Hands-on Supply Chain Management


Course name Hands-on Supply Chain Management
Institution University of Pretoria, South Africa
Location South Africa, Pretoria
Website www.ceatup.co.za
Language English
Contact information

info.ce@up.ac.za; sanet.eksteen@up.ac.za


Course objective

Decide on a overall business and supply chain strategy, implement it, manage the risks and counter competition, Solve typical business problems and overcome common organisational difficulties such as information overload, time constraints and the complexities of team dynamics, Match supply to demand, and balance their whole supply chain to optimally achieve objectives, Deal with marketing, production, supply and finance - all at the same time, Analyse management information (forecasts, sales reports, financial statements), interpret it and act accordingly, Deal with suppliers and customers who all have a mind of their own and create sustainable profit and grow market share.

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

Overview of general theory: Customer service, Inventory management, Purchasing management, Operations management, Warehousing/materials handling, Transport management and Computerised supply chain simulation with coaching sessions throughout the 3 days as well as a site visit to expose delegates to the real life situation.

Total time commitment 40
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) 70
Audience Practitioner
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description


Course fee $1,100
Course fee description

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

Discount available No
Course included in analysis No
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