Registration Maintenance

Becoming registered under the Professional Accreditation Scheme is an esteemed accomplishment. You now represent the highest calibre of supply chain experts in Australia. In keeping with this recognition is the commitment to ongoing professional learning.

Registration maintenance is managed through participation in the ASCI Continued Professional Development (CPD) Program where you redeem continued professional development points for participating in the activities outlined by ASCI. Many of these are free to attend and are made accessible online and are delivered regularly throughout the year. 

Registration Maintenance Requirements

Registered Professionals, Practitioners and Associates must record CPD points every three years. 

As a general rule, points are allocated in the CPD program as follows:

  • ASCI Conference = 20 CPD points (Annual)
  • ASCI Webinars = 1 CPD point each (Free online, weekly)
  • ASCI Leadership Series and ASCI Site Visit Series events (Free, quarterly)
  • ASCI Networking Breakfast Series events = 1 CPD point (Free in each capital city, monthly)
  • Partnered virtual events (Free)
  • Short courses = 2-8 CPD points
  • Certifications = 10 CPD points

CPD points are recorded in your ASCI Profile under Events.

View the event calendar below to get an idea of how you can maintain your registration and feel free to register to those of interest.


Upcoming events

    • 15 Oct 2020
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 17 Dec 2020
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 10 sessions
    • Online
    Register

    The APICS CPIM credential offers growth, advancement and recognition. This credential is based on global research involving employers and practicing operations professionals at all levels to ensure APICS maintains an industry-leading level of excellence and relevance in our ever-evolving business environment.  

    Basics of Supply Chain Management

    This seven week short course is the first module of the APICS Certified in Production & Inventory Management which is a designation held by over 130,000 supply chain practitioners all over the world. The exam is optional,  but if passed, allows participants to continue to Part 2 of the program and complete the certification. The sessions covered in this seven week course include:
    • Introduction to Supply Chain Management  
    • Manufacturing Design, Planning and Control  
    • Quality and Continuous Improvement 
    • Lean
    • Demand Management
    • Master Planning
    • Material Requirements Planning 
    • Capacity Management
    • Purchasing
    • Aggregate Inventory Management 
    • Item Inventory Management 
    • Execution and Control
    • Physical Distribution

    All participants receive a Certificate of Attendance.

    Important: 
    It is a requirement that all students have the current CPIM Learning System prior to commencing the course, buy here. Exams are optional and are purchased separately, buy here.
      • 18 Jan 2021
      • (UTC+11:00)
      • 19 Apr 2021
      • (UTC+10:00)
      • 13 sessions
      • Online
      Register

                        

      APICS Certified in Logistics, Transport and Distribution (CLTD)

      Topics covered in this 13 week Master Instructor-led course for the CLTD designation include:

      • Logistics fundamentals
      • Logistics strategy within the supply chain
      • Logistics planning
      • Capacity and demand management
      • Order management
      • Warehousing strategy
      • Lean logistics
      • Warehouse management
      • Packaging
      • Materials handling
      • Transportation fundamentals including:
        • Modes
        • Routing
        • Carrier selection –Documentation
      • Global logistics considerations including:
        • Infrastructure
        • Regulatory framework
        • Customer
        • Payment options
        • Currency
        • Tax
      • Logistics network design including: 
        • Facilities location
        • Layout
        • Risk management
        • Reverse logistics
        • Sustainability and logistics

      Important: 

      It is a requirement that all students have the current CLTD Learning System and Slide Booklets prior to commencing the course.

      Learning Systems and Certification Exams are purchased separately and are not included in the price of Online Certification Review Courses.

      Click HERE to purchase a Learning System or Exam

      Who can benefit from the program?

      • People seeking in-depth knowledge of their company’s internal operations, production and inventory management
      • Employees hoping to boost productivity and collaboration
      • Managers working to improve operations, increase customer satisfaction and company profits
      • Logistics professionals looking to secure their career

      Course Information

      Attending our course is the most effective way to prepare to pass the CLTD exam.

