Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management

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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

DISTANCE LEARNING

SAQA - 117924

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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?

Industry Analyst

Project Manager

Global Logistics Manager

Transportation Director

Supply Chain Sales

Procurement Analyst/Purchasing Manager

Programme STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

Strategic Supply Chain Management
Operations Management 
Business Research Method

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Logistics in Supply Chain Management

Global Strategic Supply Chain Management

Course OUTCOMES

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

ADMISSION requirements

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.