Supply Chain Finance Excellence Seminar

Managing physical, financial and information flows along value chain to optimize working capital, reduce risk, and secure growth.

WHU Executive Education for Corporates, Treasurers and Trade Finance Professionals

This exclusive Supply Chain Finance (SCF) seminar proposes a 'holistic‘, i.e., integrative approach towards Supply Chain Management, Trade Finance and Risk Management.

Performance management and risk mitigation strategies for both the firm’s physical and financial chain are covered.

A new mindset on the interface of operations and finance is developed to enhance companies’ business strategy deployment and sustainable development of all members of the extended supply chain.


  • Trade Finance, Working Capital & Risk Optimization
  • A New Mindset on Ecosystem of Supply and Finance Chains
  • State-of-the-Art Knowledge of Supply Chain Finance
  • Show How Corporates, Treasures and Trade Finance Experts Create Jointly Value for Growth
  • Linking Supply Chain Finance to the Megatrend of Supply Chain Digitalization

Why attend?

  • Become a certified Supply Chain Finance Professional
  • Best Practice Knowledge, Tools and Case Studies
  • Shared Learning from Leaders in Industry
  • Actionable Insights for Supply Chain Finance
  • Unique Networking Opportunity

Part I: Interface of Supply Chain & Finance

  • Linking Operations and Finance
  • Integrated Risk Management
  • Case Study I - Interfacing Physical & Financial Chains
  • Operational Hedging in Global Supply Chains
  • Supply Risk Management
  • Guest Lecture - Global Trade Finance

Part II: Integrated Operational & Financial Flexibility

  • Corporate Investment & Financial Risk Management
  • Global Production & Financial Hedging
  • Case Study II - Working Capital Simulation
  • Global Supply Chain Finance
  • Applied Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Guest Lecture - Supply Chain Finance

Dates & Fees

  • Location: WHU Campus in Duesseldorf
  • Dates for 2016 will follow soon




Professor Dr. Arnd Huchzermeier

Professor in Production Management

Telefon: +49-(0)261-6509-380
Telefax: +49-(0)261-6509-389

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Dr. Lima Zhao

Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Finance

Telefon: +49-(0)261-6509-387
Telefax: +49-(0)261-6509-389

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WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Campus Duesseldorf
Erkrather Str. 224a
D-40233 Düsseldorf

By public transport

Tickets can be obtained on the tram itself (coins only). One-way fare: € 1,60 short distance fare, maximum three stops (Kurzstrecke).

From Düsseldorf Hbf (main station) take the underground line U75 (in the basement of the main station) in the direction of “Eller - Vennhauser Allee. ” Disembark at the second stop “Kettwiger Straße.” Take the stairs up to the right hand side exit signposted Kettwiger Straße and when arriving on Kettwiger Straße, turn right. Continue (right) onto Erkrather Straße. You can reach the Schwanenhöfe in less than five minutes. The WHU sign ahead of you (on the Schwanenhöfe signpost) will help you for further directions. Detailed information on public transportation timetables can be obtained online (also in English): or

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By taxi

It is approximately a 25 minute ride (10 km) from Düsseldorf Airport DUS to WHU’s Campus Düsseldorf. One-way fare: +/- € 35. From Düsseldorf Hbf (main station) the fare is approximately €9 one way. Please give the taxi driver the address in addition to the name “Schwanenhöfe.”

Whenever calling a taxi please ask the driver whether he accepts credit cards – not every taxi will.

Rental cars can easily be booked at Düsseldorf International Airport and at Düsseldorf Central Station via Europcar.


Kerstin Wickel

Center Manager CCC