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Impact of Technology Innovation and New 
Business Models on
Supply Chains 

Growing overseas require access to markets, capital and competitive differentiation. In the context of Asia, suppliers are usually much less technologically sophisticated compared to their overseas buyers in major world markets. As new technologies transform business models and 
automate business processes, traditional supply chains in sourcing, manufacturing, distribution
and logistics are being affected, with clear threats of disintermediation.

This course will provide frameworks for analysing technology impacts on business, and examine
key trends in new technologies and how these will impact supply chains. Group project work will
involve brainstorming on transforming company supply chains through implementing new
technologies and business models at strategic and operational level.

Programme Outline

Day 1
• Technology transformation and the evolution of  business models 
• Levels of technology disruption and impact
• e-commerce and channels
• The blurring of business models in retail, logistics and distribution

Day 2
• Impact of new supply chain technologies
• Industry 4.0
• Data Analytics
• Industrial automation
• The sharing economy
• The individual economy 

Day 3
• Putting it together: Project discussion
• Future-scaping your company supply chain using technology for business transformation and process   automation 
• Project presentations

Learning Outcomes
• Transformative and disruptive potential of new technology developments
• How companies can apply technology at strategic and operational levels of supply chain
• Potential of shared services and platforms to create competitive advantage for SMEs
• Creating a roadmap for using technology as an enabler and a differentiator 

Who Should Attend
Senior Management, Senior Managers, Managers, and corporate executives on management track 

Data Analytics Begins With Me


Goh Puay Guan is Associate Professor at NUS SCALE and NUS Business School. He has been an Adjunct Professor at NUS Business School, and Adjunct Fellow with the School of Computing, where he has taught courses in Supply Chain Management, Operations Strategy, Supply Chain IT. and eCommerce. He is the author of Supply Chain Management: A Concise Guide. published by Pearson (1st Ed. 2005, 2nd Ed. 2015.)

His corporate experience spans general management, strategic planning, and investments, in the areas of supply chain, information technology, and infrastructure investment. Most recently he was Vice President of Business Development and Commercial at Sembcorp Development Ltd and General Director for Sembcorp Infra Services in Vietnam. He led Batamindo Shipping and Warehousing to attain the ASEAN Business Award for Growth (SME) by the ASEAN Business Advisory Council in 2013. He was a Top Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) 2012 Merit Winner for Business and Entrepreneurship category, awarded by Junior Chamber International (JCI). 


19 - 21 March 2018
20 - 22 June 2018
24 - 26 September 2018


3 Days
9.00am to 5.30pm


National University of Singapore
University Town

Singapore Citizens1
(21 to 39 yrs old)
or SPRs (≥ 21 yrs old)

S$ 963.00

  • Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens1
(40 yrs old or older2)

S$ 363.00

  • Incl. GST

Enchanced Training Support for SMEs4

S$ 363.00

  • Incl. GST

Fees & Fundings


Singapore Citizen1
21 to 39
years old
Singapore Citizen1
40 years or older2
Citizen1 Eligible
for WTS3
Singapore PRs ≥
21 years older
Enhanced Training
Support for SMEs4
Full Programme FeeS$3,000.00S$3,000.00S$3,000.00S$3,000.00S$3,000.00S$3,000.00
SkillsFuture Funding-(S$2,100.00)(S$2,100.00)(S$2,100.00)(S$2,100.00)(S$2,100.00)
Nett Programme FeeS$3,000.00S$900.00S$900.00S$900.00S$900.00S$900.00
7% GST on Nett
Programme Fee
S$210.00S$63.00 S$63.00 S$63.00 S$63.00 S$63.00 
Total Nett Programme
Fee Payable, Incl. GST
Less Additional Funding if
Eligible Under Various Scheme
--(S$600.00)(S$750.00) -(S$600.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST,
after additional funding from the various funding schemes
1 All self-sponsored Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the programme. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to select the programme.
2 Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy - Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee.
3 Workfare Training Support (WTS) - Singaporeans aged 35 and above (13 years and above for persons With disabilities) and earn not more than S$2,000 per month, may enjoy subsidies up to 95% of the programme fee.
4 Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) - SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. For more information, visit
5 Eligible organisations (excluding government entities) may apply for the absentee payroll funding via SkillsConnect at for Singaporean/permanent resident participants attending the programme during working hours. The absentee payroll funding is computed at 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50 per hour or $7.50 per hour for SME or 95% of hourly basic salary for WTS. For more information, visit

Registration will close 5 working days prior to programme commencement date