Supply Chain Management and Logistics Program
A 54-week Supply Chain Management & Logistics Program at New West College is designed to equip students with the knowledge and practical skills needed to excel in the dynamic field of supply chain management and logistics. This professionally prepared online program will ensure that graduates are well-prepared for entry-level positions in this industry.
Duration: 54 weeks
The program curriculum is comprehensive and covers a wide range of topics related to supply chain management and logistics. Students can expect to study the following subjects:-
Introduction to Supply Chain Management: An overview of the supply chain, its components, and its role in modern business operations.
Procurement and Purchasing: The principles of sourcing, procurement, vendor selection, and negotiation.
Inventory Management: Techniques for managing and optimizing inventory levels to minimize costs and meet customer demand.
Transportation Management: Strategies for efficient transportation planning, routing, and cost control.
Warehouse Management: An exploration of warehouse operations, layout design, and inventory handling.
Global Supply Chain: An examination of international logistics, including import/export procedures, customs regulations, and global trade compliance.
Quality Control and Assurance: Ensuring product quality and adherence to industry standards.
Sustainability and Ethical Practices: Understanding the importance of sustainable supply chain practices and ethical considerations in logistics.
Professional Development: Career preparation, resume building, interview skills, and job search strategies.
Simulation Exercises: Engaging in logistics and supply chain simulations to apply theoretical knowledge in practical scenarios.
Upon completion of the 54-week program, students should achieve several learning outcomes, including:
Comprehensive Knowledge: A strong understanding of supply chain and logistics principles, terminology, and best practices.
Problem-Solving Skills: The ability to analyze and address supply chain challenges and make informed decisions.
Communication Skills: Effective communication and interpersonal skills for collaborating with colleagues, vendors, and clients.
Critical Thinking: Developing critical thinking skills to optimize supply chain processes.
Sustainability Awareness: An understanding of sustainable and ethical practices in supply chain management.
Graduates of the program can pursue entry-level positions in a variety of industries and roles, including but not limited to: