Advanced Certificate in Supply Chain Management (ACSCM) (Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 19-23, 2020) –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Advanced Certificate in Supply Chain Management (ACSCM)” training has been added to’s offering.

The development of an advanced Supply Chain requires a sophisticated understanding of several factors, which include how businesses to businesses, businesses to consumers and how businesses to Government interact and influence one another. Whatever level of Supply Chain your organisation is looking to achieve, the BMTG Advanced Certificate in Supply Chain Management (ACSCM), will provide delegates with the latest cutting edge principles and practices of sophisticated Supply Chains.

Whether it be a wish to take the Supply Chain to the highest end, highest tech level or to make the transition from transactional to strategic, this course, over 5 demanding days, will help you to transform your Supply Chain interactions. This Advanced Certificate in Supply Chain Management complements other popular BTMG courses such as the Advanced Certificate in Strategic Procurement (ACSP) and the Advanced Certificate in Bid and Tender Management (ACBTM). Delegates will learn how to analyse, explore the stages and challenges involved in both developing and delivering an advanced Supply Chain. The following subject areas will be included:

  • Types of Sophisticated Supply Chain
  • Making the change from the traditional transactional Supply Chain to the strategic Supply Chain.
  • Managing the Perplexing Principals, Practicalities and Politics of Enhanced Supply Chains
  • Strategic Stakeholder Management within a Supply setting
  • Developing and Maintaining Complex Supplier Relationships
  • Project Management Techniques for Advanced Supply Chains
  • Management of Evolving and Strategic Supply Chain

Benefits of Attending

Delegates will gain a deeper understanding of how to develop and deliver commercial improvements across the Supply Chain. By the end of the sessions delegates should be able to:

  • Identify the core drivers of Supply Chain Management
  • Discuss the importance of Quality within the delivery of customer expectations in the Supply Chain
  • Evaluate the core elements of lead-time
  • Assess the Total Cost of Ownership of activities within the Supply Chain
  • Define and identify value-added across the Supply Chain
  • Identify and link the various Supply Chain elements
  • Describe the different types of Supply Chain and deploy the most relevant one for their organisation
  • Understand how the internal and external factors influence concepts such as efficiency’
  • Recognise the influence of culture, values and power within the organisation
  • Explain the interaction and relationship between procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • Describe the methods of evaluating Suppliers both prior to engagement and during a contract
  • Discuss the concept of a market, the various competitive states and the way a market operates
  • Recommend possible evaluation methods, targets and KPIs within Supply Chain Management
  • Explain both the incoming and out-going Logistics elements
  • Describe the concept of international logistics and explain the core elements of payments and customs
  • Evaluate the risks associated with international and national transit options
  • Explain the payment options within international Supply Chain Relationships
  • Assess and manage Supply Chain Risk developing strategies and remediation solutions
  • Map the Supply Chain and identify any single points of failure to improve the Supply Chain resilience
  • Develop a business continuity plan to ensure Supply Chain performance is maintained
  • Evaluate and select strategies for Supply Chain management
  • Analyse data collected across the Supply Chain to improve Quality, Lead-time and Cost
  • Develop Continuous Improvement philosophies within the Supply Chain elements
  • Recognise the importance of relationships to the effective attainment of Supply Chain objectives
  • Identify, understand and manage issues involved in the implementation of strategic plans

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