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    APICS CPIM (Certified in Planning & Inventory Management) Part 1

    This short course is the first module of the APICS Certified in Planning & 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.

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 1 Feb 2023 - 12 Apr 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 7pm to 9pm (2 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 11 sessions and 22 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $1,320
    • Non Member: $1,720

    The sessions covered in this course include:

    Module 1: Supply Chain Overview

    • Operational Objectives to Meet Competitive Priorities
    • Marketing Strategies
    • Fundamentals of Sales and Operations Planning
    • Manufacturing Strategies
    • KPIs and Metrics
    • Sustainable and Socially Responsible Supply Chains

    Module 2: Fundamentals of Demand Management

    • Creating a Product Road Map
    • Product Development
    • Characteristics of Demand
    • Forecasting

    Module 3: Plan Supply

    • Master Production Schedule
    • Material Requirements Planning
    • Capacity Requirements Planning
    • Final Assembly Scheduling
    • Closing the Loop

    Module 4: Executing the Supply Plan

    • Buy
    • Make

    Module 5: Inventory Management

    • Inventory Investment and Days of Supply
    • Safety Stock
    • Item Segmentation
    • Order Quantity and Item Replenishment
    • Tracking Inventory Through Supply Chain
    • Basics of Reverse Logistics
    • Inventory Accuracy Audits
    • Addressing Inventory Loss
    • Planning and Managing Distribution Inventory

    Module 6: Continuous Improvement and Quality Management and Technologies

    • Continuous Improvement
    • Information, Process, and Emerging Technologies


    Important: 

    It is a requirement that all students have the current CPIM Part 1 Learning System 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.


    • 2 Feb 2023
    • 7:00 PM
    • 18 May 2023
    • 9:30 PM
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    APICS CPIM (Certified in Planning & Inventory Management) Part 2

    This short course is the second module of the APICS Certified in Planning & 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 with Part 1 certificate, allows participants to obtain CPIM certificate.

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 2 Feb 2023 - 18 May 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 7 pm to 9:30 pm (2.5 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 16 sessions and 40 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $2,420
    • Non Member: $2,820

    The sessions covered in this course include:

    Module 1: Strategy

    • The Environment and Strategy
    • Strategic Scope
    • Strategic Objectives
    • Developing Organisational Strategy
    • Executing and Monitoring Strategy
    • Analysis for Functional and Operational Strategies
    • Functional and Operational Strategies
    • Processes and Layouts
    • Performance Monitoring and KPIs
    • Risk Management
    • Capital Equipment and Facilities
    • Sustainability Strategies


    Module 2: Sales and Operations Planning

    • Purpose of S&OP
    • S&OP Roles and Process
    • Aggregate Demand and Supply Plans
    • Reconciling S&OP Plans


    Module 3: Demand

    • Demand Management
    • Customers
    • Marketing and Product Management
    • Sources of Demand
    • Forecasting
    • Forecast Performance


    Module 4: Supply

    • Creating the Master Schedule
    • Using and Maintaining the Master Schedule
    • Rough-Cut Capacity Planning
    • MRP Design
    • Using and Managing MRP
    • CRP and MRP-Based Scheduling
    • Final Assembly Schedule
    • Suppliers
    • Purchasing
    • Product Costing
    • Changes and Supply Disruptions
    • Product Life Cycle Management


    Module 5: Inventory

    • Inventory Planning
    • Inventory Management
    • Inventory Costs, Value, and Metrics
    • Inventory Control
    • Waste Hierarchy and Reverse Logistics


    Module 6: Detailed Schedules

    • Planning Detailed Schedules
    • Scheduling and PAC Methods
    • Production Schedules
    • Using Detailed Schedules


    Module 7: Distribution

    • Planning Distribution
    • Replenishment and Order Management
    • Reverse Logistics in Distribution Network


    Module 8: Quality, Continuous Improvement, and Technology

    • Quality
    • Continuous Improvement
    • Technology

    Important: 

    It is a requirement that all students have the current CPIM Part 2 Learning System 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.


    • 6 Feb 2023
    • 7:00 PM
    • 5 Jun 2023
    • 9:30 PM
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    APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional 

    The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program arms you with end-to-end supply chain knowledge to help you and your business remain competitive in today’s economy. Boost your confidence in supply chain management and master the skills needed to bring new ideas to suppliers, plants, and distributors while improving customer satisfaction.

    With a CSCP Certification, you’ll gain valuable experience to effectively manage global supply chain efforts and implement essential concepts and strategies to improve day-to-day operations.

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 6 Feb 2023 - 5 Jun 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 7pm to 9:30pm (2.5 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 16 sessions and 40 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $2,420
    • Non Member: $2,820

    There are eight modules:

    Module 1: Supply Chains, Demand Management, and Forecasting

    • Introduction to Supply Chains
    • Demand Analysis and Patterns
    • Demand Management
    • Forecasting
    • Supply and Demand Alignment


    Module 2: Global Supply Chain Networks

    • Supply Chain Design and Optimisation
    • End-to-End Connectivity and Visibility
    • Supply Chain Metrics and Reports


    Module 3: Sourcing Products and Services

    • Aligning Sourcing to Demand
    • Category Strategy for Sourcing
    • Product Design Influence
    • Supplier Selection, Contracting, and Use


    Module 4: Internal Operations and Inventory

    • Planning Operations
    • Capacity and Production Activity Control
    • Inventory
    • Performance and Continuous Improvement


    Module 5: Forward and Reverse Logistics

    • Logistics and Distribution
    • Distribution Services and Transportation Choices
    • Trade Considerations
    • Reverse Flow


    Module 6: Supply Chain Relationships

    • Customer Relationships
    • Supplier and Supply Chain Relationships


    Module 7: Supply Chain Risk

    • Risk Management and Supply Chain Risks
    • Risk Analysis and Response


    Module 8: Optimisation, Sustainability, and Technology

    • Optimising Supply Chain Strategy and Tactics
    • Sustainability
    • Technology Trends

    Important: 

    It is a requirement that all students have the current CSCP Learning System 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.


