Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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Title of Course

Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Overview

In this course, students will explore the elements of integrated business logistics and the role and application of logistics principles to supply/demand/value chain management. Logistics and the closely related concept of supply chain management (SCM) underpin business or corporate strategy because they inform company objectives in sales, market share, share price, returns on shareholder funds, investment, and assets.

The course also covers key activities related to logistics and supply chain management, including transportation, warehousing, inventory management, customer service, and purchasing.

Furthermore, students would be able to put their theoretical knowledge into practice through a 6 months Industrial Attachment.

Upon successful completion, students will be awarded the Diploma in Logistics and Supply chain Management by Coleman College. This qualification widens the job opportunities in careers ranging from retail manager, store manager, sales and merchandiser, department manager and more.

Objective

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Provide a comprehensive understanding of the key functions of management needed in logistics and supply chain management and operation.
  • Give an overview of logistics, purchasing, warehouse, supply chain management and transportation.
  • Provide an analytical concept of managing the transportation, inventory as well as flows of goods and resources in a global marketplace.
  • Adapt to problem solving and be effective learners in the ever-evolving arena of the logistics and supply chain management industries.
  • Equip with a thorough understanding of the types of business organizations and issues of employment and the legal aspects needed for logistics and supply chain management industries.
  • Address Logistics and Supply Chain Management problems in a holistic approach by considering general management concepts, human resources, environmental concerns, and quality, technological and economic aspects.
  • Analyse, structure and discuss situations to identify problems in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and evaluate their complexity
  • Select and apply suitable methodologies and strategies to design a solution for a Logistics and Supply Chain Management problem.
  • Evaluate different alternatives and select the best solution to be implemented
  • Elaborate on solid arguments to convince and motivate decision makers, select the proper Logistics and Supply Chain Management partners and then plan and coordinate the project to implement the solution.

Course Structure

Course Outline

The programme consists of 9 modules:

  1. Business Communication
  2. Basics of Statistics
  3. Critical Thinking Skills
  4. Academic Writing
  5. Logistics Supply Chain and Warehouse Management
  6. Transportation and Distribution Management
  7. Inventory and Cost Issues in Supply Chain
  8. Workplace Safety and Health Practice
  9. Industrial Attachment/Project

Module Synopsis

1. Business Communication

This module is designed for students to learn an effective business communication which is necessary to direct the day to day activities of the organization. It makes it possible to get immediate feedback and to avoid any misunderstandings that may arise.

2. Basics of Statistics

This module is designed for students to learn various statistical techniques and their applications that will assist them in making simple business decisions.

3. Critical Thinking Skills

This module is designed for students to learn how to apply the critical thinking process to problem-solving and decision making and enhance their personal effectiveness and work performance.

4. Academic Writing

This module is designed for students to build their proficiency and confidence as a writer of English, reading, critical reasoning, and research skills.

5. Logistics Supply Chain and Warehouse Management

This module is designed for students to provide a unique enriching experiential learning opportunity to gain a broader understanding and insight into logistics supply chain and warehouse management.

6. Transportation & Distribution Management

This module is designed for students to be trained in an interrelation between transportation and distribution management and on the concept of a sustainable transportation system and distribution strategies.

7. Inventory and Cost Issues in Supply Chain

This module is designed for students to  understand an inventory management that is concerned with minimizing the total cost of inventory, while maximizing the ability to provide customers with products in a timely manner.

8. Workplace Safety and Health Practice

This module is designed for students to appreciate health, safety and welfare legislation and policies are put into practice and monitor the effectiveness on health and safety in the built environment. Students will draft risk assessments to counter health and safety issues in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

9. Industrial Attachment/Project

Industrial attachment is part of the curriculum and it is seen as an integral part, where the students need to use their initiative to translate theories learnt in classrooms and perform assignments in an actual working environment. It instills in the students the right kind of work attitudes and professionalism through interaction with people in the organizations, and observation of their future roles in industry and reduce the on-the-job training requirements so that they can become effective and productive to their respective organizations much sooner than is usual for fresh graduates.

Students are expected to have successfully completed all modules (institutional) before they proceed to the 6-month Industrial Attachment. For this course, the industrial attachment is compulsory and has to be completed successfully before they are awarded the Diploma. In cases where the students are unable to obtain the Training Work Pass from the Ministry of Manpower for the Industrial Attachment, they are required to complete a project work (project paper) to be awarded the Diploma

Scope of Study

Logistics and Supply Chain Management  has become one of the fastest growing careers in the industry with the tremendous growth in the economy. This is the most attractive and emerging market in the world and has demanded a greater number of trained professionals in this field. Coleman college strives to create a new generation of smart professional of international calibre and aims to equip our students with the best practices being followed across the globe.

Delivery Mode

The modules consist of lectures, case studies, project assignments, class exercises, tutorials, examination and other appropriate learning methodologies to equip and develop student’s learning.

Commencement Dates / Intakes

This course is not opening for applications at the moment.
Please contact us for more information at +65 6336 0929, or send an e-mail to us at info@colemancollege.edu.sg.  

Course Duration

Full-time 6 Months (Institutional Studies) + 6 months (Industrial Attachment)

Maximum allowed period for the student to complete the course is 24 months.

Class Duration

Full-Time

Mondays to Fridays (9am to 12pm or 2pm to 5pm)

Course Fees

This course is not opening for applications at the moment.
Please contact us for more information at +65 6336 0929, or send an e-mail to us at info@colemancollege.edu.sg.

Assessments

Coursework, Presentation & Examination

Assessment Mode

  Modules Core/Specialisation/Elective Module Components
 

Business Communication

 

 

Core Module

Coursework Examination Class Participation
90% NA 10%
The Basics of Statistics 90% NA 10%
Critical Thinking Skills 90% NA 10%
Academic Writing 90% NA 10%
Logistics Supply Chain and Warehouse Management  

Specialised Modules

30% 60% 10%
Transportation & Distribution Management 30% 60% 10%
Inventory and Cost Issues in Supply Chain 30% 60% 10%
Workplace Safety and Health Elective Module 90% NA 10%
Industrial Attachment /Project 100%

Assessment Grading Criteria

A : > 80%

B : > 70% – 79%

C : > 60% – 69%

D : > 50% – 59%

F : > 49% – 0%

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months from the date of Final examination

Qualification Award

Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management awarded by Coleman College

Graduation Requirements

Pass all required assessments

Teacher Qualifications

The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified of all the teachers in Coleman College. All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to Our Teachers list in the website for more details.

Average Teacher-Student Ratio:

For lecturing 1:64

For tutorials 1:40

Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subject to the maximum allowable seating capacity

Progression Pathway

Graduates who wish to further their studies in this field may apply for a relevant programme/course offered by other institutions or universities. Admission is subjected to institutions or universities entry requirement at the point of application.

Entry Requirements

Age: At least 17 years and above
Academic:

OR

GCE ‘O’ level with 3 subjects passes. English plus any other 2 subjects or; Higher NITEC or equivalent foreign qualification.

 

Matured Students At least 30 years old with at least 8 years of working experience will be considered on an individual basis.
English Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

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