Certificate in Supply Chain and Operations Management

(SEI Campus Lanka (Pvt) Ltd is the exclusive BRASI Authorized Training Provider and Exam Center in Sri Lanka)

CISCOM is the FIRST certification to combine the Supply Chain Management and Operations Management bodies of knowledge into a single, integrated training program

CISCOM is a comprehensive training program, covering all aspects of supply chain and operations management. The training focuses on improving business performance by balancing Customer Service, Cash Flow, Cost and Capacity.


Certificate in Supply Chain & Operations Management is a training program owned and operated by BRASI - USA. It offers unique value by combining the internal and external supply chain processes into a single, integrated curriculum, aimed at balancing the key elements of business for sustainable growth.

Best practices in Purchasing and Inventory Control as well as productivity tools such as Lean, Six Sigma and Theory of Constraints are included.

Why study Supply Chain and Operations Management?

Supply chains make or break businesses. Companies beat the competition because they find, track and keep their products moving efficiently. They employ top supply chain managers. The knowledge you gain through SICSOM will position you globally competitive for leadership positions in supply chains, logistics, procurement, and manufacturing and service operations management.

  • CISCOM is globally recognized professional certification designation that is added to the candidate's name signifying the academic-professional and industrial expertise in Supply Chain and Operations Management
  • CISCOM is offered as an external profession program to Business graduate students in US Universities as important qualification to new graduates to start their career on a strong footing
  • CISCOM is endorsed by United Nations Organization (UNO) for their operational and supply chain staffs.
  • CISCOM certification is becoming a mainstay professional certification for Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management job requirements of Fortune 500 companies
  • CISCOM certification training is extended directly in North America and Europe and through business affiliate partners in Africa, Middle-East, South Asia and Far East Asia. CISCOM training development is in process in Spanish language to extend its reach to Central and South America......making it one of the fastest developing recognized global certification in Supply Chain and Operations Management

Upon completion of the CISCOM Certificate Program, the participants will have gained in-depth knowledge of Production Planning and Scheduling, Inventory Management, Logistics and related topics, preparing for employment and advancement within these functions.

Careers and job roles relevant to the CISCOM
  • Planner/Buyer
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Procurement/Purchasing Manager
  • IT Professional particularly those working in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning environment, for example, SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and other systems)
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Shipping Agent, Customs Broker
  • Distribution Professional
  • Inventory Manager
  • Production or Manufacturing Manager
  • Sales and Marketing Professional, Brand Manager
  • Cost Accountant, Finance Manager
  • Regulatory and Compliance Manager
  • Product Development Manager
  • Project Manager

CISCOM curriculum has been developed by educators and industry professionals with years of relevant global experience. The Intended Learning Outcomes are linked to skill requirements for the various job functions within supply chain and operations management, as posted by employers in trade and industry. Training methodology addresses the key learning styles and is delivered in-person by qualified instructors. Learning is verified through a comprehensive method of testing and evaluation based on relevant rubrics and questions developed by subject matter experts. The process ensures transfer of knowledge and the potential to skillfully manage the day to day supply chain processes as well as to improve efficiencies.

Course Contents
Module 1: PLANNING

Module 1 lays the conceptual foundation for further study of the subject matter. Topics reviewed include Competitive Strategy, Product Differentiation, SWOT Analysis, Planning Processes, including Sales & Operations Planning, Master Scheduling, Rough-Cut Capacity Planning, Capacity Requirements Planning, Materials Requirements Planning, Distribution Requirements Planning, Inventory Planning and other planning processes.


Module 2 focuses on the structure of supply chain, and the relevance of various models to competitive strategy. Factors such as Complexity, Fragmentation, Interdependence and Channel Relationships are discussed, with respect to enhancing customer service while gaining cost efficiencies.


Delivery is the net outcome of the entire supply chains efforts and operations. Supply Chain Execution being the front-end of interaction with the customer, the review encompasses forecast of sales, distribution, manufacturing, procurement, outsourcing, and other internal supply chain activities.

Module 4: GROWING

Profitable and consistent growth is the objective of every business, however, external and internal challenges can cause the focus to shift from long term sustainability to short-term expediencies and putting off the bush fires. Strong leadership and the use of appropriate methodologies is the key to maintaining sustained improved. Tool kit discussed in this module includes Lean, Six Sigma, Just In Time, Total Quality Management, Toyota Production System, Theory Of Constraints and other proven methodologies for continuous improvement.

Pre-Requisite/ Eligibility

A bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement for enrollment in the CISCOM Certificate Program, preferably with some work experience. However, individuals which sufficient experience can be considered on a case by case basis.