Programs at a Glance
The Logistics Institute delivers several programs through which you can earn one or more professional designations.
P.Log Certification: Professional Logistician
The P.Log Designation is the Logistics Institute’s core designation.
It can be earned by completing one of the following programs:
The Process Management Program is an online program, with six self-directed modules followed by a facilitated Capstone Qualifier.
Duration: All six modules and the Qualifier must be completed within two years from the start date. Average duration of a module ranges from four to six weeks, and average time commitment per module is four hours per week.
Start Date: A new cohort starts on the 1st of every month.
Requirements: The program has an exit requirement of five years’ overall business experience (experience acquired while enrolled will be accepted).
Ideal for: Practitioners with over 4 years of work experience.
This program consists of two components: part 1 is a four-day facilitated virtual session where you will be a part of a cohort, and part 2 is an online module that is self-directed, with video lectures and a strategy portfolio to complete.
Part 1: four-day virtual session (full days)
Part 2: three months provided to complete this self-directed part, with an average of 2 – 3 hours per week (can be completed earlier as well)
Next Program Start: September 20 – 23, 2021
Ideal for: Practitioners looking to enhance their capability in leading change within their organization, and enhancing their knowledge and competencies as strategic supply chain leaders within the 21st century landscape.
Dual Certification: This program leads to earning a secondary designation, the P.C.E [Professional in Change Enablement].
LS Certification: Logistics Specialist
This program creates a foundation for a successful career in logistics and supply chain management, enhancing your understanding of essential SCL concepts. At the end of the program, LS professionals are also equipped with a problem-solving toolkit, a skill necessary to succeed in the 21st century supply chain landscape.
It is an online self-directed program consisting of three modules: Logistics Networks, Logistics Processes, and Frontline Logistics Challenges.
Duration: Each of the three modules must be completed within 30 days. This is a one-year certification program: all three modules must be completed within one year. Average time commitment per module is four hours per week.
Start Date: The program starts on the 10th of each month.
Requirements: No pre-requisites. A minimum of 1 years’ overall business experience is required at the time of completion and certification (experience acquired while taking the program will be accepted).
Ideal for: Candidates starting a career in the SCL industry, candidates in frontline/supervisory positions looking to enhance their skills portfolio, and senior practitioners looking for knowledge of frontline operations.
Supply Chain Specializations
SCL professionals can earn a series of professional designations in specialized areas through the Supply Chain [SC] Certification Programs.
Skills and competencies delivered through these programs equip supply chain logistics professionals with new methodologies and resilient supply chain strategies to succeed in the face of constant challenge, change and opportunity.
This competency-based program boosts your competencies in strategically planning for, and managing, all interactions with third party organizations that supply goods or services to an organization to maximize the value of those interactions. Going beyond traditional procurement and purchasing to include relationship dynamics, psychology and analytics, this program draws from the most current approaches to managing supplier relations.
Duration: 60 days to complete
Start Date: The program can be started on any given date.
Ideal for: Practitioners looking to enhance their skills in negotiations, and enhancing supplier relationships
Supply Chain Resilience is the capability and capacity of a supply chain network collectively/holistically, and of individual participants in that network individually, to “bounce back” from the impact of a risk event, quickly, cost-effectively, and in line with the overall value proposition. This program provides knowledge and tools to guide you through understanding the choices available to your organization to manage supply chain risk and enhance the resiliency required for long term sustainability and profitability.
Duration: Delivered in three levels, with a 60-day duration to complete each level.
Start Date: Start at any time.
Requirements: The ability to complete a risk assessment either by using your own experience working for a company/client, or by applying a case study/knowledge of a company for this purpose.
Ideal for: Practitioners looking for specialized training in risk evaluation and resilience planning.
This competency-based program boosts your competencies in managing project consistently to ensure efficient and effective delivery of large scale transformational change, to achieve an organization’s operational and financial goals. The content is intended to help organizations and individuals use successful, proven methodologies to supplement their current management practices, so that they can increase the value they deliver and make better use of resources. This program is delivered in three levels, each leading to a separate designation building towards an overall SC-IPM credential.
Duration: 60 days to complete each level.
Start Date: The program can be started on any given date.
Requirements: An exposure to project management.
Ideal for: Practitioners new to project management or experienced managers looking to enhance their skills and earn a project management credential. Successful completion of program modules also prepares participants for UK-based project management certifications.
All professional designations are owned and maintained by the Logistics Community of Interest under the stewardship of the Logistics Institute. Professional designations are registered trademarks of the Logistics Institute.
Designations must be renewed on an annual basis for continued use of the trademark. The professional year for all designations runs from November 1 – October 31.