Africa Institute for Project Management Studies ([http://www.africadevelopmentresources.org2) is an organization that was founded in 1999 as a capacity building expert and a development think tank that proposes solutions for development problems facing third world countries We have a big training and project portfolio in Africa. We have delivered timely and professional capacity building services to a wide variety of organizations in the development sector. These include donor organizations, Government agencies, co-funding agencies, International and local NGOs, Government agencies and private sector firms. We have conducted successful consultancies for many organizations.
While many careers in the sector have existed for decades or more, the term ‘supply chain management’ is relatively new. Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) defines supply chain management as: Strategic management of the flow of goods, services, finance and information, along with relationships within and among organizations, to support and achieve an organization’s objectives. Strategic collaboration within and among organizations in a supply chain helps reduce costs, minimize inventory, enhance flexibility and improve a product’s time to market.
The programme is aimed at equipping first-line managers with the knowledge and skills required to fulfill their management role within the supply chain by solving well-defined problems.
a) Introduction to Purchasing
b) Purchasing and Procurement
c) Buyer /Seller Relationship
d) Managing suppliers
e) Storage and Warehouse Management
f) Inventory Management
g) International Procurement
h) Public/Government Procurement
i) Ethics and professionalism in Supply Chain Management
a) Role of Purchasing in an Organization
b) Inventory Management
c) Strategic role in Supply Material management
d) Product Management
a) Logistics and Supply Chain Management
b) Logistics and Distribution Management
c) Integrated Logistics and Supply Chain Management
a) Operation Research
c) Public Procurement
d) Best practices and Principles in Procurement
e) Computers in Operation Management
This course is designed specifically for the staff of public and development organizations.
Exercises: After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and tasks. Assignments: In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit Ten assignments and One Examination Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after successful completion of the course
Exercises: After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected
to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and
Assignments: There are ten assignments
(continuous assessment tests) and one examination to be offered at the end
of the course/ project Paper. Assignments and Continuous Assessment Tests account for 70% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course you shall be issued with a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.
Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after successful completion of the course
DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 24 Weeks – 5 to 6 hours per week
DATES: Six Months course from 5th February 2019 to 31st July 2019
REGIONS TARGETED: Global
COURSE: FEE: $750
ORGANIZERS: Africa Institute for Project Management Studies (AIPMS)
LANGUAGE: English only
FORMAT: Distance Learning facilitated
GENERAL COURSE CONTACT
The Academics Coordinator
Africa Institute for Project Management Studies