CII Supply Chain Lean Professional Certification



Module 1

Essentials of Supply Chain Management

1.Definition & concepts; Supply Chain- Drivers, Responsive & Efficient, Collaborative, Planning, Forecasting and     Replenishment, Logistics vis-à-vis Supply Chain

2.Performance measures, Measurement criteria, Benchmarking, Forecasting, Procurement cycle, Vendor evaluation

3.Drivers & sources of risks in Supply Chains, Risk Value, Risk Management Methods

4.Inventory types, EOQ model, Safety stock, Continuous & Periodic review policy, selective inventory control, MRP Inputs- Outputs & processing

5.Transportation drivers, Distribution network design concepts, Warehousing, Storage & Handling equipment, Selection & Managing of 3PL service providers.

6.Strategic sourcing, Supplier selection process, Supplier Relationship, Performance Measurement.



Module 2

Journey of lean and six sigma

1.History and evolution of Lean and six sigma methodology.

2.Application of Lean and six sigma in various industries (Toyota, Motorola, and General electric etc.)

3.Various levels (Yellow, Green, Black belt and Master black belt) of certification.

3.Introduction to Principles and concepts of Lean and Six Sigma. Understanding key terminologies and elements of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.



Module 3

Lean Concepts

1.Lean Management, Concept of VA and NVA, 7+1 type of waste, Terminologies in Lean Management,

2.Lean and Six Sigma, Toyota Production System, Toyota 3M Model (Muda, Mura, Muri) or Waste, 5S, Kaizen, Kanban, Just-in-time (JIT) Management, Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED), Hoshin Kanri and PDCA, Jidoka and Poka Yoke,

3.Value Stream Mapping, Visual Management, Heijunka, Total Productive Maintenance, SIPOC, Creating Process flow, Establishing Pull, Seeking Perfection

4.Theory of Constraints (TOC), Visual Factory, OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) Metric, FPY and RTY, Lean in Manufacturing, Services, Office

5.Implementing Lean, Implementing Kaizen, Implementing Six Sigma, Lean Waste Elimination, Implementing the Lean Culture, PIT (Performance, Issues, Targets.



Module 4

6σ Concepts

a. Introduction to 6 sigma and DMAIC, Defining Voice of Customer – Voice of Process – Critical to Quality

b. Understanding Variation, Types of Variation, Checking Process Capability (Yield, DPMO, Cp, Cpk)

c. Causal Analysis (Fishbone Diagram, 5 Why, Root Cause Analysis, Corrective Action and Preventive Action), Hypothesis Testing, Statistical Process Control using Control Charts



Module 5

Designing and Managing Lean Supply Chain with case studies

a. Identifying different waste or inefficiency across supply chain: procurement, logistics, manufacturing,

b. Applying Lean and Six Sigma principles in Supply Chain


  • Access to Supply Chain Professional Community
  • Supply Chain, Tech & Strategy updates on Smartphone
  • Monthly Online Quiz
  • Online Knowledge Repository
  • Live Projects/ Internship for Certification Toppers**

**Terms & Conditions Apply


  • Self Study Mode
  • E-Version of Complete Content
  • Duration of Study: 3 months


  • 200 Multiple Choice Questions for 3 hrs ( 180 minutes)
  • Minimum pass percentage: 70% (Score of 140/200)
  • No Negative Marking
  • Take your certification Exam straight from your home through AI-based Remote Proctoring Exam Portal


  • Total Certification Fee: INR 11,000 ( Exclusive of 18% GST** )

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