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 PDSCM
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip/MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
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Expand+18 months Part-time for PG Dip; Add on for MSc 6 months Part-time subject to meeting entry requirements.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
Postgraduate Diploma: 18 months Part-time. Students attend 3 full-day module workshops every two months....

Course Fee

Expand+Fees and Costs
The EU fee for this course is €7,130 (Year 1); €3,630 (Year 2); €3,630 (MSc Year 1 - 6 months).

If your course required a deposit, that figure will be deducted from your second semester fee payment in January.


Entry Requirements

You should have:
Minimum: Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in a relevant area and at least 4 years relevant industrial experience (including cross-functional team lead and Lean experience)



Expand+Course Practicalities
Adopting a Blended Learning Approach, on-line resources will be provided prior to workshops, with further on-line resources provided after workshops. Each module will be supported by a 3-day workshop.

Who teaches this course...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
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+Year 1 (Semester 1):
Strategic planning and implementation in supply chains (10 credits; 3 classroom days)

Advanced Lean Tools and practices in supply chain management (10 credits; 3 classroom days)

Year 1 (Semester 2):
Leadership, change and...

Assessment Method

Expand+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 words.


Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
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 r...

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