New technologies and innovation are transforming supply chains and logistics in numerous ways. This workshop covers areas related to data analytics, forecasting, procurement competences and blockchain technologies.


  • Procurement fundamentals
  • Global supply chain management: cost analysis & digitalisation
  • Handling volatility
  • Big data impact on supply chain operations
  • Inventory management and forecasting
  • Blockchain technologies


  • David Gonsalvez, CEO & Rector, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, member of the MIT SCALE network
  • Joachim Arts, LCL Study Director, University of Luxembourg
  • Philipp Sandner, Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management


7 & 8 June 2018

Detailed agenda to be announced.

Joachim Arts
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Learning outcomes and benefits

  • The programme introduces participants to the most important themes of financial analytics and digitalisation of supply chains.
  • The participants develop a comprehensive understanding of the technologies available  for their companies’ logistics and supply chain processes.
  • The programme covers state-of-the art research concepts, case studies.
  • The participants get insights into current challenges in operating efficient supply chains.

Participant profile

This programme is designed for professionals involved in creating, optimising or redesigning a supply chain. Participants should have experience in operations, manufacturing, logistics, procurement, information technology management, marketing, new product development or distribution.

Practical details

Target group: Attendance is open to all interested parties

Location: Limpertsberg Campus,

162A avenue de la Faïencerie,

L-1511 Luxembourg

Language: English

Cost: 1650 €, LCL partner discount available

Registration deadline: 4 June 2018

Contact: Tjalda von Lilienfeld-Toal, (+352) 46 66 44 59 93

The course fees cover participation in the two-day programme, which includes teaching materials and lunch and breaks. Travel expenses to and from the course location and accommodation are not included. After the course, participants will receive a certificate of attendance.