Executive Certificate in Supplier Management Course

1½ Months Part Time

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Executive Certificate in Supplier Management

Course Objective

This Executive Certificate course equips students with the knowledge and practices of supplier sourcing and evaluation in an organisation.

This specialised course comprises TWO modules:

  • A Digital Module on Supplier Sourcing & Evaluation, and
  • A Skills Project on Supplier Management

The Supplier Sourcing & Evaluation module covers key topics on supplier sourcing and techniques of supplier evaluation. The Skills Project module requires students to apply the knowledge gained on sourcing and evaluating of suppliers and work on a project for supplier management of an organisation.

Topics for Supplier Sourcing & Evaluation Module

1. Outsourcing or Insourcing Decision

2. Supplier Sourcing Strategy

3. Supplier Selection and Evaluation

4. Supplier Performance Measurement & Control

5. Effective Supplier Relationship Management

Course Structure & Duration

This part-time course can be completed within six weeks, comprising 18 contact hours and about 18 non-contact hours. The course is intensive and requires students to attend class sessions once a week.

Course Duration & Frequency

This course incorporates a blended learning mode, where students will attend classes and undertake online learning through pre-recorded videos. Our faculty comprises highly experienced practitioners with post-graduate academic and professional qualifications.

The mode of delivery for Supplier Sourcing & Evaluation module is online learning. The Skills Project module is facilitated through class sessions (both in-person & virtual class) and conducted in phases where students are guided to work on an approved project until completion. Students are expected to make use of relevant websites for the purposes of learning and working on the project.

Admission Criteria

An applicant must be at least 21 years old, and have at least 1 year of relevant work experience. Those who do not meet the criteria but have at least 3 years of work experience can be considered on a case-by-case basis subject to review by the Academic Board.