This qualification offers a combination of theory and practice in the area of supply chain management. The qualification aims to develop an integrated conceptual understanding, synthesis and application of specific issues in supply chain management. The qualification will develop management and planning skills, and provide participants with knowledge of economics. The purpose of this qualification is to equip students with a sound fundamental knowledge base and basic skills regarding supply chain management.
The HCert (Supply Chain Management) is aimed at equipping first-line managers with the knowledge and skills required to fulfil their management role within the supply chain. This includes the disciplines of warehousing, transport, inventory, materials management and purchasing.
The qualification has relevance for students who engage in processes across the supply chain so as to create sustainable value for organisations.