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  • Certified International Trade, Shipping & Logistics Professional(CITLP)

    IPSCMI is offering professionals the very best with industry-focused, well-structured course material and internationally experienced trainers. This is the first-ever comprehensive certification program covering different aspects of Logistics/supply chain management. New state-of-the-art teaching methods are being deployed where professionals/students can enhance their skills in a conducive and discerning environment.

    This professional certification program will match the expanding needs of the logistics industry in India, Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Northern Africa region. For those interested in an in-depth knowledge and understanding of supply chain, international trade, use of information technology to enable supply chains, this is an excellent opportunity to learn and hone their skills.

    International supply chain trends will be analyzed and the latest educational tools utilized to give students valuable insight and hands-on training in the word of supply chain management and the lucrative careers that they can build on from there.

    This is not just a certification program. The faculty panel is well-trained to take students through real-life and practical analysis of market forces that will underpin their ability to optimize the entire supply chain process and improve the bottom line.


    To train and certify a new genre of dynamic shipping and logistics professionals, who know the latest trends and are capable of handling new challenges. While millions of new jobs are being created, most multinationals and conglomerates are finding it difficult to head-hunt for key positions in the Shipping and logistics industry.

    Education and certification is the key to success and the time is ripe for imparting training to shipping and logistics professionals so that they can effectively take-on the challenges in the future.

    This certification program is aimed at honing the skills of officers, junior managers, as well as experienced executives without formal training. A large number of professionals in India, Asia Pacific and the Middle East are associated with international trade and shipping process in different industries. What they lack is a formal training about international trade and shipping that will give them a competitive edge in their chosen field of specialization.


    The curriculum is designed to help participants develop a thorough knowledge of international trade, shipping, logistics and distribution management in both theoretical and applied dimensions. The management sessions help us to consolidate learning with on-the-job application. Case studies, group presentations, discussions and sometimes field visits are used to facilitate learning.

    Module 1 : Logistics and Supply Chain History & Concepts
    1 History
    2 World Shipping
    3 Flows in the Supply chain : Physical & Information
    4 Past, Present and Future of Supply Chains
    5 Importance of SCM
    6 Logistics Value Engineering
    Module 2 : International Trade
    1 Trade & Marketing Environment (Domestic & Overseas).
    2 Entry into overseas Markets /Strategies for development.
    3 Dynamics of Protectionism & Trade Barriers.
    4 International Economic Institutions - GATT - WTO, UNCTAD, IMF
    5 World Bank Groups
    Module 3 : Forecasting
    1 Service Levels / Fill Rates / KPIs
    2 Demand Based Forecasting Techniques
    3 Analyzing the DEMAND PATTERNS
    4 Forecast errors
    5 Time Series Analysis & Exponential Smoothing in Forecasting
    6 Seasonality
    7 OPSI
    8 Order Quantity Matrix and Logics
    Module 4 : Inventory Management
    1 Pareto Analysis
    2 Inventory provisioning
    3 EOQ, Coverage Analysis
    4 Understanding the role of Stocks in Supply Chain
    5 Buffer Stock
    6 ABC, VED, XYZ Analysis
    7 Role of Normal Distribution and Standard deviation in the demand pattern
    Module 5 : Purchasing, Negotiating skills
    1 Defining Negotiation
    2 Approaches to Negotiation
    3 The Limits of Negotiation