Modular Learning System in Supply Chain Management (MLS-SCM)

Winter Session: January to June in each year (6 months)
Summer Session: July to December in each year (6 months)
Registration: November & December for Winter Session, May & June for Summer Session
Classes: Three day-long classes for each module take place in weekend in each month.
Time: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Contact: 01913756587 & 01766018659, 02 9552562 (Ext-124),


DCCI Business Institute (DBI) is the only authorized Institute in Bangladesh to conduct the Modular Learning System in Supply Chain Management (MLS-SCM(P)) course and exam of International Trade Centre (ITC)-UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva, Switzerland. DBI has been conducting such courses since 2007. By this time, the courses already become popular among the business community in Bangladesh since the successful participants of this course have proven their worth in their respective organization in cutting total supply cost and lead time.


It is one of the most modern way of enhancing knowledge, skill & ability of participants in purchasing and SCM. It is a complete and up-to-date training pack on total purchasing & supply process of an organization. It is developed by international consultants of ITC for capacity building and promoting competitiveness of Business enterprises/organizations. The user friendly, readily intelligible and practical impacting modules of the course cover all aspects of SCM. As such, this unique & practical international program is already recognized in 69 countries of the world.

Proven Impact & Benefits of MLS-SCM:

  • Helps to develop innovative new approaches to Purchasing and SCM
  • Enhances capability in making optimum utilization of available resources and excel in global competition.
  • Enhances Competitiveness in cutting total supply cost & lead time (about 15% savings on supply & purchase expenditure of companies/organizations and about 75% supply lead time reduction)
  • Improves performance and better relationship with suppliers
  • Ensures better logistics and inventory management capacity
  • Increases ability to take advantage of emerging opportunities in international market
  • Helps career development & improves job possibilities
  • MLS-SCM(P) Diploma holders can get Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) Credential from Institute of Supply Management (ISM), USA (vide: and admission into Masters and Executive MBA Courses in the European Institute of Purchasing Management ( EIPM), France & Shanghai (vide:

Modules for Certificate Course

  • Module # 1: Understanding the Corporate Environment
  • Module # 2: Specifying Requirements & Planning Supply
  • Module # 3: Analysing Supply Markets
  • Module # 4: Developing Supply Strategies
  • Module # 5: Appraising & Short-listing Suppliers
  • Module # 6: Obtaining & Selecting Offers

Main Features

International Certificate, Advanced Certificate & Diploma courses of 6, 12 & 18 months respectively; 3 (three) day-long classes for each module take place in weekend (Friday) in each month; Three times online exam held at DBI in each year. Three times online exam to be held at DBI in each year. Certificate jointly issued by ITC, Geneva and DCCI.


Well-experienced and highly qualified resource persons, trained and recommended by Master Trainers from ITC through Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshops are conducting the courses. They are also regularly rated as excellent/very good trainers by the participants.

International Awards

On account of brilliant success of the MLS-SCM(P) program, DBI won ICC-World Chamber Federation Competition Award, 2007 for “Best Skill Development Program”, and “MLS-SCM(P) Best Network Partner Institution Award” of ITC at the MLS-SCM(P) in 2011. Some Lead trainers of DBI received “Best Success Story Winner Award” from ITC. Their companies saved around 15% cost of supply (Millions of dollar) and reduced lead time substantially by applying the tools and techniques of MLS-SCM(P).

Target Beneficiaries

The MLS-SCM(P) courses are particularly suited for present and future managers, executives and specialists in purchase, supply, inventory and logistics departments of business enterprises, covering large corporations, SMEs, Govt. Corporations, Autonomous and Semiautonomous bodies, NGOs, future entrepreneurs and job-seeking graduates.

Admission Requirements

Preferably graduates with workable knowledge in English and Computer. Current graduate and post graduate students are also eligible to apply.

Course Fees

Tk. 45,000/- (Module Nos. 1-6); Course Book Charges: Tk. 1000/- per Module. Examination Fee: Tk. 4,000 per Module. In addition, Tk. 11,000/- will have to be paid by the candidate for each Certificate.

Discount on Course fees

10% discount on course fee for (one option applicable): (i) DCCI Members; (ii) Women participants; (iii) Students (pursuing his/her under-graduation & post graduation); (iv) Three (3) or more participants from one organization for same course; (v) Defence Officers (Army, Navy, Air Force, Police, etc.) (vi) MLS-SCM Certificate & Advanced Certificate participants for enrolling into next level who aren’t receive any discount.

15% corporate discount for 10 or more participants from the one organization to the same programme.


Contact: DBI, Tel: 02 9552562 Ext. 124, 137 & 02 9550104, Mob: 01913756587, 01913745062 & 01766018659, Fax: 9560830 E-mail:, Website: Seats are Limited; First Come First Served.