  • IT Enabled Supply Chain
  • Quick Response Retailing/Manufacturing
  • The Bullwhip Effect
  • Aligning Incentives Across the Supply Chain
  • Managing Procurements
  • Distribution Logistics and Transportation Planning


The program is designed for supply chain, logistics, and materials managers and directors who wish to broaden and update their skills and knowledge. Also marketing, customer service and manufacturing managers and directors who are seeking supply chain integration or who need to understand the impact of supply chain decisions upon their company's performance.


Program Directors
Associate Professor
PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Research Interests:
Quality Management; Scheduling & Transportation; Mathematical Modelling in Production; Supply Chain Management
Assistant Professor
PhD, Lahore University of Management Sciences
Research Interests:
Supply Chain Management; Technology and Innovation in Supply Chain Relationships; Social and Environmental Compliance in Supply Chain Relationships; Operations Management
Additional Faculty
PhD, University of Texas at Arlington
Research Interests:
Productivity; Quality Management; Supply Chain Management; Six Sigma; Project Management; Developing Customer Centric Culture

Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Nottingham, England
Research Interest:
Analytical and Optimization Modelling for Time Constrained Service Systems

“A highly interactive program that really broadened my vision and understanding of the supply chain concepts. Exposures to the  cross-industry practices helped in further, especially for someone like me who has an IT background”

Syed Salman Asghar - Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited


“If you are newbie into the supply chain, this program will surely benefit you in understanding the overall expectations of supply chain function. The program gives a deep insight about various components of supply chain and their inter-relationships”

Syed Zeeshan Faheem - Aga Khan University Hospital


Program Fee PKR 110,000
Residential Fee PKR 45,000

* Program fee includes tuition cost, reading material, tea and lunch served during the program. 

If you wish to avail accommodation at LUMS, there will be additional fee. It includes accommodation, breakfasts and dinners for the duration of the program. However, any extra charges such as telephones, extra meals etc should be paid on departure. You may check-in on the evening preceding the start date of the program and check out the morning after the program ends. You are, however, requested to inform us of the time of your arrival and departure.

We offer single bed accommodation at the Rausing Executive Centre. Each bedroom with attached bathroom is equipped with mini-fridge, writing desk and direct dial STD/ISD telephone and cable TV. All bedrooms at REC are internet-ready. Please note we do not provide accommodation for drivers accompanying participants.

Applications will be screened with regard to their suitability for each program. Kindly ensure that your complete online application form reaches the office by the deadline. Incomplete application forms will not be entertained.

*Seat in the program will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Payment is due upon receipt of the acceptance letter along with the invoice. Please ensure that the payment reaches the office BEFORE the start of the program. Space in the program may only be ensured after we receive the fee.

Our preferred mode of payment is by cheque/banker’s draft payable to Lahore University of Management Sciences. Personal cheques will not be entertained. However, the program fee can also be paid via bank transfer.

Please send the cheque to:
Marketing Manager
Rausing Executive Development Centre
Lahore University of Management Sciences
Opposite Sector "U", DHA, Lahore - 54792
Tel: +92-42-35608119-8243

* LUMS is a non-profit organization under the Income Tax Ordinance 2001. Accordingly, the income of LUMS is not tax deductible/collectable.

If more than two executives from the same organization participate (up to a group size of 5 participants) in a program, each additional participant after the first two gets a 20% discount on the program fee.

If you are unable to attend a registered course, we will accept a substitute until 2 working days before the program. Substitute candidates will be subject to the same selection process as the original one. If you wish to cancel your name from a program, please notify in writing or on call at least 5 working days before the program. In case of late cancellation, course fee will be refunded after deducting an application processing fee of PKR 20,000.

It is possible to transfer deposited fee to any open enrollment program within 3 years. Transfers should be notified at least 5 working days before the program. In case the participant or sponsoring organization fails to utilize the funds within 3 years, the deposited fee will be forfeited.

Note: REDC may cancel or postpone a program due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. In this case, university will refund registration fee but will not be responsible for any other related charges/expenses including cancellation/change charges by airline and travel agencies.

In case of postponement, the fee may be transferred to the rescheduled offering of that program or any other program as an alternate to refund. The University reserves the right to make changes in its program policies and fees at any time.