This is a special 9-month program for foreign participants designed to give an in-depth working experience for newly graduated or new-to-the industry participants a comprehensive work experience so that they can return home a fully-trained-in-Singapore Logistician!
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Singapore was voted by the World Bank to be the BEST-SCORING nation in the Logistics Performance Index in 2023. Scoring tops in 5 of the 6 components of the Index and 2nd in the only other component, Singapore is a live demonstration between the public-private partnership in delivering outstanding service quality in a key growth sector for an entrepot. By coming to Singapore, you will learn how to emulate such results in your own country! And together, the world becomes a better-integrated, faster growing, collaborative ecosystem!
Features of the Program
This program is conducted in English and participants will have to pass a stringent selection process conducted by YCH Group to ensure operational effectiveness
Work Sponsorship by YCH
In order to be able to work and learn for 9 months in Singapore, you will have to be sponsored by a hiring company. YCH Group has willingly stepped up to be the sponsor for your participant. They will be responsible for applying for a Training Employment Pass (TEP) based on a quota that your government can secure, arrange housing, administer the training allowance you provide and all related administrations.
8 Modules of Classroom Training
Each month, participants will attend 16 hours of classroom learning on these modules:
Techniques to achieve supply chain optimization
Optimising warehouse layout design
Designing automation technology for warehouse and transport operations
Warehouse inventory control and audit
Develop and implement transport management plans
Logistics solution product / project management
Risk management and administration
Process improvement and optimization
Weekly Mentor Check-in
As a foreigner living in and work-learning in a new environment, it can sometimes be quite daunting. We understand that, and so each participant will be assigned a mentor from SCALA who will support the participants throughout the 9 months and who will be checking in with them weekly in a group basis (unless more personal matters demand a one-on-one consultation). They will also plot the progress of the participants and provide a quick update for SCALA and for the sponsoring government.
Week 2: Job Attachment at YCH
As the foremost Experiential Workplace Learning organisation, SCALA enlists the facilities and mentorship of YCH Group to assign operational tasks to participants to gain a richer learning experience. For the first 3 months, participants will be assigned to business operations. Following that, they will be assigned to either business development or operations excellence, taking on a supervisory position, if found suitable.
Visits to key logistics facilities
Being in Singapore, it is worthwhile to learn what other logistics operators do that contribute to Singapore being the Number One position in the Logistics Performance Index (LPI). As such, industry visits to the Singapore Ports run by PSA, the airport terminal run by SATS, the Centre of Innovation for logistics and supply chain run by Republic Polytechnic, cold chain experts Lineage Logistics to understand how food safety is ensured, will be a key highlight of this program.
End of Program Capstone
Participants will work on a capstone project that will highlight all the learning that they had acquired throughout their time in Singapore. This can be presented either in the participants' home country (and livestreamed to Singapore), or the other way around.
Attainment of CSCMP SCPro Level 1 Certification
As part of the learning curriculum, participants will also acquire the international Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals' SCPro Level 1 certification. This is a worldwide recognised certification that participants can use on their namecard and CV.
A One-Of-Its-Kind Experience
"This is for sure the most exciting, practical and effective Experiential Workplace Learning program in the world!"
Dr Robert Yap
Executive Chairman YCH Group
President of Singapore National Employers' Federation
SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS ACADEMY