Giuseppe
Gherardi


Gherardi
Italy Manager and Business Consultan Race srl Adjunct Faculty
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BIO

Manager and Business Consultant. Lecturer of the Operations Course at the Part Time MBA Master and of Manufacturing & Quality Management at the Executive Master in Supply Chain & Operations. He deals with Operations & Innovation Management, Industrial Strategy, Industrial Potential Assessment. From 1995 to 2018 he held the roles of COO, CTO, BUM and Managing Director at various International Companies and Groups including GVS Spa, Cefla Sc, Bonfiglioli Riduttori Spa, Delle Vedove Spa. He has been involved in startup and industrial outsourcing projects in Brazil, Romania, USA, China, Poland, Ukraine. Since 2004 he has been adjunct professor of the Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and International Management. Bachelor of Engineering, MBA.

COURSES

Value creation and definition of the structural characteristics of the operational system. Vertical integration and decentralization of production. The management of material flows, stocks and warehouses. The planning processes of production activities. The partnership with suppliers and supply networks. The internationalization of manufacturing activities. The location of the operational system in business strategy.

MBA Part-time (Evening)

Logistics and lean logistics. Supply chain flow. Materials and inventory management (JIT/JIS, MRP, Kanban). Win-win approaches in the management of materials (continuous replenishment, consignment stock). KPIs and dashboard logistics.

CORE COURSE – The module features an integrated vision of the models developed for the Manufacturing & Quality Management, by intertwining the phases of the management process of production – from the identification of the crucial performances that the operating system shall ensure, to the efforts to improve the various activities – with the management models that it is preferable to apply to the specific production conditions. The main Key Performance Indicators will be illustrated as well, which allow monitoring the performances of the system and leading its improvement.
• The performance aspects: efficiency, service, quality.
• The main reference models: Lean Manufacturing, World Class Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management
• The production planning: from Sales and Operations Planning to Scheduling
• The production organization: models of physical organization in the factory (departments, lines, islands), MES systems
• The continuous improvement: Change Management in the production management, Kaizen approach.

Supply Chain and Operations