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Advanced Diploma in Supply Chain Management QLS Level 7



Course Overview

Advanced Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Broaden your horizons with this Advanced Diploma in Supply Chain Management, now open for enrolment at Brentwood Open Learning College.  We’re proud to present our most comprehensive Diploma in Supply Chain Management (Level 7) to date, aimed at career-focused candidates pursuing leadership level roles.  Enjoy the freedom to earn your Level 7 Supply Chain Diploma online in your own time, with full tutor support available on demand throughout.  Each of the 21 modules examines a different aspect of the supply chain management profession, from logistics strategy development to distribution channel selection to warehouse management and more. Gain the edge you need to stand out in one of the world’s most diverse job markets, with the help and support of Brentwood Open Learning College.

Why Study Supply Chain Management?

The field of supply chain management has become more relevant than ever over the past few decades.  Increasingly, small and large businesses alike are sourcing vast quantities of products and raw materials from complex networks of suppliers.  Supply chain management concerns the creation, monitoring and continuous optimisation of all activities that take place across the entire supply chain. Where supply chain management is effective, goods and materials find their way into the hands of the end-user on time, in perfect condition and at an affordable price. The more complex the supply chain, the more critical the input and expertise of experienced personnel.  With demand for experienced personnel at an all-time high, there’s never been a better time to consider a career in supply chain and logistics management.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to offer the web’s most flexible and accessible online training programs, open to candidates worldwide 365 days a year.  This Level 7 Diploma in Supply Chain Management covers the topics detailed below over a series of 21 modules:

Module 1 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management

The functions and objectives of supply chain management activities are discussed in Module One, which also takes a look at the duties and responsibilities of supply chain managers.

Module 2 - Logistics in Supply Chain Management

A look at logistics management follows in Module Two, examining where logistics fits in with other supply chain activities and the cornerstones of an effective logistics strategy.

Module 3 - Logistics Strategy & Operations

A more detailed guide to logistics strategy development follows in the third module, in which candidates consider forecasting requirements in logistics and how to perform consumer market analysis.

Module 4 - Planning & Sourcing Operations

Tools, techniques and activities to improve the accuracy of forecasts are presented in the fourth module, which also takes a look at the applications of aggregate planning.

Module 5 - Procurement Operations

The similarities and differences between procurement and purchasing are analysed in the fifth module, which also presents an overview of the pros and cons of electronic procurement.

Module 6 - Manufacturing & Delivery Operations

Module Six discusses the importance of striking the right balance between supply and demand, alongside an overview of key manufacturing and delivery operations in the supply chain.

Module 7 - Market Distribution in the Supply Chain

Distribution strategies are discussed in the seventh module, covering the core components of an effective distribution strategy and how to select the most appropriate distribution channels.

Module 8 - Transport Management

Transportation of raw materials and finished goods is discussed in the eighth module, which focuses on the main advantages and disadvantages of several primary transportation methods.

Module 9 - Human Resource Management

Candidates then consider several essential HRM responsibilities in a supply chain context, along with how to build high-performance teams in the workplace and the importance of ethics.

Module 10 - Change Management

The benefits of adopting a positive and proactive approach to change are examined in Module 10, in which learners are presented with a fascinating overview of the change cycle.

Module 11 - Time Management

Exercises and activities for strategic time management follow in Module 11, emphasising the importance of minimising procrastination and approaching tasks in a more structured way.

Module 12 - Conflict Management

Conflict resolution for supply chain managers is discussed in Module 12, which breaks conflicts down into a series of stages and outlines the most effective dispute resolution techniques.

Module 13 - Introduction to Warehouse Management

Module 13 examines the roles warehouses play in a supply chain strategy, outlining the most important warehousing duties and the personnel who take responsibility for them.

Module 14 - Warehouse Operations & Systems

Further insights into the functions and objectives of warehousing operations follow in Module 14, which takes a look at several primary storage systems and their characteristics.

Module 15 - Warehouse Inventory Management

The cornerstones of an effective inventory management system are then discussed, with a look at stock types/classifications within a warehouse and the use of ‘buffers’ to balance supply with demand.

Module 16 - The Warehouse Inventory Cycle

Candidates study a breakdown of the warehouse inventory cycle in Module 16, which provides a step-by-step overview of the journey taken by goods as they pass through a warehouse.

