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Upcoming events

    • 26 May 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 6 Oct 2021
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 20 sessions
    • Online
    • 6
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    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. 

    There are three modules delivered over 20 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 
    • Expand your outlook on supply chain 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.


    • 9 Jun 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 6 Oct 2021
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 18 sessions
    • Online
    Register
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    APICS Certified in Planning & Inventory Management

    Part 2

    CPIM Part 2 Online Certification Review Class is an 18-week course (2 instructor-led online hours per week) that prepares students for the final exam to gain the CPIM certification, held by 130,000 practitioners around the world. 

    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

    Sales & Operations Planning

    Purpose of S&OP

    S&OP Roles and Process

    Aggregate Demand and Supply Plans

    Reconciling S&OP Plans

    Demand

    Demand Management

    Customers

    Marketing and Product Management

    Sources of Demand

    Forecasting

    Forecast Performance

    Supply

    Creating the Master Schedule

    Using and Maintaining the Master Schedule S

    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

    Inventory

    Inventory Planning

    Inventory Management

    Inventory Costs, Value, and Metrics

    Inventory Control

    Waste Hierarchy and Reverse Logistics


    Detailled Schedules

    Planning Detailed Schedules

    Scheduling and PAC Methods

    Production Schedules

    Using Detailed Schedules

    Distribution

    Planning Distribution

    Replenishment and Order Management

    Reverse Logistics in Distribution Network

    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 and Slide Booklets prior to commencing the course, sold separately. Contact enquiries@asci.org.au to purchase these.

    • 14 Jun 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 23 Aug 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 11 sessions
    • Online
    • 5
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    Basics Of Supply Chain Management

    (APICS Certified in Planning & Inventory Management Part 1)

    This 11 week 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. 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 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.


    • 13 Jul 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 21 Sep 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 11 sessions
    • Online
    • 4
    Register


                      

    Basics Of Supply Chain Management

    (APICS Certified in Planning & Inventory Management Part 1)

    This 11 week 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. 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 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.


    • 26 Jul 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 8 Nov 2021
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 16 sessions
    • Online
    • 0
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    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.


    • 29 Jul 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 11 Nov 2021
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 16 sessions
    • Online
    • 0
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    APICS Certified in Planning & Inventory Management

    Part 2

    CPIM Part 2 Online Certification Review Class is a 18 week course that prepares students for the final exam to gain the certification. 

    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

    Sales & Operations Planning

    Purpose of S&OP

    S&OP Roles and Process

    Aggregate Demand and Supply Plans

    Reconciling S&OP Plans

    Demand

    Demand Management

    Customers

    Marketing and Product Management

    Sources of Demand

    Forecasting

    Forecast Performance

    Supply

    Creating the Master Schedule

    Using and Maintaining the Master Schedule S

    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

    Inventory

    Inventory Planning

    Inventory Management

    Inventory Costs, Value, and Metrics

    Inventory Control

    Waste Hierarchy and Reverse Logistics


    Detailled Schedules

    Planning Detailed Schedules

    Scheduling and PAC Methods

    Production Schedules

    Using Detailed Schedules

    Distribution

    Planning Distribution

    Replenishment and Order Management

    Reverse Logistics in Distribution Network

    Quality, Continuous Improvement, and Technology

    Quality

    Continuous Improvement

    Technology

    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 Aug 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 6 Oct 2021
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 10 sessions
    • Online
    • 0
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    Advanced Relationship Management

    Skillbiz is an Asia Pacific consultancy, that assists companies to use their leadership and negotiation skills to add value to their corporate processes. Skillbiz clients are drawn from multi-nationals across Asia Pacific (esp. China) and local small business.

    The Relationship Management short course runs in 2 parts. Terminology and concepts in Part 2 are introduced and practiced in Part 1. Completing Part 1 first is strongly advised.  (Find Part 1 here).

    Sessions 11-15

    • F2F challenges – dealing with resistance, exploring deeper needs, objections
    • The role of emotions in decision-making
    • How to think about difficult people - fully understanding your role in 'helping' your other party
    • Getting from start to finish in structured stages
    • Case study

    Sessions 16-20
    • Professionalism: adopting standards that promote a culture of success and using a diverse skillset. 
      Summary of program: Integrating all concepts with practice, formal case study (generic or in-house design), applying preparation model to a business challenge
    Who can benefit?

    Anyone who makes formal agreements and variations with the clients and suppliers.

