Certificate in Purchasing Strategy, Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma (September 2019)

Institute of Technology, Carlow (CW-BRPQL-U)
Key Programme Details
Award

NFQ Level 6 (60 credits)

NFQ Level

6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

General Information
Contact

Augusta Adekoya

Email

Springboard@itcarlow.ie

Phone

0599175288

Address

Faculty of Lifelong Learning
Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow

Role

Springboard Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

09/08/2019

Start Date

04/09/2019

End Date

31/08/2020

About this Course

This Certificate in Purchasing Strategy, Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma is designed to provide participants with specific knowledge of procurement and quality across many sectors. It will give participants the tools they need to understand the fundamentals of the purchasing role - it is about getting the right product, in the right quantity, at the right quality, in the right place at the right time, for the right customer at the right cost whilst continually focusing on quality and eradicating waste from your processes. It is designed to appeal to those who are looking to re-skill or up-skill within this Sector. The applied nature of this programme is reflected in the combination of procurement and quality which focuses on developing the students knowledge of purchasing strategy, quality management and Lean Six Sigma process. All participants will improve their knowledge, IT skills and commercial awareness.

Objectives

This Certificate in Purchasing Strategy, Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma is designed to provide participants with specific knowledge of procurement and quality across many sectors.

Entry Requirements

Institute of Technology Carlow requirements for level 6 programmes. If a candidate is under the age of 23, they will need a full QQI level 5 award of 5 passes in the Leaving Certificate. Candidates over the age of 23 will be regarded as mature students and may have to attend an interview for a place. Where applicable students may seek to apply through the Institute RPL route for admission.

Long Description

This Certificate in Purchasing Strategy, Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma is designed to provide participants with specific knowledge of procurement and quality across many sectors. It will give participants the tools they need to understand the fundamentals of the purchasing role - it is about getting the right product, in the right quantity, at the right quality, in the right place at the right time, for the right customer at the right cost whilst continually focusing on quality and eradicating waste from your processes. It is designed to appeal to those who are looking to re-skill or up-skill within this Sector. The applied nature of this programme is reflected in the combination of procurement and quality which focuses on developing the student’s knowledge of purchasing strategy, quality management and Lean Six Sigma process. All participants will improve their knowledge, IT skills and commercial awareness.

Career Opportunities

This Certificate in Purchasing Strategy, Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma is designed to provide participants with specific knowledge of procurement and quality across many sectors.

Timetable Info

1 YEAR — PART-TIME
(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.

Application Procedures

Apply online at www.springboardcourses.ie