Impact of Supply Chain Performance Part 2 of 2: Corporate Profitability

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About the Course

This Academy Live Recorded session discusses how the impact of performance varies by different firm characteristics and competitive environments. It also focuses on explaining how problems in the supply chain affect various accounting performance measures.

Course Description

This two-part series presents objective and hard evidence on the relationship between supply chain performance and corporate performance by estimating the detrimental impact of supply chain glitches on accounting performance.

This course is a continuation of Impact of Supply Chain Performance on Shareholder Value: Part 1 of 2. While that course focuses on the impact of supply chain glitches on stock price and stock returns, this course focuses on supply chain glitches and how they impact accounting performance measures, such as: operating income, sales, costs, assets, and inventories. The following topics are included:

  • Why it is important to link supply chain performance to corporate performance
  • Methods, approaches, and data used to estimate the impact of supply chain glitches on corporate performance
  • Evidence on how supply chain glitches affect corporate performance
  • Implications of the results and evidence in making a business case to create more robust and reliable supply chains
  • Potential solutions for reducing the frequency and severity of supply chain glitches

The target audience for this course is those individuals who are involved in developing and implementing supply chain solutions, senior supply chain managers, chief information officers, and chief financial officers.

Learning Objectives

This course offers students the opportunity to:

  • Learn about the magnitude of shareholder value and profitability destruction associated with supply chain glitches.
  • Become familiar with methodologies, approaches, and data sources that can be used to estimate the economic impact of supply chain glitches.
  • Challenge current approaches/thinking on making/developing business cases for initiatives that improve supply chain performance.


The following topics are included in this course:

  • Financial Measures
    • Shareholder Value, Discounted Cash Flow, Economic Value Added, Price/Earnings Ratio, Earnings per Share, and Internal Rate of Return
  • Supply Chain Value Levers
    • Manufacturing, Distribution and Inventory Management Value Levers
    • Inventory Management Case Study
  • The eMarkets
    • B2B Marketplaces: Buyers vs Sellers
    • Retailer Business Models: vs Wal-Mart
    • Grocer Business Models: Webvan vs Kroger