The APICS Certified in Transformation for Supply Chains (CTSC) Learning Journey is an educational and certification program created to meet the rapidly changing needs of supply chain professionals.
The CTSC covers frameworks, strategies, processes, tools and technologies applied to managing an end-to-end supply chain transformation and leverages components of globally recognized industry standards, to:
•Identify risks and opportunities, and select the appropriate philosophies, frameworks, models, and approaches to effect transformation
•Apply systems thinking to develop, analyze, verify, and validate concept alternatives for transformation
•Manage skills, roles, responsibilities, and infrastructure needed for successful supply chain transformation
•Identify tools and technologies to enable effective supply chain transformation
•Identify and implement strategies for reinforcing and replicating improvements
•Supply Chain Transformation Overview
•Supply Chain Transformations
•Value Proposition, Methodologies, and Organizational Design
•Drivers of Supply Chain Transformation
•Workshop Strategies and value chain
•Preparing for Supply Chain Transformation
•Select Supply Chain Transformation Drivers
•Assess Supply Chain Current State
•Conceptualize the Future-State Supply Chain Operating Model
•Workshop Supply Chain Operating Standard (SCOR DS)
•Identify Initiatives to Address Gaps
•Initiate Transformation Work Streams and Projects
•Develop and Iterate Preliminary Transformation Business Cases
•Perform Post-Approval Tasks
•Workshop ERP Standardization
•Adopt a Change Management Plan
•Design and Implement Supply Chain Transformation Work Streams and Projects
•Implement Governance and a Risk Management Framework
•Workshop Application of Project Tools
•Assess the Transformation
•Communicate Results and Reflect on the Transformation
•Evaluation and closing ceremony
•Workshop Risk and Business Continuity Management
Supply Chain Professionals: Individuals working in various supply chain roles, such as logistics managers, procurement specialists, inventory analysts, operations managers, or supply chain planners, seeking to advance their knowledge and skills in supply chain transformation.
Business Leaders: Executives, directors, and managers responsible for overseeing supply chain operations, interested in implementing innovative strategies to drive organizational growth and success.
Operations Managers: Individuals involved in managing operations across different industries, aiming to develop a deeper understanding of supply chain transformation to optimize processes and enhance efficiency.
Consultants and Advisors: Professionals providing advisory services or consulting within the supply chain domain, seeking to enhance their knowledge and credibility by obtaining specialized certification.
Continuous Improvement Professionals: Those focused on continuous improvement methodologies within supply chain functions, eager to incorporate transformational strategies for sustainable improvements.