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Diploma in Supply Chain Management



Course Overview

Diploma in Supply Chain Management 

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to present this advanced, self-paced Diploma in Supply Chain Management.  Now open for enrolment, this endorsed Level 6 Supply Chain Management Diploma is open to newcomers and experienced personnel at all levels.  With no fixed study schedules or time restrictions, you’re free to study at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle. Earn your Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management online and discover a world of incredible career opportunities. This advanced diploma consists of 16 modules with online assessments, providing a detailed introduction to the profession and its purpose.  Whether pursuing promotion with your current employer or branching out into something completely new, this exclusive diploma could hold the key to the job of your dreams!

Why Study Supply Chain Management?

The role of the supply chain manager is to facilitate the smooth and seamless movement of goods, materials and information between the various points along the supply chain.  From sourcing raw materials to ensuring cost-effective manufacturing processes to the selection of appropriate distribution channels, every supply chain activity influences performance and profitability.  Increasingly, it is becoming the norm for even the smallest businesses to rely on a complex network of vendors, suppliers and transportations providers to enable them to operate.  The more complex the supply chain, the greater the importance of strategic supply chain management.  Consequently, employers worldwide are always on the lookout for talented supply chain personnel to add to their ranks.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to welcome candidates from all backgrounds, with an extensive range of online courses for career development. This endorsed Level 6 Diploma in Supply Chain Management comprises 16 online modules as follows:

Module 1 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management

The functions and objectives of supply chain activities are discussed in the first module, which also discussed the basic job description of the supply chain manager and examines the importance of effective supply chain management.

Module 2 - Logistics in Supply Chain Management

Module Two examines the role of logistics management in a wider supply chain context, presenting a series of fundamental logistics activities and a look at the personnel involved in logistics management.

Module 3 - Logistics Strategy & Operations

The development and implementation of an efficient logistics strategy is discussed in Module Three, which takes a look at several key decisions that must be made when formulating a strategy.

Module 4 - Planning & Sourcing Operations

Tools and techniques for producing accurate forecasts are presented and discussed in Module Four, which highlights the importance of effective planning processes and looks at the functions of aggregate planning in supply chain management.

Module 5 - Procurement Operations

Module Five brings the procurement cycle into discussion, while examining the similarities and differences between procurement and purchasing.  Candidates also consider the pros and cons of automated procurement and e-procurement.

Module 6 - Manufacturing & Delivery Operations                                         

Manufacturing processes within a supply chain are explored in Module Six, which also takes a look at the delivery of goods and how to balance supply with demand.  Returns processing and delivery scheduling are also discussed.

Module 7 - Market Distribution in the Supply Chain

Distribution channel selection is explored in Module Seven, presenting the advantages and disadvantages of the major channels of distribution.  Candidates also consider how multi-channel distribution can be advantageous where viable.

Module 8 - Transport Management

The pros and cons of several primary forms of transport are presented and discussed in Module Eight, which also considers the pros and cons of using the services of third-party logistics providers.

Module 9 - Human Resource Management

HRM activities from a supply chain management perspective follow in Module Nine, which focuses heavily on the development and maintenance of high-performing teams.  Candidates also consider the benefits of establishing an HR code of ethics.

Module 10 - Change Management

Module 10 examines how the way we respond to change always influences the outcome, presenting a series of important factors for successful change and a dissection of the ‘change cycle’ and its phases.

Module 11 - Time Management

Practical tips and guidelines for improved time management follow in Module 11, including how to establish a routine to make more efficient use of time, setting goals using the ‘SPIRIT’ methodology and putting an end to procrastination.

Module 12 - Conflict Management

Module 12 questions why conflict occurs in the workplace, the main causes of disputes and how a proactive approach to conflict resolution can ensure consistently positive outcomes. The main stages of conflict are also presented and discussed.

Module 13 - Warehouse Inventory Management

Warehousing activities within a broader supply chain are detailed and discussed in Module 13, looking at the different types of stocks carried in a warehouse and how to establish appropriate supply and demand buffers.

