Online Micro Courses

The courses are introductory and are designed to provide an overview of the topics. It will also help you to get insights into the detailed courses MISI offers on these topics and other additional courses. In completion of ONLINE micro courses, MISI welcomes you to register for the complete supply chain short courses on these topics to be conducted between August-December 2020 with 20% discount on the course registrations.

Our Remote Online Learning lets you learn from office/home, just as you would in a classroom, using a webcam, microphone and virtual classroom software.

The pandemic has led to economic upheaval that has disrupted businesses. This has led to calls for renewed supply chain skills and understanding. Step inside the world of supply chains and gain greater understanding by joining the Fundamental Courses in Supply Chain Management and Procurement by Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) in collaboration with the world-renowned Massachusetts institute of technology MIT.


The Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) and MIT SCALE Network has launched ONLINE MICRO COURSES in Supply Chains. Train yourself in the most in-demand topics in supply chains today! MISI’s remote ONLINE learning lets you learn from the office or home, just as you would in a classroom through a virtual classroom software, microphone and webcam. These courses are MICRO in structure, leading to a CERTIFICATION opportunity on completion of full courses offered later between August to December 2020 (to be hosted both in-classroom and online formats).

Online Micro Courses

The Following Courses in Supply Chain Management will be Offered Online


Procurement Fundamentals: Introduction to Total Cost Analysis

Procurement decisions are often made on piecemeal costs ignoring supply chain and other indirect costs. In the world of global sourcing such decisions can end up being very expensive mistakes. In this course, the focus is on developing the skills to correctly evaluate total landed costs (TLC) and estimate total costs of ownership (TCO).

Online – Zoom
9:00 AM – 12:15 PM (GMT +8)
21st July 2020


Supply Chain Fundamentals: Introduction to Forecasting and Inventory Management Fundamentals

Forecasting and inventory management are two crucial logistics activities that affect a company’s profitability and ability to remain competitive in the long run. Effective management of these processes ensures that the company will have the right product available at the right place and time in the right amount to satisfy the needs of its customers. This course is designed to have a broad appeal across professionals. It is aimed to provide an understanding of how forecasting and inventory management in business performed effectively in organizations can benefit.

Online – Zoom
9:00 AM – 12:15 PM (GMT +8)
24th July 2020


Data Analytics Fundamentals: Introduction to Data Analytics Fundamentals

Competence in analytics has become a critical skill for managers of the new age business organizations. Data Analytics is about quantitative analysis and predictive modeling towards data-driven competitive strategies. This introductory course covers methodologies and practices that are important for data analytics and discuss their relevance in various functional domains. It is designed for professionals who need a managerial introduction to this discipline.

Online – Zoom
9:00 AM – 12:15 PM (GMT +8)
28th July 2020

Supply Chain Short Courses

The MISI and MIT SCALE Network Certificate Short Courses in Supply Chain Management and Procurement is specifically designed and administered by MISI AND MIT SCALE Network to teach the critical skills needed to be successful in this exciting and growing field. In addition to being a standalone certificate demonstrating expertise in the field, participants who complete all of the required courses and the final exam will be qualified for MISI and MIT SCALE Network Competency Certificates in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. All these courses would be offered in ONLINE and IN-Class formats.