Education and Research Executive Board
CFPIM, CSCP, SCOR-P, CPF, CS&OP, PLS, CDDP, CSCA, CDDL, CLTD, DDPP, DDLP, AEF, CSSC, CPIA
Chief Executive Officer
Kent Outsourcing Services
Since 1995 Ken has run his own business, Kent Outsourcing Services, and has worked with well over 200 companies assisting them in all aspects of their manufacturing planning and control systems and providing their employees with education courses to raise their level of understanding of Operations Management and Supply Chain Management. Ken has been very involved with SAPICS for last 30 years from running the Cape Town Chapter, to being on the Board of Directors and holding the position of President for two terms of 2 years.
Ken is an APICS Master Instructor for the CPIM, CSCP, CLTD, Principles Series, Lean Program as well as for the APICS Instructor Development Programs: Train-the-Trainer, Learning Dynamics for Instructors and Advanced Instructor Skills. In addition, he is a SCOR-P instructor for the APICS Supply Chain Council as well as the CPF certification from the Institute of Business Forecasting, the PLS qualification from ASTL, the CS&OP certification from the S&OP Institute and more recently the CDDP, CDDL and CSCA from the ISCEA for which he is an endorsed instructor. He is also a CSSC and CPIA instructor for VCARE Academy.
Ken has also spent the last 3 years on the APICS CSCP Course Material Committee that is responsible for annually updating the course material to maintain its relevancy in the expanding, rapidly changing world of Supply Chain Management.
In addition, Ken is a certified trainer for the Fresh Connection business simulation system from Inchainge as well as an Instructor for the Demand Driven Institute’s (DDI) Demand Driven Planner (DDP) and Demand Driven Leader (DDL) certification programs.
Over the last 30 years, Ken has presented many papers at South African and overseas Supply Chain conferences.