Supply Chain Management and Procurement 4.0

Seminare – Global Sourcing
Supply Chain Management and Procurement 4.0


The participants will broaden their knowledge about current megatrends, Industry 4.0/ IoT, big data, risk management, shorter life cycles, 3D printing/additive manufacturing, augmented and virtual reality, scarcity of resources, triple bottom lines and their impacts on our global supply chains and supply networks.

Target Group

SCM/Procurement executives and top-managers looking for ideas how to adapt their current business models to make them “future-proof”


Presentations, group work, many case studies/practical company examples and some short movies to create a much better understanding of what technology is already capable of nowadays


Prof. Dr. Karsten Machholz

  1. 23.06.2020
895,– €
zzgl. 19% USt.

Future Trends

  • Megatrends
  • How to make use of megatrends for promoting your company
  • What are short-term/mid-term trends on our radar charts?

Industry 4.0/IoT

  • Why 4.0?
  • Definition of some terms
  • Company examples for Industry 4.0, Farming 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT) …

Big Data

  • What is big data?
  • Which industries are using it and what for?
  • Company examples

Risk Management

  • Globalization and risk management for SC and procurement
  • How to monitor risks?
  • Company examples
  • Up-to-date case studies

Life Cycle Management

  • How to individualize products?
  • Company examples
  • What are the impacts on SC/procurement/supply networks?

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing

  • History and development
  • Current examples from many, many industries
  • What could this mean for our future SCs, supply networks?
  • May it even “rewind” globalization?

Scarcity of Resources

  • Rare earth metals/conflicting minerals
  • Resources/people/education
  • Future job profiles for SCM/procurement employees?

Triple Bottom Line

  • Sustainability
  • UN global compact
  • What are the impacts on your SCs/supplier selection, evaluation and development?
  • Company examples

What Does Industry 4.0 Mean for Your Company/Global Supply Network?

  • Joint discussion
  • Take aways

Auf einen Blick

Dauer: 1 Tag

09.00 – 17.00 Uhr

Veranstalter: BME Akademie GmbH


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