Higher Diploma in Business in Supply Chain Management

Institute of Technology, Carlow (CW-BRSCM-H)
Key Programme Details
Award

Higher Diploma

NFQ Level

8 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part-Time

ECTS Credits

60

Skills Area

Advanced Manufacturing

General Information
Contact

Olivia Harvey

Email

springboard@itcarlow.ie

Phone

0599175280

Address

Faulty for Lifelong Learning
Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow

Role

Springboard Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

25/08/2017

Start Date

11/09/2017

About this Course

The course will produce graduates that will be equipped to use in practical application the range of theories and concepts that form the supply chain management body of knowledge. The programme is a conversion course for graduates of a non-business discipline and provides grounded development of the skills related to Supply Chain Management.

It will give an understanding of the development of supply chain management, its impact, organisation and control for both the individual and the organisation. It will also address the key issues of global supply chain, purchasing, strategic management and nurturing a company's interactions with customers and clients. The programme will educate and train participants in specific skills in both the socio and technical domains of supply chain management and in transferable business skills.

Objectives

The programme will provide the student with core knowledge, skills and competencies in the areas of supply chain management, strategic management, industrial purchasing strategies, supply chain planning and control and international business.

Entry Requirements

Applicants require an NFQ Level 8 Award or equivalent, for entry to this programme. Other applicants will be considered on an individual basis in accordance with the Institute policy on RPL.

Long Description

The course will produce graduates that will be equipped to use in practical application the range of theories and concepts that form the supply chain management body of knowledge. The programme is a conversion course for graduates of a non-business discipline and provides grounded development of the skills related to Supply Chain Management.

It will give an understanding of the development of supply chain management, its impact, organisation and control for both the individual and the organisation. It will also address the key issues of global supply chain, purchasing, strategic management and nurturing a company's interactions with customers and clients. The programme will educate and train participants in specific skills in both the socio and technical domains of supply chain management and in transferable business skills.

What subjects will I study?
• Purchasing and Supplier Management
• Strategic Management
• Supply Chain Planning and Control
• Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
• Strategic Procurement
• Work Based Research Project or Dissertation.

Why Choose This Course

This one-year graduate Higher Diploma programme has been designed for graduates of business and non-business disciplines in order to equip them with the necessary knowledge and competencies in supply chain management and business.

Career Opportunities

This qualification will allow the participant to apply for the MBA or MB, depending on his/her business experience, and continue to develop and extend his/her skills base and knowledge at Level 9.

Timetable Info

2 nights per week, 7.00 - 10.00pm, with some Saturdays throughout the year

Delivery Location

Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow

Delivery Notes

In class

Admissions Contact Details
Instructor

Olivia Harvey

Address

Faculty for Lifelong Learning
Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Rd
Carlow

Phone

0599175280

Email

springboard@itcarlow.ie

Application Procedures

Apply online at www.springboardcourses.ie