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    • 17 May 2022
    • 23 Aug 2022
    • 15 sessions
    • Online
    • 8
    Register

                      

    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

    • 17 May 2022 - 23 Aug 2022
    • Classes are conducted weekly, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm (2.5 hours) Sydney Time, totalling 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.

    • 19 May 2022
    • 28 Jul 2022
    • 11 sessions
    • Online
    • 4
    Register

                   

    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

    • 19 May 2022 - 28 July 2022
    • 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.


    • 1 Jun 2022
    • 14 Sep 2022
    • 16 sessions
    • Online
    • 6
    Register


    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

    • 1 Jun 2022 - 14 Sep 2022
    • 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.


    • 7 Jun 2022
    • 20 Sep 2022
    • 16 sessions
    • Online
    • 7
    Register


                    

    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

    • 7 Jun 2022 - 20 Sep 2022
    • 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.


    • 1 Aug 2022
    • 10 Oct 2022
    • 11 sessions
    • Online
    • 5
    Register

                   

    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 Aug 2022 - 10 Oct 2022
    • 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.


    • 10 Aug 2022
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar via Zoom
    Register


    Unchaining Modern Slavery

    In this webinar, you will learn:

    • The impact of modern slavery on Australian business

    Date & Time

    10 August 2022 (Wednesday)

    1.00pm - 2.00pm (Sydney time)

    This webinar forms part of the Continued Professional Development Program, under the ASCI Professional Accreditation Scheme. It is awarded one (1) continued professional development point towards the maintenance of ASCI Professional Registrations and relevant Certification Programs.

      Expert Presenter


      Stephen Morse [LinkedIn]

      •    Dr Stephen Morse, CEO of Unchained Solutions, a professional services firm that works with organisations to comply with the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth)
      •    Doctorate on Human Trafficking Intervention completed in 2016 in the United States.
      •    Contemporary expert speaker on the impact of modern slavery on Corporate Australia
      •    Modern Slavery Consultant providing strategic thinking and planning to monitor and report on modern slavery risks
      •    Multi-sectorial engagement with private and non-for-profits including large corporations and SMEs.
      •    Member of the ASCI Ethics Committee, Commonwealth 8.7 Network Communications Committee, Advisory Board of the Freedom Business Alliance, and member of the Trafficking Response Network.


      Event registration

      Please note there are TWO (2) registration steps:

      1. Website registration to redeem your Continued Professional Development point, and
      2. Click here to register to the Webinar (to receive the Zoom link)

      Don't miss this opportunity to gain Continued Professional Development point to go towards your Registration and Certification Maintenance.

      To receive CPD points, webinar participants must attend at least 75% of the session e.g. over 45 minutes of a 1-hour webinar.

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

      Want to learn more about becoming an ASCI Member? Join now.
      • 18 Aug 2022
      • 24 Nov 2022
      • 15 sessions
      • Online
      • 10
      Register

                        

      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

      • 18 Aug 2022 - 24 Nov 2022
      • 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.

      • 23 Aug 2022
      • 6 Dec 2022
      • 16 sessions
      • Online
      • 4
      Register


      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

      • 23 Aug 2022 - 6 Dec 2022
      • 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.


      • 25 Aug 2022
      • 8 Dec 2022
      • 16 sessions
      • Online
      • 8
      Register


                      

      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

      • 25 Aug 2022 - 8 Dec 2022
      • 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.


      • 7 Sep 2022
      • 30 Nov 2022
      • 13 sessions
      • Online
      • 10
      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

      • 7 Sep 2022 - 30 Nov 2022
      • 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.


      • 18 Sep 2022
      • 8:00 AM (CDT)
      • 20 Sep 2022
      • 5:00 PM (CDT)
      • In Person (Chicago, United States) or Virtual
      Register


      ASCM Connect Annual Conference 2022

      Whether you join friends and colleagues in Chicago or connect from home, we can’t wait to celebrate you, our supply chain superheroes! From renowned keynote speakers and engaging educational sessions to Innovation Labs and networking with solution providers in the Expo Hall, the ASCM CONNECT Annual Conference will prepare you for today’s new supply chain territory.

      Date & Time

      18 - 20 September 2022 (Chicago time)

      This conference forms part of the Continued Professional Development Program, under the ASCI Professional Accreditation Scheme. It is awarded twenty four (24) continued professional development points towards the maintenance of ASCI Professional Registrations and relevant Certification Programs.

        As the profession’s premier supply chain conference, expect the best educational content presented by global supply chain experts who will share their insights on sustainability; planning; procurement; talent and leadership; diversity, equity and inclusion; and so much more. In person or virtually, make the ASCM CONNECT Annual Conference your education destination!

        The ASCM CONNECT Annual Conference has a speaker lineup that you won’t find anywhere else! Hear from keynotes Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster, former National Security Advisor, and Gary Cohn, former Director of the National Economic Council. Plus, education session speakers include some of the biggest names in supply chain from companies including Amazon, Caterpillar, Deloitte, Microsoft, UScellular and tons more.

        Learn more about the conference!


        Event registration

        Please note there are two registration steps:

        1. Website registration to redeem your Continued Professional Development point, and
        2. Click here to register to the conference (Referral code: XEASCI88)

        Don't miss this opportunity to gain Continued Professional Development point to go towards your Registration and Certification Maintenance.

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

        Want to learn more about becoming an ASCI Member? Join now.
        • 30 Sep 2022
        • 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM
        • Virtual
        Register

        #ChainAction

        ASCI 2022

        Supply Chain Management Conference


        Conference registration:

        Following a two-year hiatus, #ChainAction, ASCI 2022 Supply Chain Management Conference is refreshed and on the 5–8 April 2022, in an online format and themed Supply Chain Sustainability.

        ASCI's flagship event will showcase industry expert speakers and engaging relevant content for today's business, networking opportunities, while bringing the Supply Chain Management community together.

        Don't miss your opportunity to gain 20 Continued Professional Development points towards your accreditation with ASCI's Professional Accreditation Scheme.

        The conference sessions focus on supply chain sustainability, with sessions addressing a wide range of topics from ethical considerations to the application of modern technology towards supply chain sustainability.

        When: 5 - 8 April 2022 - concluded. However you can still watch all the session recordings plus gain 20 CPD, when you purchase a ticket!

        Times: See program for session details

        Where: Online format - register for your ticket

        Program: View details

        CPD: 20 continuous professional development points towards your accreditation with ASCI's Professional Accreditation Scheme.

        • $299 for registered practitioners*
        • $345 for ASCI members / associates*
        • $399 for non-members
        • $477.50 new individual member + conference - get 25% discount!
        • current ASCI corporate members - contact us to get up to 50% discount!!
        • new corporate member + conference - contact us to get up to 50% discount!!
        • $25 for ASCI student members*
        • $50 for new student member + conference

        *Can't attend the conference live? All members, and registered practitioners receive 6 months access to recorded sessions.

        Note: when you purchase a ticket, we will contact you and provide you with your complimentary ticket. Applies to all above ticket types.

        Not an ASCI member?

        Become an individual or corporate member now and save with our limited offer conference package:

        • new individual membership: receive individual annual membership, 6 months access to recorded sessions, gain 20 CPD towards your accreditation, plus additional membership benefits - get 25% discount on the conference!
        • new corporate membership: contact us for more info - get up to 50% discount on the conference + lots of additional benefits!!


        Thank you to our conference sponsors


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