CISCM - Certified International Supply Chain Manager

IFPSM - International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management


This course is designed for individuals focused in progress their careers with advanced supply chain skills. Global business environment demands the professionals to have the understanding of growing complexity, knowledge and skill set in supply chain operations to add value to the bottom-line of the organization.

About IFPSM:

IFPSM is the Global Quality Standard for Supply Chain Educational Programs. 250,000 professionals across 48 countries benefit from our learnings. The course criteria have been developed by a Board of eminent Supply Chain Practitioners and Academics from around the world to reflect current needs of professionals wherever they operate. The standard is under continuous review to reflect changing needs of the supply chain community.

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    Course Content

    Unit 1 – Role of Supply Chain in Business

    • Supply chain operations
    • Supply chain planning
    • Vertical and horizontal integration
    • Forward and backward integration

    Unit 2 – Logistics Management

    • Product characteristics and its impact
    • Optimal transportation choice
    • Product range and product lines
    • Documentation and importance

    Unit 3 – Inventory Management

    • Safety stock
    • Various costs of inventory
    • MTS & MTD
    • JIT
    • ABC Analysis

    Unit 4 – Supplier Management

    • Supplier evaluation
    • Supplier relationship and importance
    • Advance procurement planning
    • Procurement role in Supply chain

    Unit 5 – Sustainability in Supply Chain

    • Concepts of sustainable supply chain
    • Triple bottom-line
    • Reverse logistics and supply chain
    • Sustainable supply chain
    • Benefits of sustainable supply chain

    Unit 6 – Supply Chain Excellence

    • Quality concepts
    • Value chain
    • Kaizen and 5S principles
    • Lean Six Sigma Concepts

    Unit 7 – Collaboration in Supply Chain

    • Reasons for collaboration
    • Factors to be considered
    • Collaboration process
    • Benefits and challenges

    Unit 8 – Risk Management

    • Supply chain disruption
    • Risks in supply chain
    • Risk assessment
    • Risk management

    Unit 9 – Emerging Technologies in Supply Chain

    • Block Chain in Supply Chain
    • Big Data
    • IOT in Supply Chain
    • Robotics
    • AI in Supply Chain

    Learner's Profile

    This course is designed to support professionals moving into, or who are already in supervisory or team-leader roles but require training & development to understand the complete procurement & purchasing processes along with Materials Management & Supply Chain related activities. CISCM is mainly focused on advanced supply chain operations which benefits the organizations to maximize the portability with effective supply chain management. The course will support to enhance the existing internation- al procurement processes of the organization.

    Key Topics

    • Application of logistics & Supply Chain Management
    • Advanced demand planning
    • Inventory Management
    • Break even analysis
    • Procurement basics
    • Logistics basics
    • Demand planning
    • Negotiation strategies
    • Production and distribution
    • Types of Contracts and Management
    • JIT
    • MTS & MTD
    • Sustainable supply chain operations

    Course Objectives

    The course is designed to efficiently & effectively manage the Procurement Process, Supply Base, Operational Requirements, Supplier Relationship and inter-department Relationships. To understand the procurement responsibilities and contently apply the knowledge in various roles.

    Entry Qualification
    1. Under Graduation
    2. Working in Procurement
    3. CISCE Completed
    Career Opportunities
    • Supply Chain Operations
    • Supply Chain management
    • Supply and demand planning
    • Supervisor
    • Executive in Supply China
    • Supplier Management
    • Sourcing
    • Trading companies
    • MNC companies
    • Suppliers
    • Vendors
    Next steps

    This course is a step towards earning CISCC (Certified International
    Supply Chain Consultant) Certificate.

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