ISCEA to conduct supply chain manager session in UAE
Dr. Kenneth Paetsch of the International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA) will be traveling from USA to conduct the next CSCM (Certified Supply Chain Manager) session in Abu Dhabi, UAE from October 14-17, it was announced today.
ISCEA CSCM programme is the Global Standard for Supply Chain know-how and key part of the Human Capital Development objectives many Global organisations follow. ISCEA encourages Supply Chain professionals in UAE and aboard to join the Certified Supply Chain Manager Workshop and Certification session in Abu Dhabi to acquire this International Certification, which enables employees to carry out and implement actions as required in accordance with the approved international standards.
ISCEA CSCM is a important for UAE companies to stay competitive with the development objectives other nations such as Saudi Arabia, who is targeting $100bn of investment in port, airport, rail, road and logistics center projects over the next decade, with a strategy to make the Kingdom one of the world's leading transport and logistics hubs by 2020. The Kingdom offers large-scale venture opportunities through projects including airport renovations and a number of large rail developments. Positioned between Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific, Saudi Arabia provides the ideal hub for global transportation. Through its major ports in both the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf the Kingdom offers strong sea transport solutions in addition to its overall strategic infrastructure system. As this potential continues to develop, Saudi Arabia is establishing itself as a key global transport and logistics hub, making it an attractive prospect for investors.
"Acquiring talents and identifying skills have become the real key to the competitiveness of enterprises in the new global economy governed by knowledge. Full cooperation in supply chains has become the required standard by professionals in the sectors of manufacturing and services," said Dr. Charles A. Watts, DBA, CSCM, Jonah, and Executive Director of Education & Certification Programs at ISCEA. Dr. Watts also noted that these training programs are developing the capacity of participants in the areas of integrated management of the supply chain, including procurement, manufacturing, storage, transportation, distribution and information management required to support operations. The course will cover aspects of planning, designing and operating supply chain effectively and integrally starting from suppliers and ending with customers and consumers.
ISCEA CSCM Program is attended by organisations such as Saudi ARAMCO, SABIC, Riyadh Military Hospital, NUPCO, Saudi German Hospitals Group, United Nations, Majid Alfuttaim Fashion, Petromin Corporation, TAMER Group, Riyadh Bank, Arab National Bank, Alinma Bank, FEDEX, KAUST, Obeikan Group, Saudi Electricity Company, Olayan Group, Toshiba, IKEA, Abdul Latif Jameel Group, BT Applied Technology, FIPCO, Americana Foods, El Ajou Group Trading- Canon, Al-Haya Medical Co., MENA Logistics, Grundfos, Schenker Logistics, Tusdeer, Najran Cement, MCS Middle East Procurement, Abu Dhabi Police General HQ, Global Shipping and Logistics (LLC), MTN - Dubai to mention a few.
INNOVERTO, a UAE-based training and corporate events management company will be managing the October 14-17 CSCM Workshop and Exam session that is to take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Managing Partner Christianna Tsiterou said:
“We are delighted to announce this partnership with ISCEA and to offer these industry leading certified trainings to the Gulf region. The increased growth of the logistics and supply chain markets will require an increased number of skilled professionals and there is where we, as a training provider come in to the picture. We look forward to welcoming Supply Chain professionals from all over the Gulf to this training. ”