HIGHLIGHTS OF DIPLOMA IN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT:
  • The syllabus and validation are provided by Singapore Institute of Materials Management (SIMM) under the SIMM-SIAF Collaboration Programme.
  • As logistics and supply chain plays a critical role in any business , this programme is relevant and useful not only to related industry people but also to people engaged in other industry.
  • Our lecturers are experienced industry practitioners who impart their knowledge in a systematic and effective way.
  • Our Diploma graduates can join the Asia Pacific Logistics Federation. This exclusive membership confers internationally recognized status as a logistics professional and is a good networking platform.
COURSE OBJECTIVE

This course is suitable for those who :

are working in business sectors such as Logistics & Supply Chain / Warehousing / Procurement / Distribution , and wish to improve their career , upgrade their knowledge ; or intend to manage related business professionally
aspire to start a career in logistics sector

DURATION & Exam

Duration : 6 1/2 months

Time : 2 pm to 5 pm ( Sunday)

MODULES

The course comprises 3 modules and a research paper.
Included in the programme is one-week study trip to Singapore. During this trip, students will visit world class logistics facilities and attend talks by logistics experts in Singapore.

 1 . Principles of Logistics Management

Module Synopsis

This module introduces students to Logistics and Supply Chain with difference strategies which a company can achieve its competitive advantage.

On successful completion of this module, students should have the knowledge and understanding of the following:

• Supply Chain and Logistics Model

• Logistics value proposition

• “Work of Logistics” which provide the five areas of logistics work including order processing, inventory, transportation, warehousing, and facility network

• Logistics integration process

• Logistics operational arrangements

• Traditional Organization Of Logistics Related Functions versus Logistics functional Aggregation

• Apple Computer Case Study

2. Warehouse Management

Module Synopsis

This module introduces students to Warehouse Management with difference strategies which a company can achieve its competitive advantage.

This module introduces students to the functions and operations in the warehouse covering receipt, storage and movement of raw materials or finished goods to intermediate storage locations or to final customer in a multi-echelon model of distribution. The objective of warehousing management is to help with optimal cost of timely order fulfilment by managing the resources (people, IT systems and equipment) and inventory economically.

On successful completion of this module, students should have the knowledge and understanding of the following:

• Warehouse Operations

• Activities related to shipping, receiving & inspection

• Warehouse space and layout planning

• Warehouse and storage management

• Material Handling

• Packaging

• Warehouse safety and security

• Warehouse Technology

Purchasing Management

Module Synopsis

This module introduces students to Purchasing Management with difference strategies which a company can achieve its competitive advantage.

On successful completion of this module, students should have the knowledge and understanding of the following:

• Integrated Purchasing and Supply Management Process

• Case Study on “potential for profit” in purchasing management

• Centralised versus Decentralised Purchasing system

• Discuss the Integrated Buying Model for purchasing effectiveness

• How can you develop a sourcing plan?

• Implementing the purchasing role in New Product Development Process

• JIT Conceptual Framework and Implementation of JIT system.

• Strategic make-versus-buy decision

• Discrete versus Relationship Business Strategies

• Traditional versus Partnership Supply Strategies

We offer corporate discount to organizations / companies.

For more information, kindly contact Shenton Institute of Applied Finance Office at:

Tel : 09 250793994, 09 260001828

Website : www.siaf.edu.mm

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