Advanced Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Full Time & Part Time)
To meet the growing importance of Singapore being the region's logistics and supply chain nerve centre, the Advanced Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management equips you to rise up to the future challenges of the industry by providing you with an in-depth understanding on logistics and supply chain management.
The Advanced Diploma also provides you with the necessary skills and practical knowledge in the areas of international economics, international purchasing management and global distribution management. This will help you hone your skills and enhance your position in the logistics industry.
Why study with us?
Rigorous Curriculum & Highly-Experienced Faculty
Our highly-experienced lecturers from the logistics and supply chain management industry will equip you with the knowledge and skillsets that will empower you to rise up to the challenges in the industry and to manage an efficient flow of logistics along the entire supply chain.
Opportunities for Graduates
With greater outsourcing and the rise of globalisation, demand for logistics and supply chain management will continue to surge and that this will be a growth sector, with excellent career opportunities. With an Advanced Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management, you can pursue a dynamic and rewarding career as a/an:
- Supply Chain Executive
- Material Supply Planning Executive
- Logistics Coordinator
- Purchasing Officer
- Business Development Officer
- Shipping Officer
Upon graduation, you may proceed to pursue a degree in logistics and supply chain management or other business degree disciplines.
State-of-the-art city institute
Studying at our Singapore institute, located in the Central Business District, you’ll be right in the heart of the city, surrounded by excellent infrastructures and within easy reach of everything that Singapore has to offer. We are situated at Springleaf Tower and GB Building, just 5 minutes’ walk from Tanjong Pagar MRT station.
This course is best suited for students who desire to pursue a career in the logistics and supply chain management industry or a bachelor degree in the same field.
At the end of this course, students will:
- Demonstrate relevant Logistics & Supply Chain Management knowledge and understanding of organisations, the external environment in which they operate and how they are managed.
- Understand international Logistics and Supply Chain Management, including the integration of information and decisions on transportation, inventory, material flow, and resources.
- Identify the organisation’s strength and industry position and understand the externals factors that may influence that position.
- Understand the roles of purchasing, materials management and supply management in the realm of logistics and supply chain management.
- Develop a keen awareness of the various modes of transportation and the different strategies shippers adopt in global transportation.
- Conduct an applied research leading to a project report by applying the knowledge, skills and perspectives gained.
- Undertake further training, develop existing skills and acquire new competencies that will enable them to assume significant responsibility in a business organisation.
Lectures, case studies and exercises, class discussion
Full Time course:
Students attend lessons for a period of 8 months from Monday to Friday
Part Time course:
Students attend 3-hr lessons 3 nights a week and scheduled weekends for a period of 12 months.
Full-Time: Every 2 Months / Modular
Part-Time: Every 3 Months / Modular
At least 17 years old
Minimum Academic Entry Requirement
- Completion of LSBF Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (or equivalent programme); OR
- Polytechnic Diploma holders in a relevant field of study (with exemptions); OR
- Polytechnic Diploma holders in a related field of study (with or without exemptions); OR
- Polytechnic Diploma holders in a non-related field of study (with Bridging); OR
- Other appropriate qualifications
Minimum English Language Entry Requirement
Applicants must have ANY of the following:
- Grade C6 or better in the English Language at the Singapore GCE ‘O’ levels;OR
- IELTS 5.5; OR
- Common European Framework B2
Students, who have other qualifications, will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Award of Diploma & Assessment
To be awarded the LSBF Advanced Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management, students must complete and pass all 8 modules in the programme. To achieve a pass grade in each module, students must obtain an overall passing grade of at least 40%.
Part / Full time: S$6,750 (inclusive of GST)
Full time: S$8,500 (inclusive of GST)
Human Resource Management
This module introduces relevant concepts and theories in the field of Human Resource Management and provides students with the knowledge, understanding and key skills in relation to HRM. It provides an insight into international diversity in HRM, allowing them to compare the role, activities, and institutional frameworks of human resource management in different national contexts.
This module will provide students with a thorough background in the areas of management information systems (MIS) and operations management (OM). The main topics of discussion include the decision processes, information and decision technologies, information strategy, operations management and operations research. The module maintains a good balance between theoretical and practical aspects and encourages students to achieve expertise in both parts.
International Shipping Management
This module introduces students to the process and procedures of transporting freight by sea and air. The coverage also provides students with the necessary knowledge and insights into shipping terms and import export documentation with a focus on international and local contents.
This module introduces students to the functions and activities in the warehouse covering receipt, storage and movement of raw materials or finished goods to intermediate storage locations or to final customer in a multi-echelon model of distribution. The objective of warehousing management is to help in optimal cost of timely order fulfilment by managing the resources and inventory economically.
Business Logistics Strategy
This module focuses on identifying the organisation’s strength, industry position and understanding the externals factors that may influence that position. It concerns strategic decisions about choice of products and technologies to meet the needs of customers, establish competitive advantage and create new opportunities for the business.
International Purchasing Management
This module focuses on the roles of purchasing and materials management or supply management in the realm of logistics and supply chain management. Students will have the knowledge and understanding of the acquisition, evaluation and selection of supplier processes and learn how to control quality and implement strategic cost management.
Global Distribution Management
This module introduces the different modes of transportation and the different strategies shippers adopt in global transportation. Transport logistics is one of the most critical aspects of business logistics to satisfy customer demands.
Business Law; OR
This module will provide students with the general knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of business law in Singapore. It covers major topics discussed in business law courses providing clear examples and simplified cases. The module contains many practical points and common clauses when drafting a contract.
This module introduces the student to the theory and practice of strategic management, and the holistic way in which it draws upon a wide variety of managerial functions in its creation. It will provide students with an understanding of the key concepts, theories and process integral to the strategic management of organisations.
1 Teacher: 80 Students
Upon completing the Advanced Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management course, student can pursue their to Degree qualification at the following university:
Victoria University (VU)
- View the articulation here