Course Information Course Information

Advanced Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Dates Available

01 Mar 2016 - 31 Jan 2017, Intake: 33

Next Intake commencing on 20 Sep 2016 (Intake No. 34)

 

Course Objective

The course aims to equip participants with key skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in a supply chain management environment.

 

Who Should Attend

Logistics Officer/Executive, Logistics Supervisor, Logistics Co-ordinator, Logistics Specialist

 

Entry Requirements

Qualification :

TLA Diploma

OR

Min 2 GCE A Level passes and credit pass in GP or IELTS 5.5 or WPL Level 6 & above

Work experience: 2 years

Admission is solely at the discretion of TLA.

Fees

  Full Course Fee
Member-Company $3,000 + GST $210
Non Member-Company $3,500 + GST $245
Self-Sponsored Participant $3,500 + GST $245
TLA Diploma Graduate  * Entitled to $500 Discount

 

* Other administrative charges may apply as follows:

- Application fee of $85.60 (non-refundable)

- Assessment Only Pathway (AOP) fee of $160.50 for SDF Funding 

- FIATA Diploma application fee of $400.00 (subject to change)


* Payment of course fee by cash or cheque.

* Various funding schemes available. Contact us at 6499 9799 to find out more.

 

Course Duration

10 months (183 training hours exclusive of examinations & research project)

Another 6 months to complete the research project.

 

Course Lecturers

Lecturers : Industry practitioners

Average Teacher-Student Ratio - 1:30

 

Venue / Intake

Venue : No 2 Bukit Merah Central or AEC College Pte Ltd

Time : 1900 - 2200 hrs

Course Intakes : March, October

 

Training Road Map

 

Course Modules

SCM 1001 Supply Chain Management (11 sessions)

SCM 1002 International Transport Management (11 sessions)

SCM 1003 Global Purchasing (8 sessions)

SCM 1004 Financial Management (8 sessions)

SCM 1005 Contract Management (11 sessions)

SCM 1006 Production and Operation Management (11 sessions)

SCM 1007 Global Marketing Management (8 sessions)

SCM 1008 Research Project

 

What the Course Covers

SCM 1001 Supply Chain Management (11 sessions)

  • Introduction to SCM
  • Warehousing Strategy for Efficient SCM
  • Inventory Management
  • Information Technology for SCM
  • Strategic Logistics Alliances
  • Efficient Transportation & Customer Service Goals
  • SCM Development and Strategy

SCM 1002 International Transport Management (11 sessions)

  • The Global Logistics & Supply Chain Development
  • Global Logistics Today
  • Ocean Ships & Shipping
  • Chartering Bulk Ocean Carriers
  • The Ocean Liner Contract System
  • International Air Transportation
  • Information & Strategies
  • Shipper/Carrier Network Strategies
  • The Role of Logistics & Transportation in International SCM
  • Future Issues in International Logistics & Transportation Management

SCM 1003 Global Purchasing (8 sessions)

  • Global Procurement Risk
  • Global Strategic Supplier Management
  • Global Purchasing Organisations
  • Global Purchasing Operations
  • Global Information Management
  • Global Contracts & Alliances

SCM 1004 Financial Management (8 sessions)

  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Business Organisations & Financial Statements
  • Working Capital Management
  • Business Financing & Financial Analysis
  • Financial Forecasting & Business Planning
  • Investment Appraisal
  • Corporate Finance & International Financial Management

SCM 1005 Contract Management (11 sessions)

  • Contract Management Team Formation
  • Developing a Contract Management Plan
  • Contract & Supply Information
  • Managing Risk
  • Measuring Performance
  • Administration
  • Relationship, Disputes & Termination of Contract
  • Contract Management & Operations
  • Pre-qualifications of Vendors and Suppliers

SCM 1006 Production and Operation Management (11 sessions)

  • POM and Operations Strategy
  • Forecasting in POM
  • Design & Development of Products & Processes
  • Production Technology
  • Long-Term Capacity Planning
  • Facility Location
  • Aggregate Planning & Inventory Planning
  • JIT Manufacturing & SCM
  • Productivity, Work Methods & Measurement
  • Quality Management & Quality Control
  • Project Management, Maintenance & Reliability Management

SCM 1007 Global Marketing Management (8 sessions)

  • Global Marketing
  • Environment Analysis
  • Internal Analysis
  • Strategies
  • Segmentation, Targeting & Positioning
  • Securing a Global Positioning
  • Global Marketing in Supply Chains

SCM 1008 Research Project

  • A research paper on supply chain or supply chain related issues

 

Career Opportunities

TLA graduates from this programme can broadly expect advanced career prospects as they work towards wider recognition across the industry which comprise of Retailers & Distributors, Consulting Services, 3PL firms, Tertiary institutions, Government Agencies, Transportation providers, Manufacturing/Production sectors. These industries regularly hunt for talents with expertise in Strategy for the Supply Chain, International Transport Development, Global perspectives of Procurement, Financial Analysis in Business Planning, Contract Management, Production & Operations Planning, Global Marketing & Positioning skill sets, to contribute to the business as Supply Chain Architect/Analysts, SC Account Managers, International Logistics Managers, Purchasing Managers, Warehouse Managers, Fulfillment supervisors, Customer Relationship Managers, Network consultants, SC software managers, Vice-Presidents of  SCM.