This course equips students with the strategy and techniques of logistics management for a managerial role in an organisation. The specialised graduate diploma programme covers key topics in a knowledge module of Logistics Strategy, and a Management Project module that will guide students to undertake a project on an emerging trend that will affect logistics strategy.
Delivery and Assessment
The graduate diploma in logistics management course incorporates blended learning mode, where students attend class lectures, as well as undertake self-directed learning through optional online videos. Faculty members are highly experienced practitioners with postgraduate academic and professional qualifications. The Management Project module requires students to attend regular class sessions so that they can be closely guided to complete the projects within the study period. Students are expected to make use of relevant websites for purposes of learning and research. Upon completion of the knowledge module, students will sit for the examination. As for the module on Management Project, each student is assessed on a major assignment, a minor assignment, and a short presentation.
Course Duration and Frequency
This part time graduate diploma in logistics management course can be completed within 4 months. The logistics management course is scheduled to commence in the months of January, April, July and October, but this may subject to changes. Please check with SIPMM Academy on the actual date of commencement.
The lecture timings for the part-time classes are shown below:
Time : Weekdays evening 7pm to 10pm
Frequency : 1 to 2 classes per week
Venue : Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management
An applicant must be at least 21 years old; and has attained a recognised Bachelor degree; and language proficiency in English at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent; and the applicant must also have 3 years of work experience. Matured candidates who do not meet the above criteria, but who have attained SIPMM Diploma qualification and have acquired the professional or managerial work experiences may be considered on a case-by-case basis, subject to approval by the Academic Board.
Academic Award & Recognition
Students must pass all module assessments to complete the course successfully, and be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management (GDLM). The GDLM graduate is eligible to apply for a professional credential as the World Certified Professional in Logistics Management, and this special credential is awarded by World Certification Institute (WCI).