Duration: 2-week online course | 2 hours per week
The importance of Reverse logistics is growing rapidly fueled by customer demand, environmental awareness, e-commerce businesses, competition, and so on. It has not only become extremely important for businesses to strategize and implement reverse logistics, but also for professionals in the industry to learn and master the fast growing potential of this traditionally overlooked aspect!
This course will cover business implications of reverse logistics, it's relation to product life cycle, it's benefits and challenges. We will also cover a multitude of reverse logistics scenarios and case studies, and learn it's increased importance due to increased environmental awareness. This course will discuss ware hierarchy, management, process flows, performance measures and best practices to incorporating reverse logistics into your life cycle.
Who Should Attend
Job titles that may find this course most beneficial include, but is not limited to:
- Professionals and managers handing reverse logistics or in other logistics field.
- Those involved in operations side of their business
- Procurement, supply chain managers and some IT professionals
- Any supply chain management professional keen in expanding knowledge in each and every supply chain management topic.
- Management accounting and financial accounting professionals.
Benefits of Attending
- Get introduced to reverse logistics and learn it’s business implications
- Understand the challenges & benefits of Reverse Logistics
- Differentiate between different types of reverse flows
- Understand its increased importance due to environmental awareness
- Know process flow, performance measures, and best practices
Ravindra Tulsyan, popularly known as Ravi, is a highly effective change leader and ERP/SCM/business process guru. In his career starting 1982, he has had very wide and deep insight of business problems of more than 150 companies, in India and abroad, in all kinds of manufacturing, distribution and service businesses. He is the pioneer of ERP and business process movement in India.
Ravi did his B.Sc.Engg.(Hons.)(Mech.) from REC (Now NIT) Rourkela. He completed his M.Tech.(Mech.) from IIT Kanpur and Diploma in Business Finance (DBF) from ICFAI Hyderabad. He is Certified Fellow in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM-F), Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), by APICS, USA, SCOR-P certified by APICS SCC, USA, Certified Demand Driven Planner (CDDP) by ISCEA, USA, Professional Designation in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (PLS) by AST&L, USA, and, Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) by APICS, USA , and, Demand Driven Planner Professional (DDPP) by Demand Driven Institute, USA.
Prior to starting his business, he worked for Tata Unisys Ltd. (now Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.) for more than six years. He started his own ERP consulting practice in 1989 in the name of Saksham Consultants. Later he formed AAKIT Technologies Pvt. Ltd. that was SAP channel partner. Now, he is the Chairman and Chief Mentor of KnoWerX Education (India) Pvt. Ltd., a premier channel partner of APICS, USA (http://www.apics.org), administrative partner of TOC International Certification Organization, USA (http://www.tocico.org) and affiliate of Demand Driven Institute, USA (http://www.demanddriveninstitute.com). He is one of the founders and played the lead role in forming the Business Process Council. He is Vice President (West) of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela Alumni Association (NITRAA). He served as the member of the Voice of Customers Committee of APICS, USA continuously for two years, and served as APICS 2016 CPIM Task Force member. He is also the APICS Master Instructor and taught several CPIM, CSCP, SCOR-P and Instructor Development (Train the Trainer, Learning Dynamics for Instructors) courses in many countries , namely, Bahrain, Egypt, Jamaica, Malaysia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, UAE, Uganda, USA, Vietnam with participants from all over the world.
He has worn many hats; has been an entrepreneur, consultant, implementer, visiting faculty, speaker and writer at many occasions. Many organizations in India as well as abroad had the opportunity to be guided by him and his team to improve their business processes. His book titled "How to Eat the Elephant?" is one of the most acclaimed books on the subject of enterprise systems implementation. He remains a well-known personality in this field that organizations and individuals love to work with. Travelled to more than 35 countries, his popularity can be gaged by 25,000+ LinkedIn connections and 1,900+ Facebook friends.
He is also the author of Business Analysis: Best Practices for Success (John Wiley, 2011) and co-author of Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide (PMI, 2014) and a member of the core team for A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide), v.3 (IIBA, 2015). His new book on the future of business analysis will be released in 2020.
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