ISCEA is the developer of Internationally recognized certification programs in the domain of Supply Chain. Its members hold mid to upper supply chain management positions in Global 2000 companies. The International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA) was the first organization certifying supply chain professionals around the globe, and it remains the worldwide authoritative resource for supply chain career development with thousands of certificate holders commanding top-tier salaries. ISCEA was established in 2003 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA to fill the need of high impact training for supply chain professionals. It conducts supply chain educational workshops, exams, exhibitions, networking events, and award receptions Worldwide. ISCEA instructors are global university professors and/or industry experts with many years of experience.
ISCEA is differentiated by its international board known as IISB (ISCEA International Standards Board). It is the world leader in developing and publishing the International Supply Chain Standards. IISB works with Public and Private Organizations to set Global Supply Chain Standards. IISB also works with Governments and Trade Organizations on their Supply Chain Readiness Initiatives. It is made up of a 24-member Board of Directors led by a Secretary-General and a President. Its delegates are ISCEA management, instructors, key ISCEA staff members, ISCEA AKPs (Authorized Knowledge Providers) and selected members of their staff, Ministerial level Representatives of Governments, ISCEA Country Advisory Board Members, and selected group of Global Supply Chain Experts. The invitation only, IISB Bi-Annual Assembly takes place in Switzerland. The mission of ISCEA is:
“To provide total supply chain knowledge to manufacturing and service industry professionals through Education, Certification and Recognition”
The famous certifications that Winning-Creed is providing as ISCEA affiliate in Pakistan are: Certified Supply Chain Analyst (CSCA), Certified Supply Chain Manager (CSCM), Certified Sustainable Supply Chain Professional (CSSCP) and Certified Healthcare Supply Chain Analyst (CHSCA)
Certified Supply Chain Analyst (CSCA)
CSCA is designed to provide the opportunity to demonstrate your mastery of the body of knowledge relating to the basics of the supply chain. Foundational topics, theories, decision aids, strategies, etc. will be presented in a clear and concise manner. Specifically, some of the topics presented are Sourcing, the role of inventory in the supply chain, MRP, and Transportation. Beyond these specific supply chain topics, related issues such as Team dynamics, Sustainability, Lean and Continuous Improvement Tools, will be presented.
CSCA program intends to equip with necessary concepts, tools & techniques. It’s all about giving you enough practical knowledge through real time scenarios, simulations and discussions. After this certification, you will be quite confident to start with logics, reasons, analysis and do rational decision making rather based on gut feeling. The CSCA is an entry-level certification specifically targeted at the young professional, those aspiring to move into a career in Supply Chain Management or to gain a solid foundational knowledge of the end-to-end supply chain.
Certified Supply Chain Manager (CSCM)
CSCM is designed to provide you the opportunity to demonstrate your mastery of the body of knowledge relating to the supply chain. It is designed, combining theory and current industry practice, to provide insight and support for daily decisions. In addition to the in-depth coverage of the standard supply chain tools, strategies and methodologies, it also covers topics such as Leadership, Theory of Constraints, Lean Six Sigma, and Operational Accounting. The CSCM designation demonstrates that you are both an expert in supply chain theory, and a practitioner. It demonstrates your capability to manage and lead a modern supply chain organization. This is a perfect program for supply chain professionals to elevate and recap their learning to keep themselves updated with current supply chain trends. CSCM is ideal for:
- Supply chain professionals empowered to make strategic decisions
- Organizations wanting to improve their competitive edge by providing their executives a holistic supply chain perspective
- Individuals leading a supply chain transformation within their organizations
- Top level managers, entrepreneur’s and business consultants
Certified Sustainable Supply Chain Professional (CSSCP)
The CSSCP Course will be a comprehensive supply chain education course that integrates sustainability into all modules within the course. The topics will be supplemented with real industry examples of sustainable supply chain in practice. These may be initiatives, goals, or current programs that are being executed within diverse industries to move toward a circular supply chain.
This program will educate employees and industry on ways to add sustainable practices to the existing supply chain or how to rebuild current supply chain with sustainability in mind. The end goal of the CSSCP course is to educate all professionals on how to maximize success of supply chain in a way that protects the future of the planet and is sustainable in nature without sacrificing supply chain efficiency. The course aims to show that sustainability and optimized supply chain are not mutually exclusive, but rather can complement each other. The CSSCP program will also support some of the UN SDGs and can be used to educate those who are interested in pledging to the SDG Ambition goals. CSSCP is ideal for:
- All level supply chain or sustainability professionals
- Organizations in need of a baseline integrating sustainability into their supply chain teams
- Individuals involved in sustainable supply chain improvement projects or systems implementation (e.g. corporate responsibility, pledged UN SDG Ambition Goals)
- Proactive individuals looking to acquire relevant information on sustainable supply chain practices
Certified Healthcare Supply Chain Analyst (CHSCA)
Healthcare Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a unique set of principles and procedures intended to deliver life-changing patient care services to those in need. This program focuses on the delivery of products and services to the right place at the right time at the right price in order to achieve this outcome. The Certified Healthcare Supply Chain Analyst (CHSCA) is designed to provide participants the ability to demonstrate mastery related to topics uniquely related to healthcare supply chain principles, which vary from traditional manufacturing supply chain topics. While the certification covers some of the traditional supply chain topics seen in other industries, such as purchasing, transportation and sourcing, it also covers healthcare-specific topics such as healthcare innovation, supply chain risk management and healthcare demand planning. CHSCA is ideal for:
- Entry level employees having recently employed or who are planning to join the ranks of healthcare supply chain
- Healthcare suppliers who wish to better understand the healthcare market and healthcare supply chain
- Organizations who wish to learn more about the unique nuances of healthcare supply chain
- Employees who may interact and work with professionals in healthcare supply chain, such as IT partners, physicians, nurses and administration
- Graduates with an interest in supply chain and carving out a niche in healthcare supply chain