[quote]Supply Chain Education, the official APICS Partner in Czechia is opening APICS course Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) in Prague.[/quote]

APICS course: Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM)

During the course you will learn fundamental concepts, tools and terminology in managing the complete flow of materials in the supply chain from suppliers to customers.

It introduces concepts and basic terminology, and covers relationships among activities in the supply chain. You get a complete overview of material flow, from internal and external suppliers, to and from your organization.

Four days course and final exam are in English and guaranteed by international organization APICS – the premier international provider of supply chain & operations education, which assures a worldwide recognition. Classroom trainings are held with certified APICS lector.

We will also provide you with handbooks and access to the APICS e-learning system. BSCM course is the entry module of the CPIM program, and offers a good overview for the other 4 CPIM modules.


  • 06-07/10 2016 – 09:00 – 17:00
  • 24-24/10 2016 – 09:00 – 17:00

For more information about BSCM:


Register today at info@supply-chain-education.cz. Registration before 16th September.

Target group:

  • Professionals with early experience in Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain operatives willing to refresh their knowledge
  • Everyone who wants to acquire the key terminology and basic concepts of Supply Chain Management

The Basics of Supply Chain Management module is divided into four major areas:

·         Organization Fundamentals

·         Operating Environments & Manufacturing Strategies

·         Financial Fundamentals

·         Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP/traditional)

·         Lean/Just in Time (JIT)

·         Total Quality Management (TQM) Systems and Six Sigma

·         Theory of Constraints (TOC)

·         Impact of Environment on System Design and Deployment

·         Market Driven

·         Customer Expectations

·         Definition of Value

·         Customer Relationships Management (CRM)

·         Demand Planning

·         Design of Products (goods and services)

·         Fundamentals of Planning

·         Capacity Management

·         Execution and Control

·         Performance Measurements

·         Inventory

·         Purchasing

·         Physical Distribution System


Source: Supply Chain Education