Module 17 - Warehouse Inventory Tracking

Essential inventory tracking tools and resources used in warehouses are presented and discussed in Module 17, which highlights the use of barcoding technology and several alternative tracking systems.

Module 18 - Warehouse Material handling

The safe and effective way to store, move and handle materials in a warehouse is discussed in Module 18, covering the most important equipment used to ensure safe and efficient material handling.

Module 19 - Using Information Technology in Supply Chain

Module 19 assesses how the sector’s reliance on technology can be both a blessing and a curse, while presenting some of the most widely-used technology that powers today’s supply chain.

Module 20 - Supply Chain Systems Design

A step-by-step guide to creating an efficient supply chain system is presented in module 20, which includes tips for performing feasibility studies and assessing prospective locations for new facilities.

Module 21 - Supply Chain Performance Measurement

Module 21 emphasises the importance of accurately tracking and measuring supply chain performance at all times, along with what to do when one or more links within the chain becomes inefficient or unreliable.

Brentwood Open Learning College offers some free certificate courses in Supply Chain Management. Explore now on our website. 

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £1100 (interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £320

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £65

Pay in Full: (£200 Discount) £900

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Career Path

To study supply chain management at an advanced level is to give yourself a major edge in one of the world’s most competitive job markets. Whether starting from scratch or looking to fast-track your progression to leadership status, this Level 7 Diploma in Supply Chain Management could transform your long-term prospects. Business owners and entrepreneurs interested in starting new businesses could also find the teachings of this course invaluable. Supply chain management salaries vary in accordance with location and position - anything from £25,000 to more than £50,000. 

Who Should Take This Course?

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to support candidates from all over the world in pursuit of flexible career development opportunities. Our flagship Diploma in Supply Chain Management was designed with the following applicants in mind:

  • Ambitious individuals pursuing leadership-level positions
  • Experienced personnel working on their knowledge and skills
  • Business owners, executives and senior management personnel
  • Warehouse operatives looking to climb the leadership latter
  • Entrepreneurs considering new business establishment
  • Anyone looking to outpace rival candidates in the job market

Sign up online and start your course today, or contact a member of the team at Brentwood Open Learning College anytime to learn more.

Course at QLS
Level 7

Endorsement
Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
620 Hours

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

Start Date
Ongoing




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Course at QLS
Level 7

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Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
620 Hours

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

Start Date
Ongoing






Course Overview

Advanced Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Broaden your horizons with this Advanced Diploma in Supply Chain Management, now open for enrolment at Brentwood Open Learning College.  We’re proud to present our most comprehensive Diploma in Supply Chain Management (Level 7) to date, aimed at career-focused candidates pursuing leadership level roles.  Enjoy the freedom to earn your Level 7 Supply Chain Diploma online in your own time, with full tutor support available on demand throughout.  Each of the 21 modules examines a different aspect of the supply chain management profession, from logistics strategy development to distribution channel selection to warehouse management and more. Gain the edge you need to stand out in one of the world’s most diverse job markets, with the help and support of Brentwood Open Learning College.

Why Study Supply Chain Management?

The field of supply chain management has become more relevant than ever over the past few decades.  Increasingly, small and large businesses alike are sourcing vast quantities of products and raw materials from complex networks of suppliers.  Supply chain management concerns the creation, monitoring and continuous optimisation of all activities that take place across the entire supply chain. Where supply chain management is effective, goods and materials find their way into the hands of the end-user on time, in perfect condition and at an affordable price. The more complex the supply chain, the more critical the input and expertise of experienced personnel.  With demand for experienced personnel at an all-time high, there’s never been a better time to consider a career in supply chain and logistics management.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to offer the web’s most flexible and accessible online training programs, open to candidates worldwide 365 days a year.  This Level 7 Diploma in Supply Chain Management covers the topics detailed below over a series of 21 modules:

Module 1 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management

The functions and objectives of supply chain management activities are discussed in Module One, which also takes a look at the duties and responsibilities of supply chain managers.

Module 2 - Logistics in Supply Chain Management

A look at logistics management follows in Module Two, examining where logistics fits in with other supply chain activities and the cornerstones of an effective logistics strategy.

Module 3 - Logistics Strategy & Operations

A more detailed guide to logistics strategy development follows in the third module, in which candidates consider forecasting requirements in logistics and how to perform consumer market analysis.

