This Executive Certificate course equips students with the knowledge and practices of supply chain management in an organisation.
This specialised course comprises TWO modules: an online module on Effective Supply Chain Practices (ESCP) and a Skills Project on Supply Chain Management.
The ESCP module covers key topics on the factors of supply chain practices, and the developing trends of supply chain management. The Skills Project module requires students to apply the knowledge gained on ESCP and work on a project for effective supply chain management of an organisation.
Topics for ESCP Module
1. A Perspective of Supply Chain Management
2. Factors of Production and Inventory in SCM
3. Factors of Location & Transportation in SCM
4. The Information Factor in SCM
5. Current and Future Trends in SCM
Course Duration & Frequency
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.
Faculty & Mode of Delivery
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 ESCP module is online learning. The Skills Project module is facilitated through class sessions 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.
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.