      • Learn from a certified instructor who provides expertise, insights and guidance
      • Network, share experiences, and discuss topics with a diverse group of operations professionals
      • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support

      By choosing to study with the Australasian Supply Chain Institute, you have the confidence of knowing our highly qualified instructors are CLTD Certified, experienced professionals who are ready to guide you through the preparation process.

      Study that Fits in with You

      Our Online Certification Review courses are delivered via our online webinar platform.  You will be connected with a live facilitator who will take you through the content, allow for questions and answers, provide guidance as you work through the Learning System between sessions and share insights and experiences to set you up for success.

      To access the session you will need a Windows or Mac PC/Laptop with a broadband internet connection.
      It is also advised that you have a headset and microphone available to make the most of the experience.

      Please ensure you are able to accommodate the required self paced study from the Learning System between sessions as failure to do so may see you fall behind.


      • 19 Jan 2021
      • (UTC+11:00)
      • 30 Mar 2021
      • (UTC+11:00)
      • 10 sessions
      • Online
      • 10
      Register

                        

      Basics Of Supply Chain Management

      (APICS Certified in Production & Inventory Management Part 1)

      This 10 week short course is the first module of the APICS Certified in Production & Inventory Management which is a designation held by over 130,000 supply chain practitioners all over the world. The exam is optional,  but if passed, allows participants to continue to Part 2 of the program and complete the certification. The sessions covered in this course include:

      • Introduction to Supply Chain Management  
      • Manufacturing Design, Planning and Control  
      • Quality and Continuous Improvement 
      • Lean
      • Demand Management
      • Master Planning
      • Material Requirements Planning 
      • Capacity Management
      • Purchasing
      • Aggregate Inventory Management 
      • Item Inventory Management 
      • Execution and Control
      • Physical Distribution

      Important: 

      It is a requirement that all students have the current CPIM Part 1 Learning System and Slide Booklets prior to commencing the course.

      Learning Systems and Certification Exams are purchased separately and are not included in the price of Online Certification Review Courses.

      Click HERE to purchase a Learning System or Exam

      Who can benefit from the program?

      • People seeking in-depth knowledge of their company’s internal operations, production and inventory management
      • Employees hoping to boost productivity and collaboration
      • Managers working to improve operations, increase customer satisfaction and company profits
      The course is suitable for buyers, planners, product planners, material managers, supply planners, demand planners, inventory managers, supply chain analysts, supply chain managers, and graduates entering supply chain.

      Course Information

      Attending our course is the most effective way to prepare to pass the CPIM exam.

      • Learn from a certified instructor who provides expertise, insights and guidance
      • Network, share experiences, and discuss topics with a diverse group of operations professionals
      • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support

      By choosing to study with the Australasian Supply Chain Institute, you have the confidence of knowing our highly qualified instructors are CPIM Certified, experienced professionals who are ready to guide you through the preparation process.

      Study that Fits in with You

      Our Online Certification Review courses are delivered via our online webinar platform.  You will be connected with a live facilitator who will take you through the content, allow for questions and answers, provide guidance as you work through the Learning System between sessions and share insights and experiences to set you up for success.

      To access the session you will need a Windows or Mac PC/Laptop with a broadband internet connection.

      It is also advised that you have a headset and microphone available to make the most of the experience.

      Please ensure you are able to accommodate the required self paced study from the Learning System between sessions as failure to do so may see you fall behind.


      • 20 Jan 2021
      • (UTC+11:00)
      • 19 May 2021
      • (UTC+10:00)
      • 18 sessions
      • Online
      • 10
      Register

                        

      APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional 

      The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is the first and only supply chain certification that 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 recognised 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 organisation, keeping you and your organisation more competitive in today’s economy. 

