Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supply chain Management

Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supply Chain Management.

Start Date : 5th June 2020.

**Course Objective. **

More than ever before, the success of any business today is more dependent on the performance of its supply chain.Efficient supply chain management has an effect on the overall internal performance of any organization. Current economic crisis and competitiveness of global organization increases its importance even further Organizations adopt numerous business improvement methodologies to improve the business performance. Manufacturers and researchers have noted a number of problems regarding supply chain activities in their research and practice. After taking scholarly recommendations into consideration, we came up with a comprehensive course on Purchasing and Supplies at a Post Graduate level.

The aim of the course is to provide students with necessary skills in Purchasing and Supplies Management that can enable them to respond to their need for effective management of public private enterprises and Non-Governmental Organizations. The specific objectives of this programme includes.:

  • To develop a coherent and broad based coverage of Purchasing and Supplies Management and the underlying principles in the supply chain management.
  • To equip the learners with appropriate business skills in Purchasing and Supplies Management.
  • To enhance learners confidence and ability to critically evaluate supply chain requirements.
  • To enable learners to develop solutions from moral, professional and academic perspectives…
  • To provide students with experience in the development of Supply Chain Systems necessary for solving business problems and making managerial decisions.
  • To prepare the candidates to undertake research and pursue Post-graduate studies.

Course modules

Module 1

  • Introduction to Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Principles of Negotiations
  • Supply Chain Management

Module 2

  • Public Procurement
  • Stores Management and Stock Control.

Module 3

  • International Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Purchasing Ethics
  • Strategic Procurement Management
  • Principles of Logistics Management

Module 4

  • Purchasing and Supply Law
  • Business Law I

Module 5

  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Principles of Marketing

Module 6

  • Procurement and the Supply Chain Management
  • Auditing principles and practice

Module 7

  • Business Communication and Writing Skills
  • Principles and Practices of Management

Module 8

  • Materials Handling and Storage Management
  • Risk Management and Insurance

Module 9

  • Relationship Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Ethics in Purchasing and Supplies

Module 10

  • Logistics in Purchasing and Supplies Chain Management
  • International Purchasing
  • Technology and Innovation

Module 11: Research paper

  • You will be required to choose a research topic, share it with the moderator, upon agreement write a proposal, after that do corrections plus writing chapters three, four and five of the whole paper. Guidelines will be provided on the format preffered by the institute.

Module 12: Final examination

Minimum entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements for a Post graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supply Chain Management.
• Holder of a minimum relevant Bachelor`s degree University or any other recognized university
• Other relevant equivalent qualifications approved by the senate

Mode of delivery of the proposed programme

Common regulations governing Post-Graduate Diplomas shall be applicable.

2.2 The following shall be eligible for admission.
a) Holders of a Bachelors degree from a recognizable University
b) Holders of an equivalent qualification from any other recognizable Institution.

Fees

The cost of the course is USD 700.

Practicum

a) The Entire course Duration is one Year (2 semesters)
b) Candidates shall be expected to Submit 10 Assignments (Continuous Assessment test) that Account to 70 % of their Work and a Project Paper at the Tail end of the course, which accounts to 30 % of the course Work.

Mode of delivery of the proposed programme

Online/distance learning

Application Procedure

Applicants should fill out a detailed Application form and sent it back via email to the undersigned.

GENERAL COURSE CONTACT

The Academics Manager
Africa Center for Project Management Studies (ACPM)
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.onlinelearningcentre.org