This course is designed to enhance learner’s knowledge on the overall operation of this field and help individuals specialize in this area to move to the next level in their professional career. Students gain an overview of the role of logistic function in a business and the current practices of supply chain management. They are educated on topics such as the process of procurement, manufacturing of materials and meeting demands of the market. The coursework of the Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management offered by OTHM creates professionals with thorough understanding of this sector and the impact of its functions on the business. Graduates of this diploma are deemed logistics professionals capable to deal with the complex nature of this field of business.
- The Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management qualification is offered to learners from the age of 18 and onwards.
- Mature learners over the age of 21 must have some management experience.
- Applicants must also possess an honors degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification.
- If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.
The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management consists of 8 mandatory units, 6 of which are of 15 credits each and the remaining 2 are of 10 and 20 credits respectively. This adds up to a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours of Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH).
- Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (15 credits)
- Operations Design and Management (15 credits)
- International Logistics and Transport (15 credits)
- Supply Chain Planning and Management (15 credits)
- Procurement and Purchasing (15 credits)
- Supply Chain and Operations Strategy (15 credits)
- Sustainable Logistics Management (10 credits)
- Business Research Methods (20 credits)
All units completed by the student are evaluated internally by the center as well as externally by OTHM. Learners are granted a “Pass” if their performance is agreed to have met the learning outcomes and standards expected by the assessment criteria. This decision is taken by the concerned assessor.