As the professional body for supply chain management, ASCI's mandate is to not only to develop and build skills capacity in the profession but to provide the Australian supply chain industry and ASCI members with support and guidance. Jn these uncertain times we all need to do all that we can to work together to ensure supply chains continue working and providing the products – whatever they are -  to the people that need them.

ASCI is working together with many industry professionals, subject matter experts, Corporate Sponsors, collaborative industry associations, and international education organisations.  ASCI is able to bring you a variety of resources to try to help you with necessary information and support.

Online Learning

ASCI offer a variety of learning tools that are accessible online which will enable you to learn and develop your knowledge and skills during the lockdown period.

APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program encompasses the end-to-end global supply chain. APICS CSCP designees gain the skills to effectively manage global supply chain activities that involve suppliers, plants, distributors, and customers located around the world. Earning the CSCP credential makes you a recognized expert in the supply chain field. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills. It makes you a more valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s economy.

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APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is recognized worldwide as the standard in production and inventory control, a critical function within an organization for reducing costs and achieving a competitive edge. The CPIM designation is earned by successfully completing two exams demonstrating competency in production and inventory management. Earning the designation demonstrates a solid understanding of the CPIM body of knowledge which covers five areas:

  1. Basics of Supply Chain Management
  2. Strategic Management of Resources
  3. Master Planning of Resources
  4. Detailed Scheduling and Planning
  5. Execution and Control of Operation

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APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) program provides a comprehensive body of knowledge, best practices and standards for those in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries. The APICS CLTD designation serves the needs of both professionals and employers around the world by reducing the impact of industry skills gaps as well as assisting employers in developing the personnel needed to meet customer demand and impact bottom-line results. 

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APICS Basics of Distribution and Logistics a FREE 90-day subscription to the Basics of Distribution and Logistics course.  Learn a new skillset or cross-train your supply chain team with this special offer.  Distribution and logistics functions must solve thorny problems involving time, place, delivery, and levels of service to compete in today's business climate. This course introduces the fundamental concepts required to create an optimal distribution and logistics strategy.  Learn why distribution channels are so important. Be able to describe different channel design models. Explain tradeoffs between different channel network designs including customer response time, product variety, product availability, and delivery time. Explore inventory management and its function in distribution and logistics. 

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Resources

A compilation of articles and published works from industry experts covering different aspects of the supply chain. 

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Upcoming Events


Tools

ASCI Professional Development Competency Matrix - that identifies the skills and knowledge to move between the various supply chain roles and functions allowing you to plan your development.

Career Advice (Member Exclusive Offering) - Michael Page offers Members complimentary discussions with their Supply Chain Recruitment Consultants.  Send email to enquiries@asci.org.au

Frontline Leader Program (Member Exclusive Discount) - ASCI has Partnered with John Bradbury and Workplace Culture to offer the Frontline Leader program. The programs address the key requirements for a Frontline Leader to perform at a high level. Send email to enquiries@asci.org.au

Capability Unlimited - Operations Optimisation and Efficiency Training (Member Exclusive Offer) - Ishan Galapathy has built a career on finding efficiency and optimising Supply Chain Operations and through his company, Capability Unlimited, is offering ASCI Members the opportunity to attend workshops and receive a month of 1:1 coaching post workshop to really help make the most of your new found knowledge.  For programs that already have a coaching component built in, you will get an extra month at no extra cost!  

Supply Chain Sustainability School provides free e-learning, information and face-to-face training for construction and infrastructure suppliers, contractors and service providers. Companies, teams or individuals signing up can access a wealth of free resources and tools to meet increasing sustainability demands and performance benchmarks, and to help build clever, collaborative and competitive construction and infrastructure sectors.

Professional Development Coaching (Member Exclusive) - Laura Hefer and her team at Value Addicts to offer a range of options to help meet your coaching needs and take your career and professional development to the next level with expert advice and support.  

Project Management Ecademy (Member Exclusive Partner Offer) - Ecademy is an Online, On Demand video based Project Management training delivered via a series of "bite sized" educational videos that can be accessed by an internet enabled computer or mobile device. Learners will have ability to improve their knowledge base in all facets of project management by viewing over 12 hours of content, when and where it suits you.




Accreditation

The Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI) has positioned itself as the accreditation body for the Australasian Supply Chain Industry and is responsible for the implementation, ongoing management and administration of the Professional and Practitioner Registration Scheme.
 
This registration scheme is based on a model compatible with similar professional accreditation bodies and the underlying principles are designed to assess and acknowledge expertise, professional certifications and tertiary qualifications through a rigorous process. The potential registrant will also be assessed for evidence of his/her ability to apply the relevant experience and knowledge to the industry sector of registration.
 
The Professionals and Practitioner Registration Scheme (the Scheme) is governed by a set of registration standards and is designed, not only to promote a national standard of professionalisation in the industry but also to protect the public.
 
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Become an ASCI Member

Being a member with ASCI provides you with a range of benefits including, but not limited to, discounted courses, free networking events, discounts to partner events, access to online resources through our website, access to our Supply Chain Job Board and the ability to join our local chapters.

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