Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management
The Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management programme seeks to develop skills for professionals and equip them to optimize organization profitability through effective management of supply chain.
NQF Level 8
SAQA - 117924
WHY study towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management?
The Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management programme seeks to develop skills for professionals and equip them to optimize organization profitability through effective management of supply chain. Ever-increasing customer demands on product price, quality, variety, lead-time, and the need to pursue mass customization have forced companies to focus attention not only on internal operations, but also on ensuring coordinated response on the part of the entire supply chain, including suppliers and distributors.
What CAREER PATH's can I choose after completing this QUALIFICATION?
Global Logistics Manager
Supply Chain Sales
Procurement Analyst/Purchasing Manager
Strategic Supply Chain Management
Business Research Method
Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Logistics in Supply Chain Management
Global Strategic Supply Chain Management
Analyse supply chain concepts and how activities interact within supply chains within familiar and unfamiliar contexts.
Critically assess competition drivers, develop and lead strategic supply chain projects.
Select appropriately responsive tools and techniques to achieve optimal supply chain process, value, and service improvements.
Determine and implement best practice project management tools and techniques in supply chain management.
Evaluate demand management and forecasting techniques in the context of supply chain efficiency and responsiveness.
Assess the implications of leadership and change management approaches and techniques and how they impact on Lean implementation and Lean and Agile supply chain strategies
Develop a suitable strategy for implementing Lean strategies to achieve sustainable operational and supply chain improvements.
Resolve the complexities inherent in organisation-wide and supply chain projects and lead Lean SCM teams
The minimum entrance requirements for admission to the PGDSCM programme are as follows: An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma or equivalent qualification, and two years of managerial work experience.