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Certificate in Supply Chain Management

Understand the principles and concepts of supply chain management in building competitive edge

Starts 26 June 2019

Certificate in Supply Chain Management

Course overview

Starting with the basic building blocks of a global supply chain, the syllabus progresses through the key themes in supply chain management.Major supply chain issues are explored, such as risk management, collaboration, global sourcing, outsourcing, sustainability and performance management.This distance education programme delivers the tools you need to improve efficiency throughout your supply chain, showing you how best to manage the materials, information and finances flowing through it.

When: 26th June 2019
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 16 weeks
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate


Course Content | Courses Fees | About Online Learning


  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Global Supply Chains
  • Supply Chain Execution
  • Cultural Issues and Collaboration in the Supply Chain
  • Omnichannel/multichannel and e-Commerce Challenges in the Supply Chain
  • Risk Management in Supply Chains
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Performance Improvement in Supply Chains

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

"Gives you the tools to build a resilient and responsive international supply chain."

Student, 2012

Course Director

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David Cairns FCILT

David Cairns has over thirty years’ experience in the supply chain sector. In 2005, David established a logistics consultancy which provides logistics and supply chain services to a variety of companies worldwide.David has contributed sections to books on warehouse design and management, and has designed and run internal company training. David is a Regional Chairman in the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK).

Find out more about David here.

"I enjoyed the course. The materials were good and I will recommend it to my friends"

Philip Matthee, KENFREIGHT