Supply Chain management is the active management of the different supply chain activities which aims to achieve maximum customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.
Supply chain management represents a sustained and maximised effort by all companies participating in thae specific supply chain to achieve the most effective ways to maximize efficiency and satisfaction.
If you study this course you will cover everything from product development, sourcing production, and logistics as well as the information systems needed to coordinate the activities. The course is a more holistic course and is suitable for both employees in large organisations.
The purpose of this course is to provide students with a solid foundation of an insight into the discipline of supply chain management. Within the modern organization where supply chains are diverse, may include many different languages and regions. The course will give a theoretical understanding of underlying concepts of supply chain management and the role of supply chain management in an organization. The successful student will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of interconnectedness of the relationships between the different operators in the supply chain and include a solid understanding of of the related functions, logistics and inventory management controls required.
There is increasing a technology skill set required by highly skilled logistics and supply chain management teams due to the masses of data that needs to be analysed and the systems monitored.
This cours can take up to 24 months to complete, however, an average time for completion varies from 12 to 18 months. To apply for supply chain management course the minimum entry requirements is a grade 9 and at least 16 years old with the ability to read and write in English.
Supply Chain Manager earns an average salary of R418,698 (2017)per year. The most sought after skills associated with this job and requested by business today, are Leadership, Inventory Management, Operations Management, Logistics, and Supply Chain.
A Logistics and supply chain management qualification is a highly sought after qualification and in light of the speed at which globalization is becoming the norm in business, a skilled logistics manager will grow in stature. We are already seeing Directors and senior managers of medium and large organisations that have qualifications in Logistics and supply chain management.
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