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 Professional Diploma will enable learners to understand the key aspects and processes of supply chain management in order to better achieve better business goals. It 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.
Programme Aims and Objectives
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.
Understand 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 Group Assignment: 100%
Students will be required to successfully complete a real-world case study (group work). 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).