Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Advance Your Career in Supply Chain Management

Designed to educate learners in the principles and practical application of SCOR framework concepts, this part-time course enables participants and supporting organisations to gain a competitive advantage and develop the ability to drive improvement in supply chain operations with measurable results.

Course Details

Award:

University of Limerick, Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Qualification:

NFQ Level 7 Major Award

Delivery:

Blended: Workshops & Online

Duration:

2 Semesters + Project Proposal

Attendence:

1 day, every 3 weeks + webinars

Start Date:

September 2018

Download Course Schedule & Module Descriptions

For professionals who:

  • ­Have a minimum of three years of organisational experience and aspire to or currently hold a management position
  • ­Wish to develop and demonstrate effective skills, thinking and judgement in organisational inventory and supply chain management
  • ­Hold a level-7 qualification in any discipline from a third-level institution, a NCEA National Diploma or equivalent qualification

Participants learn to:

  • ­Describe and discuss various concepts of operations management related to supply chain management and grounded in the SCOR model
  • ­Evaluate performance of supply chain activities and identify opportunities for improvement and integration
  • ­Respond to rapid changes in demand and capacity by adjusting and optimising supply chain activities
  • ­Research, evaluate and apply alternative methods to address new issues in supply chain operations
  • ­Use operations management models and best-practice techniques to address new or emerging situations and changes

How it works

  • The programme consists of ten taught modules and one project module (eleven in total)
  • A company-based project in the final semester is key to the course, demonstrating successful integration of course concepts in the learners’ workplace
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Graduate Testimonials

Interaction with learners from different industries challenged me to rethink processes & keep focusing on practical applicability.

Orla Phillips,

3PL Warehouse Supervisor, STL Logistics

Out of education for over 20 years, the UL experience taught me it is never too late to learn and move forward and upwards.

Aidan White,

Division MPS Manager, Transportation & Industrial Solutions Division, Molex LLC