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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Diploma in Logistics Management
Programme Code: D1DLMQ
Medium of Facilitation: part-time
NQF Credits: 360
The purpose of the Diploma in Logistic Management is to develop students with a wide range of vocational and industry-specific intellectual competencies, knowledge and practical skills. This will enable students to explain and apply logistics and supply chain management principles, processes and procedures and to make decisions in the context of a logistics and/or supply chain organisation, interpret relevant information and produce innovative responses based on informed judgment to concrete but often unfamiliar problems. The qualification will provide the student with a range of fundamental knowledge and competencies in fields such as business communication, information systems and project management. Furthermore, it will also provide the student with detailed knowledge about general management principles and specific logistics and supply chain management principles.
This qualification provides students with the opportunity to improve their career advancement prospects in the logistics industry.
FIRST YEAR FIRST SEMESTER Module 1: Introduction to Logistics Management Module 2: Introduction to Business Management Module 3: Basic Mathematics and Quantitative Techniques for Logisticians Module 4: Introduction to Transportation and Warehousing SECOND SEMESTER Module 5: Basic end-user computing for logisticians Module 6: Procurement and Order Processing Systems Module 7: Basic Principles of Performance Measures Module 8: Overview and Objectives of the Government and Municipal Logistics Systems SECOND YEAR FIRST SEMESTER Module 9: Tactical Logistics Management Module 10: Inventory Management SECOND SEMESTER Module 11: Warehousing and Material Handling Module 12: Transportation Operation Management Module 13: Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy Formulation THIRD YEAR: YEAR MODULES Module 14: (Compulsory) Logistics Audit Report Elective modules (choose 3) Module 15: Logistics Project Management Module 16: International Logistics Management Module 17: Demand Planning Module 18: Temperature-controlled Supply Chain Management
Matric Certificate with at least a Diploma Endorsement