Do you wish to pursue the SCMP™ designation? If you’ve completed the Supply Management Training (SMT)™ or, at minimum, the four core courses in the SMT™ offerings, you may be eligible for advanced standing and/or some module exemptions when you enroll in the SCMP Designation Program™.

Module exemption will be granted for Modules 1 and 3 if you complete the three Advanced Standing and Exemption online courses.

The completion of these courses provides closure in the content gap for several key concepts between the SMT™ program and the SCMP Designation Program™.

Pre-requisites for the SCMP Designation Program™ remain in effect.

Registration

Members and current students can register by signing into the SCMA Portal and clicking on the SMT™ Online Learning link located in the menu on the left side. Non-members registering for SMT™ Online for the first time must create a profile to access the portal.

Course* Member Price Non-Member Price
Case Study Report Writing $350 $500
Supply Chain Operations Workflow $300 $450
Principles of Financial Management $300 $450
*The courses are to be completed within 30 days from the date of enrolment.

Advanced Standing and Exemption consists of 3 courses:

SCMP Case Study Report writing course

This workshop introduces the basic concepts and structure of a case study report. It will include online content and online quizzes. The online quizzes (True/False and Multiple Choice) will provide immediate feedback on whether or not you have successfully understood the exercises.

The online workshop, including quizzes, can be completed in a single day, or can be taken one topic at a time, as you wish.

Following the course, students submit a case for feedback from a coach.

Upon completion of this online workshop, students are able to:

  • Understand the format and evaluation for writing a case report
  • Understand the process of framing a case
  • Apply the case study response structure, including:
    • Issue identification
    • Environment and root cause analysis
    • Alternatives and options
    • Recommendations
    • Implementation
    • Monitor and control
    • Executive summary

Supply Chain Operations Workflow online workshop

This workshop will include online content and two online quizzes. The online quizzes (True/False and Multiple Choice) will provide immediate feedback on whether or not you have successfully understood the exercises.

This workshop is not a test. It builds on material you have encountered in the SMT™ program, and it provides an indication of the complexity of some topics (planning and capacity management) you will study in the SCMP Designation Program™.

The online workshop, including quizzes, can be completed in a single day, or can be taken one topic at a time, as you wish.

Upon completion of this online workshop, students are able to:

  • Describe elements of the SCOR Model process
  • Identify production sequencing techniques
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the impact of cycle time on pipeline stock and safety stock
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the relationship between planning and forecasting, and speculative and reactive capacity
  • Explain capacity and time constraints in supply chain management

Topics

  • Improving supply chain management with SCOR model processes
  • Production Sequencing Techniques
    • Gantt charts
    • Theory of Constraints
  • Impact of cycle time on pipeline stock and safety stock
  • Planning and forecasting with speculative versus reactive capacity
  • Managing capacity and time constraints in the supply chain

Financial Management online workshop

This workshop will include online content and two online quizzes. The online quizzes (True/False and Multiple Choice) will provide immediate feedback on whether or not you have successfully understood the exercises.

This workshop is not a test. It builds on material you have encountered in the SMT™ program, and it provides an indication of the complexity of the financial management topics you will study in the SCMP Designation Program™.

The online workshop, including quizzes, can be completed in a single day, or can be taken one topic at a time, as you wish.

Upon completion of this online workshop, students are able to:

  • Describe key elements of financial management
  • Differentiate between various financial statements
  • Demonstrate familiarity with principles related to financing business assets and cash to cash cycles
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of strategic profit model calculations including Return on Assets (ROA) and Return on Equity (ROE)
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of frequency distribution and variation
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of performing probability calculations
  • Explain decision-making processes

Topic 1 - Principles of Financial Management

  • Financing Business Assets
  • Strategic Profit Model Calculations
  • Cash to Cash Cycles
  • Interpreting Financial Statements

Topic 2 - Quantitative Decision-making

  • Frequency Distribution and Variation
  • Standard Deviation of Data Sets
  • Using Standard Normal Cumulative Probability Calculations
  • Understanding Joint Probability and Simultaneous Variation
  • Scheduling Decision-making