BSc in Supply Chain Management

BSc in Supply Chain Management

on request
2 - 4 years
Online Courses - Distance Learning

Course description

Award: NFQ Level 8

Transform a comprehensive understanding of Supply Chain performance into a comprehensive advantage for your organisation. The BSc in Supply Chain management is designed to educate learners in the principles and practical application of SCOR framework concepts, this part-time course enables participants and supporting organisations to gain a competitive advantage and develop the ability to drive improvement in supply chain operations with measurable results.

The course consists of ten taught modules and one project module. A company-based project in the final semester is key to the course, demonstration successful integration of course concepts in the learners’ workplace.

Participants learn to:

  • Describe and discuss various concepts of operations management related to supply chain management and grounded in the SCOR model.
  • ­Evaluate performance of supply chain activities and identify opportunities for improvement and integration.
  • ­Respond to rapid changes in demand and capacity by adjusting and optimising supply chain activities.
  • ­Research, evaluate and apply alternative methods to address new issues in supply chain operations.
  • ­Use operations management models and best-practice techniques to address new or emerging situations and changes.

Suitable for professionals who:

For professionals who:

  • Have a minimum of three years of organisational experience and aspire to or currently hold a management position.
  • Wish to develop and demonstrate effective skills, thinking and judgement in organisational inventory and supply chain management.
  • Hold a level-7 qualification in any discipline from a third-level institution, a NCEA National Diploma or equivalent qualification.