Logistics and Supply Chain Management is the management of the flow of goods and services and involves the active streamlining of a business or organisation’s raw materials and supply-side activities in order to maximise customer value, experience and organisational profit. This enables business to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. This Supply Chain Management course will enable learners to understand the key aspects and processes of supply chain management in order to better achieve better business goals. This diploma will offer learners the opportunity to acquire a new skill set that will enable them to work smarter to fulfil demand, drive customer value, enhance organisational processes and build network resiliency.
Important update for September 2021
Due to current circumstances related to Covid-19 all classroom-based professional diplomas will be delivered wholly online for diplomas commencing September 2021. Classes will be delivered as Live Online Lectures through Zoom.
Programme Aims and Objectives
Aims of the Supply Chain Management Course
DBS is offering a range of programmes to help people upskill or to gain more knowledge in a certain area. This programme is intended to provide learners with a practical understanding of supply chain management and the various aspects and roles within the supply chain that enable the maximisation of efficiencies and value in business.
Understanding what is supply chain management. To discover the everyday process of supply chain management and how inventory management can be achieved through purchasing, forecasting and transportation etc.
Enable learners to think practically about the various processes within supply chain management and its application in industry.
Provide learners with the opportunity to upskill or re-skill and make a positive contribution to their current organisation or a new organisation by gaining an understanding of supply chain management and logistics.
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Written Individual Assignment: 70%
Group presentation 30%
Students will be required to successfully complete a real-world case study. Students will be given a scenario where they take the role of a team of consultancy supply chain experts advising a client.
Please note this programme is not on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).