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Expediting Management Association Training Program

A specialized functional training program has been developed and is being offered both internationally and domestically to the industry at large by the Expediting Management Association, through the Professional Development Committee.  This program is currently comprised of two courses: EMA Basic Expediting Training and EMA Advanced Expediting Training.

A brief outline of these courses follows:

EMA Basic Expediting Training

This course is designed for the newly assigned/entry level Expediter, as well as a refresher course for practicing professionals. This course is comprised of six separate sessions, with a duration of four hours and concludes with a quiz. A list of topics covered is as follows:

  • Order Management

  • Assessing Risk and Developing an Expediting Plan

  • Schedule Development and Control

  • Expediting and Control of Supplier Drawings and Data

  • Processing Information

  • Delivery Management Concepts

EMA Advanced Expediting Training

This course is designed as a follow-on to the Basic Expediting Training course, and is intended for experienced professionals who wish to advance their knowledge and further hone their expertise in the field. Successful completion of the EMA Basic Expediting Training Course is a pre-requisite for enrollment in this course. There are seven separate sessions, with advance study assignments. Duration is six hours, with an examination at the conclusion. A list of key topics included in this course is shown below:

  • Schedule Analysis and Forecasting Credibility

  • In-Plant Expediting Methodology and Techniques

  • Staffing and Budget Planning

  • Managing the Flow and Impact of Design Activity

  • Measuring Performance and Demonstrating Value Added

  • Understanding Typical Manufacturing Operations and Their Purposes

  • Case Study - Interactive Session

For further information, contact EMA's Professional Development Chairperson: Jocelyn Kocab, C.E.M. at 281.381.6994 or email at



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