Singapore University of Social Sciences

Essentials of Supply Chain Management

Applications Open: 01 February 2019

Applications Close: 20 February 2019

Next Available Intake: 06 March 2019

Course Types: Short Course, SkillsFuture Series

Language: English

Duration: 1 day

Fees: $650

Area of Interest: Business Administration

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: SkillsFuture


Duration: 1 day
Level: Basic
Venue: Singapore University of Social Sciences
Minimum number to run: 25 participants (To be updated by SUSS)


Synopsis

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of the supply chain. We consider the issues when designing, planning or operating a supply chain. Students learn about the major drivers of supply chain performance and how each impact on performance. Students will consider the design of a distribution and transport network for the supply chain, particularly in the context of e-commerce.

Learning Outcomes

A. Knowledge and Understanding (Theory Component)

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the role of supply chain decisions on the success of a firm.
  • Discuss how a company achieves strategic fit and the issues affecting strategic fit.
  • Explain the major drivers of supply chain performance and their impact on supply chain performance.
  • Explain the role of distribution and transport in a supply chain.

B. Key Skills (Practical Component)

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Apply an effective design option for a distribution network.
  • Show how e-business can affect the design of distribution networks.
  • Apply an effective design option for a transport network.
  • Show the trade-offs that shippers must consider when designing a transport network

Schedule and Topics

TimeAgenda
09:00 – 09:15Course Overview
09:15 – 10:30Objectives and Importance of a Supply Chain
Decision Phases and Process Views
10:30 – 10:45Break
10:45 – 12:15Achieving Strategic Fit and Issues Affecting Strategic Fit
Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics
12:15 – 13:30Lunch
13:30 – 15:30Role of Distribution in the Supply Chain
Factors Influencing Distribution Network Design
Design Options for a Distribution Network
E-Business and the Distribution Network
15:30 – 15:45Break
15:45 – 17:45Role of Transport in a Supply Chain
Design Options for a Transport Network
Trade-Offs in Transport Design
17:45 – 18:00Assessment

Assessments

Written Quiz

Requirements

Nil

Application Procedures

Please submit the following documents to Y2V0QHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn:

  1. Coloured copy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or "Employment"/"S" Pass for foreign applicant
  2. Recent payslip or income statement (For WTS scheme only)
  3. Application form

Course Fee

International ParticipantsS'poreans (aged below 40) and PRsSkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1
(S'poreans aged 40 and above)
Workfare Training Support2
(S'poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs3
Full Course fee (A)$650$650$650$650$650
SSG grant (70%) (B)-($455)($455)($455)($455)
Nett course fee (A) - (B) = (C)$650$195$195$195$195
7% GST on nett course fee (D)$45.50$13.65$13.65$13.65$13.65
Total nett course fee payable, including GST (C) + (D) = (E)$695.50$208.65$208.65$208.65$208.65
Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes (F)--($130)($162.50)($130)
Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes (E) - (F) = (G)$695.50$208.65$78.65$46.15$78.65

1 Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy: Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.
2 Workfare Training Support: Singaporeans aged 35 and above (13 years and above for Persons with Disabilities) and earning not more than $2,000 per month may enjoy subsidies up to 95% of the course fees.
3 Enhanced Training Support for SMEs: SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) aged 21 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.

  • Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.
  • The course fees are reviewed annually and may be revised. The University reserves the right to adjust the course fees without prior notice. Singapore University of Social Sciences reserves the right to amend and/or revise the above schedule without prior notice.

For clarification, please contact the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) via the following:

Telephone: +65 6248 0263
Email: Q0VUQHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn
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