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Certificate in Supply Chain Fundamentals - Online Course

Certificate in Supply Chain Fundamentals



To introduce candidates to the main principles and processes in supply chain management.


The CSCF course provides students with the knowledge and skills required for performing job functions for various supply chain roles, such as Planner, Buyer, Logistics Manager, Warehouse Staff, Inventory Manager, Production Manager, Customer Service Associate and others.


Upon completion of the CSCF training, students will be able to:

  • Describe the basic elements and principles of supply chain management
  • Identify the flows and views of supply chain
  • Recognise the drivers, facilitators and obstacles in supply chain management
  • Perform calculations used in supply chain management for Forecast of Sales, Safety Stock, Shipping Performance, Economic Order Quantity and Pipeline Inventory
  • Define inventory replenishment policies
  • Perform calculations for costs related to manufacturing
  • Describe the various types of warehouse layouts
  • Define the various modes of transportation and the benefits and limitations or each
  • Recognise the key success factors in Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
  • Define the goals of a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) process
  • Understand the main productivity improvement tools and their applications
  • Recognise the trends and outlook in supply chain management


Below are some of the main features of this course:

  • Online delivery
  • Flexible schedule
  • Affordable cost
  • Relevant content

Target Audience

The CSCF training is intended for people who wish to acquire a functional knowledge of supply chain management and its underlying principles, terminology and core processes.

Course Content

The CSCF course has been developed following the ADDIE methodology of curriculum development. BRASI’s Programme Advisory Group (BRASI PAG) is responsible for the development, assessment, and continuous improvement of BRASI’s training programmes, following the guidelines contained in the standard ASTM E-2659.

The CSCF course provides fundamental knowledge in the key areas of supply chain management, including the following:

  • Supply chain’s alignment with competitive strategy
  • Supply chain channels and complexity
  • Diversification and integration
  • Supply chain planning process
  • Sales forecasting
  • Inventory management
  • Customer service
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Transport and logistics
  • Introduction to productivity tools such as lean, six sigma and just in time
  • Other topics related to supply chain management


CSCF is a self-paced online training course and can be started at any time.

Delivery Mode

Students would gain 24/7 online access to self-paced learning modules and tests through the BRASI Learning Management System.

Learning Resources:

  • Online interactive training modules
  • Downloadable content
  • Print-ready handbooks
  • Examples, exercise files and a quiz for each module

Note: Live Q&A sessions are held to answer any specific questions and explain key concepts as needed. Participation in the Q&A sessions is optional and is not taken into account for the passing score.

Additional Info


Students would be required to take a final assessment after completing the course review.


In order to receive the certificate for this course students must obtain a minimum score of 70% in the final assessment. Certificates for all of the BRASI courses are issued centrally by BRASI and are downloadable.

Each BRASI certificate carries a unique ID for verification, and is valid for life.

Note: A CSCF Certificate holder has a basic understanding of the various processes and calculations used in supply chain management and is able to support and interact with the related functions.


Step 1: Students are required to create a free user account on the BRASI web site (no payment information is needed to create the account).

Step 2: Select the course(s) you would like to sign up for from the courses page (you can get more details about each course from this page)

Step 3: Proceed to checkout and be sure to enter the CTS College discount code BRASI-CTS to get 10% off (acceptable modes of payment include major credit cards and PayPal)

Note: The course is designed to be completed within three months. However, extensions are allowed upon request.

Fees & Payment

The course fee is posted on the BRASI website and is subject to change without notice. Cancellation is allowed within three days from the date of access to the course. Full refund is made within one week of cancellation.

Registration for BRASI courses can be done directly at the BRASI website. Training is conducted utilising BRASI online learning management system, and the certificate is issued by BRASI.

Coupon Code

Use this code to get 10% off: BRASI-CTS


Student Support

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