Scenario Planning for Making Strategic Decisions
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Scenario Planning for Making Strategic Decisions

Date: 27 April 2015 (1/2 Day)
Facilitator: Dr. Shardul Phadnis
Fees: –
Early Bird: –

Course Overview
Scenario planning, also called scenario thinking or scenario analysis is a strategic planning method that some organizations use to make long-term and strategic plans and decisions. By attending this course, you will learn about the reasons and the approach for conducting scenario planning.

Key Take-Aways

  • Understand the need for using scenario planning and its benefits
  • Learn how to use scenarios to make strategic decisions
  • Learn to assess robustness of strategic choices using multiple scenarios

Course Outline
This course serves as an introduction to Scenario Planning. It teaches participants how to use scenario planning to evaluate multiple strategic investments, when the (long-term) future in which the investments get deployed is uncertain. The course begins with several real-world examples showing the difficulty of predicting the business environment and argues for a method called ‘Scenario Planning’ to use to make long-lasting strategic decisions. Participants then learn to use Scenario Planning by applying it to a case chosen for the exercise to decide what long-lasting assets and capabilities the firm should invest in, by considering them under multiple scenarios.

Who Should Attend?
Middle and senior-level managers responsible for making strategic and long-range decisions for the business, supply chain, and operations

Syed Ismail
Phone: +603 7841 4843

CANCELLED – Driving the Future of Maritime Competitive Advantage
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day

[CANCELLED]Driving the Future of Maritime Competitive Advantage

Date: 25 – 26 August 2015
Venue: Sasana Kijang, Bank Negara, KL
Course Manager: Dr. Ioannis Lagoudis
Facilitator: Dr. Bichou Khalid (Imperial college London)
Dr. Pallis Thanos (University of the Aegean)
Dr. Lun Venus (Hong Kong PolyU)
Dr. Nomikos Nikos (Cass Business School)
Dr. Phadnis Shardul (MIT – MISI)
Mr. Rice James (MIT – CTL)
Dr. Voß Stefan (Universität Hamburg)
Fees: RM2968 (inclusive of 6% GST & HRDF Claimable)
Early Bird: RM 100 discount before 4th August 2015
Group Discount (3 or more): RM 150

Course Overview
Maritime transportation is a critical link in the supply chain design process as it affects the process that makes finished goods and  commodities available to the end users. The course aims at  familiarizing participants with key maritime transportation concepts and principles and present future trends. With the use of games, case based examples and theory a number of objectives are met among the many being the comprehension of the characteristics and role of the different maritime sectors in designing the supply chains of the future. After the two-day experience the key takeaways presented below will be achieved.

Key Take-Aways

  •  Understand the dynamics of the maritime industry
  • Learn the future trends in the maritime industry
  • Develop a maritime transportation thinking framework
  • Understand the role of risk in decision making
  • Understand the role of maritime transportation within modern supply chain structures

Course Outline
Among the topics that will be covered are:

  • Port operations
  • Supply Chain Resilience
  • Maritime Policy
  • Shipping Finance
  • Scenario Planning
  • IT applications and solutions in maritime operations
  • Environmental issues
  • The role of ocean transportation in Supply chain design

Who Should Attend?
Mid-Level Managers and Executives responsible for operations, supply chain, logistics or transportation functions at their organizations

Registration Enquiries:
Syed Ismail
Phone: +603 7841 4843

Course Enquiries:
Dr Ioannis Lagoudis
Phone: +603 7841 4807

Technology and Transformation of Mobility
Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm
SCPro Professional Certification Workshop – September 2015
Sep 3 @ 2:40 am – Sep 5 @ 3:40 am


Program Overview
The demand for experienced supply chain leaders with professional certifications is growing dramatically in Asia as more companies are centralizing their supply chain function. CSCMP is offering a new three-level SCPro™ certification to equip you with comprehensive knowledge in SCM so that you are ready for an exciting career.

MISI, in collaboration with CSCMP, is offering a workshop that will cover all the 8 learning blocks of the SCPro Level 1 syllabus. The workshop also aims to prepare the students for the exams.

For more info on SCPro certification click here

Download Brochure: CSCMP-Brochure.pdf

Program Duration
3 Days

Program Cost
MYR 4452 (Inclusive of 6% GST)

  • Includes workshop fee, materials, CSCMP web-membership and SCPro Level 1 certification exam fee
  • Early bird registration before 31st July or groups of 3 or more candidates entitled to a 5% discount
  • 100% HRDF claimable

Program Requirements
To be eligible to attend the workshop and sit for the certification exam, applicants must have either 4 years of relevant work experience OR a Bachelor’s degree

SCPro Level 1 Certification Examination
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be allowed to sit for the SCPro Level 1 Certification exam. The exams can be taken at Pearson VUE test centers located globally ( The exams will be offered anytime from 5th October to 14th November 2015 (Test Window).

Syed Ismail
Phone: +603 7841 4843

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PSCM Information Session
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am
The Master of Science in Supply Chain Management, Part Time Program (PSCM) is a Professional Degree that offers a unique combination of a world-class supply chain education taught in a truly global setting at the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) located in Shah Alam, Malaysia. The program is built on the top-ranked curriculum created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technologyʼs Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT-CTL) that has offered globally recognized programs in Logistics and Supply Chain Management since 1998. The program offers cutting edge expertise in both problem solving and change leadership.A PSCM Information Session will be held on 31st October to further explain this program. Please see the details below:

Date: 31 October 2015
Venue: MISI Campus
Facilitator: Dr. Albert Tan
Free Admission


10:00am – Reception
10:30am – Presentation: Supply Chain In Asia
11:00am – The MISI PSCM Program
11:30am – Q&A/Open Discussion

Registration Enquiries:
Syed Ismail Syed Zulkarnain
Phone: +603 7841 4843