Associate Degree in Supply Chain Management

Overview

This programme is designed to provide opportunities for learners to develop and reinforce academic as well as occupational skills and attitudes required for acquiring jobs and career advancement within the supply chain industry. The programme covers intricate steps in negotiating, sourcing, leveraging, networking, monitoring, channeling and shipping of raw materials or assembled products, and prepares graduates for entry-level work in the supply chain management sector. Participants will also gain an understanding of the techniques required for managing and improving the integration of needed resources, processes, and customer demands.

Career Path

The programme prepares participants for a wide range of careers in the Logistics and Supply Chain industry, for example: Customer Service, Fulfilling and Returning Orders, Procurement, Outsourcing, Transportation & Distribution Planning, Inventory Control, Production Planning & Logistics

Rationale

Studying supply chain management will enable participants to solve complex business problems related to the route of products and services from the manufacturer to the end customer. This multi-faceted discipline plays a critical role in the competitive success of businesses. The primary objective of this programme is to teach participants how to plan and obtain needed supply of resources and deliver goods or services in the most efficient way possible to meet customers’ requirements.


Entry Requirements
•    5 CXC/GCE/SSC including English Language and Mathematics or
•    Mature Student Entry/Prior Learning Assessment.

Course Structure

Semester I Semester II
Communication I Communication II
Fundamentals of Accounts Introduction to Quality Management
Fundamentals of Information Technology Micro-economics
Introduction to Business Principles of Organization Behaviour
Principles of Operations Management SAP I
Logistics Supply Chain Management I  
   
Semester III Semester IV
Business Ethics Business Analytics/Excel
Business Law Business Management & Leadership
Operations & Supply Chain Management Introduction to Human Resource
Quality Systems International Business
SAP II Logistics Supply Chain Management II
Elective Introduction to Six Sigma
   

N.B  Work Experience at the start of Semester 4 or during Summer