Supply Chain Management - Course

Supply Chain Management (Level 7) Endorsed Certificate | 210 CPD Points | CPD Accredited Certificate

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400 Hours
210 CPD hours / points
Endorsed by ABC Awards
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Supply Chain Management - Course

Diploma of achievement in Supply Chain Management Level 7. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 210 CPD points available with no extra study.

Supply Chain Management and Logistics Level 7. Endorsed Certificate of Achievement.This premier Logistics & Supply Chain Management Level 7 Diploma is one of our most popular distance learning programmes. Study Logistics & Supply Chain Management Level 7 in your own time and at your own pace, with the support of your personally-assigned tutor from start to finish. Over a series of 21 engaging modules, course content gradually introduces a detailed overview of the contemporary Logistics and Supply Chain Management, the importance of efficient logistics, effective procurement operations, transport management systems, manufacturing and delivery processes and so much more besides. Enrol Logistics & Supply Chain Management Level 7 Diploma online and begin working towards a brighter future right now!


Endorsed by ABC Awards


210 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Standards Office

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Supply Chain Management - Course

Contrary to popular belief, very few businesses function in a vacuum. Or to put it another way, the modern organisation cannot get by without the involvement of any number of third-party suppliers and service providers. Even the simplest products undergo the most incredible journeys, from the moment the raw materials are sourced to the final product arriving in the hands of the buyer. The longer and more complex the supply chain, the greater the requirement for professional Supply Chain Management. For leading organisations on a global basis, the skills and talents of the qualified supply chain manager really are priceless in value!

Supply Chain Management - Course Benefits

When studying for a fully-endorsed Supply Chain Management and Logistics Level 7 with CPD, every learner benefits from:

  1. The strongest start to a rewarding career with an intensive introduction to the profession. Explore supply chain management in comprehensive detail.
  2. No deadlines or time restrictions to worry about – learners are free to study in their own time and at their own pace.
  3. 24/7 access to our exclusive digital learning platform, which provides all study materials and resources required to complete the course.
  4. The support of an experienced tutor with extensive professional experience, along with the wider Brentwood Open Learning College support team.
  5. Study from anywhere in the world for a recognised qualification from a leading awarding body, improving your CV and career prospects for life.

Learning Objectives

This exclusive Diploma in Supply Chain Management and Logistics Level 7 aims to establish the strongest possible foundation upon which to build a rewarding career for life.Logistics & Supply Chain Management Level 7 Course content focuses on the most important practical skills and theoretical knowledge for immediate application in a real-world setting, upon completion of the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Level 7 course. Successful candidates will find themselves primed for success in logistics and supply chain management, whether new to the profession or already working in the field.

Over the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Level 7 course of 21 intensive modules, learners are introduced to the primary roles and responsibilities of managers, supervisors and controllers. Explore the mechanics and functions of business supply chains, along with the importance of supply chain efficiency and how to avoid common issues. Additional concepts introduced include performance analysis and optimisation, a series of key logistics metrics, management of physical transport requirements and more.

Upon successful completion of this Logistics & Supply Chain Management Level 7 course, candidates take away a series of crucial industry-specific skills, talents and knowledge including:

  • A detailed understanding of the contemporary supply chain
  • An understanding of the role/importance of supply chain operations
  • Knowledge of logistical/transportation issues and responsibilities
  • How to approach and handle key administrative duties
  • The confidence to monitor, manage and optimise a supply chain
  • Essential problem-solving and risk-management competencies
  • Advanced warehousing and material-handling skills
  • The opportunity to step into a position of leadership

Course Outline

This exclusive Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management Level 7 is divided into 13 intensive modules – each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Comprehensive support and guidance will be provided by your personally-assigned tutor throughout your studies.

