Training course Certified GS1 Category Manager
GS1 Germany Knowledge Center, Köln
The substantive guidelines are the uniform standards of ECR category management. In the following modules, all stages of the CM 8-steps process are worked out.
CM base station (4 training days)
The basics such as efficient consumer response, the category management 8-steps process and the strategic coordination between the project partners are explained. The CM process steps 1 to 4 (category definition, category roles, category assesment and category targets) will be taught to you. You take part in various workshops on IT and data management solutions and are taught for self-study. For self-study, you expect one day to spend time.
CM base camp (4 training days)
After presenting the work results from the self-study to the CM process steps 1 to 4, the CM process steps 5 and 6 are explained. Further workshops on IT and data management solutions are taking place and you are preparing for the final exam. The modalities are explained and the individual work topics are coordinated. You are then briefed for self-study. For the self-study and the preparation of the thesis, you expect about five days of time.
CM summit (2 training days)
After presenting the work results from the self-study to the CM process steps 5 and 6, the CM process steps 7 and 8 are explained. A lecture on antitrust law and workshops on IT and data management solutions will complete your CM knowledge. Finally, the written and oral examination will take place before the ECR expert committee. After successful completion of the final exam, the certificate "Certified ECR Category Manager" will be awarded.