Purpose: To educate Supply Chain’s business partners and interested Southern Company employees of our business, functionality, and innovative practices. The One SCM Webinar Series provides an opportunity for the SCM team to actively educate others of our pioneering changes, who we are, what we are, and how we intend to do business with our customers.

These various sessions will be used to slowly build the very complex story of SCM and reiterate our importance to Southern Company Operations. 

    1. Series 1: One SCM 101: What is Supply Chain Management?
      1. Dates: June 16, 18, 23 & 25
      2. Synopsis: Introductory course. The first series provides attendees an opportunity to learn about supply chain and why we are
        essential to the operational excellence of Southern Company. Who are we? What do we do? What is the purpose of supply chain? How has our group successfully integrated? Provide an opportunity for Q&A with SCM leadership during webinar sessions. 
    1. Series 2: Category Management, Data Analytics & Supplier Diversity
      1. Dates: July 14, 16, 21 & 23
      2. Synopsis: Conversation on the importance of the category management, data analytics, and supplier diversity to Supply Chain’s strategy, development, and execution. To include supplier diversity strategies, data analytics, and introduction of Risk Management, Demand Planning and Analytics.
    2. Series 3: Transactions: Contracts & Procurement
      1. Dates: July 28, 30, August 4 & 6
      2. Synopsis: Discussion of contract development and procurement processes. 
    3. Series 4:  Demand Planning & Risk Management
      1. Dates: August 11, 13, 18, 20
      2. Synopsis: Discussion of demand planning/ analytics and risk management to study trends that have the potential to positively or negatively impact supply chain’s practices and success.