    • 8 Feb 2023
    • 9 Feb 2023
    • 2 sessions
    • Infosys Portland, Suite 9.01, Level 9, 130 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    • 20
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    Free DDBrix Distribution & Factory Workshop

    ASCI members can join the DDBrix Distribution or Factory Workshop free of charge! Take this chance to learn supply chain management basic principles.

    Workshop Details

    DDBrix Distribution Workshop:

    • 8th Feb 2023
    • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • Location: Infosys Portland, Suite 9.01, Level 9, 130 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    • Free registration for ASCI members (lunch included)

    Who should attend?

    • Supply Chain Professionals
    • Operational excellence professionals, management & distribution managers, logisticians, warehouse and store managers, purchasing, IT, CFO, HR, SD
    • Consultants
    • Students
    • DDMPR (Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning) project team
    • Stateholders in a DDMRP project

    Objectives

    • Have an overview of the importance of flow and the links between customer demands, distribution network and suppliers
    • Experience the changes that DDMRP will bring to your informational and material flow management
    • Experience the new organisation proposed by DDMRP on the management of a distribution system subject to the VUCA world
    • Learn some fundamental principles of Supply Chain Management and DDMRP while having fun
    • Manage a distribution network under constraints: limited production capacity, full truck loads, inconsistent lead times

    Program

    In teams and using the DDBrix kit, participants experience with the 4 phases of the serious game DDBrix Distribution.

    DDBrix Factory Workshop:

    • 9th Feb 2023
    • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • Location: Infosys Portland, Suite 9.01, Level 9, 130 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    • Free registration for ASCI members (lunch included)

    Who should attend?

    • Supply Chain Professionals
    • Operational excellence professionals, production managers, purchasing managers, IT managers, financial managers, HR managers, sales managers
    • Consultants
    • Students
    • DDMPR project team
    • Stateholders in a DDMRP project

    Objectives

    • Learn some basic principles of Supply Chain Management and DDMRP while having fun
    • Experience the changes that DDMRP will bring to your informational and material flow management
    • Experience the new organisation proposed by the DDMRP on the planning and the prioritisation of production orders
    • Discover how DDMRP allows you to stabilise production and reduce team stress
    • Setting up day to personalise the workshop: increase the impact of the workshop by integrating your constraints, your vocabulary and your environment

    Program

    Using the DDBrix Factory kit, participants experience with the 4 phases of the DDBrix Factory serious game in teams.

    Registration Deadline

    Registration deadline: 6th February. If you cancel your appointment less than 24 hours before the workshop starts, you will be subject to a cancellation fee of $100. To avoid a cancellation fee, please provide cancellation notice at least 24 hours in advance.


    • 1 Mar 2023
    • 6:30 PM
    • 24 May 2023
    • 9:30 PM
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    APICS Certified in Logistics, Transport and Distribution (CLTD)


    Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) proves an in-depth understanding of how to streamline logistics, transportation and distribution including order management, distribution inventory management and warehouse management.

    By earning the CLTD designation, you join a network of professionals in logistics, transportation and distribution who are dedicated to reducing their industry’s impact while providing new, innovative solutions.

    With a CLTD designation, you’ll advance your ability to lead in this sector through best practices and the most up-to-date strategies and trends.

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 1 Mar 2023 - 24 May 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm (3 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 13 sessions and 39 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $2,420
    • Non Member: $2,820

    There are nine modules:

    Module 1: Logistics Overview and Strategy

    • Outlining the principles that make logistics useful, including economic drivers
    • Understanding how logistics fits within supply chain management
    • Managing logistics strategy, including the logistics value proposition
    • Developing flexible logistics frameworks and collaborative relationships
    • Exploring strategic-level risk management
    • Using fundamental performance measurements and benchmarking
    • Implementing reengineering and continuous improvement philosophies

    Module 2: Logistics Network Design

    • Implementing a logistics network design process
    • Considering transportation requirements driving logistics network plans
    • Using tools and analyses to select node patterns and links
    • Adopting risk management
    • Planning for network security and business continuity

    Module 3: Sustainability and Reverse Logistics

    • Understanding how logistics plays a key role in demonstrating organizational social responsibility
    • Managing the triple bottom line, including carbon footprint reductions and green initiatives
    • Selecting vendors based on sustainable practices
    • Demonstrating responsibility when handling and managing hazardous and dangerous materials

    Module 4: Capacity Planning and Demand Management

    • Understanding the basics of forecasting including various types of forecasts
    • Shaping demand for logistics services
    • Translating demand information into planning for transportation and warehousing capacity
    • Providing input during S&OP and participating in collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment
    • Planning for distribution requirements
    • Managing supply, including ERP master scheduling
    • Developing a process and selecting a purchasing strategy

    Module 5: Order Management

    • Performing customer relationship management during order management activities
    • Implementing CRM to strengthen relationships
    • Meeting customer needs
    • Achieving service levels according to customer demand
    • Managing the process steps and logistics decision points of inbound, intracompany, and outbound order management

    Module 6: Inventory Management

    • Understanding inventory management, planning, and control
    • Contrasting stakeholder expectations for inventory management
    • Summarizing the different functions or purposes inventory serves in a business
    • Illustrating the major types of inventory costs
    • Differentiating approaches to safety stock and determinations of when to order
    • Performing calculations related to standard deviation, economic order quantity, and reorder points
    • Describing lean, just-in-time, ABC, vendor-managed inventory and other alternative approaches
    • Listing common performance metrics

    Module 7: Warehouse Management

    • Understanding warehousing strategies and determining which to use
    • Considering physical aspects and tactics related to warehousing design
    • Exploring warehousing challenges and trends
    • Summarizing warehouse ownership types and functions
    • Determining warehouse operations performance measures
    • Diving deep into warehouse processes, layouts, materials handling, systems and automation, and packaging

