Certified Logistics & SCM Professional (CLSCMP)

Logistics and supply chain management is considered as one of the most powerful source of competitive advantage in recent times.

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Course Objectives

Certified logistics and SCM professionals can find employment in various transportation, warehousing, distribution and shipping conglomerates in the UAE. This program provides the foundational skills for supply chain management, logistics and global logistics industry. Excellent supply chain management is essential for businesses to be successful. The challenge with globalization is that the time and distance are added to supply chains resulting in increased cost, complexity and risk. However, this can also become an oppor- tunity. Successfully handling the complexities and risks provides a competitive edge and sets your organization above the rest. Accord- ing to Fortune and Materials Handling Institute Supply Chain Management positions will grow at nearly 270,000 opportunities per year. There are exciting career opportunities as a logistics manager, supply chain analyst and purchasing manager.

Course Module

  • Understanding logistics and supply chain
  • Evolution of supply chain concept
  • Defining logistics and supply chain
  • Extended supply chain
  • Supply chain/ logistics integration
  • Linkages in logistics and supply chain
  • Decisions in logistics and supply chain
  • Prevailing practices in logistics and supply chain

  • Goals of logistics
  • Functions of logistics
  • Business processes impacted by logistics
  • Reverse logistics
  • Logistics decision hierarchy
  • value chain
  • Demand cha
  • Value creation through supply chain
  • Value added services in supply chain
  • Strategic importance of logistics and supply chain in improving profitability of businesses

  • Inventory functions
  •  Inventory as a buffer
  •  Reasons for carrying inventory
  •  Inventory related costs
  •  Inventory and customer service
  • Approaches to managing inventory
  • Risk pooling in inventory management
  • Inventory control techniques
  • Bullwhip effect
  •  Modern inventory control tools
  •  Materials requirements planning MRP I
  •  Manufacturing resources planning MRP II
  • Distribution requirement planning
  •  Just in time system
  • Vendor managed inventory
  • Different types of warehouses
  • Functions of warehouses
  • Warehouses consolidation and break bulk
  • Strategic functions of warehouses
  • Strategic materials and inventory management

  • Economic order quantity
  •  Just in time procurement
  • Vendor managed inventory
  • Online procurement
  • E-procurement
  •   Reverses auction
  •    Strategic sourcing
  •  Major trends in procurement
  •   Innovative procurement methods
  • Importance of procurement in lean manufacturing
  •    Procurement risks management
  •  Difference between purchasing / procurement
  •    Just in time procurement (JIT)
  • Vender managed inventory
  •   Contribution of procurement in adding value to organisation
  •   Strategic sourcing
  •   Procurement strategies
  •  Link between corporate, business level and procurement strategies
  • How external factors affect business and procurement

  •  Distribution channels and logistics
  • Flows in distribution channel
  • Channel strategy
  •  Channel length
  • Channel breadth
  •  Channel members
  •  Distribution centres
  •  Distribution centre site selection
  •  Transportation infrastructure
  • Cargo movement by sea, air, and road ways
  • Freight management
  •  Factors influencing freight cost
  • Transportation network
  • Point to point network
  • Transshipment points nodal network
  •   Hub and spoke network
  •   Milk run
  • Containerisation
  • Third party logistics

  •   Importance of capacity and network planning
  •  Role of network design
  • Strategic factors in network design
  • Operational and tactical factors in network and capacity planning
  • Steps in network design process
  • Facility location and capacity allocation

  •  International trade drivers
  • International sourcing
  • Direct vs indirect exporting
  • The STEEPLE frame work
  • Managing exchange rate risk
  •   Importance of documentation in logistics
  •  Importance of incoterms
  •  Strategic importance of HS codes
  •  Invoice, packing list, bill of lading, insurance, certificate of origin
  •  Transport documents used in air, road and sea transports
  •   Practical scenarios and issues during logistics processes
  •  Payment mechanisms included in international transactions
  • Letter of credit
  •   Export options defined
  • Strategic importance of incoterms and LCs in EXIM procedures
  •  Alliances and outsourcing
  • Global supply chain and logistics
  • Strategic issues in global logistics
  •   Importance of packaging in logistics

Learning Approch

  • Designed with a focus on real world relevance
  • Real-world case studies
  • Hands-on Assignments
  • Individualized Instructor
  • Career Guidance

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 (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


He is a CIPS(UK) Level4 certified trainer with Post Graduation in Logistics Management (PGDLM) from IIMM (Indian Institute of Materials Management) and possess Bachelors Degree in engineering(EEE). Presently he works as Logistics & SCM consultant for leading companies in UAE like Three Lines Shipping LLC Dubai and as corporate trainer at Learners Point training division. During his career which is spanning across the boundaries of training, consulting and career strategy for more than a decade, he has associated with renowned awarding bodies like EDEXCEL(UK), CIPS(UK), CII as the channel partners for their various training programmes. He has worked on various customized modules on strategic supply chain management and logistics, strategic quality management, strategic operations management and change management in business for various awarding bodies. He has also worked on customized modules on warehousing, inventory management, procurement, transportation and export-import documentation.



Learners Experience

Jebby Mathew :Accountant at BAUER Equipment Gulf FZE

“I joined Leaners Point based on my friend's recommendation and now i know why he has recommended this institute. I have learned a quiet a lot in supply chain management and I am confident to start my next best job in supply chain field. Thank you my trainer.”

Anvar Abuhaneef :Logistics Management at Amana Contracting & Steel Buildings

“II have done my CLSCMP from Learners Point. The training have broaden my understanding and knowledge of logistics and supply chain, procurement and purchasing. Our trainer was highly experienced and the sessions were very much participative and engaging. I will truly recommend Leaners Point to study logistics and supply chain management.”

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