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Introduction to Supply Chain (ISCM)

Demonstrate an understanding of what logistics is and draw a logistics system and then analyse it to identify areas where improved performance and/or integration can enhance the effectiveness of the total supply chain.

SAQA Unit Standards

336712  Outline the philosophy of Supply Chain Management. Level 6 Credits 6.

336709 Evaluate the influences of key components in a supply chain. Level 5 Credits 8.

335800 Apply professional values and ethics in the operational environment. Level 5 Credits 4.

336708 Facilitate processes to ensure the integration of supply chain information. Level 5 Credits 8.

336711 Demonstrate an understanding of the key elements in developing strategies to optimise operational supply. Level 6 Credits 8.

Who You’ll learn From
An industry and subject matter expert who’ll guide you through your course content, and answer any subject matter questions you might have.

Assessment required for competency.

  • Analyse logistic systems.
  • Recommend areas for improvement.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans.
  • Understand the importance of knowing your customer and understanding their needs and how to add value to their supply chain.
  • Interrogate the inter-relationship between the concept of Supply Chain Management and Demand, Acquisitions, Distribution and Logistics.
  • Map the Supply Chain and describe the benefits of applying the philosophy.
  • Identify areas within a supply chain that require improvements.
  • Evaluate key influences on a supply chain environment.
  • Analyse and implement stakeholder relationships within the supply chain
  • The meaning and focus of logistics.
  • What a logistics system is and how it is constructed.
  • The various techniques to analyse the logistics system.
  • The consequences of changes in the logistics system on the rest of the supply chain.
  • Obtain and analyse information on the supply chain.
  • Apply improvements to the supply chain.

Additional Info:
NQF Level: 6
Credits: 34

Learning Methodologies:
MethodCodeDur.Price *
BlendedISCM2 Day5,450.00

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