Certificate in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Supply chain and logistics management have been among the fastest evolving business disciplines over the past 2 decades. The continuous arrival of innovative concepts and techniques into the mainstream has resulted in a non-stop journey of learning and development for professionals in supply chain and logistics. This course covers the latest essential practices in forecasting, planning, procurement, transportation, warehousing and logistics. It also covers the SCOR Framework for continuous performance improvement across the supply chain.

Awarding Body

London Institute of
Business & Technology

Duration

5 Days
25 Hours

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode

Classroom OR
Distance Learning

By the end of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize trends and modern practices in supply chain and logistics management
  • Practice forecasting and inventory optimization techniques
  • Appraise item categories and formulate appropriate sourcing strategies
  • Describe the role and objectives of transportation management in logistics
  • Use value adding warehousing techniques
  • Apply Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) framework for management of supply chain performance
  • Modern supply chain and logistics trends
    • Supply chain overview
    • Role of logistics
    • Sustainability in supply chains and logistics
    • Supply chain configuration
    • 3PL concepts
    • 4PL concepts
  • Materials forecasting and inventory planning
    • Qualitative forecasting theories
      • Forecasting panels
      • Thought leaders
      • Delphi technique
    • Quantitative forecasting techniques
      • Seasonal demand forecasting
      • Moving average
      • Weighted moving average
      • Exponential smoothing
      • Forecasting error
      • Identifying bias
    • Determining economic order quantities
    • Determining reorder points
    • Replenishment strategies
      • Make-to-stock
      • Make-to-order
      • Assemble-to-order
  • Procurement and go-to-market strategies
    • Role of procurement
    • Procurement process flows
    • Sourcing strategies
    • Vendor management
    • Partnerships and alliances
  • Role of transportation and shipping in logistics
    • Definition of fleet management
    • Objectives and costs of fleet management
    • Transportation modes
    • Optimized routing and cubing
    • Incoterms for international commerce
  • Role of warehousing in logistics
    • Warehousing network design
    • Configuration of warehousing space
    • Value adding activities
      • Stockpiling, spot stocking and assortments
      • Cross docking, break bulking and consolidation
      • Mixing, postponement and assembly-to-order
    • Warehousing equipment and tools
    • Reverse logistics
  • Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) framework for performance management
    • SCOR framework overview
    • Identifying level 1, 2 and 3 SCOR metrics
    • Customizing level 4 SCOR metrics
    • Setting performance targets
    • Continuous performance improvement

Supply chain and logistics professionals, in particular those at operational, supervisory and management level. The course is ideal for those seeking to complement their supply chain and logistics experience with the latest theoretical knowledge in preparation for assuming a higher position.

5-day training programme – 1,790 USD

How many students are there in a classroom?

It depends on how many would enroll per intake. Even if the number of students are just 1, we still continue with the training as planned. The maximum number of students we will have in a classroom is 10.

Can I request a date that is convenient for me?

Absolutely! We will arrange the training that is convenient for you. The training date is completely customizable.

Can I change the course content?

Yes, if the contents of the course needs to be changed, please let us know. We will communicate with you and get a course outline that works for you finalized.

Does it matter which industry I work at?

It really doesn’t. We take cases and discuss them to cover your industry. If you need the course to be customized and tailored to your industry, we can also do that. You’d have to let us know in advance by filling out the form below.

(The fees include coffee breaks, study materials and working lunches daily)

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