Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management
New Zealand's distance from overseas markets makes it vital for Kiwi companies to design global supply chains that are fast, efficient, and respond to customer needs. This short course will help you understand what it takes to build a supply chain that flows smoothly from the factory or farmgate to distributors and retailers around the world.
If you plan to become a logistics manager, operations manager or e-commerce manager, it's critical to understand the challenges of creating complex supply chains to move a company's products around the world.
In this course, you'll find out what goes into the planning and technology of transportation and logistics networks; as well as building strong partnerships with other companies to achieve a common goal.
The more efficient a company's supply chain, and the less physical waste created in the process, the better it is for business performance.
Develop the skills to forecast future customer demand, determine order quantities, and ensure that products arrive on time. You'll be able to analyse problems with scheduling; and be introduced to concepts such as lean production.
Students will gain insights into new digital technologies and information systems that are changing the way today's products and services are manufactured, transported and consumed.
You'll be given plenty of opportunities to apply what you learn to real-world business situations through practical assignments.
Waikato is ranked in the world's top 251-300 universities for Business & Management Studies in the prestigious QS World University Subject Rankings 2020.
You'll study at our internationally recognised Waikato Management School, which is ranked in the top 1% of all business schools globally, having achieved the prestigious Triple Crown Accreditation from EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB in 2005.
|Duration Of Study:||4-8 months (full time or part-time study)|
|GradCert(SCM) Study Locations:||Hamilton, Online|
Papers offered differ by location. The Catalogue of Papers has full location info.
|Start Dates:||B Trimester (July) 2020 and A Trimester (March) 2021|
NZ$3,360 approx (2020 tuition fees) per programme
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|Fees (International):||NZ$14,692 approx (2020 tuition fees) per programme|
|Entry Requirements:||Postgraduate International|
|*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.|
Degree planner — Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management (60 points) - B Trimester 2020
Students will take four papers (60 points). This includes one introductory paper (15 points) at either 100-level or 200-level; plus three advanced papers (45 points) at 300-level.
All papers offered in B Trimester 2020 will be taught online.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for advice before you enrol in any papers. Admission to each paper is at the discretion of the subject convenor.
Introductory paper (15 points)
Available online in B Trimester - July 2020
Select the following paper:
Advanced papers (45 points)
Available online in B Trimester - July 2020
Select THREE of the following papers:
Elective paper at 300 Level
- Explanatory note
Note: All papers offered in A Trimester 2021 will be taught face-to-face on campus.
Students also have the option of transferring into the Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management (120 points).This information is provisional and subject to change.
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To enrol for the Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management, applicants must have:
a) completed a bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification; OR
b) be able to demonstrate they have adequate training, experience, and ability to proceed with the programme.
Applicants who do not meet these requirements may still be considered for special admission, subject to completing some additional qualifying papers.
Admission to each paper is at the discretion of the subject convenor.
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