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National Certificate – Supply Chain Management – Level 5 – 74149

Course Overview

Successful students will gain the knowledge and skills that they require to manage supply chain processes and inter-relationships across the supply chain.

Target Audience

This qualification provides you with the appropriate knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in the field of Supply Chain Management effectively.


  • Communication at NQF Level 4
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4
  • Computer Literacy and the ability to use databases and spreadsheets at NQF Level 3

Course Outline

Module 1: The Basics of Supply Chain Management

  • Apply professional values and ethics in the operational environment
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the supply chain environment
  • Evaluate the influences of key components in a supply chain
  • Negotiate with suppliers

Module 2: Planning of Supply Chain Management

  • Analyse and apply management practices within the supply chain
  • Manage relationships between supply chain partners
  • Monitor, assess and manage risk
  • Analyse logistic systems and implement appropriate strategic plans

Module 3: Enactment of Supply Chain Management

  • Outline the philosophy of supply chain management
  • Establish a competitive supply chain infrastructure
  • Develop and implement supply chain performance management systems
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the key elements in developing strategies to optimise operational supply

Module 4: Operational Supply Chain Management

  • Manage logistic operations
  • Prepare products for transportation; manage the return of goods and warehousing
  • Design a distribution network
  • Conduct demand forecasting and develop supply and capacity plans to meet demand
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of international trade and execute international purchases

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