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Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Duration: 11 weeks part-time, one evening per week, 6.30-9.30pm

Location: Wellington Quay Only

Start Date: 20th June 2018

Days: Wednesday


Accredited By: IBAT

Fee: €1395

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Flexible tuition payment options are available. Please note all programmes run subject to sufficient student demand.

Diploma in Supply Chain Management Course OverviewWeb Design Course Website Designer Course

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.

What are my Career Prospects with the Diploma in Supply Chain Management Course?

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 designed to be of interest to participants 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.


  • The nature and scope of procurement and supply chain management
  • Defining the concept of purchasing
  • The concept of logistics, reverse logistics, supply chains and supply chain vulnerability
  • The value chain and its role in formulating business strategy
  • The impact that SCM has had on traditional purchasing management approaches and philosophies
  • Decision-making models
  • Global trade and supply chain management
  • The importance of global infrastructure to optimal SCM.

How long is the course?

The Diploma in Supply Chain Management runs for 11 weeks (part-time), one evening per week from 6.30-9.30pm  


To be awarded the Diploma in Supply Chain Management participants will be required to successfully complete an assignment (100%). Students will design an “ideal” supply chain solution for an existing business and describe the benefits brought about by this new design.

What are the Diploma in Supply Chain Management course fees?

The course fee is €1395

What do I get for my fee?

I would like to apply. What should I do?

Direct application can be made using the Apply Online option above. 

Alternatively, please feel free to contact the admissions team on 01 807 5055 to set up a meeting to discuss the course further. You can also email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please feel free to visit the college anytime and our course content experts will be more than willing to discuss any queries you may have. We look forward to seeing you.


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  • Jackie Kennedy

    Jackie is a senior lecturer in Human Resource Management studies and teaches a range of topics in Strategic Human Resource Management and Development, Management, Leadership and Communications. She has extensive lecturing experience at Masters, post graduate, undergraduate and professional levels in private and state educational institutions in Ireland and Asia. Jackie holds an MA in Strategic Human Resource Management and a Post Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching. She is a member of the UK and Irish Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and of the American Society of Human Resource Management. Jackie has over 20 years’ experience of HRM Reward and Performance Management in the Financial Services industry in both senior management and consultant roles. She combines her extensive range in industry experience and practice with her strong academic achievements to provide an insightful, enjoyable and valuable learning experience for students.

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