Diploma Program



De La Salle College of St. Benilde
School of Professional & Continuing Education
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma Program in Supply Chain Management
Major in Purchasing / Logistics Operations

 

Module 1: Supply Chain Management and Purchasing

This module provides the participants with an overview and basic understanding of the supply chain and introduces the four pillars of supply management. It will also discuss fundamental concepts of Purchasing Management.

Course Content

• Introduction to Supply Chain Management
• Four Pillars of Supply Management
• Total Supply Chain Processes
• Components of Supply Chain Cost
• Supply Chain Optimization and Measurement
• The Purchasing Organization, Objectives & Functions
• The Purchasing Processes
• The Purchasing Performance Measurement

Module 2: Demand Forecasting, Inventory Management and Production

This module teaches the participants the various techniques of forecasting. It also discusses management of inventories as well as stock replenishment in the supply chain. It also provides the participants with an understanding of production planning and master scheduling, capacity planning and production management.

Course Content:

• The Corporate Environment and the Supply Markets
• Types and Techniques of Forecasting
• Supply Management Strategic Planning
• The concept of inventory management and its implication
• Inventory Management Plans and Service Level Policies
• Inventory Categorization Techniques
• Inventory Replenishment Systems
• Master Schedule
• Capacity Requirements Planning (CRP)
• Materials Requirements Planning (MRP)
• Operations/Production Planning
• Production Schedule
• Resource Requirements Planning (RRP)
• Production Management

Module 3: Customer Service and Logistics Operations

This module will allow the participants to understand the new role of customer service in supply management. It also shows how customer service can contribute to the overall business as well as understand how to establish customer service strategic in logistics operations. It also includes discussion on the warehousing functions as well as operating procedures and practices in the warehouse.

Course Content:

• Role of Customer Service in Supply Management
• Order to Cash Process
• Customer Relationship Management
• Efficient Consumer Response
• Logistics and transportation operations
• Strategies in Logistics Operations
• The Warehousing Function
• Warehouse Design and Layout, Location and Acquisition Options
• Materials Handling and Storage Systems
• Warehouse Operating Procedures and Practices
• Materials Preservation and Protection
• Disposal of Scrap and Surplus
• Warehouse Performance Measurement and reports

Module 4: Management Skills

This module will provide the participants with basic management skills. It will allow the participants to understand financial matrics and its importance to the organization as well as teach them to manage projects to ensure timely implementation of programs and to manage risks in the supply chain.

Course Content:

• Managing People in a supply chain environment
• Risk Management in supply chain
• Financial Management
• Project Management

MAJOR IN PURCHASING

Module 5: Purchasing Processes & Contract Management

This module covers the entire purchasing functions and processes, organization and policy formulation, and provides working knowledge and competency in purchasing. It covers procurement law and contract management and prepares the participants to contract formation and contract performance monitoring. This module lets participants discover how a contract fits into the purchasing and supply process. It also outlines buyers’ and suppliers’ obligations, and describeas the over-all context under which a contract is prepared and managed.

Course Content:

• Developing and Identifying Sources of Supply
• System of Accreditation of Suppliers & Performance Evaluation
• Methods of Procurement
• Formulation and Implementing Purchasing Policies and Procedures
• Purchasing Ethics
• International Purchasing and Global Sourcing
• e-Procurement and Outsourcing
• Applicable Laws and Common Laws
• Contract Administrations
• Buyers’ and Suppliers’ Obligations in a Contract
• Types of Contracts and Applicable Clauses
• Applicable Laws and Common Laws Background
• Contract Preparation
• Types of Risks and Applicable Incoterms
• Contract Default and how to avoid it
• Settling Disputes and Termination of Contracts
• Contract Administration and Review
• Measuring and Controlling Performance

Module 6: Negotiation

This module makes participants prepared to conduct a negotiation in a professional way, substantially increasing the chances of success. Through this module, participants will be shown how to set realistic and achievable negotiation objectives and strategies. The art of questioning, active listening, and the use of tactics and different persuasion techniques are also discussed and presented.

Course Content:

• What is negotiation and why is it important?
• Need for logistics support infrastructures
• What is negotiation and why is it important?
• Need for logistics support infrastructures
• What is negotiation and why is it important?
• Need for logistics support infrastructures
• Inbound and outbound transportation operations
• Various modes of transportation and applicable Incoterms
• Distribution systems and operations
• Logistics equipment and packaging
• Evaluating the performance of supply logistics systems
• Supply chain alliances

MAJOR IN LOGISTICS OPERATIONS
Module 5: Transportation and Distribution Management

This module is designed to teach participants how to achieve international standards of logistics management in supply chains. It teaches how to optimize logistics performance levels and evaluate opportunities to reduce costs.

