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Sample One-Day Action Planning Program


Building a Supply Chain “Engine of Innovation”

This is a Sample Program
Used at a Supply Chain Conference
Your Program may vary significantly

    Consider this statement for a moment:

        In a fast moving, rapidly changing world,
        one of your company’s most important competitive advantages
        is Innovation.

    Remarkably, while virtually every executive agrees with this statement,
    surprisingly very few companies have implemented programs and practices to exploit innovation from their supply chains


Program Content:

    In this highly informative and action oriented workshop, you will gain insights and access to the most critical elements of Building a Supply Chain Engine of Innovation, including:


    • Strategies to gain enormous competitive advantage
    • Leadership requirements to guide the process
    • Legal shifts in thinking to create incentives
    • Organizational reconfigurations to remove blockages
    • Performance processes needed to stimulate innovation
    • Econometrics to measure, monitor, and manage the process

    All tolled, you will receive not just good advice and insight, but dozens of specific
    Best Practices, along with ways to apply these to your own organization.

Value Proposition:

    As a result of attending this workshop, you will have gained access to the right strategies, practices, and tools to enable your company to:


    • Double its Innovation Stream from the Supply Chain
      with minimal investment of financial resources

Who Should Attend:


    While supply chain managers and executives will certainly gain tremendously from this program, you are also encouraged to bring senior level decision makers responsible for positioning your company for corporate growth, and your most strategic suppliers.


Workshop Leader:


    The program will be lead by Robert Porter Lynch, CEO of the Warren Company. Mr. Lynch has been widely recognized for his groundbreaking work in supply chain performance, and his pioneering research in the best practices in innovation. During the last two years, Mr. Lynch has conducted global research for best innovation practices.  


    In his consulting practice, Mr. Lynch and his team have built introduced new value chain innovations in a wide variety industries ranging from aerospace, automotive, energy, financial services), high tech, telecommunications, medical, pharmaceutical, and petro-chemicals. His clients have included Cisco Systems, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Eli Lilly, GE, Hewlett Packard, Honeywell, IBM, Lockheed-Martin, Merck, Mobil, Novartis, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Prudential, Smith Kline Beecham, Sprint, Thomsen Financial, USAA, Warner Lambert, Wells Fargo, and Xerox; among numerous others.


What attendees of Mr. Lynch’s Workshops have said:


    • “You just saved me a lot of money”
    • “Everyone who touches a supplier should go through this program”
    • “Learned more in this two days than in a week at (Prestigious Name Withheld) business school”
    • “I applied the ideas to one of our most critical business relationships the next day and it turned the entire situation around”
    • “Inspiring and immediately useful”
    • “Far exceeded my expectations”
    • “The best seminar of its type I’ve seen in my 20 years in this company”
    • “Insights were most helpful”
    • “Great work and very appreciated! Wonderful Presentation!”
    • “Techniques & Pitfalls that can be applied to existing and future business relationships that we are working with...The program was very helpful and useful”.
    • “Extremely interesting, thoughtprovoking and helpful!”

        “Robert Porter Lynch’s strategies and practical advice are invaluable.”
        Dr. David Burt, Chairman, Supply Chain Management Institute,
                University of San Diego.

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