Supply Chain Management

University College Cork


Course Name Supply Chain Management
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code DSCM
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE September 2021
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 27th August 2021

During your online application you will be required to upload the following documents:

Birth Cert or Passport
Passport Photograph
English Language Test Report [if applicable]
Supplementary Questions

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Duration 2 years part-time.

This course takes place as follows:
Combination of Wednesday & Thursday (9.00am - 5.00pm) & Saturday morning (9.00am - 1pm) - Once per month ( Sep, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, Mar)
Course Fee €3,500 per academic year
Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates wishing to be considered for entry to this programme:

Will be at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application

A minimum of three years industry experience (as deemed appropriate by the Academic Programme Director)


Course Content

Expand+Supply Chain Management encompasses all the activities associated with a given product, from the raw materials stage to the final consumer. Effective SCM requires a detailed understanding of processing issues, and also of supply chain structures, sup...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
FE1803: Purchasing, Negotiation and Relationship Building (5 credits)
Sourcing and strategic purchasing, buyer behaviour and relationship building. The principles of postponement and speculation, physically efficient and market resp...

Assessment Method This course is assessed as follows:

Year 1:Examination is by continuous assessment (60%) and written examinations (40%).Assignments are based on current/previous practical experiences.The Lean SCM Green Belt Project encourages applied learning.

Year 2:Examination is by continuous assessment (75%) and written examinations (25%).Assignments are based on current/previous practical experiences.The SCM Research Project encourages applied learning.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+The Lean SCM Green Belt modules in Year 1 embrace the philosophy of continuous improvement and will equip you with the leadership/analytical skills necessary to drive organisational change. The practical SCM Research Project in Year 2 further develop...

Further Enquiries Programme/Course Administrator Aoife Sammon
+ 353 21 490 1833
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