The new year is a good time to check out the various supply chain management certifications and how they’re changing in the next few years.
Obtaining just one certification can increase the average annual salary by $12,200. With two certifications, salaries increased up to $22,200 versus no certifications. Interested in introducing your students to supply chain certification options? Supply Chain Dive has featured ISM, ASCM, and CSCMP.
- Why Certification is Important for Supply Managers (ISM, August 31, 2011)
- What CSCMP Can Do For You (CSCMPTube, August 7, 2014)
- ASCM, the Association of Supply Chain Management (CIMCIL, October 8, 2018)
This post is based on the Supply Chain Dive article, Supply chain certifications: What’s new?, by Deborah Abhrams Kaplan, January 16, 2020, and the YouTube videos in the Video Spotlight above. Image source: Shutterstock / Wichy.
1. Have students perform an internet search of ISM, ASCM, and CSCMP. Which supply chain certification would they seek to launch a supply chain-related career?
Guidance: This exercise introduces these professional organizations and encourages students to consider certification options. A good follow-up question is asking if any of these certifications could add value to someone Continue reading