    Module 8: Transportation

    • Outlining transportation fundamentals including cost structure, stakeholders, capabilities, carrier types, mode classifications, and selection considerations
    • Diving deep into the modes of transportation including road, rail, air, water, pipeline, intermodal, andparcel/courier
    • Managing transportation according to guiding principles
    • Considering tradeoffs when designing transportation networks, selecting carriers and modes, and planning routes and schedules

    Module 9: Global Logistics Considerations

    • Examining current factors in the global logistics space
    • Staying competitive while balancing cost and level of service
    • Exploring the history of international trade theories and infrastructure
    • Discussing global logistics performance indicators and trade specialists
    • Complying with international trade regulations
    • Preparing customs documentation
    • Discussing finance, payment options, terms of sale, payment methods, currency issues, trade zones, and hedging


    Important: 

    It is a requirement that all students have the current CLTD Learning System 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.


    • 7 Mar 2023
    • 7:00 PM
    • 20 Jun 2023
    • 10:00 PM
    • Online
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    APICS CPIM (Certified in Planning & Inventory Management) 8.0

    This course follows the new CPIM 8.0 version including content from CPIM Part 1 & Part 2. Candidates taking this course will only need to take one exam to earn CPIM certificate.

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 7 Mar 2023 - 20 Jun 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 7 pm to 10 pm (3 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 15 sessions and 45 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $2,920
    • Non Member: $3,320

    There are eight modules:

    Module 1: Supply Chains and Strategy
    Module 2: Sales and Operations Planning
    Module 3: Demand
    Module 4: Supply
    Module 5: Detailed Schedules
    Module 6: Inventory
    Module 7: Distribution
    Module 8: Quality, Technology and Continuous Improvement

    Important: 

    It is a requirement that all students have the current CPIM 8.0 Learning System 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 (CPIM 8.0 Learning System will be available for purchase from 1 Feb 2023)

    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.


    • 9 Mar 2023
    • 7:00 PM
    • 15 Jun 2023
    • 9:30 PM
    • Online
    • 10
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    Certified Stores And Stock Controller

    ASCI professional certification partner, VCare Academy, has designed the CSSC to increase knowledge of the role of the store and warehouse, the functions of the store and warehouse personnel, how stock is managed and moved into through and out of the warehouse either to an internal customer or an external customer. 

    Course costs include workbook, Online Classes and Exam (plus one resit if needed).

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 9 Mar 2023 - 15 Jun 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm (2.5 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 15 sessions and 37.5 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $2,200
    • Non Member: $2,600

    This course is part of ASCI's Continued Professional Development program and will prepare students for the CSSC exam. Once attained, the professional certification qualifies for eligibility points under Registration.

    Module 1: Introduction To Stores And Stock Control 

    1.1  Warehousing and Supply Chain Management

    1.2  Roles, Responsibilities, and Relationships

    1.3  Customer Service

    Learning Outcomes

    • List and describe the objectives of store operations; name the different types of warehouses
    • Name and give an explanation of the areas of responsibility assigned to a store
    • Describe the components of a warehouse management system and the operation of a warehouse management system [WMS]
    • Describe a range of leadership styles: identify applications for each
    • Name and describe the principle duties of each job function in the store
    • Distinguish between a policy and a procedure; give examples of each in a store
    • Discuss the importance of providing a satisfactory level of customer service to both internal and external customers

    Module 2: Store Safety And Security

    2.1  Risk and Safety Management

    2.2  Warehouse Safety and PPE

    2.3  Emergency Situations and Precautions

    Learning Outcomes

    • Explain what a risk is; describe how risks can be identified and properly managed
    • Give a brief description of the Occupational Health and Safety Act as it applies to the operation of store activities
    • Identify areas in a warehouse where the potential for theft is evident; outline the actions to minimize those risks
    • Identify a number of potential accident situations; suggest ways to prevent their occurrence
    • Name the various categories of PPE [personal protective equipment]; give examples of the application of each
    • Discuss the roles and responsibilities of each role player in the event of an emergency
    • Explain the importance of maintaining discipline and clear-headedness during an emergency situation

    Module 3: Store Operations 

    3.1  Stores Layout

    3.2  Stores Productivity and Continuous Improvement

    3.3  Materials Handling and Storage Equipment

    3.4  Transportation

    Learning Outcomes

    • Explain the importance of allocating sufficient space for both the present and future needs to each warehousing activity
    • Explain the need to integrate the materials handling system into the store layout
    • Compare and contrast the various storage methods; give practical examples of the application of each
    • Define the term productivity; give examples of how productivity in the store can be increased
    • Describe the role of ergonomics in improving productivity
    • Name the classes of function-oriented materials handling systems; suggest an application for each
    • Compare and contrast the categories of materials transport systems; give an example from each category

    Module 4: Stock Identification & Stock Control

    4.1        Classifying and Coding Stock

    4.2        Stock taking and Stock Audits

    Learning Outcomes

    • Name the primary purpose of classifying and coding stock in both a manufacturing and distribution environment
    • Compare and contrast bar-coding technology with the use of radio frequency [RFID] identification technology
    • Give the advantages and disadvantages of a range of automated data collection techniques
    • Give the primary purpose of taking stock and reconciling the actual count with the book count
    • Explain how the ABC principle can be utilized in determining the frequency by which an item is counted
    • List the key steps to a stock reduction program; highlight the significance of each step. 

