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Supply Chain Management Fundamentals short course

R 15,740
Starts 9th March

Course Details

The USB-ED Supply Chain Management online short course takes you through the complexities of supply chain thinking in a way that is accessible and manageable. Explore the importance of forecasting inventory processes and identify procedural measures necessary to satisfy a customer centric market. Update your understanding of supply chain management with technical theory and management principles necessary to command the supply chain domain. Numerous exercises and theoretical scenarios will reinforce your learning as you progress each week. You will be assisted by a professional faculty expert, ensuring that your progress is informed, focused, and enjoyable.

What will I learn?

  • How to design planning processes within supply chain management
  • Strategic challenges in global supply chain management
  • The history, role and importance of supply chain management to organisations
  • Calculate values for inventory management
  • Technologies that support supply chain management

Course breakdown

Week 1 - Orientation Module

Week 2 - Supply chain management principles

Week 3 - Global supply chain management

Week 4 - Supply chain management design and planning theories

Week 5 - Forecasting and demand management

Week 6 - Inventory and material management

Week 7 - Integrated supply chain management  

Week 8 - Supply chain relationships and customer value

Week 9 - The future challenge

Week 10 - Assignment Module

Is this right for me?

This course is for you if you’re an aspiring middle-senior professional interested in the organisational and operational procedures needed to direct business productivity and ensure quality assurance throughout the supply chain. Those seeking more than just technical knowledge will also find a core introduction to administrative procedures relevant to materials and services within a business.

Course details

Supply Chain Management Fundamentals short course

Registrations Close:

8 March 2021

Start Date:

9 March 2021


10 weeks


R 15,740


6 - 8 hours

Payment options

The following payment options are available:

We offer a two-part payment plan. Pay 50% deposit to secure your spot and the balance within 30 days from the course start date.

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Course faculty

Michael Bridger (MBA)

Michael is an expert in supply chain management, operational management, entrepreneurship, leadership and procurement. Michael boasts over 20 years of experience in international companies, including Shoprite Checkers, Massmart/Walmart group of companies and a personal property investment portfolio.