Expand your expertise, enrich your network, and position yourself as a future leader in the dynamic realm of US-China manufacturing and supply chain!

We are excited to announce the launch of AmCham China’s pioneering new initiative: The AmCham China Manufacturing, Sourcing, Supply Chain and Customs (MSSC) Committee Navigator Program!

The Navigator Program is dedicated to cultivating a dynamic cohort of young professionals and leaders capable of propelling the AmCham China MSSC community forward. Our mission is to nurture professionals passionate about Manufacturing & Supply Chain by fostering close engagement with members and senior leaders of the AmCham China MSSC community and leading companies in the supply chain industry.

This five-month program selects qualified China-based applicants of all nationalities working in different companies, industries, and with varying experience levels. The program is designed to recognize professionals with profound insights and strategic practices within the manufacturing and supply chain industry, empowering candidates to thrive in China’s dynamic business landscape.

About the Program

The Navigator Program is an exclusive, high-profile, five-month program developed by the AmCham China MSSC Committee. Its aim is to prepare the future generation of manufacturing and supply chain leaders and professionals who are keen on exploring success strategies to drive industry growth. This year, the MSSC Committee at AmCham China aims to select 15 to 20 of the most suitable candidates to participate in the program.

Candidates of the Navigator Program will gain comprehensive exposure to the US-China business community, particularly within manufacturing and supply chain sectors. Each month, there will be a 1.5-hour session covering topics such as operational excellence, industry 4.0 and digital transformation, localization partnerships, future energy strategies, etc. Successful candidates will be awarded a “Manufacturing & Supply Chain Navigator Program” certificate of completion at the End of Program Gala Dinner in September 2024.

“The Navigator Program isn’t just about what you learn; it’s about who you meet. The chance to develop deep relationships with international leaders in the field is invaluable. The networking opportunities alone are worth the investment.”

– Craig Abler, Co-Chair of AmCham China MSSC Committee & Regional Vice President of Supply Chain Asia at Boeing

“It is an exciting time to be in Supply Chain space right now with challenges and opportunities facing various industries. The AmCham Navigator Program will enable you to hear about industry relevant topics, visit award-winning factories, network with like-minded professionals who are ambitious and driven to make a difference in the supply chain. Come and experience for yourself!”

– David Song, Cummins China Supply Chain Strategy & Transformation Director

“The AmCham China Supply Chain Navigator Program offers an unparalleled opportunity for professionals looking to deepen their industry knowledge, grow in leadership and stay ahead in our rapidly evolving industry.”

– Jonathan Kendrick, Co-Chair of AmCham China MSSC Committee & Director of Marketing at Pacific Resources International

Eligibility and Pricing

  • AmCham China member or employee of a member company: RMB 2,800
  • Non-member: RMB 3,500

Six Reasons to Apply

  • Develop deep relationships with a network of aspiring international senior leaders in Manufacturing & Supply Chain.
  • Collaborate with AmCham’s top community leaders and organizations.
  • Gain valuable insight and expertise from leaders of the US-China supply chain community.
  • Opportunities to develop leadership and project management soft skills, such as communication, problem-solving, multi-tasking, arrangement, etc.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of vital topics that distinguish you from the competition.
  • Benefit from cross-sector learning and cross-industry network.

Program Agenda

The program requires attendance of one 1.5-hour session (7PM to 8:30 PM on the selected weekday) per month starting in May and ending in September. Networking opportunities are incorporated through social dinners and activities. Program sessions are led by senior leaders and industry experts from the AmCham China community, specifically within the MSSC Committee.

Session Topics & Speakers:

  • Session 1: Aerospace Supply Chain Excellence with a speaker from Boeing (Week of May 6)
  • Session 2: Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation with a speaker from Cummins (Week of June 10)
  • Session 3: How to Create a Workforce to Deliver Future Energy Strategies with a speaker from ExxonMobil (Week of July 8)
  • Session 4: Localization and Supply Chain Partnership with a speaker from Albemarle (Week of August 5)

Factory Tours

  • Tour 1: Boeing Tianjin Composites (Week of May 27)
  • Tour 2: The Beijing Cummins Lighthouse (Week of June 24)

Program Graduation Gala Dinner in September

Ready to take your career in Manufacturing & Supply Chain to the next level? Click here to register now!

Want to learn more? Contact Yin Yu by phone: 8519-0862 or WeChat: 13810419653 if you have further questions!

Registration deadline: May 5, 2024