FUNDAMENTAL LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

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FUNDAMENTAL LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

Successful logistics management is based on sound development, evaluation and implementation of logistic principles. This short learning programme (SLP) will benefit individuals who:

  • want to upskill themselves in a specific area in the logistics and supply chain industry;
  • want to study but have time constraints; or
  • need to sharpen their workplace skills in a specific area.
IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR ME?

This SLP is designed for individuals who want to develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in order to make decisions necessary in planning and implementing logistic solutions. This programme will also benefit the individual who requires knowledge of the logistics discipline and its interrelationships with other business functions within and across an organisation.

WHAT CAN STUDENTS EXPECT?

After successful completion of this Short Learning Programme, you will be able to:

  • Understand the role of logistics in the economy and organisation
  • Grasp the importance of logistics as a source of competitive advantage
  • Understand a product life cycle in an organisation
  • Understand the importance and path of a customer order
  • Design, select and manage a distribution channel
  • Apply the principles of logistics management
  • Understand what role transportation plays in a supply chain
  • Grasp global logisticsUnderstand how logistics costs affect customer and product profitability
  • Understand the importance of planning for logistic managers
  • Implement an evaluation of the logistics performance of an organisation and recommend improvements
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
You must be able to communicate effectively using English in written and/or oral form. There are no further admission requirements for self-enrichment programmes.
DURATION

We offer these programmes as three-day contact sessions or six months distance learning.

OPTION 1:THREE-DAY CONTACT SESSIONS These sessions can be done in-house at a company and allows:

  • Three days of focussed contact sessions that offer a compact, yet value-filled approach to the area of learning
  • Flexibility: contact sessions can be offered at your company premises
  • Training from industry experts that includes practical, on-the-job/real-time advice

OPTION 2: SIX MONTHS DISTANCE LEARNING

Once registered for the SLP, students will receive login details to the Student Portal where they can access their material electronically. Study material will also be sent to students and they will be notified of contact sessions where they will interact with facilitators. Students must be able to access the Internet in order to access Moodle, OLG’s online learning platform.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS AND CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US

OLG allowed me to do my best and it has been so worth it at the end of the day as I have achieved my Higher Certificate in Logistics Management..

Shelly-Anne Joshua

Higher Certificate in Logistics Management

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