Supply Chain Management - Lean SCM Black Belt

University College Cork


Course Name Supply Chain Management - Lean SCM Black Belt
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKJ03
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip/MSc
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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Duration Postgraduate Diploma: 18 months Part-time. Students attend 3 full-day module workshops every two months.

MSc: 2 years Part-time. Students also attend workshops over the 2 years.
Entry Requirements


You should have:

1. A minimum 2H honours primary degree in a relevant area and at least four years relevant industrial experience (including cross-functional team lead experience),
A portfolio of evidence containing the follo...

Course Content

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The Postgraduate Diploma/Master of Supply Chain Management (Lean SCM Black Belt) is a part-time course. It is designed to teach you how to improve supply chain processes, while also providing cost reductions and added value for you an...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The course is delivered over two stages:

Part 1:
The duration of Part 1 is 18 months and it leads to a postgraduate diploma qualification.

Part 2:
Part 2 is for a further period of six months. If you achieve a 2.1 grade in Part 1, you may pro...

Assessment Method


You will be examined wholly by continuous assessment on this course. There are no written examinations.

In each module you will have to complete an applied written project.

For a 10 credit module, this will consist of approx 4,500...

Careers or Further Progression

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Leadership and analytical skills to drive organisational change. Focuses on hard/technical skills associated with Lean implementation. Develops soft skills to support and use organisational systems/processes across a...

Further Enquiries Dr Seamus O’Reilly
+ 353 21 490 2763

Aoife Sammon, Programme Administrator
+353 21 490 1833
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