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      SCPro™ Level One: Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management Certification

      Kyiv School of Logistics, the official partner of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals since 2017, provides the opportunity to support and pass the SCPro ™ Level One exam: Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management exam.

      SCPro™ Level One is the only industry certification that covers the comprehensive supply chain, from end-to-end, and requires from candidates to demonstrate their knowledge of the eight Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management via a multiple-choice exam.

      About SCPro™ Level One: Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management Certification

      Achieving SCPro™ Certification distinguishes candidates from their peers as supply chain experts with comprehensive knowledge to positively impact an organization with a focus on topics such as concepts, processes, strategies, technology, globality, and assessment:

      • Integrated Supply Chain Management
      • Demand and Supply Integration
      • Supply Management and Procurement
      • Manufacturing and Service Operations
      • Transportation
      • Inventory Management
      • Warehousing
      • Order Fulfillment and Customer Service

      What the certification program provides and who it is suitable for:

      1

      Qualitative fundamental knowledge

      Search and implementation of a cost-effective training program, identification and positioning of the required skills in supply chain management

      2

      Development and promotion

      Build awareness of the importance of global supply chains for business and career development

      3

      International experience and business expansion abroad

      Improving the level of English. Ability to understand international business standards and supply chain management

      4

      Proof of professionalism

      Confirm professional competence through levels of certification and professional development

      About the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

      Since 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has been providing networking, career development, and educational opportunities to the logistics and supply chain management community.

      The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals is a leading global association and focuses on research and educational activities in supply chain management. It has more than 8,500 members – senior managers and supply chain management experts from all sectors of the economy, including industry, government organizations and leading educational institutions in 67 countries.

      The organization is managed by a selected group of global managers. The headquarters is located in Lombardy (Chicago), Illinois, USA.
      www.cscmp.org

      Training structure SCPro ™ Level One: Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management Certification

      1

      Registration, submission of a questionnaire to verify compliance with the criteria of experience and level of education of the candidate

      The candidate fills in the online questionnaire in English. If you need help with the translation, Kyiv Logistics School will help you with your request.

      2

      Getting access to the online cabinet, getting started with online video and text materials

      The administrative organization of access to the online office and materials takes from 3 to 5 calendar days.

      3

      Training for a period of one month from registration to one year, independent work with online materials

      Preparation for the exam: self-study of additional materials, passing the test simulator. You need to register for the exam according to the schedule of exam days.

      The exam must be passed no later than one year after gaining access to online materials.

      4

      Passing an online exam with an online auditor

      In 2-3 days the information on the result of the exam is sent to the post office. In 3-5 days in case of successful testing, the certificate is sent. In case of receiving a low number of points during the exam, which is insufficient for successful passing the exam, re-examination is possible not earlier than in 30 days, subject to payment for re-examination – $ 395. The certificate is valid for 2 years from the date of the exam. Recovery is possible without retaking the exam by obtaining additional points while studying in other CSCMP programs or after passing SCPro ™ Level Two.

      8 key areas of study and a basis for 160 questions in the SCPro exam ™ Level One: Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management Certification:

      Integrated Supply Chain Management

      The goal of this learning block is to assess all candidate’s knowledge of the essential components of a supply chain and the fundamental concepts and principles of supply chain management for the certification. The content provides insight into the key roles that supply chain management plays in improving customer service, reducing operating costs, and improving financial performance for organizations: small or large, national or global. In addition, supply chain management processes, strategies, tools, and technologies are introduced.

      Demand and Supply Integration

      The demand and supply integration learning block assesses the certification candidate’s knowledge of the essential S&OP, demand planning, and demand forecasting processes in the supply chain.

      • For S&OP, the content focuses on the critical inputs to the S&OP process, including the demand plan and the capacity plan, which is a projection of future supply capabilities. The S&OP process produces three critical plans — the operational plan, the demand plan, and the financial plan. The demand and capacity plans are reconciled through the financial plan that evaluates resource costs against performance projections.
      • For demand planning, the content focuses on the systems, models, and approaches used by organizations to better understand the demand for their products and services, and how they use this information to integrate supply and production in order to satisfy the expected level of demand.
      • For demand forecasting, the content focuses on the different approaches to demand forecasting and the role of the demand forecast in managing the supply chain.

       

      Supply Management & Procurement

      The goal of this learning block is to assess the candidate’s knowledge of the management of supply processes and operations in the supply chain for the certification. The content focuses on the importance and leadership role of procurement within organizations, the basic steps and key success factors in the evaluation, selection and maintenance of supplier relationships, and the need for the procurement function to integrate with internal business functions and external supply chain partners in sourcing materials and services.

      Learning Block 4: Manufacturing and Service Operations The content in the manufacturing and service operations learning block focuses on planning, organizing, controlling, directing, motivating and coordinating all the activities that are used to produce goods and services. Manufacturing and service operations decisions include:

      • Long-term strategic decisions on issues such as facility location, capacity determination, and service delivery network
      • Mid-term tactical decisions on issues such as determination of inventory levels and service-level labor requirements
      • Short-term operational decisions on issues such as operational scheduling and job assignments

       

      Manufacturing & Service Operations

      The content in the manufacturing and service operations learning block focuses on planning, organizing, controlling, directing, motivating and coordinating all the activities that are used to produce goods and services. Manufacturing and service operations decisions include:

      • Long-term strategic decisions on issues such as facility location, capacity determination, and service delivery network
      • Mid-term tactical decisions on issues such as determination of inventory levels and service-level labor requirements
      • Short-term operational decisions on issues such as operational scheduling and job assignments

       

      Transportation

      The transportation learning block assesses the candidate’s knowledge of the management of transportation processes and operations in the supply chain for the certification. The content focuses on the key principles, strategies, and decisions required for the cost-efficient, effective flow of goods between sellers and buyers. Transportation is a high cost, high impact supply chain activity. The proper management of transportation processes and issues is critical to the fulfillment of customer demand and the ultimate success of a supply chain.

      Inventory Management

      The content of the inventory management learning block focuses on the different approaches to managing supply chain inventories and the variables that drive the level of inventories to be held. This includes the fundamental need for inventory, how the product’s value affects inventory decisions, the various approaches for determining inventory levels, how the number of inventory locations affects the level of inventory, and new approaches to reducing inventory including postponement, vendor managed inventories, cross-docking, and quick response systems. The trade-offs between inventory and transportation costs are a critical element in managing inventory effectively, including understanding how carrying costs can affect inventory decisions.

       

      Warehousing

      The goal of this learning block is to assess the candidate’s knowledge of the management of warehouse processes and operations in the supply chain for the certification. The content focuses on the different types of warehousing options, basic warehousing storage and handling operations, strategic planning issues, and the effects of warehousing design and service decisions on total logistics costs and customer service. Proper management of these distribution activities is vital for the fulfillment of customer demand and the ultimate success of a supply chain.

      Order Fulfillment and Customer Service

      The goal of this learning block is to assess the candidates’ knowledge of the essential management of order fulfillment and customer service processes in the supply chain. The content focuses on planning, organizing, controlling, and coordinating the order fulfillment and service operations activities from the initial customer inquiry all the way through post sales service.

      Participation format

      SCPro™ Level One: Cornerstones of Supply Chain Management Certification

      $ 820

      • online materials
      • exam preparation simulator
      • exam testing
      • the cost of certification at a partner price for Kyiv Logistics School is 44% cheaper

      With us - cheaper!

      Please note that the cost of certification at a partner price for Kyiv Logistics School is 44% cheaper and is $ 820.

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