Unit 1 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Defining Supply Chain
  • What is Supply Chain Management
  • Basic Supply Chain – Physical Movements
  • The Evolving Structure of Supply Chains
  • Participants in the Supply Chain
  • Plus more

Unit 2 - Logistics in Supply Chain Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Activities Involved In Logistics
  • Organising Logistics
  • Aims of Logistics
  • Importance of Logistics
  • Current Trends in Logistics
  • Plus more

Unit 3 - Logistics Strategy & Operations

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Strategic Decisions Consumer Markets
  • Types of Decision
  • Strategic Role Of Logistics
  • Logistics Strategy
  • Environmental Protection Strategies
  • Designing a Logistics Strategy
  • Developing the Strategy
  • Plus more

Unit 4 - Planning & Sourcing Operations

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Planning & Sourcing Operations
  • Demand Forecasting and Planning
  • Forecasting Methods
  • Aggregate Planning
  • Implement Credit and Collections Practices
  • Manage Credit Risk
  • Plus more

Unit 5 - Procurement Operations

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Purchasing and Procurement
  • Importance of Procurement
  • Aims of Procurement
  • Procurement Cycle
  • Types of Purchase
  • Plus more

Unit 6 - Manufacturing & Delivery Operations

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Manufacturing & Delivery Operations
  • Delivery Scheduling
  • Returns Processing
  • Supply Chain Operations Can Be Outsourced
  • Plus more

Unit 7 - Market Distribution in the Supply Chain

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • What is Distribution?
  • The Channels of Distribution
  • Pricing Fundamentals
  • Plus more

Unit 8 - Transport Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Transport Rate
  • Mode of Transport
  • Intermodal Transport
  • Other Types of Intermodal Transport
  • Plus more

Unit 9 - Human Resources Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Preparing for Organizational Planning
  • Identifying the Project Interfaces
  • Identifying the Staffing Requirements
  • Plus More

Unit 10 - Change Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • About Change
  • Key Factors in Successful Change
  • Time Management Tips and Tricks
  • Plus More

Unit 11 - Time Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Overview of Time Management
  • Controlling Procrastination
  • Maintaining an Activity List
  • Creating Action Plans
  • Plus more

Unit 12 - Conflict Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Understanding Conflicts and Its Types
  • Different Stages of Conflict
  • The Role of Communication in Conflict Resolution
  • Plus More

Unit 13 - Introduction to Warehouse Management

Unit 14 - Warehouse Operations & Systems

Unit 15 - Warehouse Inventory Management

Unit 16 - The Warehouse Inventory Cycle

Unit 17 - Warehouse Inventory Tracking

Unit 18 - Warehouse Material handling

Unit 19 - Using Information Technology in Supply Chain

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Information Systems that Support the Supply Chain
  • Data Capture and Data Communications
  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
  • E-Business and Supply Chain Integration
  • Plus more

Unit 20 - Supply Chain Systems Design

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Importance of Location
  • Location Decisions
  • Alternatives to Locating New Facilities
  • Single Median Problem
  • Plus more

Unit 21 - Supply Chain Performance Measurement

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Market Performance Categories
  • Internal Efficiency
  • A Framework for Performance Management
  • Build to Stock (BTS)
  • Inventory Value
  • Plus more

Who is this course for?

Supply Chain Management - Course

Our Diploma in Supply Chain Management and Logistics Level 7 provides crucial insights and key theory for anyone looking to climb the career ladder in a related field. Newcomers to the profession and existing members of the workforce alike stand every chance of broadening their prospects with an internationally-recognised qualification. In addition, business owners and entrepreneurs overseeing their own supply chain operations could benefit from the teachings of this exclusive course.

We specialise in fully-flexible distance learning, suitable for those who cannot commit to traditional education. Every course from CPD is free of deadlines, time limits and geographical restrictions – all with unbeatable value for money. As we provide all course materials and resources as standard, the prices you see is the price you pay. What’s more, you can count on the support of our world-class tutors and the wider Brentwood Open Learning College team, every step of the way!

Whether pursuing promotion, exploring a new career area or interested in setting up your own business from scratch, CPD can help make it happen.


Supply Chain Management - Course

There is no entry requirement.

OPTION-I: Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £170 accreditation fee+postal charges.

Certificate of course Completion

(soft copy) can be claimed for £15. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25

OPTION-II: CPD Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, a fee is payable for a CPD Accredited Diploma in PDF format or hard copy.

CPD Accredited Diploma (PDF format) - £30

CPD Accredited Diploma (Hardcopy)£150

Postage Charges:

National £9

International £15

Career path

Supply Chain Management - Course

Upon successful completion of our Supply Chain Management and Logistics Level 7, candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:

  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Coordinator
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Materials Planner
  • Production Planner
  • Demand Planner
  • Production Planner
  • Logistics Engineer
  • Logistics Manager
  • Logistics Specialist

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