Supply Chain Professional Qualifications

Recognizing the need for competency development in Supply Chain, Management and Leadership, “The Supply Chain Foundation” is entitled to qualify individuals and organizations according to their level of skills, capabilities and competencies based on comprehensive “Competency frameworks" and comprehensive Qualification systems which recognise, integrate and complete existing specialist qualifications to form the first global comprehensive "Supply Chain Qualifications".

The services provided are:

1. Execution of Training Needs Assessments (TNA) in the context of the business and H.R strategies

2. Certification of existing third-party training programmes ("SCF certificates")

3. Design of new Qualifying Training Programmes

4. Training and assessment of trainers" skills relative to supply chain, leadership and training.

5. Assessment of Supply Chain delegates (trainees) ("SCF awards")

The “SCF Supply Chain Qualifications ®” are recognised by governmental bodies and leading specialist professional institutes.

Want to know which qualifications are right for you? Sign-up below and check out the learning section.

Want to join our global pool of SCF-qualified trainers? Sign-up below and check out the job section.

Recruiting an SCF-qualified professional and wish to place an "authentication request"? Contact us here


Qualifications improve career perspectives

Professional qualifications lead to higher salaries

Institute for Supply Management®’s (ISM®) Thirteenth Annual Salary Survey finds that, in cal-endar year 2017, the average overall compensation for all participating supply management professionals rose to US$117,425, an increase of 1.7 percent compared to 2016 ($115,440).

According to the survey, the median compensation in 2017 increased 4.2 percent to $100,000, versus $96,000 in 2016. The average compensation of the top 10 percent of earners was $287,420, down 2.9 percent from $295,887 in 2016. Also sliding was the aver-age base salary of the top 5 percent of earners in 2017: $368,505, down 4.5 percent from $385,981 in 2016.

Chief, Procurement/Supply Management/Sourcing $263,578
Vice President, Procurement/Supply Management/Sourcing $208,959
Director, Procurement/Supply Management/Sourcing $160,579
Manager, Procurement/Supply Management/Sourcing $114,170
Experienced Procurement/Supply Management Practitioner $96,685
Emerging Procurement/Supply Management Practitioner $77,595

Source: ISM 2017 Salary Survey Results. Values are valid for the US and EU job markets.


The Impact of Education on Earning Power

Education has a direct and powerful influence on the earnings potential of supply chain professionals. This Webcast examines the details of the earnings-education connection and what it means for people working in our field.

Join Frank Quinn, Editorial Director, Supply Chain Management Review and Tim Stratman, president of Stratman Partners and a recognized expert in professional development and executive coaching as they discuss:


- What skills need to be developed today to advance future earnings potential?

- What are the advantages of continuing education and how to pick the options best suited to the individual’s career goals.

- Key results from latest salary survey conducted by Logistics Management-SCMR


Why undertake formal learning?

"He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast." Leonardo da Vinci


Value of Assessments

All the SCF assessments are conducted in controlled environments whereby the identity of the participant is checked and confirmed, the conditions are calibrated and checked, and the output is controlled by assessors and authorised evaluators, in line with best practice and governance of awarding bodies. The SCF does not subscribe to peer-to-peer assessments which do not meet the above requirements.


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