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Supply Chain Management - Diploma

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Award: Diploma
Qualification: NFQ Level 8 Major Award Delivery:
Online / Distance Learning
15 Months
Start Date: September 2020 Enquiries:

The programme was deeloped in conjunction with industry partners to upskill current personnel who have shown the aptitude and track record of competence in supply chain operations to aspire to a degree level qualification.

The one year distance education diploma will provide education and practical application of the SCOR™ Framework concepts, enabling participating companies gain competitive advantage through the application of the principles to drive improvement with measureable results. A company-based project will form a key element of the programme, ensuring the integration of the various concepts in the participants' workplace. It will provide participants with the practical the tools and tecniques needed to understand Supply Chain Management within their own organisation.

September onwards for the following year and a quarter (15 months) primarily by on-line learning. 

For thos who would like to develop competence in supply chain operations and are intersted in human factors that inflluence supply chain as well as cause-effect modelling, and process improvement orientations to leverage innovative opportunities. 

A diploma/degree in any discipline from a third-level institution.
A NCEA National Diploma from a third-level institution 
Equivalent qualification. and a minimum of 3 years working within a service/manufacturing/supply chain environment.

Candidates who do not meet the minimum entry criteria may be interviewed by the Programme Board to ascertain their suitability for the programme.

Successful completion of the UL Assessment of Experiential & Professional Skills module may be required by the Course Board upon reviewing a candidate´s application. The recognition of prior learning and prior experiential learning as per university policy will be applied to this course.

Semester 01: Autumn (September to December)
  Introduction to Programme
PT3001 Introduction to Supply Chain Management 6ECTS
PT3031 Teamwork Change & Cultural Diversity 6ECTS
PT3011 Plan within Supply Chains 6ECTS
Semester 02: Spring (January to June)
PT3021 Make within Supply Chains 6ECTS
PT3041 Sigma Improvement Methodologies 6ECTS
PT3051 Source within Supply Chains 6ECTS
PT3091 Supply Chain Project - Concept 6ECTS
  Teaching Hiatus 01 July to 31 August
Semester 03: Autumn (September to December)
PT3061 Deliver & Return within Supply Chain 6ECTS
PT3071 Information Systems & Decision Support 6ECTS
PT3081 Integrating Development to Production 6ECTS
PT3091 Supply Chain Project - Development 6ECTS

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Programme fees are €4,536, payable in instalments over 2 semesters (€2,628 *2). Students will receive a list of course materials for purchase. 

Before you apply, you will need to gather documentation. Please visit the How to Apply page to read detailed guidelines on which documents to gather and the application fee. You will also find the application link for your chosen course on the 'How to Apply' page.

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