This course is informed by the very latest academic research and provides you with an in-depth understanding of procurement, warehousing, stores management, transportation and shipping, inventory planning and contract management.
You will review these topics in a supply chain context and benefit from a programme fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). Full membership is available to you on graduation.
• Study a programme accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
• Enhance your employability and prepare for a managerial, consulting or operational role
• Put logistics theory into real practice with an exciting Business Innovation Project
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/procurement,-logistics-and-supply-chain-management
This course is ideal for graduates who want to establish a career in procurement, logistics and supply chain management, or for existing managers who wish to develop their skills and enhance their future career prospects.
The programme is block delivered and there are six entry points per year. Students will take the modules below in a sequence dependent on their start date.
There is a blended/ Distance learning opportunity available via our official partner Robert Kennedy College, in Zurich, Switzerland: http://www.salford.rkc.edu/
The course is delivered in four blocks of three day intensive study periods, followed by independent study and online support through the University's virtual learning environment, Blackboard. Each module is taken and assessed over a six week block.
Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials, using a wide range of learning activities.
• Strategic International Business Management
• Operations and Information Management
• Project Risk and Procurement
• Global Supply Chain Management
- Business Innovation Project
For the final third of your studies you can choose from 4 differing pathways, all of which are designed to accommodate your career aspirations and enhance your professional practice:
• Live Project
Over the duration of your course a range of assessment techniques will be used. Types of assessment include; essays, assignments, exams, multiple choice tests, online tests, group reports, and portfolio work.
Our graduates are highly sought after in many countries for their knowledge and passion for the procurement and supply business.
Recent graduate destinations have included positions with:
- Rolls-Royce plc
- Ernst & Young
Job roles have included inventory analysts, procurement officers and managers, shipping managers, warehouse controllers, transport, logistics and supply chain managers.
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate International Management. A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements. Start Dates: September; January; March; June; November; July.