    Module 5: Stock Movement

    Course Outline

    5.1  Inbound Logistics

    5.2  Stock Issues

    5.3  Stock Returns

    5.4  Reverse Logistics

    5.5  Distribution Management

    Learning Outcomes

    • With the aid of a flow diagram, describe each step in the receiving process;
    • Explain the need to identify all incoming goods prior to them being placed into storage
    • With the aid of a flow diagram, give an explanation of each step in the issuing process
    • Name the types of issues; give an explanation of where each would be appropriate
    • Give an explanation of the various ways in which picking can be carried out; give the advantages of each method
    • Explain the importance of reverse logistics both from an economic and an environmental perspective
    • With the use of examples, differentiate between the different types of recovery options.

    Course Information

    Attending our course is the most effective way to prepare to pass the CSSC 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 CSSC 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 between sessions as failure to do so may see you fall behind.

    • 13 Mar 2023
    • 6:30 PM
    • 24 Mar 2023
    • 9:30 PM
    • Online
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    Demand Driven Planner (DDP) Online Course

    This course is for Supply chain planners, managers, buyers, purchasers, schedulers, controllers, warehouse managers, procurement managers and quality managers that are involved in implementing Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP).

    Prerequisites

    Participants need to be familiar with the world of the Supply Chain planning.

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 13 - 24 March 2023
    • Classes are conducted 3 times a week over 2 weeks, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm (3 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 6 sessions and 18 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $945
    • Non Member: $1,350

    Course fees include digital courseware. Exam is not included.

    Course Description

    This Program equips the participants to implement and run a DDMRP operating model.

    Education Objectives

    • Understand the detail about how DDMRP works (the 5 steps)
    • Understand how to use DDS&OP to control the DDMRP model
    • Identify the benefits of DDMRP in distribution,manufacturing and purchasing
    • Prepare for the DDPP (Demand Driven Planner Professional) certification

    Benefits for the Company:

    • Reduced stock outs
    • Less emergency
    • Improved service levels
    • Faster time to market

    Benefits for the Employee:

    • Formal supply chain planning training
    • Increased recognition of qualifications and skills
    • Increased professional opportunities
    • Improved working conditions (less stress)

    The sessions covered in this course include:

    Module 1: Planning in the Modern World

    • The Precisely Wrong Problem
    • The VUCA world

    Module 2: The Importance of Flow

    • It's ALL About Flow
    • Flow as a Common Objective
    • An Important Caveat

    Module 3: The Power of Decoupling

    • A Core Problem
    • Introducing Decoupling
    • Decoupling the Bullwhip

    Module 4: Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP)

    Module 5: Strategic Inventory Positioning

    • Determining Strategic Decoupling Points
    • Decoupled Lead Time
    • Decoupled Lead Time and the Matrix BOM

    Module 6: Distribution Network Positioning

    • Push and Promote problem
    • Hub and Spoke Positioning

    Module 7: Buffer Profiles and Levels

    • Introducing Decoupling Point Buffers
    • Buffer Profiles and Individual Part Properties
    • Calculating Buffers

    Module 8: Dynamic Adjustments

    • Recalculating Adjustments
    • Planned Adjustments

    Module 9: Demand Driven Planification

    • The Net Flow Equation
    • Average On-Hand Range and Target
    • DDMRP Supply Order Generation Simulation
    • Decoupled Explosion
    • Hybrid Fast Mover Supply Order Generation
    • Prioritised Share

    Module 10: Visible and Collaborative Execution

    • Buffer Status Alerts
    • Synchronisation Alerts

    Module 11: Tactical Planning and Operational Scheduling with DDMRP

    • Relevant Ranges
    • DDMRP and Tactical Capability Planning
    • DDMRP and Operational Scheduling
    • DDMRP and the Basic Scheduling Assumptions

    Module 12: Adapting DDMRP model through Demand Driven S&OP

    • An Introduction to Demand Driven S&OP
    • DDMRP Tactical Review
    • DDMRP Tactical Projections
    • DDMRP Model Reconfiguration
    • DDMRP Tactical Exploitation
    • DDMRP Strategic Projection
    • DDMRP Strategic Recommendation

    Module 13: Summary of the DDP programme

    Important: 

    Exams are purchased separately and are not included in the price of Online Course.

    Study that Fits in with You

    Our Online 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.

    • 25 May 2023
    • 7:00 PM
    • 7 Sep 2023
    • 9:30 PM
    • Online
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    APICS CPIM (Certified in Planning & Inventory Management) Part 2

    This short course is the second module of the APICS Certified in Planning & 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 with Part 1 certificate, allows participants to obtain CPIM certificate.

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 25 May 2023 - 7 Sep 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 7 pm to 9:30 pm (2.5 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 16 sessions and 40 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $2,420
    • Non Member: $2,820

    The sessions covered in this course include:

    Module 1: Strategy

    • The Environment and Strategy
    • Strategic Scope
    • Strategic Objectives
    • Developing Organisational Strategy
    • Executing and Monitoring Strategy
    • Analysis for Functional and Operational Strategies
    • Functional and Operational Strategies
    • Processes and Layouts
    • Performance Monitoring and KPIs
    • Risk Management
    • Capital Equipment and Facilities
    • Sustainability Strategies


    Module 2: Sales and Operations Planning

    • Purpose of S&OP
    • S&OP Roles and Process
    • Aggregate Demand and Supply Plans
    • Reconciling S&OP Plans


    Module 3: Demand

    • Demand Management
    • Customers
    • Marketing and Product Management
    • Sources of Demand
    • Forecasting
    • Forecast Performance


    Module 4: Supply

    • Creating the Master Schedule
    • Using and Maintaining the Master Schedule
    • Rough-Cut Capacity Planning
    • MRP Design
    • Using and Managing MRP
    • CRP and MRP-Based Scheduling
    • Final Assembly Schedule
    • Suppliers
    • Purchasing
    • Product Costing
    • Changes and Supply Disruptions
    • Product Life Cycle Management


    Module 5: Inventory

    • Inventory Planning
    • Inventory Management
    • Inventory Costs, Value, and Metrics
    • Inventory Control
    • Waste Hierarchy and Reverse Logistics


    Module 6: Detailed Schedules

    • Planning Detailed Schedules
    • Scheduling and PAC Methods
    • Production Schedules
    • Using Detailed Schedules


    Module 7: Distribution

    • Planning Distribution
    • Replenishment and Order Management
    • Reverse Logistics in Distribution Network


    Module 8: Quality, Continuous Improvement, and Technology

    • Quality
    • Continuous Improvement
    • Technology

    Important: 

    It is a requirement that all students have the current CPIM Part 2 Learning System 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.