    About the Instructor


    Tony Monaghan is the Lead at Skillbiz and a registered Psychologist, with a breadth of commercial experience and psychological depth. He delivers the corporate suite of skills through facilitated workshops, consults to teams preparing for major negotiations, as well as to individuals in executive coaching and in private therapy.

    My purpose is to help people “find a way”, whether it be with day to day or long-term, corporate or personal challenges.

    • 4 Aug 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 15 Dec 2021
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 20 sessions
    • Online
    • 8
    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.


    • 5 Aug 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Virtual
    Register


    Informed 365

    ASCI is proud to support the upcoming webinar hosted by Informed 365.

    Live Webinar: Modern Slavery Act Update with the Australian Border Force

    Topics:

    • Modern Slavery Act update from The Australian Border Force

    • Key learnings from statements submitted so far

    • Expectations for 2021/2022 reporting

    • Working examples of best practice

    • From the front lines

    Hosted by Informed 365 with speakers from:

    • Australian Border Force

    • Better Sydney

    • Ethical Merch

    Webinar Date: Thursday 5 August 2021 at 11am


    Registration

    Free for ASCI Members.

    How to register

    There are two registration steps:

    1. Register here on the ASCI website to redeem CPD points
    2. Register on the Event Registration Site to register to the event

    Don't miss this opportunity to gain two Contninued Professional Development points to go towards your Registration and Certification Maintenance. 

    Want to learn more about the ASCI Continued Professional Development Program? Click here.

    Want to learn how you can become Registered under the ASCI Professional Accreditation Scheme? Click here.

    Want to learn more about becoming an ASCI Member? Click here.





    Thank you!

    • 5 Aug 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 28 Oct 2021
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 13 sessions
    • Online
    • 0
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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)

    This 18 week course, (3 hours weekly with an Australian Instructor) 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 ASCI 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.

    • 17 Aug 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 19 Jul 2022
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 12 sessions
    Register

    ACT Chapter Meet & Greet

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

    This is be a great way to meet your Chapter Committee and share trends and interest areas. 

    If you reside in ACT 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!

    • 25 Aug 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Webinar via Zoom
    Register

    National Skills Week

    To address National Skills Week, ASCI is running an online panel discussion and corresponding luncheon events.

    As the third quarterly event for the ASCI Leadership Series in 2021, this executive panel will cover leadership topics.

    The panel discussion will run as a live webinar with Q&A, coupled with physical luncheon events in each capital city (strictly adhering to COVID-19 restrictions). The events in each state will include networking, catering and viewing of the webinar, with post webinar discussions moderated by the host.

    This is an ASCI member only event. To become a member, visit the benefits here.

    Expert Presenters

    TBC

    Event Locations & Event Registration

    There are separate event listings for each location. Please register to the event in your state, and/or the webinar via the links below.

    Sydney

    Melbourne

    Perth

    Brisbane

    Canberra

    Adelaide

    This event is awarded one continued professional development point for Registration and Certification Maintenance. 

    Webinar Registration

    There are two registration steps to attend the webinar:

    1. Website registration to redeem your Continued Professional Development point, and
    2. Click here to register to the Webinar (where you are advised to save the event to your diary)
    • 26 Aug 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 9 Sep 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 3 sessions
    • Online
    • 0
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            Training For The Fresh Connection Global PRO Challenge 2021

    Australasian Supply Chain Institute is offering The Fresh Connection online training sessions in August as part of its Continued Professional Development Program, ahead of the Global PRO Challenge to be held in September/October. 

    How it works

    From the very start, teams have to make the best strategic and tactical choices to save the virtual company, The Fresh Connection, from financial ruin.

    Online instructor-led training consists of three rounds of The Fresh Connection for corporate teams of four with a fortnight's break in between each round, allowing for teams to submit their responses. 

    Extra sessions with the instructor are available on request at an additional cost.

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    Who can benefit from the program?

    Any corporate or individual looking for:

    * Teamwork

    * Understanding and coordination between marketing, sales, production, finance

    * business processes that supports your strategy

    * improved reporting and use of data to support better decisions

    * managing trade-offs to optimise the performance of your business

    * sales & operations planning

    * best practices in forecasting, planning and inventory management

    What's included in the price?

    The cost covers three sessions of training to be held in August and entry into the Global PRO Challenge to be held in September/October 2021. Winning teams make it to the Global PRO Final in November. 

    Who can compete?

    * Per team only one member can have participated in earlier editions

    * Any team member may only participate once per year, and twice in total

    * Team size for the Global Final is limited to 4 people (in training and the Global PRO Challenge it may be 4 or 5 people)

    * University Students cannot compete - they must compete in the University Challenge.