Module 14 - Warehouse Material handling

The safe and effective way to store, handle and move materials in a warehouse is presented and discussed in Module 14, which also outlines the different types of equipment used to move and handle inventory.

Module 15 - Using Information Technology in Supply Chain

Candidates then question the advantages and disadvantages of widespread IT system use at the core of the contemporary supply chain, including the use of communication technology and data capture technology.

Module 16 - Supply Chain Performance Measurement

Bringing the course to a close, Module 16 discusses the various tools, techniques and exercises performed to measure the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of supply chain activities, in pursuit of continuous optimisation.

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

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £900 (interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £180

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £60

Pay in Full: (£200 Discount) £700

Endorsement

CPD Accredited (CPD Standard Office)

Career Path

This Level 6 Diploma in Supply Chain Management could unlock your potential and transform your long-term outlook. If pursuing promotion with your current employer, an endorsed award could help seal the deal. If considering a career change, an advanced diploma could give you a major edge over rival candidates. Likewise, the teachings of this course could prove invaluable for business owners, prospective entrepreneurs and anyone looking to enhance their skills and knowledge in a supply chain setting. Salaries starting from £25,000 or more are the norm for qualified and capable supply chain managers.

Who Should Take This Course?

Brentwood Open Learning College is committed to helping ambitious candidates achieve their goals through affordable online education. This self-paced Level 6 Supply Chain Diploma could be the ideal program for:

  • Newcomers pursuing entry-level roles in supply chain management
  • Experienced supply chain personnel pursuing promotion at work
  • Business owners, senior managers, decisionmakers and executives
  • Anyone who works in a warehousing or logistics setting
  • Entrepreneurs interested in setting up their own businesses
  • Jobseekers looking to gain a competitive edge 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 6

Endorsement
CPD Accredited (CPD Standard Office)

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
500 Hours

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

Start Date
Ongoing




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£ 900

NOW
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Course at QLS
Level 6

Endorsed By
CPD Accredited (CPD Standard Office)

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
500 Hours

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

Start Date
Ongoing






Course Overview

Diploma in Supply Chain Management 

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to present this advanced, self-paced Diploma in Supply Chain Management.  Now open for enrolment, this endorsed Level 6 Supply Chain Management Diploma is open to newcomers and experienced personnel at all levels.  With no fixed study schedules or time restrictions, you’re free to study at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle. Earn your Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management online and discover a world of incredible career opportunities. This advanced diploma consists of 16 modules with online assessments, providing a detailed introduction to the profession and its purpose.  Whether pursuing promotion with your current employer or branching out into something completely new, this exclusive diploma could hold the key to the job of your dreams!

Why Study Supply Chain Management?

The role of the supply chain manager is to facilitate the smooth and seamless movement of goods, materials and information between the various points along the supply chain.  From sourcing raw materials to ensuring cost-effective manufacturing processes to the selection of appropriate distribution channels, every supply chain activity influences performance and profitability.  Increasingly, it is becoming the norm for even the smallest businesses to rely on a complex network of vendors, suppliers and transportations providers to enable them to operate.  The more complex the supply chain, the greater the importance of strategic supply chain management.  Consequently, employers worldwide are always on the lookout for talented supply chain personnel to add to their ranks.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to welcome candidates from all backgrounds, with an extensive range of online courses for career development. This endorsed Level 6 Diploma in Supply Chain Management comprises 16 online modules as follows:

Module 1 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management

The functions and objectives of supply chain activities are discussed in the first module, which also discussed the basic job description of the supply chain manager and examines the importance of effective supply chain management.

Module 2 - Logistics in Supply Chain Management

Module Two examines the role of logistics management in a wider supply chain context, presenting a series of fundamental logistics activities and a look at the personnel involved in logistics management.

