INTERMEDIATE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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INTERMEDIATE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Successful logistics and supply chain management is based on sound development, evaluation and implementation of logistic and supply chain 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 short learning programme will suit managers who want to develop knowledge and skills in areas such as managing supply chain relations; performance measurements and financial analysis; demand management; transportation management; network designs and facility location; managing reverse flow in the supply chain; strategic challenges; and change.

WHAT CAN STUDENTS EXPECT?

After successful completion of this short learning programme, you will be able to:

  • Identify factors that need to be included in total cost when making global sourcing decisions
  • Define uncertainties that are particularly relevant when designing global supply chains
  • Explain different strategies that may be used to mitigate risk in global supply chains
  • Understand decision tree methodologies used to evaluate supply chain design decisions and uncertainty
  • Identify the decisions that are best solved by aggregate planning
  • Discuss the importance of aggregate planning as a supply chain activity
  • Describe the information needed to produce an aggregate plan
  • Explain the trade-offs to consider when creating an aggregate plan
  • Manage supply to improve synchronisation in a supply chain in the face of predictable variability
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Fundamental knowledge and/or experience is a prerequisite for this intermediate programme.
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 focused 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 LEARNINGOnce 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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