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The Online Fresh Connection Global Professional Challenge

The Fresh Connection Global Professional Challenge 2021

The Online Fresh Connection Global Professional Challenge 2021

IPICS SCM are to take part in The Fresh Connection (TFC) Global Professional Challenge 2021.  The Fresh Connection (TFC) is an online supply chain simulation activity focusing on the trade-offs between Sales, Supply Chain, Operations and Purchasing.  The TFC enables parameters to be changed, re-run the simulation online, and review the results of changes in return on investment (ROI) and the income statement.  The objective being to get a positive ROI on completion of the rounds of the TFC, and to achieve a good understanding of supply chain trade-offs.  The Global Professional Challenge 2021 will be in teams of 4, with the four functional roles of Sales, Supply Chain, Operations and Purchasing.

The timetable for the five TFC Global Professional Challenge Workshop Rounds

The TFC Global Professional Challenge Workshop Online Webinars will start with an online The Fresh Connection (TFC) Workshop for each of the 5 Teams between Thursday 19th August and Thursday 26th August. There will be four further rounds between Thursday 26th August and Friday 10th September. This will be followed by three Global Challenge Rounds.

The three Global Challenge Rounds will be between Monday 13th September and Friday 22nd October 2021, with the winning Team taking part in an Online virtual final in the week of Monday 15th November.

Course Price:  IPICS are providing this as a Supply Chain learning opportunity for participants on APICS Certification Courses in CPIM, CSCP and CLTD and taking the associated APICS Certification Exams, so there will be no course cost.  This is a unique opportunity to enhance your supply chain career.

To learn more about The Fresh Connection Global Professional Challenge use this link

The get a better understanding of The Fresh Connection (TFC) can you view this TFC Introduction Video:

The Fresh Connection Introduction Video

Register Now: Contact Elaine at IPICS today  at 01 902 3729 or download the course registration below.

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Supply Chain Resilience

In the TFC Global Professional Challenge Webinars will focus on the topic of Supply Chain Resilience, which is particularly relevant in the current time of a pandemic and the many challenges this brings to global supply chains.  The Fresh Connection provides an experiential learning platform where delegates will improve their supply chain and S&OP knowledge while transforming a struggling juice manufacturer into a financially successful business.

The Fresh Connection

The Fresh Connection

This workshop includes an S&OP simulation activity using The Fresh Connection, an innovative web-based business simulation that engages participants in making strategic decisions in the management of a manufacturing company of fruit juices.

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