Course Content:

• Overview of Logistics and the Supply Chain
• Need for Logistics Support Infrastructure
• Inbound and Outbound Transportation Operations
• Various modes of transportation and applicable Incoterms
• Distribution Systems and Operations
• Logistics Equipment and Packaging
• Evaluating the Performance of Supply Logistics Systems
• Supply Chain Alliances

Module 6: Logistics Operations Strategies

This module will help the participants to understand and apply strategies in logistics operations to enhance the competitiveness of an organization and improve customer service level.

Course Content:

• Logistics operations objectives
• Logistics operations as a competitiveness advantage
• Route to market model
• Customizing your logistics network
• Key components of logistics cost
• Logistics operations strategies
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Technological Institute of the Philippines
Diploma in Supply Chain Management
Angeles University Foundation
Diploma Program in Supply Chain Management

University of San Jose – Recoletos (Cebu)
Diploma Program in Supply Chain Management

Course Description:

Supply Chain Management is critical to the success of the modern organization. It is now recognized as an important strategy to operational efficiency and creating cus-tomer value and loyalty.

This program is a portfolio of six modules covering the four pillars of supply chain management and key business management subjects essential to the development of supply chain management professionals.
These modules can be taken individually and in any sequence. Certificates are issued at the end of each module. Participants will also be entitled to a Certificate in Logistics Management upon completion of the required modules and satisfactorily meeting the certification requirements.

Program Objectives:

Participants will understand the concepts and best practices in supply chain & its strategic value to an organization, learn the impact of procurement on profitability, know the importance of customer relations, logistics operations, product supply and distribution, and learn important business management skills.

Module 1: Supply Chain Management

This module provides the participants with an overview and basic understanding of the supply chain and introduces the four pillars of supply management.

• Introduction to Supply Chain Management
• Objectives of Supply Chain Management0
• Four Pillars of Supply Chain Management
• Supply Chain Strategies
• Elements of Supply Chain Cost
• Supply Chain of Optimization, Cost, Value, and
• Measurement

Module 2: Product Supply

This module covers all elements that are involved in the planning and replenishment processes to ensure that demand is satisfied in the most cost efficient manner. The discussions will include forecasting, inventory management, production planning and master scheduling and production management.

• Understanding the Supply Market
• Demand Forecasting and Demand Management
• ABC Classification
• Inventory Management in the Supply Chain
• Inventory Replenishment Systems
• Production Planning and Master Scheduling
• MRP II Framework
• Work Centers, Routing and Shop Floor Management
• Production Management

Module 3: Managing the Procurement Function

This module covers the procurement functions and processes. It will allow the participant to understand the basic competencies necessary to select and develop suppliers, negotiate effectively and source products in the most cost efficient manner. It also covers procurement law and contract management as well as defining buyers’ and suppliers’ obligations.

• The Procurement Function
• The Procurement Process
• Methods of Procurement
• Developing and Identifying Sources of Supply
• Supplier Selection, Accreditation and Measurement
• Procurement Policies and Ethics in Procurement
• Contract Administration and Management
• e-Procurement and Outsourcing
• Applicable Laws and Common Laws
• Types of Contracts and Contract Management

Module 4: Logistics and Customer Service

This module will allow the participants to understand the role of logistics in making the products available to satisfy demand as well as the new role of customer service in supply management. It also allows the participant to understand and apply strategies in logistics operations to enhance the competitiveness of an organization and improve customer service level.

• Basic Concepts of Logistics Operations and its Importance
in the Organization
• Role of Logistics in the Supply Chain
• Logistics Functions and Objectives
• The Logistic Network
• Strategies in Logistic Operations
• Customer Service in Supply Management
• Establishing a Customer Service Strategy
• Service Gaps
• Components of Customer Service
• Order to Cash Process
• Customer Relationship Management
• Efficient Customer Response
• The Warehousing Function
• Warehouse Design and Layout, Location and Acquisition Options
• Materials Handling and Storage Systems
• Warehouse Operating Procedures and Practices
• Materials Preservation and Protection
• Disposal of Scrap and Surplus
• Logistics and Environment
• Logistics Outsourcing
• Performance Measurement

Module 5: Distribution Management

The objective of this module is to provide understanding of the scope and importance of distribution covering overall concepts as well as individual sub-systems. It allows the participants to better appreciate the need to effectively reach the market place and apply strategies to improve performance and reduce cost.

• Role of Distribution in the Business
• Enterprise Route-to-market
• Channels of Distribution
• Channel Types and Structure
• Key Drivers for Third Party Distribution
• Customer Segmentation
• Transportation Management
• Inbound and Outbound Transportation Operations
• Distribution Systems and Operations
• Performance Evaluation

Module 6: SCM Linkage to Operations and Project Management

This module will help develop the participant to better manage the supply chain functions using basic management skills. It will also enable the participant to analyze simple financial statement and use of relevant financial ratios in making decisions.

• Understanding and Analyzing Financial Statement
• Managing Human Resources in Supply Management
• Project Management

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