Specialist Diploma in Global Logistics Management

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Title of Course

Specialist Diploma in Global Logistics Management


The primary objective of the Specialist Diploma in Global Logistics Management is to enable students to have in-depth understanding through theoretical studies of business subjects relevant to the logistics and related industries in a commercial environment.


At the end of the course, students should be able to:

    • Explain Logistics and Supply Chain Management from their theoretical basis, on their definitions, operation pattern, their importance in business development, their business economic value creations, enhance business competitiveness through Supply Chain Management
    • Understand the basic transportation system and its facilitation for business activities.
    • Understand the importance of transportation in production, distribution and consumption of goods as well as the movement of people from place to place for them to engage in various socio-economic activities.
    • Gain a firm grasp of a whole range of warehousing and material handling system in the total logistics and supply chain process.
    • Use analytical tools for inventory management
    • Understand the interrelated behavior and needs of the three key constituencies in any business – clients, employees and investors.
    • Understand and create customer value with service excellence and quality management
    • Able to translate theories learnt into actual working environments.

Course Structure

Course Outline

The programme consists of 7 modules:

  • Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation Management
  • Warehouse Management and Material Handling System
  • Inventory Management
  • Quality Management
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Final Year Project

Module Synopsis/Objectives

  • Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

To understand Logistics and Supply Chain Management from their theoretical basis, their definitions, operation pattern, their importance in business development, their business economic value creations, enhance business competitiveness through Supply Chain Management, the effect on global economic development by the Logistics Management, and the future development trends on Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

  • Transportation Management

As basic component in the economy, the transportation system provides facilities (or infrastructure) and services (or carriers) which make possible the production, distribution and consumption of goods as well as the movement of people from place to place for them to engage in various socio-economic activities.  Transportation management deals with the supervision and control of a given transportation operational activity to ensure that every task and function is performed in accordance with standards to achieve the goals of the activity.

  • Warehouse Management and Material Handling System

The aim of this subject is to provide students a firm grasp of the whole range of warehousing fundamentals – from the role of warehousing in the total logistics and supply chain process, the planning process and considerations to the efficient warehousing operations and management of a warehouse. Students will be taught the various storage and material handling systems, from manual methods to mechanized and computerized systems, used in managing the warehouse.

  • Inventory Management

This subject will introduce to the students, what is inventory, their objective and functions, what are the inventory costs? Analysis and main important tools of inventory control: ABC analysis, EOQ, independent demand ordering system, MRP and JIT and Physical inventory and warehouse management

  • Customer Service Excellence

Growing uncertainty, increasing competition, and rising client demands have intensified pressure on companies around the world to provide exceptional service and create unprecedented customer value. To achieve this type of breakthrough value, businesses must understand the interrelated behaviour and needs of their three key constituencies – clients, employees and investors.

Customer service is increasingly becoming a vital business issues as organizations realize the benefits of an integrated, strategic customer service management system for providing effective customer support.

  • Quality Management

Management is comprised of three components: Quality control, Quality assurance and Quality improvement. Quality Management is focused not only on product quality, but also the means to achieve it. Quality Management uses quality assurance and control of processes as well as products to achieve more consistent quality.

  • Final Year Project

Students will need to complete the Final Year Project as their final module. In this module, each student is assigned to a research project that requires application of logistics management in a global context.

Scope of Study

Principles, theories and case studies related to Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Delivery Mode

The module will consist of lectures, case studies, class exercises, game, tutorials and other appropriate learning methodologies to equip and develop student’s  learning.

Commencement Dates / Intakes

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Course Duration

The course duration is 12 months of Institutional study (Full-time)

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

Class Period

Monday to Friday

3 contact hours per session, 5 sessions per week,

15 contact hours per week (105 contact hours per module)

Course Fees

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  • Class test
  • Presentation
  • Class Room Participation
  • Final Examination

Assessment Methods

No Assessment Type   Mark allocation
1. Class Room Participation : 10%
2. Class Test : 15%
3. Presentation : 15%
4. Class attendance : 10%
5. Final Examination : 50%
Total Marks 100 % Marks

Assessment Grading Criteria

A+      :   80 marks and above

A        :   70 – 79 marks (Passed)

B+     :   65 – 69 marks (Passed)

B       :   60 – 64 marks (Passed)

C+    :   55 – 59 marks (Passed)

C       :   50 – 54 marks (Passed)

D+    :   45 – 49 marks (Passed)

D      :   40 – 45 marks (Passed)

F       :     0 – 39 marks (Failed)

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months from the date of Final examination

Qualification Award

Specialist Diploma in Global Logistics  Management awarded by Coleman College

Graduation Requirements

Pass all required assessments and assignments

Teacher Qualifications

The Council 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 is 1:40

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

Progression Pathway

For study advancement, students may consider progressing to a degree course of relevant discipline offered by other Institutions/Universities subject to their acceptance at point of application.

Note: Graduates progression pathway is subject to the respective Institutions’/Universities’ entry requirements at the point of application

Entry Requirements

Age: At least 16 years old
Academic: At least 3 subjects pass with Grade C6 and above at GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent.
English Proficiency: At least a pass in English with Grade 5 and above at GCE N(A) level and Grade D and above in English at GCE N(T) level or equivalent

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