Certified Supply Chain Professional – CSCP

Better your skills and develop insights into contemporary supply chain approaches and trends

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  • We provide a stepping stone into international job and business market
  • We enable you to evaluate logistical accomplishments and execute new logistical procedures
  • Our Supply Chain Management certification helps you gain competitive edge by imparting knowledge of risk management procedures
  • We help you secure a job as a Supply Chain Analyst, Procurement Specialist, Supply Chain Manager, Production Planner, Master Scheduler
  • We follow globally consistent standards and are committed to quality training
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Course Module

  • What is supply chain management and why is it important for the success of a firm?
  •  What are the key phases of supply chain decisions and why are they important?
  • What are the push & pull views and cycle views in a supply chain?
  • How are supply chain macro processes classified?

  • Why is achieving strategic fit crucial for the company’s holistic growth?
  •  What is the best way for a company to acquire strategic fit between its supply chain and competitive strategy?
  •  How can enhancing the scope of strategic fit across the supply chain benefit a company?
  •  What are the challenges faced by a company while managing a supply chain and what are the best ways to avoid or overcome those?

  • What are the key financial measures that define the performance of a company?
  •  What are the major drivers of supply chain performance?
  • How does each driver justify the need to create a strategic fit between the supply chain and competitive strategy?
  •  What are the key metrics used to derive and track the driver performance?

  • What role does the distribution play in the supply chain?
  • What are the factors influencing the design of a distribution network?
  •  How can a SWOT analysis help better the design options for a distribution network?
  •  How can a design affect the e-business and the distribution network in different industries?

  • What role does the network design play in the supply chain?
  •  What are the factors influencing the supply chain network design decisions?
  • How can the framework for making network design be developed?
  •  What is the best possible way to decide facility location and capacity allocation?

  • What are the factors to be considered while calculating total cost for global sourcing?
  • What are the challenges to be noted while designing global supply chains?
  • What strategies can be useful in mitigating the risk in global supply chains?
  • What methodologies aid in evaluating supply chain design decisions in the uncertain times?

  • How does forecasting help an enterprise and a supply chain?
  •  What are the components of a demand forecast? 
  • How to implement time-series methodologies to forecast supply chain demand?
  •  What are the best possible ways to analyze demand forecasts to estimate forecast error?

  • How can a supply chain manager identify the instances that can be solved by aggregate planning?
  •  What is the significance of aggregate planning as a supply chain activity?
  •  What all information is needed to craft a productive aggregate plan?
  • What trade-off considerations must be noted while aggregate planning?
  • How can Microsoft Excel come handy while planning?

  • What is the best way to manage supply to better sync during predictable variability?
  • What is the best way to manage demand to better sync during predictable variability?
  • How can sales and operations planning maximize profitability during predictable variability?

  • What is supply chain coordination and the bullwhip effect?
  •  How can supply chain coordination and the bullwhip effect impact supply chain performance?
  •  How to identify and address the challenges faced in the coordination in a supply chain?
  • What are the managerial levers that help achieve supply chain coordination?
  •  What are the various types of collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment?

  • How can a supply chain professional balance costs to choose the optimal lot size and cycle inventory?
  • How can a supply chain manager decide the impact of quantity discounts on lot size and inventory?
  • What are the best ways to devise discounting schemes?
  • How can the impact of trade promotions on lot size and cycle inventory be gauged?
  • How can the lot size and cycle inventory be reduced without increasing cost?

  • What role does safety inventory hold in a supply chain?
  •  How to identify factors that influence the required level of safety inventory?
  •  What are the different measures of product availability?
  •  How can managerial levels be utilized to reduce the need for safety inventory and better product availability?

  • How to identify the factors that affect the optimal level of product availability?
  • What are the best ways to evaluate the optimal cycle service level?
  •  What are factors that affect the optimal level of product availability?
  •  How can managerial levers improve supply chain profitability through optimal service levels?
  •  What are the conditions where supply chain postponement is beneficial?
  •  How can limited supply capacity be allocated among different products to maximize profits?

  • What role does transportation play in a supply chain?
  •  What are the pros and cons of using different modes of transport?
  • How does infrastructure and policies affect transportation?
  • How are various transportation network design options beneficial in a supply chain?
  •  What trade-offs need to be considered while planning transportation networks?