Module 4 - Planning & Sourcing Operations

Tools, techniques and activities to improve the accuracy of forecasts are presented in the fourth module, which also takes a look at the applications of aggregate planning.

Module 5 - Procurement Operations

The similarities and differences between procurement and purchasing are analysed in the fifth module, which also presents an overview of the pros and cons of electronic procurement.

Module 6 - Manufacturing & Delivery Operations

Module Six discusses the importance of striking the right balance between supply and demand, alongside an overview of key manufacturing and delivery operations in the supply chain.

Module 7 - Market Distribution in the Supply Chain

Distribution strategies are discussed in the seventh module, covering the core components of an effective distribution strategy and how to select the most appropriate distribution channels.

Module 8 - Transport Management

Transportation of raw materials and finished goods is discussed in the eighth module, which focuses on the main advantages and disadvantages of several primary transportation methods.

Module 9 - Human Resource Management

Candidates then consider several essential HRM responsibilities in a supply chain context, along with how to build high-performance teams in the workplace and the importance of ethics.

Module 10 - Change Management

The benefits of adopting a positive and proactive approach to change are examined in Module 10, in which learners are presented with a fascinating overview of the change cycle.

Module 11 - Time Management

Exercises and activities for strategic time management follow in Module 11, emphasising the importance of minimising procrastination and approaching tasks in a more structured way.

Module 12 - Conflict Management

Conflict resolution for supply chain managers is discussed in Module 12, which breaks conflicts down into a series of stages and outlines the most effective dispute resolution techniques.

Module 13 - Introduction to Warehouse Management

Module 13 examines the roles warehouses play in a supply chain strategy, outlining the most important warehousing duties and the personnel who take responsibility for them.

Module 14 - Warehouse Operations & Systems

Further insights into the functions and objectives of warehousing operations follow in Module 14, which takes a look at several primary storage systems and their characteristics.

Module 15 - Warehouse Inventory Management

The cornerstones of an effective inventory management system are then discussed, with a look at stock types/classifications within a warehouse and the use of ‘buffers’ to balance supply with demand.

Module 16 - The Warehouse Inventory Cycle

Candidates study a breakdown of the warehouse inventory cycle in Module 16, which provides a step-by-step overview of the journey taken by goods as they pass through a warehouse.

Module 17 - Warehouse Inventory Tracking

Essential inventory tracking tools and resources used in warehouses are presented and discussed in Module 17, which highlights the use of barcoding technology and several alternative tracking systems.

Module 18 - Warehouse Material handling

The safe and effective way to store, move and handle materials in a warehouse is discussed in Module 18, covering the most important equipment used to ensure safe and efficient material handling.

Module 19 - Using Information Technology in Supply Chain

Module 19 assesses how the sector’s reliance on technology can be both a blessing and a curse, while presenting some of the most widely-used technology that powers today’s supply chain.

Module 20 - Supply Chain Systems Design

A step-by-step guide to creating an efficient supply chain system is presented in module 20, which includes tips for performing feasibility studies and assessing prospective locations for new facilities.

Module 21 - Supply Chain Performance Measurement

Module 21 emphasises the importance of accurately tracking and measuring supply chain performance at all times, along with what to do when one or more links within the chain becomes inefficient or unreliable.

Brentwood Open Learning College offers some free certificate courses in Supply Chain Management. Explore now on our website. 

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £1100 (interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £320

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £65

Pay in Full: (£200 Discount) £900

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Career Path

To study supply chain management at an advanced level is to give yourself a major edge in one of the world’s most competitive job markets. Whether starting from scratch or looking to fast-track your progression to leadership status, this Level 7 Diploma in Supply Chain Management could transform your long-term prospects. Business owners and entrepreneurs interested in starting new businesses could also find the teachings of this course invaluable. Supply chain management salaries vary in accordance with location and position - anything from £25,000 to more than £50,000. 

Who Should Take This Course?

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to support candidates from all over the world in pursuit of flexible career development opportunities. Our flagship Diploma in Supply Chain Management was designed with the following applicants in mind:

  • Ambitious individuals pursuing leadership-level positions
  • Experienced personnel working on their knowledge and skills
  • Business owners, executives and senior management personnel
  • Warehouse operatives looking to climb the leadership latter
  • Entrepreneurs considering new business establishment
  • Anyone looking to outpace rival candidates in the job market

Sign up online and start your course today, or contact a member of the team at Brentwood Open Learning College anytime to learn more.

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