Supply Chain and Logistics Management Course

Short Course

6 – 16 weeks

Self Paced

Course Description

The Supply Chain and Logistics Management Course, delivered online by Accelerate Management School and accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO), is a detailed and comprehensive program crafted to provide professionals with a deep understanding of the complexities involved in global supply chain and logistics management.

This course integrates essential concepts such as supply chain efficiency, strategic logistics planning for international trade, and the adoption of innovative practices to secure a competitive edge. It thoroughly explores areas including production, inventory management, global market penetration, legal compliance, and financial efficiency, and delves into sustainable practices and risk management in supply chain operations.

Designed for business professionals and entrepreneurs, the Supply Chain and Logistics Management Course is tailored to enhance their capabilities in navigating the global marketplace. It prepares participants to effectively manage and optimise supply chains and logistics, driving business growth and sustainability through improved operational strategies. This course is ideal for those looking to advance their career in supply chain management or to refine their ability to influence their businesses’ strategic direction in global logistics.

Included in the Supply and Logistics Management Course:

  • Full access to The Supply Chain and Logistics Management Course
  • Hundreds of short courses on business management for continuous learning.
  • 24/7 student support for consistent guidance and assistance.
  • For Aspiring Business Managers: Specialised in supply chain and logistics for new managers.
  • Diverse Business Topics: Access to varied short courses for expanded business skills.
  • Skill Enhancement: Focuses on improving skills during and post-course for career growth.
  • QCTO Accredited: Ensures high educational quality.
  • Quality License Scheme (QLS) Accredited (United Kingdom)
  • BEE Compliant: Promotes inclusivity in business education.
  • Skills Levy Benefits: Reclaimable course costs for businesses.
  • Globally Acknowledged: Internationally recognised qualifications.
  • Logistics and supply chain professionals: Boost your skills and knowledge.
  • Aspiring logistics professionals: Break into the sector.
  • Business owners: Master logistics management for better operations.
  • Managers and supervisors: Optimise your logistics and supply chain oversight.
  • Employees: Advance or transition into a logistics career.
  • Aspiring Supply Chain Experts: Build fundamental knowledge and skills.
  • Career Growers: Elevate your career with enhanced supply chain expertise.
  • Entrepreneurs: Master effective supply chain management.
  • Certification Pursuers: Achieve a QCTO-accredited supply chain qualification

6 – 16 weeks

The course completion time is entirely dependent on your individual learning speed.

Embark on your educational journey with Accelerate Management School’s Supply and Logistics Management Course, tailored to integrate seamlessly into your lifestyle. Start when you’re ready, progress at your own pace, and rely on our consistent student support throughout your learning experience.

Upon enrolment, you will receive:

  • Personalised login details to access the The Supply Chain and Logistics Management Course.
  • Ongoing support throughout your educational journey.
  • Digital certificates after the completion of each module.
  • A comprehensive course completion certificate, provided in both digital and hard copy forms upon finishing the course.
  • The Supply Chain and Logistics Course is certified by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations, ensuring high educational standards. – QCTO
  • QLS – Quality License Scheme (United Kingdom)
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  • Introduction to global supply chain dynamics.
  • Role and impact of management in international supply chains.
  • Comparative analysis of supply chain structures and models.
  • Key principles of global trade and their influence on supply chains.

  • Procurement processes and best practices in a global context.
  • Understanding international trade agreements and their impact on procurement.
  • Supplier relationship management and ethical procurement.
  • Risk management in procurement, including foreign exchange risks.

  • Principles and global vs. local strategies in inventory management.
  • Inventory optimization techniques and cost considerations.
  • Identifying global market opportunities and cross-cultural marketing techniques.
  • Technology’s role in inventory and digital marketing in global trade.

  • Warehouse design, layout planning, and storage systems.
  • Managing cross-cultural teams and ethical considerations in different cultures.
  • Safety, compliance, and emerging trends in warehousing.
  • Building cross-cultural business relationships.

  • Transportation modes, packaging, and containerization in supply chain management.
  • Global sourcing strategies and supplier management.
  • Cost-effective transportation and e-commerce strategies.
  • Impact of technology in transportation and global distribution channels.

  • Demand forecasting techniques and financial risk assessment in supply chains.
  • Managing financial risks in international trade and supply chain.
  • Hedging strategies for currency risk and credit management.
  • Collaborative forecasting techniques and compliance with financial regulations. 

  • Fundamentals of strategic transportation management in SCM.
  • Designing efficient transportation networks and multimodal strategies.
  • Sustainability and reverse logistics in supply chain.
  • Regulatory compliance and cost optimization in logistics.

  • Strategies for competitive advantage in SCM and international trade.
  • Customer-centric supply chain models and international trade terms.
  • Innovation in SCM and applying trade terms in contracts.
  • Analyzing supply chain competitiveness and impact on global shipping.

  • Developing international pricing strategies and cost analysis.
  • Transfer pricing, tax considerations, and pricing adjustments for currency fluctuations.
  • Understanding conflict in supply chain and international trade settings.
  • Strategies for conflict resolution and building collaborative relationships.

  • Essential documentation and navigating customs regulations.
  • Export and import licensing procedures and international trade laws.
  • Compliance with international trade laws and managing customs audits.
  • Managing disputes in international contracts and inspections.


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  • The Supply Chain and Logistics Course is certified by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations, ensuring high educational standards. – QCTO
  • QLS – Quality License Scheme (United Kingdom)


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Career Opportunities

  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Logistics Consultant
  • Operations Manager
  • Inventory Planner
  • Transportation Manager
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Supply Chain Coordinator
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    This course is designed for business professionals and aspiring managers. While specific prerequisites may vary, a basic understanding of business operations and interest in supply chain and logistics is beneficial. However, the course material is comprehensive enough to accommodate those new to the field.

    The duration of the course can vary depending on the learner’s pace. Since it’s a flexible online program, participants can progress through modules at their own speed. On average, learners might take a few months to complete all modules thoroughly.

    Yes, the course is accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) and is internationally recognized. This accreditation ensures that the course meets high educational standards and the qualifications gained are respected globally.

    Assessment is an integral part of The Supply Chain and Logistics Management Course and includes interactive quizzes, practical assessments, and a comprehensive final exam. These are designed to evaluate the learner’s grasp of the subject matter and are necessary for successful completion of the course.

    Yes, participants will have continued access to the course materials even after completion. This allows for ongoing reference and reinforcement of knowledge gained during the course.

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