Strategic Cost Reduction & Management in Supply Chain and Procurement

  • March 30 – 31, 2020
  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Malaysia
  • +6012 431 2981

Program Overview

Having continuous productivity and operational improvement plans is a very essential part of any manufacturing organisation. When the proper systems are in place, enterprises can enjoy the benefits of a wellmanaged bottomline

Given the dynamic nature of the many uncertainties involved from managing the entire chain. Many companies find it necessary to upgrade the skills of their staff in order to capitalize on this opportunity. Having staff that are able to use their creative juices in day to day productivity improvements and also use their ability to problem solve serves to support an organisation better in its drive to be an effective organisation

This special program focuses on cost reduction and savings that will enable working professionals to analyse their current costs and identify opportunities to deliver best value outcomes through the use of objective and realistic methodologies and techniques

Who should attend?

Staff and Managers who have a direct responsibility in deriving strategies for cost reductions and cost savings. This may cover those from supply chain, procurement, contracts, inventory, sourcing, operations and engineering

You will learn

  • Cost reduction tactics and techniques
  • Savings and how to measure them
  • Savings opportunity
  • Different types of costs
  • Better control over maintenance costs to derive savings

What's in for the organization?

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will know:

  • The importance of strategic planning
  • Managing price anlysis and price reduction activities
  • Understanding cost elimination
  • Acquire cost management tactics
  • Saving cost by managing inventory

What's in for you?

Attendees will gain by participation in this program as a result of:

Create a cohesive supply chain cost reduction & management strategy based around both their areas of responsibilities and overall goals of the organizations

Event Day

Day 1

  • 8:45 AM Registration
  • 8:55 AM Welcome Remarks
  • 9:00 AM Workshop/Training Starts
  • 10:45 AM Morning Coffee Break
  • 12:30 NN Lunch
  • 1:30 PM Training Resumes
  • 3:30 PM Afternoon Coffee Break
  • 5:00 PM End of Training

Day 2

  •  9:00 AM Workshop/Training Starts
  • 10:00 AM Morning Coffee Break
  • 10:15 AM Training Resumes
  • 12:00 NN Lunch
  • 1:00 PM Training Resumes
  • 2:30 PM Afternoon Coffee Break
  • 2:45 PM Training Resumes
  • 5:00 PM Q & A and End of Training

Our Speaker



Shailesh has over 30 years of accomplishments in senior management positions covering Supply Chain, Organizational Development & Design and Continuous Improvements. His career stretches from the refining to electronics and manufacturing. He possesses a wide range of knowledge in business management, supervision, planning, leading and organizing primarily in supply chain operations

From a career that started in Palm Oil refining, Shailesh moved up and worked in such diverse MNCs like National Semiconductors, Sipex Corp, Exar Corp, Intersil Corp and Atmel Corp

At his last company, he was in Atmels Global Planning organization with 4 major business units under him contributing US$1.1B revenue per year. Over the years he has managed portfolios with up to 200 staff

Among others, his experiences lie in managing and coordinating crosscultural teams in Asia Pacific, the US, Europe and Canada while working in matrix organizations. He has participated and executed extensively cost cutting measures, transferring operations from US to local sites and also organizational designs

His passion though relies on building people skills through training and coaching. His sessions are always filled with live examples of personal experiences. Known as an excellent communicator and dynamic leader, he is able to effectively engage his audiences. In addition, he is known to get down into the trenchesas the needs arise whether it involves observing how inventory is kept, moving around a manufacturing plant and warehouse

Shailesh uses ability to inspire people to greater achievements. His simple, creative style make learning fun and easy to comprehend and apply. He has a reputation for a motivational way of teaching, mentoring and coaching which makes participants excited to go back and implement what they learned from him