•Home fees £9600 (subject to increase for 2014-15)
Supply Chain and Operations Management Supply Chain and Procurement Management Supply Chain and Logistics Management MSc/PgDip/PgCert (Cips Graduate Diploma and MCIPS)
Accredited by the Chartered Institute for Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport (CILT).
Supply Chain Management
encompasses everything, from initial design, through to procurement of material and services, processing and delivery to the customer. In the modern world, customer satisfaction and sustainable business performance are both dependent on having the right product or service at the right place at the right time, and this cannot be done without an understanding of Supply Chain Management in its entirety.
The overall objective of the course is to provide high calibre graduates with an in-depth understanding of strategic, tactical and operational issues relating to management of supply chains. On completion of the course, participants will be equipped with state-of-the-art concepts, methods, techniques and tools to allow them to contribute towards the competitiveness of industrial and commercial organisations worldwide.
The course is suitable for:
•People who work or are planning to work within Supply Chain Management, eg operations, process management, operations planning and control, purchasing and procurement, logistics and distribution, amongst others. •People with a background in support functions such as sales, maintenance, finance, marketing, quality, etc who wish to gain a better understanding of Supply Chain Management issues, concepts, models, tools and techniques.
The knowledge and skills you will gain through the course will make you a valuable resource in any supply chain-based enterprise - where you can contribute immediately - and make a difference!
Course Content: The programme for the course comprises the following modules: •Business, Operations and Supply Chain Strategy (10 Credits) •Strategic Supply Chain Management (10 Credits) •Supply Chain Operations (10 Credits) •Management of Total Quality and Continuous Improvement (10 Credits) •Enterprise Resource Planning (10 Credits) •Advanced Project Management (10 Credits) •Product Costing and Financial Management (10 Credits) •Case Studies in Supply Chain Management (20 Credits) •Masters Project (60 Credits)
Operations Management Specialism •Fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma (10 Credits) •Service Operations Management (10 Credits) •Operations Management Option (10 Credits)