    • 19 Jun 2023
    • 7:00 PM
    • 9 Oct 2023
    • 9:30 PM
    • Online
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    APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional 

    The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program arms you with end-to-end supply chain knowledge to help you and your business remain competitive in today’s economy. Boost your confidence in supply chain management and master the skills needed to bring new ideas to suppliers, plants, and distributors while improving customer satisfaction.

    With a CSCP Certification, you’ll gain valuable experience to effectively manage global supply chain efforts and implement essential concepts and strategies to improve day-to-day operations.

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 19 Jun 2023 - 9 Oct 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 7pm to 9:30pm (2.5 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 16 sessions and 40 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $2,420
    • Non Member: $2,820

    There are eight modules:

    Module 1: Supply Chains, Demand Management, and Forecasting

    • Introduction to Supply Chains
    • Demand Analysis and Patterns
    • Demand Management
    • Forecasting
    • Supply and Demand Alignment


    Module 2: Global Supply Chain Networks

    • Supply Chain Design and Optimisation
    • End-to-End Connectivity and Visibility
    • Supply Chain Metrics and Reports


    Module 3: Sourcing Products and Services

    • Aligning Sourcing to Demand
    • Category Strategy for Sourcing
    • Product Design Influence
    • Supplier Selection, Contracting, and Use


    Module 4: Internal Operations and Inventory

    • Planning Operations
    • Capacity and Production Activity Control
    • Inventory
    • Performance and Continuous Improvement


    Module 5: Forward and Reverse Logistics

    • Logistics and Distribution
    • Distribution Services and Transportation Choices
    • Trade Considerations
    • Reverse Flow


    Module 6: Supply Chain Relationships

    • Customer Relationships
    • Supplier and Supply Chain Relationships


    Module 7: Supply Chain Risk

    • Risk Management and Supply Chain Risks
    • Risk Analysis and Response


    Module 8: Optimisation, Sustainability, and Technology

    • Optimising Supply Chain Strategy and Tactics
    • Sustainability
    • Technology Trends

    Important: 

    It is a requirement that all students have the current CSCP Learning System 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.


    • 9 Aug 2023
    • 7:00 PM
    • 29 Nov 2023
    • 9:30 PM
    • Online
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    APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional 

    The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program arms you with end-to-end supply chain knowledge to help you and your business remain competitive in today’s economy. Boost your confidence in supply chain management and master the skills needed to bring new ideas to suppliers, plants, and distributors while improving customer satisfaction.

    With a CSCP Certification, you’ll gain valuable experience to effectively manage global supply chain efforts and implement essential concepts and strategies to improve day-to-day operations.

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 9 Aug 2023 - 29 Nov 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 7pm to 9:30pm (2.5 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 16 sessions and 40 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $2,420
    • Non Member: $2,820

    There are eight modules:

    Module 1: Supply Chains, Demand Management, and Forecasting

    • Introduction to Supply Chains
    • Demand Analysis and Patterns
    • Demand Management
    • Forecasting
    • Supply and Demand Alignment


    Module 2: Global Supply Chain Networks

    • Supply Chain Design and Optimisation
    • End-to-End Connectivity and Visibility
    • Supply Chain Metrics and Reports


    Module 3: Sourcing Products and Services

    • Aligning Sourcing to Demand
    • Category Strategy for Sourcing
    • Product Design Influence
    • Supplier Selection, Contracting, and Use


    Module 4: Internal Operations and Inventory

    • Planning Operations
    • Capacity and Production Activity Control
    • Inventory
    • Performance and Continuous Improvement


    Module 5: Forward and Reverse Logistics

    • Logistics and Distribution
    • Distribution Services and Transportation Choices
    • Trade Considerations
    • Reverse Flow


    Module 6: Supply Chain Relationships

    • Customer Relationships
    • Supplier and Supply Chain Relationships


    Module 7: Supply Chain Risk

    • Risk Management and Supply Chain Risks
    • Risk Analysis and Response


    Module 8: Optimisation, Sustainability, and Technology

    • Optimising Supply Chain Strategy and Tactics
    • Sustainability
    • Technology Trends

    Important: 

    It is a requirement that all students have the current CSCP Learning System 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.


    • 15 Aug 2023
    • 7:00 PM
    • 21 Nov 2023
    • 10:00 PM
    • Online
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    APICS CPIM (Certified in Planning & Inventory Management) 8.0

    This course follows the new CPIM 8.0 version including content from CPIM Part 1 & Part 2. Candidates taking this course will only need to take one exam to earn CPIM certificate.

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 15 Aug 2023 - 21 Nov 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 7 pm to 10 pm (3 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 15 sessions and 45 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $2,920
    • Non Member: $3,320

    There are eight modules:

    Module 1: Supply Chains and Strategy
    Module 2: Sales and Operations Planning
    Module 3: Demand
    Module 4: Supply
    Module 5: Detailed Schedules
    Module 6: Inventory
    Module 7: Distribution
    Module 8: Quality, Technology and Continuous Improvement

    Important: 

    It is a requirement that all students have the current CPIM 8.0 Learning System 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 (CPIM 8.0 Learning System will be available for purchase from 1 Feb 2023)

    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.


    • 24 Aug 2023
    • 7:00 PM
    • 30 Nov 2023
    • 9:30 PM
    • Online
    • 10
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    Certified Stores And Stock Controller

    ASCI professional certification partner, VCare Academy, has designed the CSSC to increase knowledge of the role of the store and warehouse, the functions of the store and warehouse personnel, how stock is managed and moved into through and out of the warehouse either to an internal customer or an external customer. 

