Supply chain management is a key component in organizational success, and you will learn how modern supply chain ecosystems now comprise a complex network made up of: companies, countries and their governments, social and political organizations, natural, industrial (clusters), financial and human resources, delivery infrastructure including logistics and IT, and knowledge of the industrial environment.
The Diploma in Supply Chain Management course explains how within these ecosystems, each configuration is unique to the particular enterprise that owns that supply chain. It is said that in today’s market, firms don’t compete, supply chains do.
Diploma in Supply Chain Management course examined by KNEC forms an integral course in business sector.
Diploma in Supply Chain Management is one of the most marketable course and highly demanded in the industry.
This is an entry level program that is designed to introduce the student to business while equipping the student with practical skills that can be applied in the business world at an entry level.
Key Interest Skills required to pursue a career in this field
- Planning skills
- Communication skills
- Numerical abilities
- Organisational skills
- Analytical skills
- Team spirit
- Negotiation skills
- Digital literacy
- Problem-solving skills
- Time Management Skills
- Integrity as a quality
Objective of this program is to prepare students to think critically and invent industry -based approaches to logistics skills. Students get to understand the logistics techniques and market expectations. In addition,they learn how to communicate effectively.
Why study this program
This program prepares one to job market at lower level.It also a bridge to the advance level in the field.
- Store keepers,
- Procurement officers,
- Purchasing and Supply personnel
- Logistics officers.
After successful completion of Diploma in Supply Chain Management(KNEC) ,a student can proceed for bachelor’s degree,master’s degree and Phd in related field.
Career progression: Higher Diploma-PHD, KISIM Membership, CIPS Part 1-3 and KASNEB CPSP Part 1-3
This course takes an average of 6 terms (2 years ).
Mode of Study
- Regular/full time
- School based programme
- Distance Learning
- Weekend Classes
- Part-time/Evening classes
- KCSE aggregate Grade of C- (minus) & Above,or any equivalent qualifications by KNEC
The following requirements must be met for a student to qualify for KNEC exams in this course:
- Must sit for at least 2 cats marked out of 30% ,and an end term exams marked out of 70% each term.
- The candidate will be expected to proceed for industrial attachment as a requirement by KNEC for successful completion of the course.
- A student must attend at least 80% of all the tutorial lectures.
2903– DIPLOMA IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (MODULE I)
107-WAREHOUSING OPERATIONS AND STOCK CONTROL
101-SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND PURCHASING PRINCIPLES
103-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY PAPER
108-ENTREPRENEURSHIP – BUSINESS PLAN
2903– DIPLOMA IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (MODULE II)
202-PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND FINANCE
205-PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MARKETING
2903– DIPLOMA IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (MODULE III)
301-PURCHASING AND SUPPLY STRATEGY
303-PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT
306-PROJECT AND CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
308-COURSE SPECIALIZATION PROJECT
2803– DIPLOMA IN SUPPLIES MANAGEMENT
301-PURCHASING PRINCIPLES & TECHNIQUES
302-PURCHASING & SUPPLIES LOGISTICS
303-PURCHASING & SUPPLIES PROVISIONING
304-MATERIALS & PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
306-PURCHASING & SUPPLIES PLANNING POLICY & ORGANISATION
307-COURSE SPECIALISATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECTS
- Communication Skills
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