Advanced Certificate Programme in Supply Chain Management


Course name Advanced Certificate Programme in Supply Chain Management
Institution University of Pretoria, South Africa
Location South Africa, Pretoria
Language English
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Course objective

The target market for this advanced program includes middle management in areas of Material Supply-, Inventory-, Operational-, Distribution-, and Marketing Management, Information Technology and Production Planning and Control.

Sector Private
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

Module 1 (Compulsory) - Supply Chain Management including: Strategic alignment & functional design, Customer service management, Supply chain configuration & enablement. Module 2 (Compulsory) - Integrated Resource Planning including: Enterprise resource planning & customer/supplier integration, CPFR. Module 3 (Compulsory) Human Resource Management including: Human resource as a strategic resource & maximising performance, Industrial relations from a economical perspective & change management. Module 4 (Optional) - Procurement Management including: Relationship with business strategy, Demand determination & integration, Negotiation skills & decision support systems, Integration between the logistics functions. Module 5 (Optional) - Manufacturing/Operations Logistics including: Integrating manufacturing & logistics, Total quality management & theory of constraints, Project management. Module 6 (Optional) - Warehousing Management including: Objectives, responsibilities and accountabilities, Warehouse methodologies, location and design, Labour and equipment requirements, Costing & operational control, Key performance indicators & performance improvement. Module 7 (Optional) - Transport Management including: Transport environment & operations, Model selection and inter-model combinations, Vehicle replacement, selection, acquisition, Transport economics & strategies.

Total time commitment 120
Focus commodity Any or other commodity
Accredited Yes
Accredited by University of Pretoria
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate of completion or attendance
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives No
Incentives description


Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 80
Audience Facility Manager
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

Matric, Certificate in Supply Chain Management OR 10 years relevant work experience - application include portfolio of evidence that fundamental knowledge and skills have been acquired OR previous qualifications for evaluation by the assessment panel.

Course fee $3,709
Course fee description

Course fee only, cost of living, books and transportation separate

Discount available No
Course included in analysis No