Logistics and Supply Chain Management Courses

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

We have produced the largest chain of Supply Chain professionals in the Middle East region. We offer extensive range of supply chain management certifications – CISCP, CISCM, CIWIM, CSCP, CILT, CIVM and more, targeted to upgrade a wide range of skillsets for multiple functionalities in the logistics and supply chain industry.

CISCP – Certified International Supply Chain Professional

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د.إ6,700.00

CISCP – Certified International Supply Chain Professional

Categories:

Course Fee

د.إ6,700.00

Course Methodology

This Certified International Supply Chain Professional course utilizes a variety of individual and team exercises, case studies, assessments, videos and group discussions.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this supply chain certification, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the foundations of resilient supply chains
  • Comprehend the global and virtual supply chains
  • Outline the functions of supply chain management and logistics
  • Conduct the process of performance measurement in Supply Chain Management
  • Devise warehouse strategies to streamline inventory processes
  • Outline the role of IT and information systems in SCM
  • Apply sustainable practices for resilient supply chains

Target Audience

CISCP is designed for supply chain professionals across different functions – logistics, procurement, transportation, planning, warehousing and inventory management.

Target Competencies

  • Supply chain management
  • Logistics
  • Procurement
  • Sustainability
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Warehouse automation
  • Planning and forecasting
  • Emerging technology in supply chain

Course Outline

Introduction

CISCP is a globally recognized supply chain training program pursued by logistics and supply chain professionals to learn new skills and innovations that are necessary to deal with modern Supply chain, logistics, procurement, warehouse management, shipping, production and distribution methods.

 

Module 1 : Introduction to supply chain

  • Basic of supply chain management
  • Historical milestones in supply chain management
  • Evolution of supply chain management
  • Physical distribution and order fulfilment
  • Logistics and supply chain
  • Goals and objectives of supply chain management
  • Major challenges in supply chain management

Module 2 : Demand planning and forecasting

  • Forecasting as an integral part of planning
  • Dependent and independent demand systems
  • RP, MRP-II, ERP and Extended ERP
  • Demand patterns – random, trend and seasonality components
  • Qualitative forecasting techniques
  • Quantitative forecasting techniques
  • Accuracy of forecasting models

Module 3: Inventory management

  • Fundamentals of inventory management
  • Types of inventory
  • Costs associated with inventory
  • Economic order quantity (EOQ)
  • Limitations of the EOQ approach
  • Selective inventory control techniques like ABC, VED, FSN etc.
  • Inventory costing techniques – FIFO, LIFO, Weighted average etc.

Module 4: Managing uncertainties in supply chain

  • Uncertainties associated with inventory
  • Lead times – internal and external
  • Service level
  • Re-order level
  • Buffer stock
  • Replenishment systems – P system, Q system etc.
  • Improving inventory performance

Module 5: Warehousing

  • Warehouse design and layout
  • Types of warehouses
  • Different roles of warehouse
  • Warehousing functions – receiving , storage and retrieval, packaging and shipping
  • Material handling equipment- unitization / palletization
  • Automation in warehousing – pickup-to-light, pick-to-put. Use of robots etc.
  • Distribution centres and cross docking
  • Strategic warehousing

Module 6: Transportation in supply chain

  • The role of transportation in supply chain
  • Modes of transportation
  • The intermodal container
  • Packages carriers
  • Freight forwarding
  • Transportation cost optimization
  • Inventory aggregation

Module 7:  Incoterms

  • International trade
  • Role of the international chamber of commerce
  • Incoterms 2010
  • Understanding the connotation of each INCOTERM with respect to task, cost and risk ownerships
  • Multimodal versus sea/Inland waterway incoterms

Module 8: Trade payments

  • International trade payments
  • Clean payments
  • Documentary payments
  • UCP 600 and letter of credit
  • LC opening and working cycles
  • Types of LC
  • Managing discrepancies of LC
  • Trade documents – Bill of exchange, commercial Invoice, bill of lading etc.

IPSCMI, The International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute, is a globally reputed professional certification institute in the United States offering multiple supply chain courses throughout the world in all modes of instruction.

 

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 and other GCC countries.

Course Methodology

This Certified International Supply Chain Professional course utilizes a variety of individual and team exercises, case studies, assessments, videos and group discussions.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this supply chain certification, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the foundations of resilient supply chains
  • Comprehend the global and virtual supply chains
  • Outline the functions of supply chain management and logistics
  • Conduct the process of performance measurement in Supply Chain Management
  • Devise warehouse strategies to streamline inventory processes
  • Outline the role of IT and information systems in SCM
  • Apply sustainable practices for resilient supply chains

Target Audience

CISCP is designed for supply chain professionals across different functions – logistics, procurement, transportation, planning, warehousing and inventory management.

Target Competencies

  • Supply chain management
  • Logistics
  • Procurement
  • Sustainability
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Warehouse automation
  • Planning and forecasting
  • Emerging technology in supply chain

Course Outline

Introduction

CISCP is a globally recognized supply chain training program pursued by logistics and supply chain professionals to learn new skills and innovations that are necessary to deal with modern Supply chain, logistics, procurement, warehouse management, shipping, production and distribution methods.

 

Module 1 : Introduction to supply chain

  • Basic of supply chain management
  • Historical milestones in supply chain management
  • Evolution of supply chain management
  • Physical distribution and order fulfilment
  • Logistics and supply chain
  • Goals and objectives of supply chain management
  • Major challenges in supply chain management

Module 2 : Demand planning and forecasting

  • Forecasting as an integral part of planning
  • Dependent and independent demand systems
  • RP, MRP-II, ERP and Extended ERP
  • Demand patterns – random, trend and seasonality components
  • Qualitative forecasting techniques
  • Quantitative forecasting techniques
  • Accuracy of forecasting models

Module 3: Inventory management

  • Fundamentals of inventory management
  • Types of inventory
  • Costs associated with inventory
  • Economic order quantity (EOQ)
  • Limitations of the EOQ approach
  • Selective inventory control techniques like ABC, VED, FSN etc.
  • Inventory costing techniques – FIFO, LIFO, Weighted average etc.

Module 4: Managing uncertainties in supply chain

  • Uncertainties associated with inventory
  • Lead times – internal and external
  • Service level
  • Re-order level
  • Buffer stock
  • Replenishment systems – P system, Q system etc.
  • Improving inventory performance

Module 5: Warehousing

  • Warehouse design and layout
  • Types of warehouses
  • Different roles of warehouse
  • Warehousing functions – receiving , storage and retrieval, packaging and shipping
  • Material handling equipment- unitization / palletization
  • Automation in warehousing – pickup-to-light, pick-to-put. Use of robots etc.
  • Distribution centres and cross docking
  • Strategic warehousing

Module 6: Transportation in supply chain

  • The role of transportation in supply chain
  • Modes of transportation
  • The intermodal container
  • Packages carriers
  • Freight forwarding
  • Transportation cost optimization
  • Inventory aggregation

Module 7:  Incoterms

  • International trade
  • Role of the international chamber of commerce
  • Incoterms 2010
  • Understanding the connotation of each INCOTERM with respect to task, cost and risk ownerships
  • Multimodal versus sea/Inland waterway incoterms

Module 8: Trade payments

  • International trade payments
  • Clean payments
  • Documentary payments
  • UCP 600 and letter of credit
  • LC opening and working cycles
  • Types of LC
  • Managing discrepancies of LC
  • Trade documents – Bill of exchange, commercial Invoice, bill of lading etc.

IPSCMI, The International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute, is a globally reputed professional certification institute in the United States offering multiple supply chain courses throughout the world in all modes of instruction.

 

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 and other GCC countries.