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Supply Chain Fundamentals: Supply Chain Management Principles, Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #80 (QS) Online
Gain a solid foundation in the basics of supply chain and its roles within organizations. This course reviews supply chain management and the various domains within supply chain, such as customer service, manufacturing and service operations, order management, procurement and supply management, demand planning, inventory management, warehousing operations, and transportation operations. 
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Who Should AttendThis course is designed for a wide range of professionals already in the supply chain profession as well as learners seeing to enter the field. The course is appropriate for entry level through executive level roles.

How You Will Benefit

  • Recognize the steps in the procurement process.
  • Understand that there are different types of buyer-supplier relationships.
  • Learn why it is important to consider the total cost of ownership when making purchases.
  • Categorize the different types of demand patterns.
  • Articulate some of the key operations of a warehouse.
  • Understand how different areas of product transportation affect the overall success of companies.
  • Identify the challenges in establishing efficient and effective transportation processes within industries.
  • Determine which modes of transportation are more cost effective in given situations and why.
  • Demonstrate metrics used to measure transportation service quality and efficiency.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • Access Period: 01/04/2019 to 01/04/2020
    • Registration End: 07/01/2019
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Supply Chain Concepts
  • Customer Service Operations
  • Manufacturing And Service Operations
  • Procurement And Supply Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Demand Planning
  • Warehousing Operations
  • Transportation Operations

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements


  • Computer with speakers to access online content
Important Course Information

This is a self-paced online course. Students may register any time before the published registration deadline and will have access to the course through the published "Access Ends" date.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    350 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    350 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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