Logistics Management

Online Short Course

R17,584.00

Course Fees
12
Modules
12 weeks
Duration
Registration

WHY A LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT COURSE?


Business logistics and the management of the logistics management function area is a critical skill that is needed by all organisations, whether they be in the manufacturing or services sectors. An organisation can have the best products or services in the world but without getting them to customers when and where they are needed, the organisation will not be able to survive. As there is a world-wide shortage of effective and efficient logistics experts, by participating in this course, you should be able to increase your existing knowledge on the various subjects pertaining to business logistics, or, if you are a novice, develop a base on which to build skills.

Summary

Business logistics consists of 13 activities, all of which provide value to customers as well as the organisation that is facilitating such services. This course in logistics management introduces students to the complex and exciting world of business logistics and how it can be used to provide an organisation with a competitive advantage in the marketplace. You will also gain insight into the broader field of logistics, looking at aspects such as waste management, reverse logistics and investment recovery.

Subject Expert

Dr Myles Wakeham is an academic and businessman with many years of industry experience. He holds an MBA and PhD, and has taught extensively in the fields of supply chain management, operations, marketing and business.

Dr Wakeham was instrumental in introducing and adopting the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply at CPUT as a series of qualifications.

He has consulted to a variety of institutions and organisations, particularly the South African National Treasury, as well as National, Provincial and Local Government. He is also involved in international research, and with an academic consortium has researched the impact of IT on university education.

Tutor Support

Each course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience.

The Online Academic Tutor who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offering advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects.

Course and Technical Requirements

BASIC REQUIREMENTS
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software applications requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes.

Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficult in accessing our course content.

How You Will Learn

Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules, designed to assist you throughout your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Learn through all your interactive course notes
  • Review case studies and supplementary resources
  • Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions.
  • View a range of course video lectures presented our Subject Matter Experts
  • Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Course Facilitator via the discussion forum and Zoom webinars. 

Certification

Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will receive the recognition of your knowledge and skills with a Damelin Certificate of Competence. Your certificate of competence will be issued in your registered name and will be couriered at no additional cost.

You will be required to complete a series of assessments that will be facilitated through our virtual learning environment. Your course handbook will be made available to you once you have commenced with your short learning programme.

MODULE OUTLINE

  • MODULE 0
    Orientation Module
  • MODULE 1
    Introduction to Business Logistics
  • MODULE 2
    Demand Forecasting
  • MODULE 3
    Procurement Management and Order Processing
  • MODULE 4
    Warehousing and Inventory Management
  • MODULE 5
    Packaging and Materials Handling Equipment
  • MODULE 6
    Transport Management
  • MODULE 7
    Customer Service
  • MODULE 8
    Management of Quality and Sustainable (Green) Logistics
  • MODULE 9
    Reverse Logistics and Investment Recovery
  • MODULE 10
    How to Create a Competitive Advantage Through Effective and Efficient Logistics
  • MODULE 11
    Wrap Up

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