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International Certification in Logistics & Supply Chain Management

International Certification in Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Duration: 30 Hours

The Advanced Supply Chain and Logistics Management Course is designed to provide management specialization in

·         Manufacturing Management

·         Ports and Shipping Management

·         Logistics Management

·         Maritime Operations Management

·         International Trade Management

·         Procurement Management

·         Warehouse and Inventory Management


Course Objective:

  • Essential knowledge and understanding of Management and Quality principles
  • Understand the concept of Supply Chain Management
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Logistics Operations
  • Provide an understanding of the complex production flows, production processes and distribution channels of supply chains, together with operational issues of logistics, purchasing and supply chain management
  • Apprehend the importance of Warehousing and Inventory Control.

Course contents:


·         Function of various departments

·         Importance of Communication between departments

Quality Management Systems

·         International Organization of Standards (ISO)

·         Quality Tools

Logistics and Supply Chain

·         Key components of Logistics

·         Objectives of Supply Chain

·         7 Principles

·         Supply Chain Links

·         Conditions of Implementation

·         Supply Chain Planning

·         Software types for Supply Chain

·         Risk Management


·         The Process

·         Key Challenges in Procurement

·         Life Cycle Costing

·         Costs associated in different stages of Life Cycle

·         Order Processing Cycle and Lead Time


·         Need for Warehousing

·         Issues affecting Warehousing

·         Types of Warehouse

·         Characteristics of Ideal Warehouse

·         Functions of Warehouse

·         Storage Systems

·         What is Warehouse Management System?

·         Various Types of Material Handling Equipment

·         Warehouse Safety

Inventory Management:

·         Types of Inventory

·         Purpose of Inventory

·         Inventory Costs

·         Elements of Inventory Management Systems

·         Disadvantages of Inventory

·         ABC Analysis

·         Inventory Management Models

·         Dispatching Rules

International Trade and Freight

·         Link between Trade, Freight, Goods and Transport

·         Trade and Tariffs

·         Identification of Goods

·         Role of different agencies in moving Freight

·         Legislations for goods to be trades

·         Documentation used in Trade

·         Information for preferred method of Transportation     

·         Different methods of transporting goods

·         Advantages and Disadvantages of using Transport

·         Trade terms and International Standards – INCOTERMS

·         Barriers to Trade

·         Methods of Monitoring Movements of Goods

·         Problems with International Trade