Skip to content

Supply Chain 4.0: Business Intelligence & Operational Excellence

Supply Chain Asia provides a unique,
highly interactive skills & knowledge base training to the industry.

3-day training program, industry focused training with hands-on practical.


Professional Certification by Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD) Academy

Enjoy Extended Funding of up to 90% from SSG and 10% training grant from SCA*

Course Overview

This 3-day intensive course delves into the transformative realm of Supply Chain 4.0, focusing on the integration of digital business skills, business intelligence, visualization techniques, and automation processes. Participants will gain hands-on experience in tools like Google AppSheet and Power BI, as well as acquire practical knowledge on effective RPA (Robotic Process Automation) adoption in the supply chain sector. 

Program Outline

  1. Introduction to Digital Business Skills & Supply Chain 4.0
  • Comprehend the evolution of digital business skills in the context of the modern supply chain.
  • Identify the key components of Supply Chain 4.0 and its relevance in today’s digital age.
  • Understand the intersection of digital business skills with Supply Chain 4.0 strategies.
  1. Mastering Digital Business Skills with Google AppSheet
  • Develop a foundational understanding of Google AppSheet and its capabilities.
  • Apply digital business skills in crafting tailored supply chain solutions using AppSheet.
  • Evaluate the benefits of leveraging AppSheet in digital business processes.
  1. Facilitated Discussion: Digital Transformation in Supply Chain
  • Engage in a collaborative discussion on the current trends and challenges of digital transformation in the supply chain.
  • Share experiences and insights on the practical applications and implications of digital transformation.
  • Generate actionable ideas for navigating digital transformation in various supply chain scenarios.
  1. Introduction to Business Intelligence & Power BI
  • Grasp the foundational concepts of business intelligence and its importance in decision-making.
  • Familiarize with Power BI as a leading business intelligence tool and its interface.
  • Understand how Power BI fits into the larger landscape of business intelligence solutions.
  1. Harnessing Business Intelligence & Visualisation using Power BI
  • Dive deep into Power BI functionalities and capabilities for data visualization.
  • Learn to transform raw data into insightful visuals and reports using Power BI tools.
  • Comprehend the significance of data visualization in extracting meaningful insights for business strategies.
  1. Practical: Creating a Power BI Dashboard
  • Acquire hands-on experience in designing a functional Power BI dashboard tailored to specific business needs.
  • Explore advanced Power BI features to enhance dashboard utility and interactivity.
  • Critically assess and refine the dashboard design to optimize data representation and interpretation.
  1. Introduction to Process Automation & RPA
  • Understand the foundational concepts of process automation and its significance in operational efficiency.
  • Familiarize with the principles and benefits of Robotic Process Automation (RPA).
  • Recognize the potential applications and implications of RPA in various business scenarios.
  1. Process Automation and Effective RPA Adoption
  • Delve into best practices for implementing RPA in a business setting.
  • Analyse the challenges and solutions for effective RPA adoption in diverse operational contexts.
  • Develop strategies for maximizing the benefits of RPA while mitigating potential pitfalls.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Knowledge and Understanding (Theory Component)
  • Understand the fundamentals of process automation.
  • Comprehend the underlying principles and benefits of Business Intelligence (BI) in the context of supply chain management.
  • Grasp the importance and role of data visualisation in making informed supply chain decisions.
  • Recognise the potential of BI tools, like Power BI, in transforming raw data into actionable insights.
  • Differentiate between various visualisation techniques and their specific applications.
  1. Key Skills (Practical Component)
  • Develop and deploy apps using Google AppSheet to digitize supply chain processes.
  • Utilise Power BI for business intelligence and data visualization in supply chain management.
  • Design and create interactive dashboards using Power BI that respond to real-time supply chain data.
  • Implement RPA solutions effectively to streamline and automate supply chain processes.


  • NITEC or equivalent qualification
  • Basic understanding of Mathematics
  • Familiarity with the Windows operating system

Course Fees

Full Course Fees – $3,270 (w/GST)
Singaporeans above 40 years old – $381 (w/GST)
Singaporeans below 40 years of age/PRs (SME-sponsored) – $381 (w/GST)
Singaporeans below 40 years of age/PRs (Self-sponsored) – $981 (w/GST)

SC Pro Chapter Member and SCA Trainee Member can apply for the Project Associate Program Training Grant worth ($300) which will be reimbursed upon completion of the course.

Training Dates

Each intake will close when we fully subscribe. We reserve the right to reject an application or change the dates below.

  • 5-7 Jun 2024
  • 24-26 Jul 2024
  • 2-4 Sep 2024
  • 6-8 Nov 2024
Allocation of seats will be based on first-register-first-served basis as seats are limited per class.