The logistics and supply chain sector is a growth area across the world, thanks to the globalization of manufacturing and diversity of supplier sources. To run an efficient supply chain will need skilled manpower and this requirement will be exponential. ISCM provides skill based certification programs to graduates so that they will find employment in the supply chain and logistics arena. The programs are designed keeping in mind three basic elements - Relevance, Skill development and Employability.
A team of experts both from academia and industry has designed these courses. The courses cover business essentials, basics of logistics and supply chain management, based on the certification chosen.
ISCM will provide the entire courseware for these courses. This includes training material, model questions, evaluation pattern, and additional reading material.
The major benefit of these courses are that it allows students to stay up-to date in a field that is rapidly changing and highly competitive.
The school will offer three courses:
- CSCM (Certified Supply Chain Manager): A three month program for junior supply chain professional
- CLTM (Certified Logistics & Transportation Manager): A three month program for Logistics and Transportation profession
- CWM (Certified Warehouse Manager): A three month program for aspiring warehouse managers
The ISCM Advantage
The evaluation process of the certification programs by ISCM is a mix of objective type questions to test your understanding and case analysis and situation analysis to demonstrate your ability to apply
the learnings to a real life situation. Throughout the course, the participant will submit assignments on defined dates, by either e-mailing them or uploading iton to our servers. The assignments will be graded and feedback provided. To help participants clear their doubts, ISCM will offer periodic skype interactions. Participants can interact with ISCM faculty during these meetings. To help you in understanding the subjects, and clarifying your doubts, ISCM will periodically announce on-line meetings using technology like google hangout, where you can interact with a faculty. These sessions will be announced well in advance. The sessions will be at the sole discretion of ISCM. In case you feel you need classroom help, we will periodically announce classroom sessions for an additional fee. These are optional. The classroom interventions are organized at the sole discretion of ISCM.
The pedagogy design incorporates effects of the schedule of participants. The pedagogy will include class room studies, group and individual assignments, presentations and case analysis. Projects will involve participants in an active discussion on the concepts discussed. Participants will work either singly or together in groups for these assignments.
Participants have to complete their suggested readings before they come to the class to make it more interesting.
The student successfully completing this course will be awarded the CSCM/CLTM/CWM certification from ISCM. The CSCM/CLTM/CWM are the only certificates wholly designed and developed based on the Indian logistics and supply chain environment. The award of certificate is not a right, but has to be earned.
Supply chains are emerging as the strategic differentiator to firms. Managements have realized that firms today compete on their supply chains. Supply chains have morphed into supply web – a complex interaction of supplier, service providers, infrastructure and manufacturers. CSCM aims to equip students with the skills required for a position as a supply chain manager.
1. Basics of supply chain Management.
2. Managing Total Logistics.
3. Operations Management.
4. Sourcing and Supplier Management.
5. Demand Planning and Inventory Management.
6. International Trade and Logistics.
7. Supply Chain Risk and Compliance.
8. IT in Supply Chain Management.
Logistics relates to the distribution of goods and services from supplier to manufacturer and from manufacturer to end consumer. As trade becomes global, the skills needed to manage this complexity increases. CLTM courses are meant for those wanting to work in product placement and goods distribution. CLTM teaches students how to manage supply chains, track shipments, and store goods in an efficient manner. The course aims to equip students with skills required for an entry level position with a logistics service provider.
1. Basics of Logistics and Supply Chain
2. Managing Total Logistics
4. International Trade Operations
5. Inventory and stores management
6. Project Management
7. Cold Chain Operations
8. Technology in Logistics and Transportation
Trade is at the center of any economy. Make in India and India’s export thrust have transformed our supply chains rapidly. With global sourcing and global markets, supply chains become a crucial element of our trade. In this context, the warehouse has become an even more important function for controlling stock and ensuring seamless onward availability. Warehouse managers oversee the handling and storage of a company’s supplies and goods as well as track supply requests and forecast future material needs. This distance learning course delivers the essential tools and knowledge to run efficient operations in warehouse and inventory functions. CWM equips students to get an entry into the complex world of warehouse management.
1. Managing Total Logistics
2. The new role for a warehouse
3. Forecasting and demand sensing
4. Fundamentals of Warehouse Design
5. Designing efficient warehousing processes
6. Warehouse activity profiles for optimized performance
7. Measuring warehouse performance
8. Automation and Warehouse Management Systems
The faculty from ISCM School of skill development and Industry mentors will groom the students for a career. The faculty team consists of:
Profile of Dr. Rakesh Singh
Dr. Rakesh Singh is the chairman of Institute of Supply Chain Management. Prior to this, he was director at IMT Dubai, DSIMS Mumbai, and Founding Dean of NMIMS School of Economics. Dr. Rakesh Singh is distinguished professor of Supply chain Strategy and Economics at Great Lakes Institute of Management. He is a gold medalist in MA Economics from University of Mumbai and PhD in Supply Chain Management. He Teaches at Athens University of Economics and Business and IIM Kolkatta. His Research is in the area of Supply chain Management and he is widely published both internationally and nationally. He Has conducted numerous training programs for corporates like Nivea, Murugappa group, L&T, Syngenta, Rallis, Fiat, Mahindra Automotive, Dabur and John Deere Tractors. His Masterclasses on demand forecasting have been very popular.
Profile of Parvez Jokhi
Parvez Jokhi is Director- HR & OD at Connect India E-Commerce Services. Concurrently, he is a director at ISCM. He has 25 plus years of experience in operations, human resources, training & development and consulting. He has held executive positions at Dachser India Pvt. Ltd., AFL, DHL, Aptech, and UTV. He is a certified assessor for occupational psychology and his expertise lies in psychometric assessment, experiential learning, strategic HR and OD.
Profile of Girish V S
Girish is the executive director at ISCM and Editor of Supply Chain Management Professional – a B2B media offering for the SCM community. He teaches Supply Chain Risk Management and Supply Chain Finance at ISCM. Girish has more than twenty five years of domestic and international professional experience, including 12 years in servicing the banking and financial services sector. He has extensive domain knowledge in Enterprise Risk Management, Supply Chain Finance, and Supply Chain Risk Management. He has taught at Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics, Mumbai, and DSIMS Mumbai. He has conducted certification programs at L&T, FIAT, Infosys, Mahindra & Mahindra, Bristlecone, FIMMDA etc.
Profile of Arif Sidiqui
Arif is the founder and CEO of Coign Consulting. Arif has over 29 years of in-depth hands-on experience in Sales, Warehouse Operations & Management and Business Management of which 22 years in the - Supply Chain/ Contract Logistics services industry. Served for 13 years with AFL Logistics (Now FedEx) of which 5 years as Country Business Head for the Logistics and Supply Chain Solutions Business till 2005. Arif was responsible for designing and operationalizing inbound, outbound and reverse logistics processes for Warehousing & Distribution Solutions for Hewlett Packard, Canon, Sharp, Godrej and Boyce, Blue Star, L&T, Bose, Herbal life, IBM, HCL, Telco, TATA Indicom and many more. This included setting up a network of over 50 warehouses across India.
Profile of Rajiv Sathe
Mr. Rajiv Sathe, is the Associate faculty Institute of Supply Chain Management. He is well known faculty in international logistics industry. He has more than 23 years of experience in shipping and freight industry. More than 15 years of teaching experience at renowned MBA institutes. Rajiv Sathe has staged more than 250 Management Development Programs for employees of shipping lines, MTO, Logistics companies, exporters and importers. He is known for using simple, interactive and easy to understand teaching methodologies with real life examples.