Project Description

Learning Objectives

  • Creating the link between Supply Chain and Finance
  • Understand the levers impacting the various components of working capital in order to challenge stakeholders accountable for them
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Capital Chains accelerates the provision and adoption of SCF solutions

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Training Outline

  • Provide a description of the topic and the main points to be covered

  • Introduction of participants and trainer(s)

  • Provide relevance to what the participants are doing in the workplace

  • Provide a session outline and what they will be learning

  • Provide assessment details

  • Establish what the participants already know

  • Provide participants with a theoretical base on working capital

  • Definition of working capital and calculation methods

  • Introducing the concept of DSO, DPO, and DIO

  • Focus on the impact of inventory and the role of logistics and INCO terms

  • Creating a global view on the cash conversion cycle
  • Introducing the Economic Value Add (EVA) model as a new metric to review a company’s performance

  • Optimization of working capital for the firm
  • Why corporates focus more on cash instead of (only) profit
  • Shift from Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) to Integrated Business Planning (IBP) which does include the finance function

  • Creating the link between Supply Chain and Finance
  • Describing the SCF types and individual solutions

  • Generic (financial) benefits and associated risks of SCF solutions

  • High-level description of individual solution: Payables Finance

  • High-level description of individual solution: Dynamic Discounting

  • High-level description of individual solution: upon demand

  • A sound SCF strategy underpins the overall Supply Chain strategy and enables a competitive advantage
  • Describing the internal departments involved in SCF

  • Aligning the internal actors, why and how

  • Description of best practices around the world
  • Examples include setup, implementation, and roll-out

  • Localization of specific examples upon demand

  • Evaluation of the training content
  • Discussing perceived impact on knowledge
  • Elicit summary points from participants

  • Enable participants to exchange views in small groups to build their own action plan

  • Discussion of next steps and determine and manage follow up needs

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Capital Chains accelerates the provision and adoption of SCF solutions

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TRAINERS

Steven van der Hooft MSc.
Steven van der Hooft MSc.Trainer