This diploma is targeted to individuals who wish to further their knowledge in the areas of procurement and supply chain management. This focussed diploma is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive introduction to procurement, supply chain design and supply chain management. It is intended to equip participants with the knowledge necessary to identify and select appropriate procurement and supply chain strategies.
Students will be introduced the concepts of procurement and supply chain management. The concepts of value chains, value chain analysis and supply chain optimisation will be examined. Students will be introduced to the importance of aligning procurement strategy with the business strategy within an organisation. They will also obtain knowledge of how the SCM concept has profoundly influenced traditional purchasing management approaches and philosophies.
Course Structure and Assessment
The course runs for 11 weeks (part-time), one evening per week from 6.30-9.30pm. Assessment is based on an assignment (100%), where you will be asked to design an 'ideal' supply chain solution for an existing business and describe the benefits brought about by this new design.
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- Access to your online student portal (view student portal site)
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The course has been designed to be of interest to participants who are looking for knowledge of the broad areas of supply chain management. It is also designedfor people who wish to further develop their knowledge around the strategic management function and in particular how organisations can use the SCM concept to create and/or retain a competitive advantage.
You should have an interest in broadending your knowledge in supply chain management if you wish to apply.
How to Apply
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