Based on the globally recognised body of knowledge in production and inventory management offered by APICS, this one-year certificate programme offers professionals the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of supply chain processes and the ability to evaluate inventory activities within an organisation’s global operations.
University of Limerick, Certificate in Supply Chain Management
Have a minimum of two years of organisational experience and aspire to or currently hold their first supervisory or managerial position in supply chain or inventory management
Want to develop a range of practical skills and a deeper understanding of effective supply chain management
Seek a third-level qualification in management
Participants learn to:
Leverage expanded functional knowledge of production and inventory management to maximise ROI on organisational systems and technology
Master the tools needed to effectively manage global supply chain activities
Apply the principles of ERP software to various critical functions within organisations
Earn customer satisfaction by delivering Lean/Just-in-Time products and services
Create consistency and foster collaboration using best practices, common terminology and corporate-wide communication
How it works
Comprised of six taught modules, this programme covers the topics of demand and procurement management; supplier, materials, capacity, sales and operations planning; master scheduling; performance measurements; supplier relationships; quality control; continuous improvement and supply chain business excellence models.
Guidance and support is provided by MDU for the duration of the programme.