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Short Learning Programme

Fundamental Logistics Management

NQF Level: 5

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 SLP is designed for individuals who want to develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in order to make decisions necessary in planning and implementing logistic solutions. This programme will also benefit the individual who requires knowledge of the logistics discipline and its interrelationships with other business functions within and across an organisation.

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

  • Understand the role of logistics in the economy and organisation
  • Grasp the importance of logistics as a source of competitive advantage
  • Understand a product life cycle in an organisation
  • Understand the importance and path of a customer order
  • Identify the components of a demand forecast
  • Design, select and manage a distribution channel
  • Apply the principles of logistics management
  • Understand what role transportation plays in a supply chain
  • Grasp global logisticsUnderstand how logistics costs affect customer and product profitability
  • Understand the importance of planning for logistic managers
  • Implement an evaluation of the logistics performance of an organisation and recommend improvements
Admission Requirements
You must be able to communicate effectively using English in written and/or oral form. There are no further admission requirements for self-enrichment programmes

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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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