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Certified International Supply Chain Professional (CISCP)

The CISCP-CISCM course is designed for logistics and supply chain professionals who want to grow into a senior management level. The course will mostly focus on the strategic aspects of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. It is a two-step qualification specially designed to carve out top-notch careers. A prestigious qualification recognized all over the world, logistics and supply chain professionals learn new skills and innovations necessary to deal with modern Supply chain, logistics, procurement, warehouse management, shipping, production and distribution methods.

Increase your Earning Potential

Those who are certified with the CISCP and CISCM dual-certification are eligible to transit themselves to senior management positions. From being managers, they upgrade themselves to be enterprise heads, general managers and managers in the trillion dollar industry of global logistics. This way the CISCP and CISCM dual-certification enriches and advances professionals to climb the career ladder.

IPSCMI, The International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute, is a prestigious professional institute offering purchasing and supply chain management certifications throughout the world in all modes of instruction. IPSCMI is a premier professional certification institute well-known in the United States and the world. 

Blue Ocean Academy has an exclusive tie-up with The US-based International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI) to offer logistics & supply chain professional courses in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Kenya and North Africa.

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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 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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