Module 3 - Logistics Strategy & Operations

The development and implementation of an efficient logistics strategy is discussed in Module Three, which takes a look at several key decisions that must be made when formulating a strategy.

Module 4 - Planning & Sourcing Operations

Tools and techniques for producing accurate forecasts are presented and discussed in Module Four, which highlights the importance of effective planning processes and looks at the functions of aggregate planning in supply chain management.

Module 5 - Procurement Operations

Module Five brings the procurement cycle into discussion, while examining the similarities and differences between procurement and purchasing.  Candidates also consider the pros and cons of automated procurement and e-procurement.

Module 6 - Manufacturing & Delivery Operations                                         

Manufacturing processes within a supply chain are explored in Module Six, which also takes a look at the delivery of goods and how to balance supply with demand.  Returns processing and delivery scheduling are also discussed.

Module 7 - Market Distribution in the Supply Chain

Distribution channel selection is explored in Module Seven, presenting the advantages and disadvantages of the major channels of distribution.  Candidates also consider how multi-channel distribution can be advantageous where viable.

Module 8 - Transport Management

The pros and cons of several primary forms of transport are presented and discussed in Module Eight, which also considers the pros and cons of using the services of third-party logistics providers.

Module 9 - Human Resource Management

HRM activities from a supply chain management perspective follow in Module Nine, which focuses heavily on the development and maintenance of high-performing teams.  Candidates also consider the benefits of establishing an HR code of ethics.

Module 10 - Change Management

Module 10 examines how the way we respond to change always influences the outcome, presenting a series of important factors for successful change and a dissection of the ‘change cycle’ and its phases.

Module 11 - Time Management

Practical tips and guidelines for improved time management follow in Module 11, including how to establish a routine to make more efficient use of time, setting goals using the ‘SPIRIT’ methodology and putting an end to procrastination.

Module 12 - Conflict Management

Module 12 questions why conflict occurs in the workplace, the main causes of disputes and how a proactive approach to conflict resolution can ensure consistently positive outcomes. The main stages of conflict are also presented and discussed.

Module 13 - Warehouse Inventory Management

Warehousing activities within a broader supply chain are detailed and discussed in Module 13, looking at the different types of stocks carried in a warehouse and how to establish appropriate supply and demand buffers.

Module 14 - Warehouse Material handling

The safe and effective way to store, handle and move materials in a warehouse is presented and discussed in Module 14, which also outlines the different types of equipment used to move and handle inventory.

Module 15 - Using Information Technology in Supply Chain

Candidates then question the advantages and disadvantages of widespread IT system use at the core of the contemporary supply chain, including the use of communication technology and data capture technology.

Module 16 - Supply Chain Performance Measurement

Bringing the course to a close, Module 16 discusses the various tools, techniques and exercises performed to measure the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of supply chain activities, in pursuit of continuous optimisation.

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

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £900 (interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £180

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £60

Pay in Full: (£200 Discount) £700

Endorsement

CPD Accredited (CPD Standard Office)

Career Path

This Level 6 Diploma in Supply Chain Management could unlock your potential and transform your long-term outlook. If pursuing promotion with your current employer, an endorsed award could help seal the deal. If considering a career change, an advanced diploma could give you a major edge over rival candidates. Likewise, the teachings of this course could prove invaluable for business owners, prospective entrepreneurs and anyone looking to enhance their skills and knowledge in a supply chain setting. Salaries starting from £25,000 or more are the norm for qualified and capable supply chain managers.

Who Should Take This Course?

Brentwood Open Learning College is committed to helping ambitious candidates achieve their goals through affordable online education. This self-paced Level 6 Supply Chain Diploma could be the ideal program for:

  • Newcomers pursuing entry-level roles in supply chain management
  • Experienced supply chain personnel pursuing promotion at work
  • Business owners, senior managers, decisionmakers and executives
  • Anyone who works in a warehousing or logistics setting
  • Entrepreneurs interested in setting up their own businesses
  • Jobseekers looking to gain a competitive edge 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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