Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Full Time & Part Time)

The result of an increasingly globalised world where goods and services move fluidly across borders is a booming logistics and supply chain management industry. Our Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management will give you special insight into international trade and logistics, and groom you to be an in-demand professional.

Why study with us?

A Robust Education
First up: a solid foundation in logistics and supply chain management with modules such as international shipping management, warehouse management and many more. Next, modules on international business management, e-commerce and marketing will provide you with a robust business education. These add up to a broad-based and comprehensive curriculum.

Career Prospects
Singapore as a global logistics and supply chain hub, job prospects are bright for graduates. Upon graduation, you will be able to join the aviation, maritime and MICE industries. You can work as a purchasing officer, inventory controller, freight forwarding specialist, transportation analyst, air cargo specialist, line management analyst or ship capacity planner.

Further Studies
Graduates may proceed to pursue the Advanced Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management or study for a degrees 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, just 5 minutes’ walk from Tanjong Pagar MRT station, 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.

Who is the course for?

This course is recommended for students who aim for a career in a wide range of industries in the logistics and supply chain management sector or pursue a higher qualification in the same field. The course is designed to help students master the fundamentals of both logistics management and business management.

Learning Outcome

At the end of this course, students will:

  • Distinguish trends of the past decade and make informed estimates of likely future developments .
  • Demonstrate knowledge of organisations, the external environment in which they operate and how they are managed
  • Analyse strategic issues
  • Evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems
  • Show an understanding of logistics and supply chain management and practices in the context of their chosen specialisation
  • Communicate the results of their study/work accurately and reliably, and with structured and coherent arguments
  • Demonstrate study autonomy as well as planning, judgement and organisational skills
  • Work effectively with others as a member of a diverse group
  • Undertake further training and develop new skills within a structured and managed environment

 

In addition, holders of the Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management should have developed the qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment.

Course Duration

Full Time course:
8 months
Students attend lessons for a period of 8 months from Monday to Friday

Part Time course:
12 months
Students attend 3-hr lessons 3 nights a week and scheduled weekends for a period of 12 months.

Course Intake

Full-Time: Every 2 Months / Modular
Part-Time: Every 3 Months / Modular

Mode of Delivery

Face to Face.

Entry Requirement

Minimum Age
17 years or above

Minimum Academic Entry Requirement

  • Two passes in GCE A Level Examinations; OR
  • Higher NITEC; OR
  • Completion of equivalent high school qualification (12 years); OR
  • Pass in appropriate Foundation / Certificate programme; OR
  • Other similar qualifications; OR
  • Mature Entry Route: Students aged 21 years old and above who have relevant work experience (2 years min) will be assessed on a case-by-case basis by the Academic Board. Students who enrol via the Mature Entry Route may be required to undergo interviews and show documented proof of experience and employment (eg. Company letter or letter of appointment)


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
  • TEOFL 550; OR
  • Achieved a minimum advanced grade in the LSBF Preparatory Course in English (advanced level module)


All international students for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of their linguistic ability by gaining a minimum level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, prior to receiving an offer for the course.

Exemptions
Students, who have other qualifications, will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Award of Diploma & Assessment

To be awarded the LSBF Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management, students must 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%.

Course Fee

   Local Student
   Part / Full time: S$5,750 (inclusive of GST)

International Student
Full time: S$7,500 (inclusive of GST)

Module Outline

Quantitative Methods
This course introduces the basic concept of quantitative approaches to decision-making. It is designed to provide students with a sound conceptual understanding of the role that management science plays in the decision making process. It emphasises the application of a wide variety of quantitative techniques to the solution of business and economic problems. An additional objective is to familiarise students with the use of computers in statistical analysis.

Principles of Accounting
The module introduces students to the foundation and understanding of the principles and concepts of Accounting. Students will be exposed to the application of these accounting concepts in the preparation of financial statements for use by individuals, business, non-profit organisations and government institutions. Students will also be developing expertise in using these accounting principles and concepts in their analytical approach to financial problem-solving.

Principles of Economics
The module is an introduction to basic economic principles and concepts and how they apply to the business environment. It introduces students to the global economy and reviews both the national and the global market. It establishes the framework for future courses by providing students with an overview of fundamental micro and macroeconomic concepts.

Introduction to Logistics
This module focuses on international Logistics and Supply Chain Management, key of which involves the integration of information and strategic decisions on transportation, inventory, material flow, and resources.

Principles of Management
The aim of this module is to provide students with an introduction to the principles and practices of management. Students will learn how to examine the nature of managerial work including strategy, operations and project management, control, ethics, structures and culture, organisational power, groups, teams and individual performance, social responsibility and change management.

Principles of Marketing
This course seeks to equip students with an understanding of the role of Marketing. It outlines the fundamental principles, concepts and techniques. It provides students with the opportunity to examine marketing theories and approaches and the value of marketing management in achieving corporate success in an increasingly competitive business environment.

Supply Chain Management
This module focuses in international Logistics and Supply Chain Management, key of which involves the integration of information and decisions on transportation, inventory, material flow, and resources.

Principles of Information Systems; OR
This module will introduce students to the concepts and methods of business information technology and its application to practical business situations. The goal is to help students to learn how to use and manage information technologies, conduct electronic commerce, improve decision-making, and gain competitive advantage in the marketplace. It therefore emphasizes on the role of Internet technologies as a technology platform for electronic business, commerce, and collaboration within and among corporations.

Business Communications
This course will involve the student in the diverse aspects of business communication theories and practices, and provide instruction in understanding basic principles and the importance of appropriate and professional business communication. The purpose is to enable students to communicate effectively in business settings, including effective presentation skills.

Teacher-Student Ratio

1 Teacher: 80 Students

Education Pathway

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)

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