    Course costs include workbook, Online Classes and Exam (plus one resit if needed).

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 24 Aug 2023 - 30 Nov 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm (2.5 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 15 sessions and 37.5 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $2,200
    • Non Member: $2,600

    This course is part of ASCI's Continued Professional Development program and will prepare students for the CSSC exam. Once attained, the professional certification qualifies for eligibility points under Registration.

    Module 1: Introduction To Stores And Stock Control 

    1.1  Warehousing and Supply Chain Management

    1.2  Roles, Responsibilities, and Relationships

    1.3  Customer Service

    Learning Outcomes

    • List and describe the objectives of store operations; name the different types of warehouses
    • Name and give an explanation of the areas of responsibility assigned to a store
    • Describe the components of a warehouse management system and the operation of a warehouse management system [WMS]
    • Describe a range of leadership styles: identify applications for each
    • Name and describe the principle duties of each job function in the store
    • Distinguish between a policy and a procedure; give examples of each in a store
    • Discuss the importance of providing a satisfactory level of customer service to both internal and external customers

    Module 2: Store Safety And Security

    2.1  Risk and Safety Management

    2.2  Warehouse Safety and PPE

    2.3  Emergency Situations and Precautions

    Learning Outcomes

    • Explain what a risk is; describe how risks can be identified and properly managed
    • Give a brief description of the Occupational Health and Safety Act as it applies to the operation of store activities
    • Identify areas in a warehouse where the potential for theft is evident; outline the actions to minimize those risks
    • Identify a number of potential accident situations; suggest ways to prevent their occurrence
    • Name the various categories of PPE [personal protective equipment]; give examples of the application of each
    • Discuss the roles and responsibilities of each role player in the event of an emergency
    • Explain the importance of maintaining discipline and clear-headedness during an emergency situation

    Module 3: Store Operations 

    3.1  Stores Layout

    3.2  Stores Productivity and Continuous Improvement

    3.3  Materials Handling and Storage Equipment

    3.4  Transportation

    Learning Outcomes

    • Explain the importance of allocating sufficient space for both the present and future needs to each warehousing activity
    • Explain the need to integrate the materials handling system into the store layout
    • Compare and contrast the various storage methods; give practical examples of the application of each
    • Define the term productivity; give examples of how productivity in the store can be increased
    • Describe the role of ergonomics in improving productivity
    • Name the classes of function-oriented materials handling systems; suggest an application for each
    • Compare and contrast the categories of materials transport systems; give an example from each category

    Module 4: Stock Identification & Stock Control

    4.1        Classifying and Coding Stock

    4.2        Stock taking and Stock Audits

    Learning Outcomes

    • Name the primary purpose of classifying and coding stock in both a manufacturing and distribution environment
    • Compare and contrast bar-coding technology with the use of radio frequency [RFID] identification technology
    • Give the advantages and disadvantages of a range of automated data collection techniques
    • Give the primary purpose of taking stock and reconciling the actual count with the book count
    • Explain how the ABC principle can be utilized in determining the frequency by which an item is counted
    • List the key steps to a stock reduction program; highlight the significance of each step. 

    Module 5: Stock Movement

    Course Outline

    5.1  Inbound Logistics

    5.2  Stock Issues

    5.3  Stock Returns

    5.4  Reverse Logistics

    5.5  Distribution Management

    Learning Outcomes

    • With the aid of a flow diagram, describe each step in the receiving process;
    • Explain the need to identify all incoming goods prior to them being placed into storage
    • With the aid of a flow diagram, give an explanation of each step in the issuing process
    • Name the types of issues; give an explanation of where each would be appropriate
    • Give an explanation of the various ways in which picking can be carried out; give the advantages of each method
    • Explain the importance of reverse logistics both from an economic and an environmental perspective
    • With the use of examples, differentiate between the different types of recovery options.

    Course Information

    Attending our course is the most effective way to prepare to pass the CSSC 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 CSSC 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 between sessions as failure to do so may see you fall behind.

    • 14 Sep 2023
    • 6:30 PM
    • 7 Dec 2023
    • 9:30 PM
    • Online
    • 100
    Register


                      

    APICS Certified in Logistics, Transport and Distribution (CLTD)


    Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) proves an in-depth understanding of how to streamline logistics, transportation and distribution including order management, distribution inventory management and warehouse management.

    By earning the CLTD designation, you join a network of professionals in logistics, transportation and distribution who are dedicated to reducing their industry’s impact while providing new, innovative solutions.

    With a CLTD designation, you’ll advance your ability to lead in this sector through best practices and the most up-to-date strategies and trends.

    Course Dates & Duration

    • 14 Sep 2023 - 7 Dec 2023
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm (3 hours) Sydney Time, totaling 13 sessions and 39 training hours.

    Prices

    • ASCI Member: $2,420
    • Non Member: $2,820

    There are nine modules:

    Module 1: Logistics Overview and Strategy

    • Outlining the principles that make logistics useful, including economic drivers
    • Understanding how logistics fits within supply chain management
    • Managing logistics strategy, including the logistics value proposition
    • Developing flexible logistics frameworks and collaborative relationships
    • Exploring strategic-level risk management
    • Using fundamental performance measurements and benchmarking
    • Implementing reengineering and continuous improvement philosophies

    Module 2: Logistics Network Design

    • Implementing a logistics network design process
    • Considering transportation requirements driving logistics network plans
    • Using tools and analyses to select node patterns and links
    • Adopting risk management
    • Planning for network security and business continuity

    Module 3: Sustainability and Reverse Logistics

    • Understanding how logistics plays a key role in demonstrating organizational social responsibility
    • Managing the triple bottom line, including carbon footprint reductions and green initiatives
    • Selecting vendors based on sustainable practices
    • Demonstrating responsibility when handling and managing hazardous and dangerous materials

