Professional Procurement and Supply Chain
Available Study Time
9-12 months per level
Diploma Levels Available
More about the qualification
Gain an understanding of the concept of, and the various stages involved in, procurement and the supply chain.
Procurement and supply chain is at the heart of businesses and as such, is a vital element that requires skilled and knowledgeable staff. This qualification introduces you to the concept of procurement and the various stages involved in procurement and the supply chain.
You are taught how purchasing fits within the procurement process and understand the supply chain process as well as the challenges which supply chains can face. You will gain an insight into inventory and stock control methods, before advancing onto logistics and logistical considerations which must be taken into account.
Finally, you will acquire an understanding of the business environment, showing how procurement and supply chains fit within a business and addressing the various forces that can influence the supply chain.
Qualification Levels and Unit Titles
Level 4 Diploma
Introduction to Procurement and Purchasing
Supply Chain Processes
Inventory and Stock Control
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