Certified Supply Chain Manager(CSCM)

Program Overview

This program is designed to provide you the opportunity to demonstrate your mastery of the body of knowledge relating to the supply chain. It is designed, combining theory and current industry practice, to provide insight and support for daily decisions. In addition to the in-depth coverage of the standard supply chain tools, strategies and methodologies, it also covers topics such as Leadership, Theory of Constraints, Lean Six Sigma, and Operational Accounting. A CSCM designation demonstrates that you are both an expert in supply chain theory, and a practitioner. It demonstrates your capability to manage and lead a modern supply chain organization.

Course Outline
Who Should Attend ?
Course Prerequisites
Learning Methodology
Course Duration
Course Outline

Course Modules:

  1. Module: Understanding the Supply Chain
  2. Module: Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit & Scope
  3. Module: Supply Chain Drivers & Obstacles
  4. Module: Facilities
  5. Module: Inventory
  6. Module: Transportation
  7. Module: Designing the Supply Chain Network
  8. Module: Sourcing
  9. Module: Information
  10. Module: Pricing
  11. Module: Forecasting
  12. Module: Aggregate Planning
  13. Module: MRP—DDMRP
  14. Module: Planning Supply & Demand in a Supply Chain: Managing Predictable Variability
  15. Module: Managing Economies of Scale: Cycle Inventory
  16. Module: Managing Uncertainty in the Supply Chain: Safety Inventory
  17. Module: Determining Optimal  Level  of Product Availability
  18. Module: Coordination
  19. Module: TOC and Throughput Accounting
  20. Module: Leadership
  21. Module: Lean Six Sigma
  22. Module: Sustainability
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Who Should Attend ?

Who Should Attend?

The course is suitable for:

  • Supply chain professionals empowered to make strategic decisions.
  • Organizations wanting to improve their competitive edge by providing their executives an holistic supply chain perspective.
  • Individuals leading a supply chain transformation within their organizations.
  • Top level managers, entrepreneur’s and business consultants.
Course Prerequisites

Course Prerequisites

Bachelor’s degree or 3 years of experience in supply chain management

Learning Methodology

Learning Methodology

The learning methodology is highly interactive, consisting of a balanced mix of short presentations,  the Course Director’s extensive experience in this specialized field, handouts containing key articles and topic support, dialogue about leading practice, delegates’ own ideas, experiences and Q&A, sharing of knowledge, discussions, feedback, scenarios, case studies, practical examples, individual and group exercises designed to assist the participants to gain a working knowledge of the topics taught and to embed the skills.

Course Duration

Course Duration: 

6 hours per session, one session per week for 7 weeks to a total of 42 hours.