Program Overview

The MISI Certificate Short Courses is specifically designed and administered by MISI 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 Competency Certificates in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. All these courses would be offered in Online and In-Class formats.

IPTS Certified Code: DU027(B)

All programmes conducted by MISI are eligble for HRD Corp claims, subject to prior application to HRD Corp by the employers/companies.

Course Offered

We offer both to individual and organisation

Individual Short Courses

Our individual programs, taught by MISI faculty team and our allied industry experts, have been designed for supply chain executives worldwide, providing them with relevant and innovative topics, flexible learning options and networking opportunities. These short open courses are ideal for those supply chain leaders facing new challenges, seeking a new role or eager for new and innovative knowledge.



Introduction to negotiation in a procurement context (i.e., negotiations between a buyer and a vendor/supplier). The objective is to provide the participant with a structured foundation in the preparation and conduct of effective negotiations.

Total Cost Analysis

The focus is on developing the necessary skills to correctly evaluate total landed costs (TLC) and estimate total costs of ownership (TCO). The course also helps develop an understanding of key cost drivers in procurement.

Supplier Relationship Management

Several key elements of good supplier relationship management (SRM) will be discussed. The objective is to prepare participants to be conversant with SRM and develop capability to frame a SRM program for their suppliers.

Category Management

The participants will be introduced to category management in procurement. Category Management builds on the basics of good procurement practices to help companies generate additional value from their procurement process.

Supply Chain Management

Forecasting and Inventory Management

Participants will be introduced to the practice of forecasting and inventory management and develop a broad overview of the various tools used in the industry.

Logistics and Transportation

Draw on real issues in transportation and logistics management that confront companies today. Topics include freight transportation, local routing, transportation procurement, and hub and transhipment strategies.

Strategic Supply Chain Management

Draw on real issues confronting companies today to provide strategic frameworks for undertaking major decisions to increase competitive advantage.

Contemporary Topics In SCM

Industry 4.0 and Supply Chain Management

Participants will learn about Industry 4.0, its implications for supply chains, and the ways in which companies can take advantage of the capabilities of Industry 4.0.


  • Please call us for more info on discount offered.
  • Participants who complete the 4 courses in Procurement Fundamentals, Supply Chain Management Fundamentals or Contemporary Topics In SCM and exam are entitled to receive a certification of competency from MISI.
  • All Programmes conducted by MISI are eligible for HRDF claims, subject to prior application to HRDF by the employers/companies

Organisation Courses

Need Custom Programs?

MISI organizes regular customized executive education experiences with companies and organizations, providing them with the opportunity to focus on particular supply chain issues that are vital to achieve company goals.

We ensure success in our programs by addressing companies’ supply chain challenges through innovative frameworks and advanced learning methodologies: simulations, case studies, discussion panels, lectures, and academic projects, which are used to help bring academic learning into real life.

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Faculty & Industry Experts

Prof. Dr. David Gonsalvez
Prof. Dr. David Gonsalvez

Ex Chief Executive Officer & Rector Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, Malaysia

Dr. Shardul Phadnis
Dr. Shardul Phadnis

Associate Professor, Director of Research

Dr. Richard Pibernik
Dr. Richard Pibernik

Chair of Logistics and Quantitative Methods at Julius-Maximilans University of Würzburg, Germany

Dr. Javad Feizabadi
Dr. Javad Feizabadi

Associate Professor, Director of PhD Program and Winter Academy, Director of Mobility Center of Excellence (MCE)

Dr. Debabrata Ghosh
Dr. Debabrata Ghosh

Associate Professor

What our participants have to say

Some of The Companies That Has Engaged Us

Sime Darby
Indian Railways
Malaysia Flour Mill
Zuellig Pharma
Singapore Business Federation
Supply Chain Asia
CEL Consulting
Velesto Energy
Air Selangor

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    2022 Short Course calendar

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    Still have questions?

    The courses in this program are best suited for managers and senior managers from manufacturing, logistics, information technology and service industries who are responsible for developing and executing supply chain strategy. Professionals who are looking to develop functional understanding of supply chains or are in existing supply chain roles will benefit from this program.

    Participants are expected to have the basic knowledge of the business practices, supply chain management and corporate finance. Managerial and executive experience is beneficial, but not required.

    The classes consist of formal lectures, case study discussions, and hands-on exercises. In some courses, e-learning material will be provided to the participants prior to the in-class sessions. The classes will be taught with active learning methodology. Using in class discussions, real life case studies, hands-on exercises, and team activities, participants learn through solving problems and getting rapid feedback from faculty and peers.

    The duration of each course will be either 1 or 2 days. There will usually be four class sessions per day, each of 1.5 hours with a 30 minute break between sessions.

    The location will be the MISI campus in Shah Alam or Online.

    The pricing indicated below includes the teaching fee and all materials that will be used in the class. It also includes lunch and coffee and tea during the session breaks.
    Price for all courses will be RM 1,400 per participant
    Please contact us for more info on discount offered.

    A certificate from MISI will be provided upon the successful completion of all the sessions in either a one-day or two-day program.

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