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Short Learning Programme

Advanced Logistics Management

NQF Level: 7

Duration: 3 days or 6 months
Successful logistics and supply chain management is based on sound development, evaluation and implementation of logistic and supply chain principles.
This short learning programme will suit individuals who want to develop competencies to understand logistics concepts as well as the management of logistics operations within an organisation. Individuals who: want to upskill themselves in a specific area in the logistics and supply chain industry want to study but have time constraints need to sharpen their workplace skills in a specific area.
Course Outcomes

After successful completion of this short learning programme, you will be able to:

  • Explain how to develop a logistics and supply chain strategy
  • Describe the importance of forecasting in logistics
  • Explain the forecasting process and define the various forecasting techniques and when to apply these techniques
  • Explain how network integration impacts on supply chain design
  • List the stages of supply chain design and implementation
  • Explain the various aspects to consider when designing a storage and handling facility
  • Define and explain the various cost structures for the different modes of transport
  • Distinguish between the different tariff-quoting techniques available in transport costing
  • Explain how to manage the transport function at a strategic, tactical and operational level
  • Describe the importance of planning and control in a logistics environment
  • Differentiate between the different types of performance measures
  • Identify the processes involved in the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model
  • Discuss the aspects that affect financial decision making
  • Calculate various important financial ratios in a logistics environment
  • Discuss and distinguish between international logistics and domestic logistics activities
Admission Requirements
Fundamental knowledge and/or experience is a prerequisite for this intermediate programme.

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Please note: Prospective students over 23 years of age who do not meet the minimum requirements could apply to the Registrar for possible admission through Recognition of Prior Learning or gain approval to complete the OLG Higher Education Access Modules

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