RFID Essentials - All Modules


Course name RFID Essentials - All Modules
Institution Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
Location Online
Website cscmp.org
Language English
Contact information

Kathleen Hedland




Course objective

Hear about RFID technology including active, passive, RTLS, and middleware, Learn how to share data with trading partners using EPCglobal standards, Understand RFID applications, including 20 actual deployments producing ROI, Find out how to identify the most promising applications in your enterprise, Lean the steps to planning a pilot, Discover how to measure the financial contribution of an RFID application in your enterprise through interactive case studies, Understand how to secure tag-reader communication; and privacy policies and regulations, Take the optional final exam. It tests applied knowledge is offered up to three times, and passing it certifies that you are ready to plan a pilot, Understand how RFID technology works in typical applications like hospital asset tracking (RTLS), supply chain tracking (UHF passive), and ePassports (HF passive) through imaginative animations, Participate in two in-depth case studies involving enterprises’ prospective investment in RFID, Learn how to how to apply key performance indicators (KPI’s) and common financial measurement techniques to assess a project’s potential.

Sector Private
General course topics One logistics function in great detail
Specific course topics

Introduction to Radio Frequency Identification, History of RFID, Technology Basics, Part 1: Physical Components of RFID System, Technology Basics, Part 2: Reader-Tag Communication, Technology Basics, Part 3: Sharing Data Inside and Outside the Enterprise, Materials and RF, Application Examples, Securing RFID Data and Safeguarding Personal Privacy, Implementing RFID for Positive ROI, Final exam (optional).

Total time commitment 8
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited No
Accredited by N/A
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate of Completion of RFID Essentials or Certificate of Mastery of RFID Essentials.
Attendance mode Online
Incentives No
Incentives description

completion of all modules in bundle allows participant to test for a certificate.

Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Practitioner
Pre-requisites Not Indicated
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $695
Course fee description

Includes all 9 modules plus a 10th optional test module that gives two levels of certification, depending on pass rate.

Discount available Yes
Discount description

Discounts available for CSCMP members.

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

Companies with 10 or more users are eligible for group pricing. Taking the test (module 10), will give a Certificate of Completion of RFID Essentials (score of at least 80% for basic questions) or Certificate of Mastery of RFID Essentials (if score is at least 80% for both basic & advanced questions).

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