    Module 4: Capacity Planning and Demand Management

    • Understanding the basics of forecasting including various types of forecasts
    • Shaping demand for logistics services
    • Translating demand information into planning for transportation and warehousing capacity
    • Providing input during S&OP and participating in collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment
    • Planning for distribution requirements
    • Managing supply, including ERP master scheduling
    • Developing a process and selecting a purchasing strategy

    Module 5: Order Management

    • Performing customer relationship management during order management activities
    • Implementing CRM to strengthen relationships
    • Meeting customer needs
    • Achieving service levels according to customer demand
    • Managing the process steps and logistics decision points of inbound, intracompany, and outbound order management

    Module 6: Inventory Management

    • Understanding inventory management, planning, and control
    • Contrasting stakeholder expectations for inventory management
    • Summarizing the different functions or purposes inventory serves in a business
    • Illustrating the major types of inventory costs
    • Differentiating approaches to safety stock and determinations of when to order
    • Performing calculations related to standard deviation, economic order quantity, and reorder points
    • Describing lean, just-in-time, ABC, vendor-managed inventory and other alternative approaches
    • Listing common performance metrics

    Module 7: Warehouse Management

    • Understanding warehousing strategies and determining which to use
    • Considering physical aspects and tactics related to warehousing design
    • Exploring warehousing challenges and trends
    • Summarizing warehouse ownership types and functions
    • Determining warehouse operations performance measures
    • Diving deep into warehouse processes, layouts, materials handling, systems and automation, and packaging

    Module 8: Transportation

    • Outlining transportation fundamentals including cost structure, stakeholders, capabilities, carrier types, mode classifications, and selection considerations
    • Diving deep into the modes of transportation including road, rail, air, water, pipeline, intermodal, andparcel/courier
    • Managing transportation according to guiding principles
    • Considering tradeoffs when designing transportation networks, selecting carriers and modes, and planning routes and schedules

    Module 9: Global Logistics Considerations

    • Examining current factors in the global logistics space
    • Staying competitive while balancing cost and level of service
    • Exploring the history of international trade theories and infrastructure
    • Discussing global logistics performance indicators and trade specialists
    • Complying with international trade regulations
    • Preparing customs documentation
    • Discussing finance, payment options, terms of sale, payment methods, currency issues, trade zones, and hedging


    Important: 

    It is a requirement that all students have the current CLTD Learning System 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.


