Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain

Course Synopsis:

The Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain offers a comprehensive blend of traditional logistics principles with modern supply chain technologies. Students will delve into the intricacies of logistics operations, master supply chain optimization techniques, and explore the latest innovations shaping the industry. Through hands-on training, students will learn to effectively manage inventory, streamline distribution processes, and enhance overall supply chain efficiency. Emphasis is placed on harnessing technology for inventory tracking, supply chain visibility, and data analytics to drive informed decision-making. Additionally, students will develop a solid understanding of procurement strategies, transportation management, and warehouse operations. With a focus on e-commerce integration and sustainability practices, graduates of this program will be well-equipped for dynamic careers in logistics and supply chain management. Practical internships provide invaluable real-world experience, ensuring graduates are ready to excel in the rapidly evolving logistics industry

Course Objectives:

On completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Acquire academic writing skills necessary for writing reports, essays, and research papers in the field.
  • Enhance communication skills for effective interaction within the business environment and able to compose professional emails, reports, and presentations tailored to the logistics and supply chain industry.
  • Understand the principles of retail management and their application in the logistics and supply chain context.
  • Explore strategies for managing retail operations within the broader supply chain framework.
  • Gain knowledge of logistics concepts, including transportation, inventory management, and warehousing.
  • Develop skills to optimize logistical processes for efficient product flow and delivery.
  • Learn strategies for streamlining supply chain operations and enhancing overall performance.
  • Understand the principles of warehouse layout, inventory control, and distribution management.
  • Learn best practices for maximizing warehouse efficiency and ensuring timely product distribution.
  • Explore the procurement process, from sourcing suppliers to supplier management.
  • Develop skills in strategic procurement planning and cost-effective purchasing practices.
  • Understand the impact of e-commerce on logistics and supply chain management.
  • Explore e-commerce platforms, digital marketing strategies, and the integration of e-commerce with traditional supply chain operations.
Modules:

1. Academic and Research Skills:

This unit aims to develop learners’ academic research and writing skills. Topics include academic English, primary and secondary research, writing and reading strategies, referencing, and crafting research proposal.

2. Business Communication

This unit introduces various communication options available in business context so that students can make appropriate choices in the workplace. Students will gain confidence in their ability to communicate by practising and receiving feedback on business communication skills. Opportunities for improving academic language proficiency are embedded in this unit.

3. Retail Management

This unit provides learners with a basic understanding of retail operations. It aims to equip learners with the knowledge, skills, and techniques to operate the basic functions in physical and online stores.

4. Logistics Management

This unit introduces learners to the basic principles of logistics. It aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to operate basic logistical functions in purchasing inventory, warehousing, transportation, and packaging.

5. Supply Chain Management

This unit provides learners with a basic understanding of supply chain management (SCM). Learners will learn how to conduct supply chain capacity design and planning, as well as apply lean supply management principles.

6. Warehouse and Distribution Management

This unit provides students with the fundamentals of warehousing management and related distribution issues that are important for pursuing a career in logistics and supply chain management.

7. Purchase and Procurement Management

This unit provides students with the fundamental roles and activities, the systems, procedures, processes and contracts associated with the procurement and supply chain function.

8. E-Commerce and Online Business

This unit provides learners with a basic understanding of electronic commerce and electronic marketing. Learners will acquire knowledge and practical skills in operating popular social media marketing tools such as Facebook, YouTube, twitter and Instagram.

9. Project

Participation in an industrial attachment is mandatory and forms an essential component of the course. In the event that a student is unable to secure a suitable internship due to circumstances beyond the college’s control, the alternative requirement will be the completion of a Project Work (Project in lieu of IA will be of 3 months duration).

Course Structure:
Mode of Delivery:Face to Face Delivery
Teacher to Student Ratio:1:45
Duration:Full Time: 12 months (6-month Institution + 6-month Industrial Attachment)
Class Frequency:5 days per week x 3 hrs per day
Total Contact Hours:288 total contact hours (part-time)
Attendance:75% (Local Students) 90% (Student Pass Holder)
Assessment Method:Students will be assessed by a variety of Assignments and Presentations
Graduation Criteria:Students who have successfully completed the course by passing every module will be awarded the Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain by AceTek College.by ACETEK College.
Entry Requirement
Local International Students
Minimum Age16 years16 years
Academic Qualification3 GCE ‘O’ Level credits (at minimum C6 Grade or equivalent) or equivalent qualifications may be recognized on a case-to-case basis,
Or
Mature candidates aged 30 years old and above with minimum 8 years working experience.
Completed 10 years of formal education
Or
Mature candidates aged 30 years old and above with minimum 8 years working experience
English ProficiencyC6 grade in GCE ‘O’ level English
Or
Pass Acetek English Placement Test
Pass in English language in year 10 or equivalent
Or
Passed AceTek’s English Placement Test

    Working Hours
    • Monday9:30 am - 6.00 pm
    • Tuesday9:30 am - 6.00 pm
    • Wednesday9:30 am - 6.00 pm
    • Thursday9:30 am - 6.00 pm
    • Friday9:30 am - 5.00 pm
    • SaturdayClosed
    • SundayClosed
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