      There are three modules delivered over 18 weeks:

      1. Supply Chain Design

      • Introduction to Supply Chains/ Inputs to Supply Chain Strategy
      • Supply Chain Management Strategy - Tools and Techniques/ Business Considerations
      • Supply Chain Design
      • Product Design for New Products or Requirements
      • Technology Design/ Key Technology Applications
      • Data Acquisition and Management
      • Electronic Business
      • Implementation Tools - Communication and Projects

      2. Supply Chain Planning & Execution

      • Components of Demand Management
      • Forecasting Demand/ Demand Prioritisation
      • Operations Planning and Control
      • Master Scheduling
      • Capacity Management, Planning and Control
      • Inventory Planning
      • Supply Management
      • Logistics, Warehouse Management, Transportation
      • Monetary, Regulatory and Trade Considerations
      • Segmentation, Customer Relationship Management/ Performance and Measurement
      • Supplier Relationship Management Strategy/ Technologies
      • Linkages between CRM and SRM
      • Reverse Logistics/ Waste Consideration

      3. Supply Chain Improvement

      • International Standards and Regulatory Compliance
      • Corporate Social Responsibility Considerations
      • Risk Identification
      • Risk Assessment and Classification
      • Risk Response
      • Security, Regulatory and Compliance Concerns
      • Supply Chain Metrics
      • Measuring Performance and Customer Service
      • Continuous Improvement and Change Management
      • Lean and Just-in-Time
      • Change Management

      Important: 

      It is a requirement that all students have the current CSCP Learning System and Slide Booklets prior to commencing the course.

      Learning Systems and Certification Exams are purchased separately and are not included in the price of Online Certification Review Courses.

      Click HERE to purchase a Learning System or Exam

      Why study CSCP?

      Earning your CSCP credential will help you:

      • Master the knowledge most important to expert supply chain professionals as defined by the APICS Global Job Task Analysis
      • Expand your outlook on the supply chain field and bring new ideas to your workplace
      • Remain current with supply chain trends and developments
      • Stand out from other candidates in a job search
      • Boost your confidence with recognition as a supply chain expert
      • Demonstrate your long-term commitment to the supply chain profession.

      Course Information

      Attending our course is the most effective way to prepare to pass the CSCP exam.

      • Learn from a certified instructor who provides expertise, insights and guidance
      • Network, share experiences, and discuss topics with a diverse group of operations professionals
      • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support

      By choosing to study with the Australasian Supply Chain Institute, you have the confidence of knowing our highly qualified instructors are CSCP Certified, experienced professionals who are ready to guide you through the preparation process.

      Study that Fits in with You

      Our Online Certification Review courses are delivered via our online webinar platform.  You will be connected with a live facilitator who will take you through the content, allow for questions and answers, provide guidance as you work through the Learning System between sessions and share insights and experiences to set you up for success.

      To access the session you will need a Windows or Mac PC/Laptop with a broadband internet connection.

      It is also advised that you have a headset and microphone available to make the most of the experience.

      Please ensure you are able to accommodate the required self paced study from the Learning System between sessions as failure to do so may see you fall behind.


      • 21 Jan 2021
      • (UTC+11:00)
      • 13 May 2021
      • (UTC+10:00)
      • 17 sessions
      • Online
      • 1
      Register

                        

      APICS Certified in Production & Inventory Management

      Part 2

      APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is recognised 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.

      CPIM Part 2 Online Certification Review Class is a 17 week course that prepares students for the final exam. 

      Strategic Management of Resources

      • Strategic Planning and Management Process
      • Analysing the External & Internal Environments,  Scope of Operations, Globalisation & Diversification
      • Strategies
      • Financial Statements/Analysis/Budgeting/Costing Methods and Tools
      • Operations Performance objectives and strategies 
      • Management Toolboxes/ Structure and Strategy/ Leadership and Culture/ Change Management
      • Managing Human Resource

      Master Planning of Resources

      • Demand Management Principles/ Forecasting Techniques
      • Customer Interface Management
      • Sales and Operations Planning Principles/ Techniques
      • Master Scheduling Principles/ Process Techniques
      • Advanced Planning and Scheduling
      • Principles of Distribution Planning/ Techniques

