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BCI Supply Chain Resilience

Professional Practices 1 day £525.00 (+VAT)

Course Overview/Dates

This course is about understanding supply chains, how they are managed and how to add resilience measures to them, and therefore, the business.

What's included?

  • Course slides and notes
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Certificate of attendance

Course Dates

Dates Number of days Location Price
Wed 12 Dec 2018
London, UK £525.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: James McAlister MA DipBCM DipEd FBCI FICPEM
Wed 17 Apr 2019
London, UK £525.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: To be confirmed
Wed 14 Aug 2019
London, UK £525.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: To be confirmed
Wed 11 Dec 2019
London, UK £525.00 Book Reserve
Course tutor: To be confirmed
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Details & Programme

This course teaches how to engage with those responsible for procurement and their teams to embed business continuity and resilience into the business supply chain.

Day 1

09451015Professional Practice 1 - Policy and Programme 
10151045Outsourcing - Bought in services  
10451100Supply Chain Resilience - In Supply Chain  
11001115Professional Practice 3 - Analysis  
11301145Category Management - A Collaborative Approach  
11451215Supply Chain Management - A Project Approach  
12151230Break Out - Task  
13301345Break Out - Feedback  
13451430Supply Chain Resilience - Example
14301515Supply Chain Management - Sourcing Strategy  
15151530Professional Practice 4 - Design  
15301600Professional Practice 5 - Implementation  
16151630Professional Practice 6 - Validation  
16301700Course Review  
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Course Benefits

Completing this course will enable you to:

  • Understand supply chains and their component parts
  • Develop value for money supply chain resilience solutions
  • Understand how to engage with staff responsible for awarding more resilient contracts
  • Create Top Management reports such that the report supports the concepts of building supply chain resilience 

Completing this course will contribute 8 hours towards your Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

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Who Should Attend?

  • Business continuity practitioners
  • People who source and buy products or services
  • People who write procurement contracts and service level agreements
  • Supply chain manager
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James McAlister

James McAlister


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In-house Options

Please contact the BC Training team on 01253 542650 or email, should you wish to discuss options for delivering this course in-house at your organisation.

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51-53 Hatton Garden

+44 (0) 20 7242 4123

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“James [McAlister} was probably one of the best trainers I have ever sat with on a course and his knowledge and understanding of BCP in general was second to none. ”

Duane Hurley

Overall course rating: 10/10


“This was a valuable course since it helped the delegates collectively to understand their current level of maturity in managing supplier risk and the improvements they needed to make. It has instilled some momentum among the group of people who now need to take this forward.”

John Stanley

Overall course rating: 10/10


“Charlie was a very engaging presenter and covered the topic in general well.”

Lyndon Tomkins

Overall course rating: 8/10


“A worthwhile session which will help me as I further develop my BC skills and put them into practice.”

James Taylor
Howden's Joinery

Overall course rating: 9/10


“The course has focused our supply division on the importance of BCM and enabled us to determine our next steps in developing and testing a plan.”

Richard James
Howden's Joinery

Overall course rating: 9/10


“Meeting with James [McAlister] (course tutor) and other colleagues to share experiences. In addition, obtaining much clarity on the supply chain management. ”

Joanna Dixon
Sanctuary Group

Overall course rating: 10/10


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17 August 2018

“Great course, the tutor [James McAlister] was excellent and made the course very interesting and worth taking.”

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