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Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5

Supply Chain Management Advanced Diploma Endorsed by ABC Awards - Special Offer


Brentwood Open learning College

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Offer ends 01 October 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
320 Hours
Achievement
Level 5 Diploma Supply Chain Management (Certificate of Achievement)
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Overview

Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement.This advanced Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5 is ideal for anyone looking to climb to the highest possible positions in this rewarding profession. A series of 13 insightful modules gradually introduce the key duties and responsibilities of the working supply chain manager, along with an overview of procurement, a series of essential Supply Chain Management tools, an introduction to warehousing, the importance of effective logistics management and so much more besides. Successful candidates will benefit from the skills, knowledge and confidence required to work as a supply chain manager at any level.

This advanced Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5 is ideal for newcomers to the industry and existing members of the workforce alike.For the business to perform at its best – or simply remain functional and viable – every link within the supply chain needs to be equally strong and reliable. To ensure this happens, those who work in logistics and Supply Chain Management must master a variety of specialist disciplines. Specific responsibilities vary significantly from one supply chain setting to the next, but always focus on the effective, efficient and flawlessly-accurate movement of goods/materials. The stronger and more efficient the supply chain as a whole, the better the respective organisation performs.

Achievement

Level 5 Diploma Supply Chain Management (Certificate of Achievement)
Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Description

Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5

Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5 is one of the most important responsibilities at the heart of every successful organization. Businesses worldwide are fundamentally dependent on a wide variety of suppliers and service providers, which facilitate their everyday operations. Those who work in Supply Chain Management are responsible for overseeing the establishment, optimization and consistent performance of complex and demanding supply chains. From the moment the raw materials are sourced to the final production and sale of the end product, the supply chain determines if and to what extent the organization will succeed in its objectives.

Supply Chain Management - Course Benefits

When studying for a fully-endorsed Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5 with Brentwood Open Learning College, 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.

Supply Chain Management - Learning Objectives

This exclusive Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5 aims to establish the strongest possible foundation upon which to build a rewarding career for life. Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5 Course content focuses on the most important practical skills and theoretical knowledge for immediate application in a real-world setting, upon completion of the Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5 course. Successful candidates will find themselves primed for success in Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5, whether new to the profession or already working in the field.

Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5 has 13 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 Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5 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

Supply Chain Management - Course Outline

This exclusive Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5 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.

Module 1 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management

This module covers the following key topics:

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


Module 2 - Logistics in Supply Chain Management

This module covers the following key topics:

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


Module 3 - Logistics Strategy & Operations

This module 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


Module 4 - Planning & Sourcing Operations

This module 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


Module 5 - Procurement Operations

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Purchasing and Procurement
  • Importance of Procurement
  • Aims of Procurement
  • Organisation of Procurement
  • Choosing Suppliers
  • Number of Suppliers
  • Benefits of multi-sourcing:
  • Procurement Cycle
  • Types of Purchase
  • Plus more


Module 6 - Manufacturing & Delivery Operations

This module covers the following key topics:

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


Module 7 - Market Distribution in the Supply Chain

This module covers the following key topics:

  • What is Distribution?
  • The Channels of Distribution
  • Market Distribution in the Supply Chain
  • Marketing Functions
  • Market Distribution Strategy Development
  • Market Distribution Channel Design Process
  • Channel Relationships
  • Pricing Fundamentals
  • Plus more


Module 8 - Inventory Management

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Inventory Management
  • Buffering Supply and Demand Plus more
  • Types of Stock
  • Costs of Carrying Stock
  • Economic Order Quantity
  • Uncertain Demand and Safety Stock
  • Effort of Stock Control
  • Plus more


Module 9 - Transport Management

This module covers the following key topics:

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

Module 10 - Warehousing & Material Handling

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Purpose of Warehouses
  • Activities within a Warehouse
  • Aims of Warehousing
  • Ownership
  • Layout
  • Materials Handling
  • Packaging
  • Plus more

Module 11 - Using Information Technology in Supply Chain

This module 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


Module 12 - Supply Chain Systems Design

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Importance of Location
  • Location Decisions
  • Alternatives to Locating New Facilities
  • Choosing the Geographic Region
  • Considerations in Choosing Regions
  • Feasible Set Approaches
  • Important Factors for Scoring Models
  • Single Median Problem
  • Plus more


Module 13 - Supply Chain Performance Measurement

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Market Performance Categories
  • Internal Efficiency
  • A Framework for Performance Management
  • Build to Stock (BTS)
  • Inventory Value
  • Demand Flexibility Metrics
  • Operations that Enable Supply Chain Performance
  • Sharing Data across the Supply Chain
  • Plus more

Who is this course for?

Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5

Our highest-level Diploma in Supply Chain Management Level 5 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.

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

Requirements

Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5

  • A strong working knowledge of English language
  • Access to a reliable computer and Internet connection

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £120 accreditation fee.There are £9 postal charges for the UK students and £15 for the non UK students.

Certificate of Completion from BOLC

Certificate of Completion from BOLC (soft copy) can be claimed for £10. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25 + postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK)

Career path

Supply Chain Management Diploma Level 5

Upon successful completion of our Supply Chain Management - Level 5, candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:

  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Coordinator
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Materials Planner
  • Production Planner
  • Sales Order Planner
  • Master Scheduler
  • Demand Planner
  • Production Planner
  • Logistics Engineer

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