Past events

23 Nov 2022 ASCI Webinar: How your organisation can benefit from Integrated Business Planning | 1 CPD
2 Nov 2022 Webinar: Building Operational Resilience through Additive Manufacture and Inventory Sharing on the DIGATEX Platform | 1 CPD
19 Oct 2022 Panel Discussion: Australia's Position in Global Supply Chains | 2 CPD
12 Oct 2022 Richgro Site Visit | 2 CPD
29 Sep 2022 Webinar: Interview with the Freedom Project | 1 CPD
26 Sep 2022 DDBrix Workshop: The Serious Game to Help You Understand DDMRP | 6 CPD
18 Sep 2022 ASCM Connect Annual Conference 2022 | 24 CPD
13 Sep 2022 SCOR Professional (SCOR-P) Endorsement Online Course | 24 CPD
7 Sep 2022 Panel Discussion: Real Problems with Business Continuity - the role of Supply Chains | 2 CPD
7 Sep 2022 APICS CLTD - Online Certification Review Term 2
25 Aug 2022 APICS CSCP - Online Certification Review Term 3
23 Aug 2022 APICS CPIM Part 2 - Online Certification Review Term 3
23 Aug 2022 Breakfast Networking: "The New Norm" - How Technology Can Transform Your Supply Chain, to Become Adaptive and Align to Rapid Changes in Supply Chain and Demand | 1 CPD
18 Aug 2022 Certified Stores And Stock Controller: Online Certification Review Term 2
10 Aug 2022 ASCI Webinar: Unchaining Modern Slavery | 1 CPD
1 Aug 2022 APICS CPIM Part 1 (Basics of Supply Chain Management) - Online Certification Review Term 3
27 Jul 2022 ASCI Webinar: How DDMRP Works as an end-to-end Supply Chain Methodology? | 1 CPD
26 Jul 2022 ASCI Webinar: Basics of Supply Chain Risk & Resiliency: WHAT is it, WHY is it Important and HOW do I get started? | 1 CPD
28 Jun 2022 ASCI Webinar: Managing Unpredictable Supplier Lead Times | 1 CPD
7 Jun 2022 APICS CSCP - Online Certification Review Term 2
1 Jun 2022 APICS CPIM Part 2 - Online Certification Review Term 2
19 May 2022 APICS CPIM Part 1 (Basics of Supply Chain Management) - Online Certification Review Term 2
17 May 2022 Certified Stores And Stock Controller: Online Certification Review Term 1
11 May 2022 Aurora Labs Limited (A3D) Site Visit | 2 CPD
4 May 2022 SCOR Professional (SCOR-P) Endorsement Online Course
28 Apr 2022 Free to Participate: CPG Supply Chain Simulation Game | 2 CPD
20 Apr 2022 ASCI Webinar: It’s All About Talent: Trends in Global Procurement and Supply Chain Human Resources | 1 CPD
14 Apr 2022 Free to Participate: MRO Supply Chain Simulation Game | 2 CPD
24 Mar 2022 ACT Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
10 Mar 2022 SCOR Professional (SCOR-P) Endorsement Online Course
8 Mar 2022 Now Full Virtual: Beat The Bias - International Women's Day Networking | 1 CPD
2 Mar 2022 APICS CLTD - Online Certification Review Term 1
17 Feb 2022 APICS CPIM Part 2 - Online Certification Review Term 1
7 Feb 2022 APICS CSCP - Online Certification Review Term 1
1 Feb 2022 APICS CPIM Part 1 (Basics of Supply Chain Management) - Online Certification Review Term 1
10 Dec 2021 Site Tour: Insights To Excellence And Fabric Solutions | 2 CPD
1 Dec 2021 ASCI Webinar: How Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Companies Can Connect Strategy and Execution through Integrated Business Planning | 1 CPD
24 Nov 2021 ASCI Webinar: How Can Analytics Help Retailers Proactively Manage Their Supply Chains | 1 CPD
23 Nov 2021 ASCI Webinar: Increasing Profits and Brand Value Through Cold Chains | 1 CPD
22 Nov 2021 DDBrix 2nd Workshop: The Serious Game to Help You Understand DDMRP
18 Nov 2021 ASCI Webinar: Negotiating and Collaborating with Your Suppliers During Times of Inflation | 1 CPD
16 Nov 2021 DDBrix: The Serious Game to Help You Understand DDMRP
11 Nov 2021 VIC Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
3 Nov 2021 ASCI Webinar: Impacts of Cyber Attacks on Supply Chain | 1 CPD
2 Nov 2021 Client Engagement Workshop
27 Oct 2021 ASCI Webinar: What is DDBRIX and DDMRP and why has DDMRP become so successful in the past 5 years to model, plan and manage supply chains? | 1 CPD
20 Oct 2021 Leadership Series: Global Ethics Day | 1 CPD
19 Oct 2021 ACT Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
30 Sep 2021 VIC Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
29 Sep 2021 ASCI Webinar: Understanding Common Bribery and Corruption Techniques, to be able to prepare an anti-bribery and corruption risk assessment | 1 CPD
8 Sep 2021 APICS CPIM Part 1 (Basics of Supply Chain Management) - Online Certification Review Term 4
2 Sep 2021 APICS CPIM Part 2 - Online Certification Review
2 Sep 2021 Certified Stores And Stock Controller: Online Certification Review
2 Sep 2021 Live Webinar: Circular Economy Webinar Series | 1 CPD
1 Sep 2021 Free to Participate: MRO Supply Chain Simulation Game | 3 CPD
27 Aug 2021 Live Webinar: The Economic Road Ahead: The winding path to a post-pandemic Australia | 1 CPD
26 Aug 2021 APICS CPIM Part 2 - Online Certification Review
25 Aug 2021 Advanced Relationship Management Short Course
25 Aug 2021 Leadership Series: National Skills Week | 1 CPD
18 Aug 2021 APICS CSCP - Online Certification Review
16 Aug 2021 APICS CLTD - Online Certification Review
5 Aug 2021 Live Webinar: Modern Slavery Act Update with the Australian Border Force | 1 CPD
21 Jul 2021 ASCI Webinar: IoT And Risk Mitigation | 1 CPD
20 Jul 2021 ACT Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
13 Jul 2021 APICS CPIM Part 1 (Basics of Supply Chain Management) - Online Certification Review
30 Jun 2021 Masterclass: Digital Transformation Applied to Logistics | 1 CPD
23 Jun 2021 Masterclass: Taking the pain out of new product introduction | 1 CPD
16 Jun 2021 ASCI Webinar: Meet Challenges of Manufacturing | 1 CPD
15 Jun 2021 Executive Roundtable For Registered Practitioners & Associates | 2 CPD
14 Jun 2021 APICS CPIM Part 1 (Basics of Supply Chain Management) - Online Certification Review
9 Jun 2021 APICS CPIM Part 2 - Online Certification Review
4 Jun 2021 Leadership Series: World Environment Day | 1 CPD
26 May 2021 APICS CSCP - Online Certification Review
26 May 2021 Supply Chain Innovation Conference | 4 CPD
19 May 2021 ASCI Webinar: Collaborative Workflow | 1 CPD
12 May 2021 ASCI Webinar: Masterclass in Integrated Tactical Planning | 1 CPD
6 May 2021 Victorian Chapter Meet & Greet S&OP Spotlight | 1 CPD
5 May 2021 Webinar: Cybersecurity | 1 CPD
4 May 2021 AusIndustry Sustainable Packaging Webinar Series | 1 CPD
29 Apr 2021 ACT Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
29 Apr 2021 SA Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
22 Apr 2021 Webinar: Re-connect and Re-process | 1 CPD
21 Apr 2021 ASCI Webinar: The Fresh Connection Introduction | 1 CPD
8 Apr 2021 Victorian Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
31 Mar 2021 ASCI Webinar: Improving Supply Chain Performance Via Systems Engineering V Model | 1 CPD
26 Mar 2021 Site Visit: Schneider Electric Smart Factory | 1 CPD
25 Mar 2021 ACT Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
25 Mar 2021 SA Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
17 Mar 2021 Scenario & Contingency Planning | 1 CPD
12 Mar 2021 International Women's Day | QLD | 1 CPD
12 Mar 2021 International Women's Day | VIC | 1 CPD
12 Mar 2021 International Women's Day | ACT | 1 CPD
12 Mar 2021 International Women's Day | NSW | 1 CPD
10 Mar 2021 Leadership Series: International Women's Day | 1 CPD
4 Mar 2021 Victorian Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
3 Mar 2021 AusIndustry Food Waste Webinar Series | 1 CPD
25 Feb 2021 ACT Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
25 Feb 2021 SA Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
19 Feb 2021 Media Training Workshop | 1 CPD
18 Feb 2021 Strategic Choices & Practical Issues in Global Procurement | WA | 1 CPD
16 Feb 2021 CeMAT Australia Digital | 2 CPD
10 Feb 2021 ASCI Webinar: Planning Food & Beverage Supply Chains | 1 CPD
4 Feb 2021 Victorian Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
28 Jan 2021 ACT Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
28 Jan 2021 SA Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
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
15 Oct 2020 Basics Of Supply Chain Management - APICS CPIM P1 Online Certification Review
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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