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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.

Who should do this course?
Any person dealing with supply chain activities and needing to understand where improvements can be made

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: 5
Credits: 34

3 Days Contact Class or Own Speed Online and Virtual

Learning Methodologies:
MethodDurationPrice *
CC3 days8,850.00
VS3 days8,850.00
OD3 days6,550.00

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