(International Trade Centre - UNCTAD / WTO)
The International Trade Centre (ITC) is the technical
cooperation agency of the United Nations Conference on Trade
and Development (UNCTAD) and the World Trade Organization (WTO).
ITC has introduced the MLS (Modular Learning System) as an
effective tool for quality training in International
Purchasing and Supply Chain management.
These user-friendly, practical and effective
training modules help you to take advantage of new
opportunities, reduce total purchasing and supply
costs and make optimum use of available resources.
They give you the tools and techniques needed to
develop innovative new approaches to supply chain
management and excel in an environment of global
These programmes help you to make an immediate and
substantial contribution to
your company's profitability.
The Modular Learning System comprises of 12 Core Modules and
various Supplementary Modules (four at present) and covers
all key aspects of purchasing and supply chain management.
IIMM trainers and consultants recognized by ITC guide you
and ensure that you get the best possible knowledge in the
area. On completion of the corresponding exams and other
requirements you qualify for the International Certificate,
Advanced Certificate or Diploma in Purchasing and Supply
Chain Management. These new professional qualifications are
accredited by ITC and by the participating network of
institutions worldwide. Joining this programme will make you
a member of the International PSCM Learning Network, with
access to its supporting website. This will let you keep
track of your progress, view the MLS-related training
resource materials that your local training institutions can
offer to you, and follow the worldwide network's training
These programmes are aimed at present and future managers
and specialists responsible for purchasing and supply chain
management, particularly in private enterprises ranging from
large corporations to Small and Medium Enterprises.
Educational - To qualify for these
professional qualifications, you must have a university
degree and proficiency in English and at least two years
working experience in purchasing & supply.
Normal duration of the course is 18 months;
however since this is a modular course specially designed
for working professionals, the candidates can complete the
modules at their own pace. The examinations for all the
modules will be held in March and September every year.
Certificate and Diploma will be awarded by ITC on successful
completion of requirements.
To obtain the first level Certificate, you must complete and
take exams covering six of the modules. If you prefer to go
for the Advanced Certificate, you must complete and take
exams for all twelve core modules. To obtain the Diploma,
you must not only complete the twelve core modules, but also
three supplementary modules and an assignment report of
Examinations will be conducted in March and September every
year as per the International schedule declared by ITC.
Examinations (written) will be of 2 hours duration per
module and 3 module exams per day. Presently the
examinations are conducted in three centers Mumbai, Delhi
and Bangalore. More centers will be considered depending on
the number of registrations received.
It is mandatory for all students who enroll for this course
to become member of IIMM at the nearest IIMM branch.
The course will be conducted by correspondence. IIMM has
specially trained faculty recognized by ITC to undertake and
conduct the training in MLS modules. Colour course books
developed by ITC will be supplied to the students. Mid term
assignments will be sent in each module which will be
evaluated by the concerned faculty. The students can
interact with faculty by e-mail or during contact classes
arranged at IIMM branches.
The students are required to register on ITC web-site
www.ipscm-learningnet.net and receive updates and
guidelines for the successful completion of the course. The
examination results and any related information will be
available on the IPSCM-LEARNINGNET web site.
REGISTER AS A CANDIDATE ON ITC WEB-SITE
After enrolment with IIMM for the
IPSCM course the student must visit the above web-site and
open REGISTRATION ON THE LEARNING NET
- Candidiates are those who have been
accepted by IIMM to take exams under the Professional
Certification Programme in IPSCM, IIMM has registered on
LearningNet as Authorised Examination Body (AEB) Under the
do not register more than once. If you are already
registered (even if your profile is not complete), then
enter this website by typing your username and password in
the login box. If you have forgotten these, please click
on Forgot Username or password
in the login box.
- All important
details in the Candidate Registration form need to be
completed such as :
- Full Name
- Birth country:
- Birth Date:
- Current nationality:
- Identification document type:
*(Indicate TYPE of document, e.g. pasport, National ID
Card etc. , NOT the number
- Identification document No. : *
- Please upload copy of your CV and
- Your CRN (Candidate Registration
Number) with username and password may be noted.
- Please send CRN and IDENTIFICATION
DETAILS to AEB if not provided with the registration.
- Your registration will be submitted
by the website to IIMM for approval.
NB Please make it a
practice to visit the website from time to time to get the
latest updated information regarding IPSCM course,
examination schedules guidelines etc.
Candidates may join the course at any time during the year.
Candidates who wish to appear for the examination must
register at least 60 days prior to the examination date.
How to apply
The registration for the course is open at any time of the
year to applicants fulfilling the eligibility criteria
The applicants are required to complete the
form at the end of the prospectus** with enclosures and the
registration and course fee.
for individual module exams
The participants of training programs can register for
appearing in the module examinations by completing the
application form given in the prospectus and sending the
same to NHQ with the registration fee of Rs 500 and a course
fee of Rs 1000 for the module.
(It is assumed that they have
obtained the course book and required training during the
All payments will be made by D. D. only in favour of IIMM
NHQ Collection Account payable in Mumbai. Payment can also
be made at any ICICI Bank branch directly to ICICI Bank
Account No 015101027881at Vashi Branch, Navi Mumbai. In such
case it is necessary to send us the original stamped
counterfoil of the pay-in slip with the details of