    Meet the Instructor


    John Chase is the facilitator for The Fresh Connection.  John is a veteran Business Advisor, Consultant and manager with over 30 years of experience in helping businesses to formulate business strategies and to improve their Supply Chain and Manufacturing performance. John has experience working with companies in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. John brings a practical approach and a strong focus on applying the workshop learnings to achieve real-world performance improvements.  John has been facilitating The Fresh Connection since 2017 and in 2018 he led the team that won the facilitator's pool in the Global Challenge.

    Testimonials:

    "I have engaged John on numerous projects over the last 8 years to lead change in S&OP and continous improvement programs where I have found him to be extremely knowledgeable and credible. I have come to think of him more as a business partner than consultant. I especially value his broad business knowledge and ability to cut to the things that matter for tangible benefits" 

    Brendhan Greaney Chief Executive Officer, The TATUA Co-operative Dairy Company Ltd

    "John provides excellent guidance and expertise in S&OP implementation. From analysis the current position through to process mapping, and ultimately implementing the right tools for us" 

    Sean Kelly Chief Executive Officer, Hubbard Foods 

    John applies his knowledge of supply chain theory and his experience in other industries and works well with our people to achieve excellent outcomes very cost effectively. We find John to be a very good partner" 

    Lain Jager Chief Executive Officer, Zespri International


    We are currently seeking Expressions of Interest for this program. Click below to register your interest. 


    • 2 Sep 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 3 Feb 2022
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 20 sessions
    • Online
    • 0
    Join waitlist


                      

    APICS Certified in Planning & Inventory Management

    Part 2

    • CPIM Part 2 Online Certification Review Class is a 18 week course that prepares students for the final exam to gain the certification. 

      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

      Sales & Operations Planning

      Purpose of S&OP

      S&OP Roles and Process

      Aggregate Demand and Supply Plans

      Reconciling S&OP Plans

      Demand

      Demand Management

      Customers

      Marketing and Product Management

      Sources of Demand

      Forecasting

      Forecast Performance

      Supply

      Creating the Master Schedule

      Using and Maintaining the Master Schedule S

      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

      Inventory

      Inventory Planning

      Inventory Management

      Inventory Costs, Value, and Metrics

      Inventory Control

      Waste Hierarchy and Reverse Logistics


      Detailled Schedules

      Planning Detailed Schedules

      Scheduling and PAC Methods

      Production Schedules

      Using Detailed Schedules

      Distribution

      Planning Distribution

      Replenishment and Order Management

      Reverse Logistics in Distribution Network

      Quality, Continuous Improvement, and Technology

      Quality

      Continuous Improvement

      Technology


    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.


    • 7 Sep 2021
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • 16 Nov 2021
    • (UTC+11:00)
    • 11 sessions
    • Online
    • 0
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    Basics Of Supply Chain Management

    (APICS Certified in Planning & Inventory Management Part 1)

    This 11 week 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. 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 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 Oct 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC+11:00)
    • Webinar via Zoom
    Register

    Global Ethics Day

    To address Global Ethics Day, ASCI is running an online panel discussion and corresponding luncheon events on the international theme which is in line with our annual theme "Decade for Action".

    As the last quarterly event for the ASCI Leadership Series in 2021, this executive panel will hone in specifically on ethics in the supply chain. 

    The panel discussion will run as a live webinar with Q&A, coupled with physical luncheon events in each capital city (strictly adhering to COVID-19 restrictions). The events in each state will include networking, catering and viewing of the webinar, with post webinar discussions moderated by the host.

    This is an ASCI member only event. To become a member, visit the benefits here.

    Expert Presenters

    TBC

    Event Locations & Event Registration

    There are separate event listings for each location. Please register to the event in your state, and/or the webinar via the links below.

    Sydney

    Melbourne

    Perth

    Brisbane

    Canberra

    Adelaide

    This event is awarded one continued professional development point for Registration and Certification Maintenance. 

    Webinar Registration

    There are two registration steps to attend the webinar:

    1. Website registration to redeem your Continued Professional Development point, and
    2. Click here to register to the Webinar (where you are advised to save the event to your diary)

    Happy International Women's Day!

Past events

21 Jul 2021 ASCI Webinar: IoT And Risk Mitigation | 1 CPD
20 Jul 2021 ACT Chapter Meet & Greet | 1 CPD
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
4 Jun 2021 Leadership Series: World Environment Day | 1 CPD
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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