How The Best Companies Manage The Unexpected

The interconnectedness of the global economy today means that unexpected events in one corner of the globe can ripple through the world’s supply chain and affect customers and businesses everywhere. Prof. Sheffi, in this lecture, will explain why modern vulnerabilities call for innovative processes and tools for creating and embedding corporate resilience and risk management.

Quoting case studies covered in his new book, “The Power of Resilience: How The Best Companies Manage The Unexpected”, Prof. Sheffi will explain the various approaches companies have taken to prepare for, cope with, and come out stronger following disruption to their business.

For more information, download our program flyer here.

The book “The Power of Resilience: How The Best Companies Manage The Unexpected” will be available for purchase at the venue. The book is priced at MYR 130 and will be sold on a first-come, first served basis. Prof. Sheffi will be present to autograph your copy.

Prof. Yossi Sheffi

Yossi Sheffi is Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT and Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. He has worked with leading manufacturers and logistics service providers around the world on operations and strategy issues and is an active entrepreneur, having founded or cofounded five successful companies.

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Registration & Welcome Remarks

3:30pm – 4.30pm
Prof. Yossi Sheffi Lecture

4.30pm – 5.00pm

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Book Signing & Networking


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