Overview Supply Chain Management - Deliver Course


Course name Overview Supply Chain Management - Deliver Course
Institution S Buys
Location South Africa
Language English
Contact information

Ms. Estelle Victor or Ms. Nadia Dos Santos


Private Bag X2057, Carletonville, South Africa, 2500

Tel: +27 18 788 2075

Fax: +27 86 523 3612

Email: evictor@sbuys.co.za

Email: ndossantos@sbuys.co.za


Course objective

At the end of this course, participants will be able to assess stock status, improve storage and warehousing conditions, and serve as an advocate for logistics and implement change in their own systems.

Sector Other
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail (logistics, LMIS, Assessing Stock status, Max-Min inventory control systems, product selection, quantification, procurement, storage distribution, monitoring/evaluation of health commodities and health supply chains)
Specific course topics

Participants will engage in a range of activities, including simulation, case study, field trip, demonstrations, and exercises which will provide participants with the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in topics such as:

-Logistics Management Information Systems

-Inventory Control Systems

-Storage & Quality Assurance

-Logistics System Assessment, Monitoring & Evaluation

-Interrelationship of Policy and Supply Chain

-Basic forecasting

-Basic quantification and procurement planning

The exact content of the course will be adapted to address the needs of participants specific to the health programs with which they work.

Focus commodity Health, including RH
Accredited No
Accredited by Not indicated - please contact the course host for this information.
Attendance mode In-person
Attendance description

This course will take place in Potchestroom, South Africa.

It will be held October 16-23 (6 days).

Incentives Not Specified
Incentives description

Please contact the course host

Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Facility Manager
Pre-requisites Not Indicated
Pre-requisites description

Please contact the course host

Course fee $1,500
Course fee description

Participants will be required to pay US$ 1, 500.00 to cover

tuition, training material, conference facilities and lunch.

Please note: all other expenses, including accommodation,

breakfast, dinner, visas, traveling expenses and incidentals are for the participant’s own account and responsibility to arrange.

Discount available No
Discount description


Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

This course will be held in Potchestroom, South Africa.

It will be held Oct. 16-23, 2013.

Individuals who are responsible for planning, managing, or monitoring family planning, AIDS prevention and treatment or other health commodity logistics systems at the national level, either in the public or private sector. Specific responsibilities may include:

-Plans, implements, and/or assists with activities designed to strengthen the supply chain

-Provides technical assistance on logistics

-Uses information for planning and managing programs

-Improves product availability

-Responsible for the completion and receipt of LMIS records/reports

-Determines order quantities

-Responsible for the storage and distribution of health commodities

-Assesses stock status at local and/or national levels

This course is also highly relevant for in-country managers from donor agencies that provide health


The course will be conducted in English.