Supply Chain Management & Purchasing

Process Management for Business Operations

Businesses experience constant pressure from competitors that forces them to continuously evolve, redesign, implement and manage innovative business processes. The Process Management for Business Operations short course will provide you with an essential overview of the art and science of managing a business by exposing you to the basic concepts, tools and skills required (as well as the difficulties experienced) when introducing BPM into an organisation.

Hands-on Supply Chain Management

The Hands-on Supply Chain Management short course will provide you with an understanding of how a truly integrated supply chain creates value – for your organisation, its supply chain partners and shareholders. Tap into a realistic business environment using sophisticated computerised simulation where teams are challenged to run their own businesses and achieve determined business objectives. Learn how to align supply, production, distribution and demand – and then how to run the supply chain process successfully.

Demand Management in the Public Sector

Demand Management is the initial phase of Public Sector Supply Chain Management (SCM) and sets the trend for all subsequent actions that are associated with SCM. Through this Demand Management in the Public Sector short course, you will understand the role and importance of demand management within the SCM system and perform a variety of activities to ensure that organisational needs are correctly identified and that procurement takes place according to a structured procurement plan.

Online course in Supply Chain Service Level Agreements: Creating a comprehensive SLA

A service level agreement (or SLA) is a useful tool to manage the relationship between a service provider and their client. There is quite a bit of confusion in South Africa about service level agreements. Different people seem to have different understandings of what they are and why they should exist. There are many kinds of service level agreements, which confuses the issue.

Online course in Supply Chain Risk Management: Identify, analyse, respond and manage risks

There is constant pressure on managers to improve the efficiency of their supply chains, allowing materials to move quickly and at low cost. This pressure has encouraged a stream of new initiatives and methods. But there is a growing realization that these new methods also bring unforeseen problems. 

Online course in Supply Chain Public Procurement: Creating a competitive proposal for public sector bids

Government is intent on modernising the management of the public sector, to allow for competitive bidding of tenders in South Africa. Competitive bidding is a process of issuing a public bid with the intent that companies will put together their best proposal and compete for a specific project. By law, this process is required for every government agency that issues a bid.

Online course in Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management: Concepts, principles and terminology

In today’s competitive marketplace, organisations are under constant pressure to perform in a business environment of reduced capital, slowing growth rates, and increased shareholder demands. More than ever before, it’s important that you need to learn the fundamentals of supply chain management to maximise the power of your organisation’s working capital by cutting costs and reducing the expenses.

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Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management for Senior Practitioners

Gain practical know-how of the process, elements and the advanced principles of Supply Chain Management (SCM) with the Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management for Senior Practitioners. The programme will not only enable you to ultimately participate within an integrated SCM environment, but you will be equipped to effectively deal with the practical execution of logistics information systems, enterprise resource planning, procurement, human resource, transport and warehousing management, and manufacturing logistics within SCM.

Hands-on Supply Chain Management

The Hands-on Supply Chain Management short course will provide you with an understanding of how a truly integrated supply chain creates value – for your organisation, its supply chain partners and shareholders. Tap into a realistic business environment using sophisticated computerised simulation where teams are challenged to run their own businesses and achieve determined business objectives. Learn how to align supply, production, distribution and demand – and then how to run the supply chain process successfully.

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