      Detailed Scheduling and Planning

      • Overview of Inventory/ ABC Classification
      • Aggregate Inventory Policy/ Itemised Inventory Policy
      • How Much to Order/When to Order
      • Alternative Approaches to Managing Inventory
      • Inventory Accuracy
      • Inventory Storage, Flow and Handling
      • MRP Inputs and Outputs/ Designing the MRP System/Using MRP/Evaluating
      • Capacity Planning in Manufacturing Environments/Capacity Requirements Planning
      • CRP Inputs, Tools and Outputs/ Loading and Balancing Techniques/Measurement
      • Project Management/Project Planning Management and Tools
      • Managing the Project Team/ Managing Change
      • Supplier Relationships and Sourcing Strategies
      • Examples of Collaborative Supplier Relationships
      • Purchasing/ Monitoring and Evaluating Supplier Performance

      Execution and Control of Operation

      • Principles of Executing Operations
      • MRP-Based Scheduling/Theory of Constraints Scheduling/Lean Scheduling
      • Production Activity Control of MRP and Lean based Systems
      • Controlling Operational Costs
      • Principles of Quality, Communication and Continuous Improvement
      • Quality, Communication and Continuous Improvement Techniques
      • Princples/Techniques of Designing Concepts and Trade offs


      Important: 

      It is a requirement that all students have the current CPIM Part 1 Learning System and Slide Booklets prior to commencing the course.

      Learning Systems and Certification Exams are purchased separately and are not included in the price of Online Certification Review Courses.

      Click HERE to purchase a Learning System or Exam

      Who can benefit from the program?

      • People seeking in-depth knowledge of their company’s internal operations, production and inventory management
      • Employees hoping to boost productivity and collaboration
      • Managers working to improve operations, increase customer satisfaction and company profits
      The course is suitable for buyers, planners, product planners, material managers, supply planners, demand planners, inventory managers, supply chain analysts, supply chain managers, and graduates entering supply chain.

      Course Information

      Attending our course is the most effective way to prepare to pass the CPIM exam.

      • Learn from a certified instructor who provides expertise, insights and guidance
      • Network, share experiences, and discuss topics with a diverse group of operations professionals
      • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support

      By choosing to study with the Australasian Supply Chain Institute, you have the confidence of knowing our highly qualified instructors are CPIM Certified, experienced professionals who are ready to guide you through the preparation process.

      Study that Fits in with You

      Our Online Certification Review courses are delivered via our online webinar platform.  You will be connected with a live facilitator who will take you through the content, allow for questions and answers, provide guidance as you work through the Learning System between sessions and share insights and experiences to set you up for success.

      To access the session you will need a Windows or Mac PC/Laptop with a broadband internet connection.

      It is also advised that you have a headset and microphone available to make the most of the experience.

      Please ensure you are able to accommodate the required self paced study from the Learning System between sessions as failure to do so may see you fall behind.


      • 4 Feb 2021
      • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM (UTC+11:00)
      Register

      VIC Chapter Meet & Greet

      This meet & greet is an opportunity for our Victorian Australian Members to connect and introduce supply chain experience, current roles in the Victorian ASCI Community and to explore interest areas for future Continued Professional Development program content.

      Hosted by ASCI's National Office, this will be a great way to learn about ASCI's Chapters, the roles and the framework to seek your interest in joining the committee.

      If you reside in VIC and are not yet an ASCI Member, please join and learn how you can benefit your career with an ASCI Membership in 2021. 

      This is a virtual meeting. After registration, you will be sent a Microsoft Teams meeting link.

      Thank you!

      • 23 Feb 2021
      • 8:45 AM (UTC+11:00)
      • 25 Feb 2021
      • 5:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
      Register


      Supply Chain Vision In The Decade For Action

      The United Nations’ “Decade for Action” calls for accelerating sustainable solutions to all the world’s biggest challenges ranging from poverty and gender to climate change, inequality and closing the finance gap. Our global supply chains are not immune to these challenges and have their own set of sensitivities to global political, economic, geographic and social climates.  

      In its third year as the largest gathering of supply chain managers in Australia, ASCI2021 will provide clarity around what is expected of supply chain managers and what the priorities are to act and lead a future-proof global supply chain into the new decade.  

      Five themes will run throughout the conference program across six streams over three days: 

      People, culture and skills 
      Sustainability, ethics and social outcomes  
      Governance, compliance and regulation  
      Agility, operations and risk management 
      Trending technology and new supply chain ecosystems 

      Visit the conference website for the program and pricing.


