COO Best Practices for Preparing and Managing Supply Chain Disruptions

Learn the risks and vulnerabilities of supply chains, and how increased globalization and complex management, can challenge supply chain networks.
Operations / Supply Chain / Growth / Globalization

Format          60 Minute Lesson
Chapters       6
Skill Level     New to Topic
Audience      COO
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Course Description

In this lesson, ExecSense and expert, J. Henning Buchholz (Senior Consultant in Strategy & Operations – Deloitte), examine supply chain management best practices and how to avoid costly disruptions.

In this 60-minute session, you will learn:

  • Tips and strategies that can help you to reduce the risk of a disruption and help overcome losses when they occur
  • What to look for when assessing supplier performance and how to quantify the impact of disruptions on your company
  • How to use historical data and forecasting tools to build an adaptable and agile supply chain
  • Ways to get your management team on board to help avoid disruptions with proper planning
  • Case studies featuring like-minded COOs who’ve faced supply chain disruptions and the lessons they’ve learned

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J. Henning Buchholz
Senior Consultant in Strategy & Operations, Deloitte
Business Management Consulting

ExecSense_J. Henning Buchholz

Henning is a Management Consultant with professional experience in the field of restructuring, transformation programs as well as organizational and process design, primarily in the Life Sciences & Health Care, Manufacturing, Automotive and Consumer Goods industries.

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He has a background in Management Consulting, Banking and the Chemicals industry.

With deep experiences in the field of information management, design and photography, Henning has been an active social entrepreneur and innovator in the field of media start-ups and soft-skill education, evident by the Japanese-German, Chinese-German and Korean-German business dictionaries (, and featuring more than 80,000 content items he manages.

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