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Expert Certification

The IIMM Expert Certificate is available to those who are able to meet the Professional standards set by the Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM).

This programme seeks to establish industry recognized standards for working professionals so that they may keep abreast of new developments in the fields of supply chain management, logistics and materials management.

There are two types of certification being introduced:

  • Certified Materials Professional
  • Certified Materials Manager

The IIMM Expert Certificate reflect the expectations of workplace performance and have been developed by industry practitioners. The Certification is based on an assessment of knowledge, experience and career achievements. The certification test carried out is independent of any specific training programmes. However, formal diploma and graduate programmes in material management, supply chain, purchasing and logistics will contribute to the development of knowledge required for certification.

The ability of candidates in meeting the professional standards required for certification is assessed by the IIMM Board of Studies.

 
Benefits

Professionals who participate in the certification programmes will:

  • improve their skills on the various facets of supply chain management
  • get a professional recognition which will improve their career prospects
  • be abreast of the latest developments in the field
  • join a select group of professionals and experts in industry
 
Registration
Plesae go to Registration Page.
Certified Professional

Streams

  • Materials
  • Sourcing
  • Logistics

Eligibility

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of materials / supply chain management / logistics
  • Member of IIMM
  • Points given for education and participation in professional events
Topics for Certification Examination
Materials
(Certified Materials Professional)
Sourcing
(Certified Sourcing Professional)
Logistics
(Certified Logistics Professional)
  • Demand Planning
  • Material Planning
  • Material Receipts and Quality Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Warehouse Administration
  • Scrap Disposal
    (Green Supply Chain)
  • Indirect Taxation
  • IT Tools in Materials
  • Purchasing Management
  • Category Management and Spend Analytics
  • Supplier Selection and Audits
  • E-Procurement
  • Contract Management
  • Indirect Taxation
  • IT Tools in Procurement
  • Logistics and Transportation Planning
  • Supply Management
  • Policy and Procedures in Imports/Exports
  • 3PL and 4PL Concepts
  • Warehouse Management
  • Indirect Taxation
 
Certified Manager

Streams

  • Materials
  • Sourcing
  • Logistics

Eligibility

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the field of materials / supply chain management / logistics
  • Member of IIMM
  • Graduate
  • Points given for education, participation in professional events and contributions in industry literature
Topics for Certification Examination
Materials
(Certified Materials Manager)
Sourcing
(Certified Sourcing Manager)
Logistics
(Certified Logistics Manager)
  • Demand Planning
  • Resources Planning
  • Packaging and Distribution Management
  • Supplier Collaboration and VMI
  • Compliance
  • Warehouse Management
  • IT Tools Design and Deployment
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Supplier Development and Global Sourcing
  • Contract Life Cycle Management
  • Legal Aspects of Purchasing
  • Cost Optimisation and Value Engineering
  • Procurement Budget
  • Spend Analysis and Category Management
  • IT Tools Selection and Deployment
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Design of Warehouse and Space Optimisation
  • Import/Export Management
  • Logistics Planning and Optimisation
  • 3PL and 4PL Concepts
  • Green Supply Chain
  • Indirect Taxation Compliance
  • IT Tools Design and Deployment
  • Key Performance Indicators
Application Submission
Initial Screening
Candidate Undergoes Sample Tests
Feedback to Candidates & Provision of Reference Material
Certification Examination
Interview for Qualified Cadidates
Certification of Qualified Candidates

IIMM Brochures

Expert Certification - Certified Manager - Download

Expert Certification - Certified Professional - Download

Application Form - Certified Manager / Certified Professional - Download