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Sustainable Supply Chain Professional Certification Exam Prep

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Overview

The Sustainable Supply Chain Professional - Certification Exam Prep Program provides you with the opportunity to continue your professional development related to sustainable supply chain management. The course will allow you to demonstrate a mastery of Sustainability integrated into Professional Supply Chain knowledge.

Additionally, the program courses will provide you with the resources to prepare for the ISCEA certification exam if interested in earning the internationally recognized CSSCP designation. The program will highlight real world examples, including case studies of relevant industry practices, to demonstrate innovation in the Supply Chain Industry.

Fundamental Supply Chain topics, foundational Sustainability topics related to efficient Supply Chain Management, and the integration of Sustainability within Supply Chain processes and strategies will be presented. Inside the program courses you will learn how Supply Chain processes can be innovated to include Sustainable techniques and processes. Sustainability and Circularity will be linked to the essentials of Supply Chain strategies, planning, and Supply Chain operations. Traditional Supply Chain topics of procurement, manufacturing, and logistics processes are clearly explained throughout the program courses. The topics are discussed with a sustainable lens to demonstrate that Sustainability and Supply Chain are not mutually exclusive, but rather depend on the mutual success of each other in terms of efficiency, innovation, and profit. The course highlights the current need to transform business processes through corporate social responsibility, green supply chain initiatives, and partnerships.

The Sustainable Supply Chain Professional - Certification Exam Prep Program is comprised of 3 courses that will form a comprehensive understanding of Supply Chain Sustainability including circular economy practices. The Sustainable Supply Chain Professional Certification Exam Prep program prepares professionals in the supply chain, manufacturing, supply chain analytics, and service industries for the ISCEA Exam to earn the Globally Recognized ISCEA CSSCP Designation. The program intends to foster decision making that will fuel a “green supply chain” in terms of profit and planet protection.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Sustainable Supply Chains and Circularity

Master both Sustainability and Supply Chain terms used throughout the Industry. Learn the foundational topics and innovations required for strategic and sustainable planning ​- a course that can lead to the future acquisition of the Globally Recognized, ISCEA CSSCP (Certified Sustainable Supply Chain) Professional Designation.



Course 2: Sustainable Supply Chain Planning, Sourcing, and Procurement

Learn the fundamental concepts of planning, sourcing, and procurement with applied sustainable techniques. The course will begin with content on how to integrate sustainability and circularity into planning and sourcing. The course demonstrates the importance of efficiency and long-term planning to ensure the minimization of waste and the maximization of productive Supply Chain flow.

​Preparatory material - can be applied to ISCEA CSSCP - Certified Sustainable Supply Chain Professional - Internationally Recognized Certificate, hosted exclusively on ISCEA Platform.



Course 3: Sustainable Supply Chain Operations and Technology

Master the Supply Chain processes related to reducing inefficiencies in warehousing, distribution, and transportation. Learn the importance of applying sustainable enabling tools that transform the process from end to end. Learn the connection of earlier stages of the Supply Chain to the final stages. Foster innovative & circular thinking. Understand that a commitment to Sustainable process at each stage of the Supply Chain is necessary for long-term Supply Chain function ​- a course that can lead to the future acquisition of the ISCEA CSSCP - Certified Sustainable Supply Chain Professional - Internationally Recognized Certificate.



Courses

Taught by

Jorge Morales, Justin Goldston, PhD and Mike Sheahan

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