Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

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    About Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

    The Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management, offered by Westford in collaboration with the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), is a three-month program intended for supply chain professionals and logisticians, to equip them with the knowledge and abilities necessary to be a successful supply chain sector manager. The program provides in-depth insights into global supply networks while also preparing learners on how to make strategic and operational decisions as well as analytical resources to manage the supply chain and global logistics sector.

    Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management, SCQ4 Level 11 is assessed by the Scottish Qualifications Authority, Scotland’s national body for qualifications across the UK and internationally with varied organizations and educational institutes to develop and deliver their qualifications and assessments.

    Key Learnings

    Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

    The program is a three-month course comprising two core modules, delivered onsite. To pass each unit, learners must achieve all learning outcomes. Each module has 20 credits and students can earn grades ranging from distinction, merit, pass, and fail according to the quality of the work evaluated for the respective modules.

    This module introduces candidates to modern and fundamental, supply chain management and logistics strategies, theories, and models within various market sectors while considering the dynamics of today’s global challenges and opportunities. Candidates will learn about the application of globally relevant strategies to address sourcing, negotiation, contracting, supplier relationship and international shipping issues and be able to apply them, both for operations and strategic decision making.

    Learning Outcomes
    • Critically analyze cross-functional drivers of the supply chain in a globally competitive context.
    • Critically analyze and review multi-model logistics systems, warehousing and inventory management in a global context.
    • Demonstrate a critical understanding of supply chain management system models and techniques.
    • Analyze financial agreements within supply chain management systems.

    This module introduces candidates to modern and fundamental supply chain management and logistics strategies, theories and models within the context of supplier relationships and common operational challenges that supply chain management now faces within a wide range of sectors.

    Learning Outcomes
    • Critically analyze the relationship between supply chain and logistics management, and its link to organizational business strategies
    • Critically review the use of information technology to optimize supplier relationships in an organization
    • Critically analyze the role of logistics and procurement, including buyer/ supplier relationships in the supply chain industry
    • Critically review and discuss the basics of shipping operations, including the documentation involved

    Upon successful completion of your program, you are also eligible for attaining a certificate of ‘Supply Chain Management Practitioner (SCMP)’

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      About Supply Chain Management Practitioner (SCMP)

      It is a two-month program with the UK’s oldest chartered management body that defines and conceptualizes, plans and controls of the flow products, services, funds, and information in an organization. It explains fundamental relationships among the activities that occur in the supply chain from Business-to-Business (B2B), Business-to-Consumer (B2C), Consumer-to-Consumer (C2C), and Consumer-to-Business (C2B). It is a program that covers the key practices for forecasting, planning, procurement, transportation, systems, cold storage, operations, warehousing, and logistics.

      About Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), UK

      The Scottish Qualifications Authority – SQA, sponsored by the Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate, has two primary roles: accreditation and qualifications. It accredits credentials other than degrees and approves and guarantees quality to notify bodies that intend to admit individuals for such qualifications. The awarding body, on the other hand, refers to the development and implementation, validation, evaluation, qualifications, and to ensuring that they are up to date and also that certificates are issued to candidates. Under these functions, the SQA provides a variety of services for companies and training providers, from training courses and central approvals to personalized awards, credit scores, and licensing services.

      WHY SQA:

      About Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK

      The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) works with business and education to inspire people to become skilled, confident, and successful managers and leaders. Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. Over 100,000 managers use CMI’s unique services daily. Organizations like Jaguar, Landrover, Royal Bank of Scotland, Fujitsu, Allianz, Silverstone, Royal Air Force, London South Bank and Royal College of Physicians use Chartered Management Institute certifications for certifying their professionals.

      Why CMI?

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