International Purchasing And Supply Chain Management (IPSCM)
About ITC (International Trade Centre – UNCTAD / WTO)
The International Trade Centre (ITC) is the technical cooperation agency of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). ITC has introduced the MLS (Modular Learning System) as an effective tool for quality training in International Purchasing and Supply Chain management.
These user-friendly, practical and effective training modules help you to take advantage of new opportunities, reduce total purchasing and supply costs and make optimum use of available resources. They give you the tools and techniques needed to develop innovative new approaches to supply chain management and excel in an environment of global competition. These programmes help you to make an immediate and substantial contribution to your company’s profitability.
The Modular Learning System comprises of Core Modules 6 more Supplementary Modules and covers all key aspects of purchasing and supply chain management. IIMM trainers and consultants recognized by ITC guide you and ensure that you get the best possible knowledge in the area. On completion of the corresponding exams and other requirements you qualify for the First International Certificate, Advanced International Certificate or Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management. These new professional qualifications are accredited by ITC and by the participating network of institutions worldwide. Joining this Programme will make you a member of the International PSCM Learning Network, with access to its supporting website. This will let you keep track of your progress, view the MLS-related training resource materials that your local training institutions can offer to you, and follow the worldwide network’s training news.
These programmes are aimed at present and future managers and specialists responsible for purchasing and supply chain management, particularly in private enterprises ranging from large corporations to Small and Medium Enterprises.
Educational To qualify for these professional qualifications, you must have a university degree and proficiency in English and at least two years working experience in purchasing & supply.
Normal duration of the course is 18 months; however since this is a modular course specially designed for working professionals, the candidates can complete the modules at their own pace. The examinations for all the modules will be held in March and September every year. Certificates and Diploma will be awarded by ITC on successful completion of requirements.
To obtain the first level Certificate, you must complete and take exams covering six of the modules. If you prefer to go for the Advanced Certificate, you must complete and take exams for all twelve core modules. To obtain the Diploma, you must not only complete the twelve core modules, but also all six supplementary modules.
COURSES CONTENTS OF IPSCM
|CERTIFICATE / DIPLOMA||MODULE TITLES|
|International Certificate Modules (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)||Module 1 – Understanding the Corporate Environment|
|Module 2 – Specifying Requirements and Planning Supply|
|Module 3 – Analyzing Supply Markets|
|Module 4 – Developing Supply Strategies|
|Module 5 – Appraising and Short-listing Suppliers|
|Module 6 – Obtaining and Selecting Offers|
|International Advanced Certificate 6 Modules for Certificate plus Modules (7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)||Module 7 – Negotiating|
|Module 8 – Preparing the Contract|
|Module 9 – Managing the Supply Contract|
|Module 10 – Managing International Logistics|
|Module 11 – Managing Inventory|
|International Diploma 12 Modules for advanced certificate plus all six (6)supplementary modules||Module 12 – Measuring and Evaluating Performance|
|Module 13 – Environmental Performance|
|Module 14 – Group Purchasing|
|Module 15 – E – Procurement|
|Module 16 – Customer Relationship Management|
|Module 17 – Operations Management|
|Module 18 – Managing Finance along Supply Chain|
|IPSCM course||Amount||Contents||Recommended duration||Remarks|
|Registration||Rs. 1000/-||Pay by DD to IIMM NHQ Education||One time|
|Course Fee As below:|
|Certificate||Rs. 20000/-||6 modules – (Nos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6)||6 months|
|Advance Certificate||Rs. 20000/-||Plus 6 modules – (Nos 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)||12 months||On completion of Certificate course|
|Diploma||Rs. 20000/-||All 12 modules and 6 modules (nos 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 & 18)||18 months||On completion of advance certificate course|
|Examination Fees||$45 per module to be converted in Indian Rs on the date of payment||Examinations will be conducted at select centers in March and September every year for all modules. Exam fees to be paid on announcement of examination.|
|Results||Results will be declared by ITC and announced on ITC’s web-site.|
|Certificates / Diploma||Nil||Will be awarded jointly by ITC and IIMM.|
How to apply
The registration for the course is open at any time of the year to applicants fulfilling the eligibility criteria mentioned above. The applicants are required to complete the form at the end of the prospectus** with enclosures and the registration and course fee.
Prospectus can be obtained from 48 branches & Headquarters by payment of Rs 600/- in cash or by sending Bank Pay orders / DD of Rs 700/- payable branch nearest to you.
Mode of Payment
All payments will be made by D. D. only in favour of “IIMM NHQ Collection Account” payable in Mumbai. Payment can also be made at any ICICI Bank branch directly to ICICI Bank Account No 015101027881at Vashi Branch, Navi Mumbai. In such case it is necessary to send us the original stamped counterfoil of the pay-in slip with the details of remittance.