  • What role does sourcing play in a supply chain?
  •  What factors influence the decision to outsource a supply chain function?
  •  How to identify the cost affecting dimensions of supplier performance? 
  • What is the best way to structure successful auctions and negotiations?
  • What impact does risk sharing has on supplier performance and information distortion?
  • How can a supply chain professional design a tailored supplier portfolio?

  • What role does revenue management play in a supply chain?
  • What are the conditions in which revenue management tactics can be effective?
  •  What trade-offs need to be considered while making revenue management decisions?

  • What is the significance of information technology in a supply chain?
  •  How does each supply chain driver use information?
  • What are the major applications of supply chain information technology
  • What processes can information technology enable in a supply chain?

  • How important is sustainability in a supply chain?
  •  What are the challenges to sustainability posed by the tragedy of the commons?
  •  What metrics can the supply chain professional use to measure sustainability?
  • What are the opportunities for improved sustainability in various supply chain drivers?

Learning Approch

  • Designed with a focus on real world relevance
  • Real-world case studies
  • Hands-on Assignments
  • Individualized Instructor
  • Career Guidance
Program
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Certification (LP Certificate)

Earn a Course Completion Certificate, an official Learners Point credential that confirms that you have successfully completed a course with us.

Certification (CPD)

Earn a globally recognized CPD UK Certification with professional credit points. This certificate can be attested by The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for UAE visa issuance. 

Certification (KHDA)

Earn a KHDA attested Course Certificate. The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is the educational quality assurance and regulatory authority of the Government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods

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Dr. Ramesh Menon

Dr. Ramesh Menon is a rare techno-commercial combination of a medical graduate and an MBA from the well-known KC College, Mumbai. He has undergone leadership programs in Entrepreneurial Development Program from the Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad [IIM-A], and Certificate Programs in Cost Optimization, Communication and Marketing Audit from IIM-A. He has over 30 years of experience in Europe, South East Asia and South Asia in leadership roles in multi-national firms. He has a wide span of hands-on experience in different industries with a history of successfully mentoring some of today’s leaders. Dr. Ramesh Menon’s experience in Due Diligence, Merger and Spin-off, Post-Merger Activities and Pre-IPO Activities makes him a powerful facilitator in companies planning an Acquisition, Merger or Spin-off

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Dr. Ramesh Menon

Learners Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

Studying supply chain management is beneficial for aspiring supply chain professionals and employers alike. Understanding the importance of supply chain management can help smoothen business operations, optimize the production cycle, and increase profitability.

CSCP is one of the best supply chain management certifications as it addresses the supply chain end-to-end. It offers the knowledge of planning, implementing and managing a modern Supply Chain and makes one aware of the digitization or digitalization in supply chain management and logistics. As per a survey conducted in 2019, CSCP certified professionals earn 21% higher than the average market wage for supply chain management jobs.

This supply chain management training takes approximately 75-100 hours to complete and acquire certification. For additional information on preparation hours, reach out to our learning advisors at the LearnersPoint.

The supply chain management software usage depends from company to company. The top supply chain management software used globally are: E2open, SAP SCM, Logility, Perfect Commerce, Oracle SCM, Infor SCM, Highjump SCM, JDA SCM, Manhattan SCM, Epicor SCM, Watson Supply Chain, Dassault Systemes SCM, Descartes SCM, IFS, BluJay SC.

Having completed the course after meeting certified supply chain management professional requirements, you will be equipped to understand the major concepts of Supply Chain Management and effectively manage the significant tools as well as be familiar with the industry best practices.

The access to all the courses is given after a participant enrols for the certification. However, if you wish to go through the course content to take a decision, you can audit the course for free.

At LearnersPoint, we offer CPD UK recognized CSCP certification that distinguishes you as an industry expert with specialized, high-level knowledge and skills. While the purpose of the CISCP and CUSCP program, prevalent in Dubai, is to introduce the candidate to the concepts of international transportation and logistics

The certification is valid for a period of 5 years.

To be eligible, you need to have a bachelor's degree or the international equivalent. Enroll with the LearnersPoint and take the course, apply for the certification exam, take the exam and get certified.

A chartered institute of purchasing and supply (CIPS) course is level 5 Advanced Diploma perfect for people applying for senior buyer or management positions. It can be compared to a foundation degree or higher national diploma. While a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) course offers knowledge and insight into the end to end supply chain and logistics industry, as well as the best practices.