Smart Supply Chain Transformation and Impact of Next-Gen Technologies

Supply Chain Asia provides a unique,
highly interactive skills & knowledge base training to the industry.

3-day training program

Professional Certification by Supply Chain Asia

Extended Funding through SCA Project Assignments

Course Overview

In the era of rapid technological advancement, the supply chain industry faces new challenges and opportunities every day. Staying competitive and efficient requires a comprehensive understanding of how to integrate these emerging technologies into operations seamlessly. The Professional Certificate in Smart Supply Chain Transformation is crafted to equip professionals with the knowledge and tools to drive the next wave of supply chain innovation.


Spanning three in-depth modules, this certification delves into the foundational principles of a smart supply chain and explores the transformative potential of modern technological solutions like automation, digital platforms, and data analytics.


Module 1 on Smart Supply Chain Transformation and Impact on Next-Gen Technologies is an immersive course that delves into the nexus of emerging technologies and their transformative impact on supply chain operations. Participants will explore the next-gen supply chain, smart logistics, and the critical role of digitization and business intelligence in analytics.

Program Outline

  1. Exploring the Foundations of the Next-Gen Supply Chain
  • Understand the fundamental principles and drivers behind the evolution of modern supply chains.
  • Recognize the factors leading to the need for next-generation supply chains and their potential benefits.
  1. Demystifying Smart Supply Chain Logistics and its Significance
  • Grasp the key concepts and mechanisms behind smart supply chain logistics.
  • Appreciate the transformative impacts and efficiencies introduced by integrating intelligence into supply chain logistics.
  1. Introduction to Transformative Technologies: 3D Printing
  • Familiarize participants with the technology, processes, and potential of 3D printing.
  • Explore the implications and applications of 3D printing in modern supply chains and manufacturing.
  1. Deep Dive into Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Understand the foundational concepts of IoT, its components, and how it operates.
  • Investigate the integration of IoT in supply chains and its transformative potential in enhancing visibility, tracking, and efficiency.
  1. Exploration of Robotics & Autonomous Technologies
  • Introduce the varied spectrum of robotics and autonomous technologies available and their functionalities.
  • Delve into practical applications of these technologies in supply chain automation, warehousing, and transportation.
  1. The Paradigm Shift towards a Digitised Supply Chain
  • Recognize the key elements and advantages of a fully digitized supply chain over traditional models.
  • Evaluate the challenges and solutions in transitioning to and implementing a digitized supply chain model.
  1. Business Intelligence and its Role in Supply Chain Analytics
  • Comprehend the principles behind business intelligence (BI) and its tools.
  • Examine the critical role of BI in deriving actionable insights, enhancing decision-making, and optimizing supply chain operations.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Knowledge and Understanding (Theory Component)
  • Understand the fundamentals of process automation.
  • Comprehend the underlying principles and benefits of Business Intelligence (BI) in the context of supply chain management.
  • Grasp the importance and role of data visualisation in making informed supply chain decisions.
  • Recognise the potential of BI tools, like Power BI, in transforming raw data into actionable insights.
  • Differentiate between various visualisation techniques and their specific applications.
  1. Key Skills (Practical Component)
  • Develop and deploy apps using Google AppSheet to digitize supply chain processes.
  • Utilise Power BI for business intelligence and data visualization in supply chain management.
  • Design and create interactive dashboards using Power BI that respond to real-time supply chain data.
  • Implement RPA solutions effectively to streamline and automate supply chain processes.


  • NITEC or equivalent qualification
  • Basic understanding of Mathematics
  • Familiarity with the Windows operating system

Training Dates

Each intake will close when we fully subscribe. We reserved the right to reject application or change the dates below.

  • 6-8 May 2024
  • 8-10 Jul 2024
  • 25-27 Sep 2024
  • 25-27 Nov 2024
Note: Official registration should commence from March 2024. Meanwhile, you can register your interest below. Allocation of seats will be based on first-register-first-served basis as seats are limited per class.