Introduction

Designed to develop abilities to manage and lead, the programme provides an opportunity for professionals to expand their knowledge and strengthen their skill set in supply chain and logistics management and operation.

The Postgraduate Award in Supply Chain and Logistics Management programme offers pathways that would allow professionals to upgrade their knowledge and skills and validate their learning in a post-module assignment. If the post-module assignment is completed, the credits gained during the programme can be built towards a full Master’s degree.

Programme Structure

The programme has a structured curriculum of 3 modules. The modules are delivered on a modular-basis over 12 months.

Each modules comprises approximately 40 contact hours delivered in 3 hours on weekdays and 9 hours on weekends.

Typical module schedule:

Mon – Fri: 6:30pm – 10pm (Wed: no class)
Sat: 9am – 6pm (2 weekends)
Sun: 9am – 6pm (1 weekend)

Lectures are held in classes at SIM campus unless otherwise stated.

Course materials are accessible online via the University of Warwick website. Students are recommended to access study and research materials on their personal computers for in-class coursework.

Modules

Participants are to complete three modules with at least 2 modules from the Operations category. The remaining 1 module can be from any category.

Direction Motivation and Care of People

  • Leading Change
  • Organisations, People and Performance

Business

  • Business Strategy and Strategic Management
  • Financial Analysis and Control Systems
  • International Joint Ventures
  • Legal Aspects of Global Business

Operations

  • Innovation
  • Lean Principles and Application
  • Logistics and Operations Management**
  • Procurement and Inventory Management
  • Product Design and Development Management
  • Programme and Project Strategy
  • Project Planning, Management and Control
  • Quality Management and Techniques
  • Storage and Warehousing Techniques
  • Supply Chain Management**
  • Transport Techniques and Management
  • Managing the Multi-Project/Programme Environment*

Technology

  • Materials Engineering
  • Manufacturing Process Technology

*Pre-requisite module: Project Planning, Management and Control 

**Core modules (Compulsory): (i) Logistics and Operations Management and (ii) Supply Chain Management

Participants may choose from the modules offered at SIM during the candidature period. The modules offered will be at the discretion of the University of Warwick and SIM.

Admission Requirements

Qualifications in business, engineering, IT or scientific discipline. Candidates with good honours degrees in other disciplines who can show proof of satisfactory numeracy may also be considered.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Advanced Diploma and two years of relevant post-qualification industrial experience in the engineering, manufacturing or logistics industry
  • Diploma and five years of relevant post-qualification industrial experience in the engineering, manufacturing or logistics industry
  • Company-sponsored candidates who do not satisfy the qualifications listed above may be considered if he possesses at least five years of relevant work experience

English Proficiency Requirement

Local Applicants:

  • Applicants whose entry qualification was attained in Singapore with at least 3 years of study in an English medium institution is exempted from English Proficiency Requirement.

International Applicants:

  • IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any band); or
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) with a minimum score of 62 (with at least 59 in each of the 4 component scores)
  • TOEFL 92 (IBT) with broadly consistent scores in each of the four elements in the test

Other Requirements

  • Two satisfactory academic/industrial reference letters
  • A letter of academic interest and your objectives in undertaking postgraduate study

An interview by the Programme Director and/or Programme Faculty may be required as part of the admission process. Applicants not meeting the formal academic requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants who have a work permit or employment pass can be considered for admission.

Dates & Fees

Dates
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Fees
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Contact Details

SIM Global Education
SIM HQ
461 Clementi Road
Singapore 599491

Tel: +65 6248 9746                               
Email: study@sim.edu.sg