      At ASCI2021, you will hear from:  

      International and local inspirational keynotes from progressive organisations 
      Case studies from peers across logistics; operations; procurement; ILS
      State Government on employment, economic growth and development 
      Experts on infrastructure growth  
      Western Sydney Airport Briefing 

      This is the largest gathering of supply chain managers with opportunities to network and share: 

      ASCI2021 Awards Dinner on on the evening of Tuesday 23 February 
      Panel discussions 
      Roundtable discussions 
      Leadership Masterclasses  
      Vendor exhibitions and private meeting spaces 


      Conveniently located in a spacious setting that adheres to social distancing: 

      Just 30 minutes from Sydney airport 
      Free shuttle buses running regularly from the train station 
      Outdoor catering 
      Flat rate for accommodation - $180 for a Superior King or Twin room 
      Free parking in 700+ spaces 

      There are two registration steps:

      1. Website registration to redeem your 20 Continued Professional Development points, and
      2. Click here to register to the conference 

      Use Promo Code ASCI2021 for 10% discount for ASCI Members 
      Use Promo Code REGASSOC for 15% discount for Registered Associates

      Use Promo Code REGPRAC for 20% discount for Registered Practitioners


      Thank you!

    Past events

    3 Dec 2020 Scale At Pace: Integrated Information Flows | WA | 1 CPD
    2 Dec 2020 ASCI Webinar: e-Documentation Webinar: Speed To Sale Improvements For Retailers | 1 CPD
    25 Nov 2020 ASCI Webinar: Ethics Series | 1 CPD
    18 Nov 2020 SA Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
    18 Nov 2020 ASCI Webinar: Embracing Ambiguity | 1 CPD
    11 Nov 2020 ASCI Webinar: The State Of Our State After Stage 4 | 1 CPD
    9 Nov 2020 RMIA Conference: Risk & Cyber Week | 4 CPD
    5 Nov 2020 ACT Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
    4 Nov 2020 ASCI Webinar: Harnessing Personal Resilience Strategies | 1 CPD
    28 Oct 2020 ASCI Webinar: Data Insights Into Your Most Valuable Assets | 1 CPD
    21 Oct 2020 ASCI Webinar: Cognitive Control Towers | 1 CPD
    19 Oct 2020 Oliver Wight Integrated Tactical Planning | 4 CPD
    14 Oct 2020 ASCI Webinar: Using the SCOR Framework | 1 CPD
    7 Oct 2020 ASCI Webinar: Professionalising Supply Chain Management | 1 CPD
    30 Sep 2020 Transport & Logistics Special Interest Group: China | 1 CPD
    23 Sep 2020 ASCI Innovation Series: Roy Hill | 1 CPD
    16 Sep 2020 ASCI Webinar: Agribusiness And The Traceability Of Fresh Produce | 1 CPD
    12 Sep 2020 ASCI Extraordinary General Meeting
    9 Sep 2020 Pharmaceutical Special Interest Group: COVID-19 | 1 CPD
    2 Sep 2020 ASCI Leadership Series: Managing Resilience | 1 CPD
    24 Aug 2020 Oliver Wight IBP For Supply Chain | 4 CPD
    19 Aug 2020 ASCI Innovation Series: AI | 1 CPD
    12 Aug 2020 ASCI Sustainability Series: Circular Economy | 1 CPD
    5 Aug 2020 ASCI Risk Series: Planning | 1 CPD
    29 Jul 2020 ASCI Leadership Series: Collaboration | 1 CPD
    28 Jul 2020 Supply Chain in the Age of COVID 19 | 1 CPD
    27 Jul 2020 Supply Chain in the Age of COVID 19 | 1 CPD
    22 Jul 2020 ASCI Leadership Series: S&OP/IBP | 1 CPD
    15 Jul 2020 Masterclass: Leading Your Team To Industry Award Status | 1 CPD
    1 Jul 2020 Supply Chains, Procurement And Smart Contracts | 1 CPD
    24 Jun 2020 ASCI Webinar: Reimagining The Role And Design Of Procurement | 1 CPD

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