CSCMP SCM Essentials

Fundamental Supply Chain Essentials.
Innovative Online Education.

CSCMP SCM Essentials

Fundamental Supply Chain Essentials. Innovative Online Education.

CSCMP SCM Essentials (SCME) is an innovative web-based course that covers the fundamentals of supply chain management.

SCME provides insight into supply chain planning, processes, and global operations via discussion, animation, and industry video clips. All this from the convenience of your computer!


Key Features of SCME

Relevant Course Content
SCME is presented in three modules. Each module contains a set of four video episodes and related presentation materials, a recommended reading list, and a brief case study. Each episode delves into the essential concepts, current issues, and industry applications of a critical supply chain topic.

Convenient Course Access
Key concepts are presented in an engaging and flexible format that allows you to access the content at your convenience from any computer with Internet access. The content of each 40-minute episode is broken down into multiple parts to enhance convenience. Pause, skip, rewind and repeat to customise your learning experience and ensure that you fully understand the material being presented.

Successful Results
SCME has been used by over 1,200 MBA and undergraduate students to gain a solid understanding of SCM principles. In course evaluations, users cite SCME for its detailed content, positive impact on learning, creative use of graphics, relevant video clips, and ease of use.


Module 1: SCM Planning

Price: US$299.00
SKU Code: CSMES101
Certification Hours: 4

All Modules include the bonus Episode 13 -SC Technology


Episode 1 – Supply Chain Concepts

Synopsis: This episode covers the fundamental issues of SCM – what it involves, why it is important, and how products flow. You will gain insight into the SCM value proposition and key capabilities of competitive supply chains.

Episode 2 – Network Design

Synopsis: This episode covers the fundamental issues of SCM – what it involves, why it is important, and how products flow. You will gain insight into the SCM value proposition and key capabilities of competitive supply chains.

Episode 3 – Long Range Planning

Synopsis: This episode addresses the role of capacity planning and forecasting across extended time horizons. You will be introduced to key principles and techniques of long range planning and gain an appreciation for the challenges involved in accurate, effective planning.

Episode 4 – Short Range Planning

Synopsis: This episode addresses the role of sales and operations (S&OP) planning, scheduling, and sequencing across brief time horizons. You will study the key planning activities that bring strategy to life through timely coordination of orders, materials, capacity, and labor.


Module 2: SCM Execution

Price: US$299.00
SKU Code: CSMES201
Certification Hours: 4

All Modules include the bonus Episode 13 -SC Technology


Episode 5 – Supply Processes

Synopsis: This episode describes the “buy” process of SCM and the issues related to effective supply management. You will learn about the procurement fundamentals, purchasing processes, and the role of strategic sourcing.

Episode 6 – Manufacturing Processes

Synopsis: This episode investigates the “make” process of SCM and the concepts of transformation. You will gain an appreciation for various production strategies, including lean and mass customization, as well as the value of proper product/facility layout coordination for efficient assembly.

Episode 7 – Logistics Processes

Synopsis: The episode discusses the “move” or “distribute” processes of SCM. You will gain insight into the key activities needed to successfully fulfill orders – transportation, inventory management, and warehousing.

Episode 8 – Post-Sales Processes

Synopsis: This episode shines a light on the oft forgotten topic of customer service in SCM. You will be introduced to the key activities that must take place after an order is fulfilled. Key coverage includes customer service, service parts fulfillment, and reverse logistics.


Module 3: Global SCM

Price: US$299.00
SKU Code: CSMES301
Certification Hours: 4

All Modules include the bonus Episode 13 -SC Technology


Episode 9 – Sourcing Globally

Synopsis: This episode covers the fundamentals of global SCM and introduces the first set of activities in global operations. You will explore global sourcing and off-shore manufacturing – the strategies, opportunities, and potential pitfalls.

Episode 10 – Preparing for Export

Synopsis: This episode focuses on those key steps needed to protect your goods and interests during an international transaction. You will receive critical insight to the export preparation activities that affect the speed, cost, and success of global supply chains – terms of trade, documentation, and freight protection.

Episode 11 – Managing Delivery

Synopsis: This episode highlights the numerous activities and participants involved in the global freight journey. You will learn what happens between the exporter’s factory and the importer’s DC – the intermodal flows, Customs clearance, and post-clearance delivery.

Episode 12 – Supply Chain Sustainability

Synopsis: This episode provides valuable insights into the business case for sustainable supply chains. You will gain exposure to the issues, challenges, and innovative solutions for making sustainability a cost-effective SCM mandate.


Special Value Bundles

All Modules include the bonus Episode 13 -SC Technology


SCM Essentials: Entire Bundle

Price: US$599.00
SKU Code: CSMES401
Certification Hours: 13

This value bundle pack the entire SCM Essentials Program (Modules 1, 2 & 3) and includes Episodes 1-12 (see above for content description).


Modules 1 & 2: SCM Planning and Execution

Price: US$499.00
SKU Code: CSMES501
Certification Hours: 8

This value bundle pack covers Modules 1 & 2 and includes Episodes 1-8 (see above for content description).


Modules 2 & 3: SCM Execution & Global SCM

Price: US$499.00
SKU Code: CSMES601
Certification Hours: 8

This value bundle pack covers Modules 2 & 3 and includes Episodes 5-12 (see above for content description).


Modules 1 & 3: SCM Planning & Execution

Price: US$499.00
SKU Code: CSMES701
Certification Hours: 8

This value bundle pack covers Modules 1 & 3 and includes Episodes 1-4 and 9-12 (see above for content description).


To access your purchased course: Log into your Logistics Academy CSCMP account, go to My Account, click on the Purchased Courses menu tab.

Each SCM Essentials episode qualifies for 1 SCPro™ continuing education unit (CEU) or 13 SCPro™ CEUs for completing all episodes. Please retain your receipt as documentation of your completion. Learn more about CSCMP’s SCPro™ Certification CEUs.

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