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Basics of Supply Chain Management

#1 Course designed for entry-level professionals in Supply Chain

Official APICS (ASCM)

Adaptable to company

Study time aprox.
40 hours

APICS Tutors

11 Years
of lecturing

Benchmark course in SCM developed to unify the knowledge of your supply chain staff

  • Official APICS ASCM Terminology: Ensure that everyone within your organization is on the same page with industry-standard terminology.
  • Exclusively in English: Embrace the universal language of modern Supply Chain Management, fostering clear communication and alignment across teams.
  • Flexible Course Content: Tailor the curriculum to meet the specific needs and challenges of your company, ensuring relevance and applicability.
  • Enhance Cooperation: Develop a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness of the entire supply chain, fostering collaboration and synergy among team members.
  • Optimize Processes: Replace individualized solutions with standardized material and information flows, optimizing efficiency and performance.
  • Identify Talent: Identify promising junior talent within your organization for further development.

BSCM for Entry-Level professionals in Supply Chain

  • Tailored for entry-level professionals like supply planners, production planners, and ERP consultants
  • Covers fundamental concepts, tools, and terminology for managing material flow in the supply chain
  • Provides a comprehensive overview of material flow from suppliers to customers
  • Prerequisite for everyone, working in the supply chain. BSCM provides you with an overview of the internal operations of your company. It also gives a lot of attention to a “common language”, which diminishes misunderstandings due to a lack of knowledge of terminology, concepts, and definitions
  • Also valuable for professionals in non-operations fields e.g. sales, engineering warehousing, order entry, IT, etc. to understand basic principles and foster collaboration across departments

Why earn BSCM certification

First step for lifelong professional development and preparation for the follow-up certifications

Leaving your comfort zone and challenging your proffesional career development

Expands understanding of supply chain issues and principles

Improves professional English vocabulary for clearer communication

Facilitates better cooperation with colleagues from various departments

Provides access to the APICS ASCM community for networking and industry connections

and more...

BSCM Course

For groups and companies.

Traditional tailor-made classes with the guidance of an APICS-recognized tutor

Available in-person at your facility (2x 2 days) or online (10x 3,5 hours)

Book: Introduction to Materials Management

Hands-on exercises

Online exam in the comfort of your office or home

BSCM Certification

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Studying materials

The book: Introduction to Materials Management

Covers all the essentials of modern supply chain management, manufacturing planning, and control systems, purchasing, and physical distribution. Clearly written and exceptionally user-friendly, its content, examples, questions, and problems lead students step-by-step to mastery. Widely adopted by colleges and universities worldwide.

Practice quiz with 25 MCQ’s (Multiple Choice Questions) to test your knowledge at the end of each chapter

At the end of every chapter, you'll find case studies along with easy math problems you can solve using Excel

One sample exam

The content consists of 16 chapters

Chapter 1: Introduction to Materials Management

Chapter 2: Production Planning System

Chapter 3: Master Scheduling

Chapter 4: Material Requirements Planning

Chapter 5: Capacity Management

Chapter 6: Production Activity Control

Chapter 7: Purchasing

Chapter 8: Forecasting

Chapter 9: Inventory Fundamentals

Chapter 10: Order Quantities

Chapter 11: Independent Demand Ordering Systems

Chapter 12: Physical Inventory and Warehouse Management

Chapter 13: Physical Distribution

Chapter 14: Products and Processes

Chapter 15: Just-in-Time Manufacturing

Chapter 16: Total Quality Management

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BSCM exam

  • Online exam in the comfort of your office or home
  • The test consists of 120 multiple-choice questions
  • There are no Excel questions in the exam
  • You need at least 100 correct answers to pass the exam
  • You have 120 minutes to complete the exam.
  • Results are available immediately after the exam.
  • After successful completion of the exam, you receive the Supply Chain Education certificate

Supply Chain Education graduates work here

BSCM certification is suitable for professions across multiple industries


Category analyst
Supply chain analyst
Demand planner
Business process analyst
Planning engineer
Production scheduler
Inventory analyst
Replenishment manager
Materials manager
Plan manager
Demand manager
Commodity manager
Category manager
SCM Projet Managers
Production Planning Leader
ERP Application Specialist
ERP Application Manager
ERP Developer


Purchasing clerk
Procurement specialist
Materials technician
Purchasing agent
Sourcing specialist
Vendor manager
Sourcing manager
Supplier manager
Procurement engineer
Master Planner


Production technician
Capacity manager
Quality technician
Quality specialist
Continuous improvement manager
Lean six sigma specialist
Safety manager
Manufacturing engineer
Production Supervisor
Continous Improvement Leader


Logistics coordinator
Load planner
Inventory associate
Inventory controller
Warehouse supervisor
Export manager
Inventory control specialist
Logistics specialist
Distribution specialist
Logistics analyst
Transport planner
Logistics Supervisor
Customer Order Desk Leader


Packaging engineer
Customer service representative
Route manager
Import manger
Reverse Logistics Manager

Consumer markets FMCG
Consumer Electronics

IT infrastructure
Energy – Oil & Gas
Logistics, transportation, distribution
Warehousing and inventory



BSCM Pricing

Basics of Supply Chain Management

Traditional tailor-made classes with the guidance of an APICS-recognized tutor. Available in-person at your facility (2x 2 days) or online (10x 3,5 hours).

Total price (excl. VAT.)
Price per student

min. 3 students
5’100 €
1’700 €

for 4 students
5’800 €
1’450 €

for 5 students
6’500 €
1’300 €

for 6 students
7’200 €
1200 €

More students?
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BSCM covers the End-to-End supply Chain, from Raw Material to Finished Goods, from Farming, Foresting, Fishing and Mining to Final Consumers, from Procurement and Purchasing to Physical Distribution and the Last Mile, Environmental and Social Governance included.

What our graduates say

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Supply Chain Education

We deliver globally recognized APICS certifications, end-to-end learning and development with our industry experts and global standards to transform your supply chain.

Official APICS and ASCM partner

Teaching in English or Czech

Certified and experienced tutors

Individual approach

200+ Trained professionals

On-line or In person

Based in Prague, teaching accessible from the whole of Europe

Official APICS partner since 2013

Supply Chain Education is an official APICS partner. Our mentors are certified and globally recognized APICS Training Partners and committed to enhancing our students’ core competencies in supply chain operations.

All mentors have a wealth of experience in supply chain management which we will be happy to share with you.


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