MLS-SCM Program

This is an International Diploma offered by GISM in partnership with International Trade Centre (ITC), Geneva. This is available through evening classes, weekend classes and through correspondence.

The MLS-SCM Programme is aimed specifically at Resources responsible for managing purchasing and supply chain operations in enterprises.

The Course, popularly known as MLS-SCM programme, consists of a series of complete and up to date Modules on Supply Chain Management and a professional certification programme. The Programme covers more than 50 countries. Over 1,500 trainers attached to these institutions are involved in teaching the programme and more than 30,000 professionals have benefited from this training since the programme started in 2001.

Eligibility:



  • Degree in any stream with/without experience.
  • Government recognized Diploma:
  •          1.After 10th Standard,min 2 years experience essential
             2.After completion of 12th Standard

  • Proficiency in English.

The symbol signifies the power of purchasing which is one key element of this programme. This programme prepares candidates to connect with global supply chains by offering high quality education & training which is at the same time easily accessible (in terms of learning approach) and affordable. It also responds to enterprises’ rapidly growing need to develop skills in Supply Chain Management, a key area for competitiveness and export performance.

The examinations, evaluations and certifications occur through ITC, Geneva. The Programme consists of 18 Modules and offers three levels of professional recognition. The International Diploma can be completed in 18 months, as follows:

A. The International Certificate in
Supply Chain Management

This is awarded after successful completion of the exams for Modules 1-6.

Duration of this Certification Programme: 4 months including examinations.

  • Module 1 - Understanding the Corporate Environment
  • Module 2 - Specifying Requirements & Planning Supply
  • Module 3 - Analysing Supply Markets
  • Module 4 - Developing Supply Strategies
  • Module 5 - Appraising & Short-listing Suppliers
  • Module 6 - Obtaining & Selecting Offers

B. The Advanced International Certificate in
Supply Chain Management

This is awarded after successful completion of the exams for the above Modules plus Modules 7-12.

Duration of this Certification Programme: 4 months including examinations.

  • Module 7 – Negotiating
  • Module 8 - Preparing the Contract
  • Module 9 - Managing the Contract & Supplier Relationships
  • Module 10 - Managing Logistics in the Supply Chain
  • Module 11 - Managing Inventory
  • Module 12 - Measuring and Evaluating Performance

C. The International Professional Diploma in
Supply Chain Management

This is awarded upon successful completion of all the 12 Modules plus Modules 13-18.

Duration of this Certification Programme: 4 months including examinations.

  • Module 13 – Environmental Procurement
  • Module 14 – Group Purchasing
  • Module 15 – E-Procurement
  • Module 16 – Customer Relationship Management
  • Module 17 – Operations Management
  • Module 18 – Managing Finance along the Supply Chain