Enterprises around the world have reaped the benefits of better supply chain management through the CRT's supply chain programme by reducing costs and lead times, improving productivity and quality, streamlining processes, and strengthening relationships and collaboration across supply chains.
The CRT provides assistance to enterprises through the implementation of various projects. The CRT can offer tailor-made advisory services to enterprises either directly or through our network of supply chain partner institutions across the globe.
With the in-depth knowledge of all aspects of supply chain management, the CRT can leverage key strategies, technical know-how, concepts and best practices in supply chain management. Our hands-on assistance aimed at addressing supply chain-related challenges and utilizing systematic analysis and methodologies can contribute to the increase in value of products and services and improve enterprise competitiveness.
CRT Supply Chain Programme is created in response to the need for ongoing professional development of supply-chain managers across the globe. With the continued support of our partner institutions. Our programme is based on a business model where local training providers (mostly from the private sector) sign license agreements with the CRT, and gain access to quality materials and soft support from the CRT to develop and launch local courses and to offer the international exams locally.
Executives learn to manage the sourcing, movement and storage of goods from source of production to point of consumption. For enterprises, this means practical solutions to overcoming challenges related to export market demands. For buyers, this means optimized sourcing options. For local trade institutions, the CRT is a solid partner offering best-in-class supply-chain training and direct guidance and support to institutions in developing countries wishing to offer this programme on their local markets.
This comprehensive modular training programme is designed for current and future staff responsible for managing purchasing and supply chain operations in enterprises and business executives at different stages of their professional careers. For those new to supply chain management, the programme offers a complete range of courses, and for others who want to refresh or sharpen their skills, specialized courses are available. Participants can choose from more than 19 modules, study at their own pace, take exams and gain internationally recognized professional certification.
The Supply Chain Management training programme is built on three pillars:
High quality training materials
Professional certification of participants
CRT support and guidance related to training of trainers, course design, course marketing, etc.
The CRT is interested in working with institutions that are committed to developing high-quality training services for supply chain professionals. The training programme is offered through qualified institutional partners under fee-based license arrangements. Partner institutions include business training centres, technical institutes, universities and trade support organizations. The CRT delivers train-the-trainer workshops to licensed partners who in turn offer the courses as part of their ongoing training curricula.
The main goal is to develop sustainable local training capacities for the benefit of supply chain professionals in the countries concerned. The CRT offers support including the development of training materials, train-the-trainer workshops, step-based certification and an online networking platform. Strategic direction and thought leadership on the programme is overseen by an international advisory board consisting of recognized supply chain, development and training specialists.