CISCP - Certified International Supply Chain Professional

IFPSM - International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management


This course is designed for individuals focused in progressing their careers in the supply chain management. 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 – Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain

    • Basics of supply chain & Logistics
    • Supply chain management
    • Logistics management
    • World logistics routes
    • History of logistics and supply chain

    Unit 2 – Material Management

    • Stock management
    • Demand management
    • Forecasting techniques
    • Customer service

    Unit 3 – Inventory Management

    • Inventory Management
    • Economic order quantity
    • Safety stock
    • Company inventory policy
    • Minimum order quantity

    Unit 4 – International Sourcing

    • Worldwide Sourcing
    • Procurement – Offshore and Domestic
    • International Trade Barriers

    Unit 5 – Production planning

    • MPS
    • MRP I & MRP II
    • Production and supply chain management

    Unit 6 – Procurement Planning

    • Introduction to procurement
    • Basic procurement process
    • International procurement
    • Procurement and supply chain

    Unit 7 – Contracts Management

    • Introduction and Overview
    • Elements of a Contract
    • Duties and Obligations
    • Types of Procurement Contracts

    Unit 8 – Sources of Global Supply

    • Order of Precedence
    • Make or Buy?
    • Lease Purchase Analysis

    Unit 9 – Effective Negotiation Strategies

    • Methods of Negotiation
    • Steps in Negotiating
    • Tools in Negotiating
    • Types of Negotiations

    Unit 10 – Ethics in Business

    • Ethics Denition
    • Importance and Value of Ethics
    • Obligations

    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 and development to understand the complete procurement & purchasing processes along with Materials Management & Supply Chain related activities. CISCP is mainly focused on supply chain operations which benefits the organizations to maximize the portability with effective supply chain management. The course will support to enhance the existing international procurement processes of the organization.

    Key Topics

    • Basics of Logistics & Supply Chain Management
    • Material Management
    • Inventory Management
    • Make or Buy
    • Procurement basics
    • Logistics basics
    • Demand planning
    • Negotiation strategies
    • Production and distribution
    • Types of Contracts and Management
    • JIT
    • MTS & MTD
    • Supply Chain operations
    • Marketing mix and supply chain
    • Lean thinking in supply chain
    • Integrated supply chain processes

    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 confidently apply the knowledge in various roles.

    Entry Qualification
    1. Under Graduation
    2. Working in Procurement
    3. New to Procurement
    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 CISCM (Certified International Supply Chain Manager)

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