Course Description

Diploma in Supply Chain Management

IBAT College, Dublin

This diploma will be of benefit to you if you wish to further your knowledge in the areas of procurement and supply chain management.

It is designed to provide you with a comprehensive introduction to procurement, supply chain design, and supply chain management. It is intended to equip you with the knowledge necessary to identify, and select, appropriate procurement and supply chain strategies.

You will be introduced the concepts of procurement and supply chain management. The concepts of value chains, value chain analysis and supply chain optimisation will be examined. During the programme you will be introduced to the importance of aligning procurement strategy with the business strategy within an organisation.

You will also obtain knowledge of how the SCM concept has profoundly influenced traditional purchasing management approaches and philosophies.


  • The nature and scope of procurement and supply chain management
  • Defining the concept of purchasing
  • The concept of logistics, reverse logistics, supply chains and supply chain vulnerability
  • The value chain and its role in formulating business strategy
  • The impact that SCM has had on traditional purchasing management approaches and philosophies
  • Decision-making models
  • Global trade and supply chain management
  • The importance of global infrastructure to optimal SCM

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Course Code CIBDSCM1P
College Name IBAT College, Dublin
Course Category Business, Supply Chain
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Diploma
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Course Start Date 17th February 2021
Course End Date 5th May 2021
Course Fee 1,395
Course Duration 11 Weeks
Course Times Wednesday Evenings, 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Title of Awarding Diploma in Supply Chain Management
Entry Requirements You should have an interest in broadening your knowledge in supply chain management if you wish to apply. No prior academic qualification or professional experience in supply chain management is required.
Career Path The course has been designed to be of interest to you if you are looking for knowledge of the broad areas of supply chain management. It is also suitable if you wish to further develop your knowledge around the strategic management function and, in particular, how your organisation can use the SCM (supply chain management) concept to create and/or retain a competitive advantage. Potential opportunities if you successfully complete the programme may include: Buyer/Planner Logistics Specialist Manager Inventory/Purchasing Purchasing & Planning Manager Reorder Planner Store Demand Analyst Supply Chain Analyst/Specialist/Associate Manager
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IBAT College, Dublin

16-19 Wellington Quay, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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