Level 5 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Course Description

Overview

Level 5 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is intended to develop learners’ understanding of policy, management theory and practice in logistics and supply chain management. It provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals and policy makers in their own country. They will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager in the sector. They combine both theoretical and practical knowledge in the profession and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of leading change, effective planning and risk assessment and forecasting. Learners will be able to work in a variety of roles within logistics and supply chain management.

Description

The Qualifications will develop the Learner’s ability to:

    • apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills;
    • investigate issues and opportunities;
    • develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organisational and environmental issues;
    • use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways;
    • make use of relevant information from different sources;
    • develop and encourage problem solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges;
    • exercise judgement, own and take responsibility for decisions and actions; and
    • develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills

Entry Requirements

    • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification
    • The learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

Module Structure

    • Business Communication
    • Purchasing, Supplier Management and Negotiation
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Strategic Management
    • Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Forecasting

Progression

Achieving this qualification enables learners to progress into continuing their study in Level 6 Diploma in Logistics and supply chain management.