Supply Chain Strategy Development and Deployment

Interseasonal School - Online/Tailor-made
January 17 - January 28, 2022

The course will be held online but 3 participation options are available for certain individuals:

Option 1 - online.

Option 2 - hybrid. Russia resumed international air and railway service with the countries listed here.

Therefore, a hybrid format of the course is offered to students holding citizenship of the states mentioned in the list – you can join the online course for 270 euro (+4000 Rub for reg. fee) but come to St. Petersburg to take touristic advantages for the duration of the program and attend online classes at your dormitory/hostel.

If you choose Option 2, just apply for the online course here and inform us on your choice via email to get further instructions.

Option 3 – tailor-made. We may also arrange a tailor-made on-campus program for a group of minimum 10 students holding nationality of the countries Russia resumed international air and railway service with.

Do you want to go deeper into Supply Chain Management? Then this course is for you!

Supply Chain Strategy Development and Deployment
Supply Chain Strategy Development and Deployment
Supply Chain Strategy Development and Deployment
  • Brief description

    Winter School of Supply Chain Strategy Development and Deployment will show participants the way how to create a competitive Supply Chain Strategy based on Competitive Strategy and on Performance Objectives of an organization. Participants will go through a practical business case step by step starting from Performance Objectives definition and measurement, and up to a bundle of Strategic Capacity Management, Strategic Supply Chain Management and Strategic Technologies Management developed.

    All the assignments will be for the teams, and teams will be multinational. So inspirational atmosphere is expected.

    After Supply Chain Strategy topic, students will go to The Fresh Connection business simulator for 6 (six) rounds of simulation, where teams will compete for the best Supply Chain Strategy implementation. The Fresh Connection is a leading simulator devoted to Supply Chain Management training for students and for corporates. An atmosphere of competition and fun can be really promised.

Online lectures will be delivered synchronized as live talk with professors and groupmates. Records of classes will be available on SPbPU platform for 1 month after the course end.
  • Skills and competence to be acquired by students
    • - Competitive Strategy recognition and development skills;
    • - KPI’s and Supply Chain Strategy dimensions linkages understanding;
    • - Supply Chain Strategy development skills;
    • - Projects teamwork and cross-cultural communications;
    • - Supply Chain Management skills based on Supply Chain business simulation;
    • - Real Cases of Russian and International Business.

Duration: 2 weeks

ECTS credits: 4.0

Participation fee: 270 Euro

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with ECTS credits mailed by post.

  • Cultural program

    Online format:*

    • - Online Pub Quiz;
    • - Online Interactive Tour to the Graduate School of Technology and Entrepreneurship and Center for Technological National Initiative;
    • - Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum;

    Cultural program in the Hybrid format is discussed with participants individually.

    *All of the listed above activities are planned to take place but in case any of those will have to be cancelled, an alternative event will be offered to participants.


Provided only for the Hybrid or the Tailor-made formats:

  • on campus at the university dormitory
  • off-campus at partner hostels in the city center

Details of the options and booking procedures will be discussed with each applicant individually.

Deadline for registration

Online format: December 26, 2021

Hybrid format:

- for EU- or visa-free countries nationals: December 01, 2021

- for non-EU nationals: November 01, 2021

  • Entrance requirements
    • - Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are carried out in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required.
Program partners:
  • Ericsson AB,
  • Polytech Strascheg.
  • Dmitrii Gavrilov, CPIM, CSCP, CLTD, SCOR-P, APICS Master CPIM Instructor, APICS Lead CSCP Instructor, APICS Associate CLTD Instructor, The Fresh Connection Instructor. More than 25 years of practical experience in Supply Chain Management, the only Master level APICS instructor in Russia.
  • Lars Magnusson, a Business Architect of Ericsson AB company and member of the Board of Directors of APICS Supply Chain Council.


    Department of International Educational Programs