UTS the first university to join Australasian Supply Chain Institute

Sydney: 16 May 2018: Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI) and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) are pleased to announce UTS as the first University to become an ASCI Corporate Member, taking an active role in ASCI’s mission to professionalise Supply Chain Management in Australia (Professional Registration).

ASCI has collaborated with UTS for the past five years, and will now be able to enrichen its programs with relevant and focused learning opportunities for ASCI members as UTS seeks ASCI Endorsement for supply chain management programs and courses including Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management programs and the MBA major and sub-major in Operations and Supply Chain. This program is designed for practitioners and students who wish to gain significant insight and skills in supply chain and value network management, procurement strategies, operations and logistics management, complexity and risk management, as well as services productivity and data analytics. The collaboration between ASCI and operations and supply chain group from UTS will help to achieve the objectives and goals of the various programs UTS Business offers. 

UTS will benefit from the Corporate Membership’s unlimited ASCI Memberships for our staff and PhD students and exposure to a professional network in the supply chain community; presentations to the community; free resume uploads to the ASCI Supply Chain Careers site, resources; scholarships and internships as students and graduates build careers in supply chain management.  UTS staff and PhD students are also available to ASCI members to assist in research, customised training programs, and assist and participate in ASCI events. 

About ASCI

Established in Australia in 1963 as a not for profit organisation, apicsAU, now trading as Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI), facilitates and enables the development and professionalisation of the Australasian Professional Supply Chain Community. ASCI is developing a framework to both register supply chain professionals under Federal Government legislation and register industry practitioners under ASCI accreditation.  ASCI provides formal education programs, site visits, research, industry presentations and peer learning to its members with a range of opportunities to enrich and grow professional supply chain performance and competence. ASCI is a Premier Channel Partner of APICS and offers APICS certification programs in Australia, as well as other international supply chain management certifications, including ISM and DDI. ASCI membership is available to individuals and provides access to educational programs, a network of industry professionals, real-world learning opportunities, resources and social media networks.

Please visit www.asci.org.au for more information about our memberships and programs. For more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact Monique Fenech on 0439 320 152.