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  • Accredited by: ABC Awards
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  • Course delivery: This course is delivered in presentation format

Course details

Supply Chain Management Course

Certificate of achievement in Supply Chain Management Level 7. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 210 CPD points available with no extra study.
Endorsed Certificate of achievement This exclusive Level 7 Diploma in Supply Chain Management provides candidates with an engaging introduction to this rewarding profession. Our innovative digital learning platform can be accessed from anywhere in the world, with no time restrictions or deadlines to worry about. Explore the importance of supply chain efficiency for the modern business, along with inventory management, transport management and an introduction to procurement, production and delivery. Study the everyday responsibilities of the professional supply chain manager, for the opportunity to earn a recognised Supply Chain Management certificate that could dramatically improve your career prospects!
Supply Chain Management play a vital role in managing ongoing daily operations in organisations, Logistics management and supply chain are about creating efficient systems for the flow of materials, information, manufacturing process and other services from the raw materials right through to the final product as it reaches to the customers.
The Level 7 Diploma in Supply Chain Management course begins with the introduction to the Logistics and supply chain management. The role of the professional logistics manager is also discussed thoroughly. Highlights of the course include; logistics management, key importance of logistics management, procurement, processing and delivery procedures, other main topics include; supply chain metrics, evaluation or analysis of logistics performance.
This self-paced programme is available 24/7 providing you with the flexibility to train at the pace, location and time of your choosing. Accredited certificate from a registered awarding body can be claimed on course completion. College registration, tutor support, course materials and additional supporting material are all included in the course fee.

Supply Chain Management - Course Syllabus
This Supply Chain Management Level 7 Course Consists of the following units:

Module 1 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management

  • Defining Supply Chain
  • What is Supply Chain Management
  • Basic Supply Chain - Physical Movements
Module 2 - Logistics in Supply Chain Management
  • Activities Involved In Logistics
  • Organising Logistics
  • Aims of Logistics
Module 3 - Logistics Strategy & Operations
  • Strategic Decisions Consumer Markets
  • Types of Decision
  • Strategic Role Of Logistics
Module 4 - Planning & Sourcing Operations
  • Planning & Sourcing Operations
  • Demand Forecasting and Planning
  • Forecasting Methods
Module 5 - Procurement Operations
  • Purchasing and Procurement
  • Importance of Procurement
  • Aims of Procurement
Module 6 - Manufacturing & Delivery Operations
  • Manufacturing & Delivery Operations
  • Delivery Scheduling
  • Returns Processing
Module 7 - Market Distribution in the Supply Chain
  • What is Distribution?
  • The Channels of Distribution
  • Market Distribution in the Supply Chain
Module 8 - Transport Management
  • Transport Rate
  • Mode of Transport
  • Intermodal Transport
Module 9 - Human Resource Management
  • Functions of the Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Code of Ethics of Human Resources
Module 10 - Change Management
  • About Change
  • Key Factors in Successful Change
  • Time Management Tips and Tricks
Module 11 - Time Management
  • Prioritising Your Time
  • Setting Goals
  • Planning Wisely
Module 12 - Conflict Management
  • Understanding Conflicts and Its Types
  • Different Stages of Conflict
Module 13 - Introduction to Warehouse Management
  • Fitting into the Logistics Strategy
  • Activities within a Warehouse
  • Other Activities in Warehouses
Module 14 - Warehouse Operations & Systems
  • Warehouse Operations - Centralised and Decentralised
  • Storage systems
  • Fixed and random stock location
Module 15 - Warehouse Inventory Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Buffering Supply and Demand Plus more
  • Types of Stock
Module 16 - The Warehouse Inventory Cycle
  • Identifying Demand
  • The Receiving Process
  • Validating Inventory
Module 17 - Warehouse Inventory Tracking
  • Bar coding Technology and Applications
  • What is a Barcode?
  • Benefits of Bar coding
Module 18 - Warehouse Material handling
  • Purpose of Warehouses
  • Activities within a Warehouse
  • Aims of Warehousing
Module 19 - Using Information Technology in Supply Chain
  • Information Systems that Support the Supply Chain
  • Data Capture and Data Communications
Module 20 - Supply Chain Systems Design
  • Importance of Location
  • Location Decisions
  • Alternatives to Locating New Facilities
Module 21 - Supply Chain Performance Measurement
  • Market Performance Categories
  • Internal Efficiency
  • A Framework for Performance Management

Updated on 06 October, 2020

Eligibility / Requirements

Supply Chain Management

There is no entry requirement.

OPTION-I: Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards
At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £170 accreditation fee+postal charges.

Certificate of course Completion

(soft copy) can be claimed for £15. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25

OPTION-II: CPD Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, a fee is payable for a CPD Accredited Diploma in PDF format or hard copy.

CPD Accredited Diploma (PDF format)=£30

CPD Accredited Diploma (Hardcopy)=£150

Postage Charges:

National £9

International £15

Job roles this course is suitable for:

Purchasing manager , Consultant , Production assistant , Analyst , Materials manager , Warehouse manager , Supply chain manager , Operation manager , Inventory specialist , Transportation coordinator

About Brentwood Open Learning College

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