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Are you a Supply Chain Professional waiting for a promotion?

Then, you are ignoring some major reasons that stop you from getting a promotion in your organization. The reasons include the lack of skills to perform the job, lack of professionalism and lack of confidence. While you may have the qualifications required for the job, the skills and other qualities can only be acquired through training. It’s the right time to earn the most prestigious qualification for Supply Chain Professionals. Enroll in the Certified International Supply Chain Professional (CISCP) and the Certified International Supply Chain Manager (CISCM) programs at Blue Ocean Academy.  Learn from the experts in Supply Chain and Logistics, understand the latest trends in the industry and earn the skills to excel in your job.

Course Outline
Fundamental principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Evolution of Supply Chain
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Objectives of Supply Chain Management
  • Stakeholders in a Supply Chain
  • Challenges in Supply Chain Management
Demand Planning and Forecasting
  • Dependent and Independent demand systems
  • MRP, MRP-II, ERP
  • Demand planning
  • Demand patterns – random, trend and seasonality components
  • Qualitative and quantitative forecasting techniques
  • Accuracy of Forecasting models
Procurement in Supply Chain
  • The Procurement Process
  • Principles of procurement
  • Objectives of procurement
  • The Sourcing process
  • Negotiation
  • Total Cost of Ownership
 Transportation Planning and Management
  • The role of transportation in Supply Chain
  • Modes of transportation
  • Hybrid modes
  • Transportation cost optimization
  • Freight forwarding
 Warehousing strategies
  • Warehouse design and layout
  • Material handling equipment
  • Warehouse functions
  • Unitization
  • Distribution centers and cross docking
  • Automation in warehousing
 Inventory Management
  • Fundamentals of Inventory Management
  • Types of Inventory
  • Costs Associated with Inventory
  • Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)
  • Selective Inventory Control Techniques like ABC, VED, FSN etc.
  • Inventory costing techniques – FIFO, LIFO, Weighted Average etc.
INCOTERMS 2020
  • International trade
  • Role of the International Chamber of Commerce
  • INCOTERMS 2020
  • The connotation of each INCOTERMS rule
  • Multimodal versus Sea/Inland Waterway Incoterms
Trade Payments Methods
  • International trade payments
  • Clean Payments
  • Documentary Payments
  • UCP 600 and Letter of Credit
  • LC opening and working cycles
  • Types of LC
  • Trade documents – Bill of Exchange, Commercial Invoice, Bill of Lading etc.
Supply Chain Strategies
  • Supply chain design
  • Supply Chain strategies and their impact
  • Supply chain and competitiveness
  • Lean versus Agile Supply Chains
  • Supply Chain outsourcing
Managing Partnerships in Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Coordination
  • Bullwhip Effect
  • Vendor Managed Inventories
  • Just-in-time and Kanban
  • Quick Response
  • Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR)
Risk Management in Supply Chain
  • Impacts of Supply Chain disruption
  • Risks associated with Supply Chain
  • Classification of risks
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk management
Sustainability in Supply Chain
  • Concept of Sustainability
  • Understanding Triple Bottom Line
  • Green Supply Chain
  • Reverse Logistics in Supply Chain
  • Sustainable Supply Chain
Supply Chain Excellence
  • Basic concepts of Quality
  • Cost of Quality
  • Kaizen and 5S
  • Six Sigma
  • Lean
Emerging Technology and Supply Chain
  • Future trends in Supply Chain Management
  • Block Chain
  • Big data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things
  • Machine Learning
Program Director
 
Dr. Sathya Menon
FCIPS, FCILT, FCMI, CPM, CISCM, CPPM, CICCM, CERTIFIED SAP CONSULTANT – SCM/MM
Dr. Sathya Menon is a trailblazer in logistics and supply chain education in the Middle East. He has 25 years of experience (including consulting and training) in the field of Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing. He has worked with various MNCs like Ericsson, Compaq and large conglomerates like Samtel, Al Futtaim helping them to expand their Supply Chain operations. He have trained more than 25,000 professionals in the field of Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain.    
 
Qualifications  
  • PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Materials Management
  • FCIPS – Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS – UK)
  • FCILT– Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transportation (UK)
  • Executive Program in Artificial Intelligence – Future and Impact on Business Strategy – From MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Certified SAP Consultant for Supply Chain Management from SAP, Germany
  • FCMI from Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK
  • Certified Purchase Manager (CPM) from Institute of Supply Chain Management (ISM) , USA
  • Certified International Supply Chain Manager (CISCM) from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Commercial Contracts Manager (CICCM) from from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Professional Training Consultant (CIPTC) from American Certification Institute (ACI), USA
  • Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) from American Purchasing Society (APS), USA
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) from American Purchasing Society
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