IoSCM Level 5 Award in Supply Chain Management
A UK- recognised professional qualification for middle or senior supply chain managers with extensive experience.
This unit develops your skill in managing a supply chain. It addresses areas such as harmonisation, functionality, strategy and the impact that globalisation has on the supply function.
The IoSCM Level 5 Award qualification in SCM is awarded by SFEDI awards, a UK Ofqual-approved awarding body. It has a QCF Level 5 Credit Value of 10.
The course is a 10-day classroom-based programme delivered in our prestigious training centre in Victoria, central London.
Teaching is by a blend of tutorials, presentations, text-based study, personal and syndicate exercises, and case studies. It is highly interactive: students participate in group activities throughout and are required to undertake about five hours of pre-course reading.
Assessment is through a mixture of written submissions and a portfolio of evidence developed during the programme.
We have designed this course for:
Professionals who have gained experience in a middle or senior management role and have extensive experience working within the supply chain. The qualification will develop your skills further and help you progress towards senior management.
Those likely to undertake this qualification include those looking to progress into a senior capacity from their current role in supply chain management.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, in order to benefit from the qualification, you should possess communication skills sufficient to allow you to address the assessment requirements.
The course will be delivered and assessed in English.
1. Understand how a supply chain can gain competitive advantage from efficient
management and control
- Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of the supply chain within your own
- Analyse the ability of a supply chain to provide competitive advantage
2. Understand the impact of physical and information flows on integration and
harmonisation within a supply chain
- Describe the physical and information flows within a supply chain
- Analyse how these flows impact on improvements in integration and
harmonisation within a supply chain
3. Understand why supply chains may not always function correctly
- Describe the barriers to the effective working of a supply chain
- Analyse possible solutions to the barriers identified
- Describe how the possible solutions identified could be applied
4. Understand how to plan supply chains strategically and operationally
- Describe the process involved with designing a supply chain plan to meet the
objectives of your own organisation
5. Understand how modern technology has impacted the supply chain
- Critically analyse two advances in technology within the supply chain
- Critically analyse two advances in technology that have impacted on your own
area of responsibility within the supply chain
The Qualification Credit Framework (QCF)
The Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) is the vehicle for recognising qualifications within England, Wales and Northern Ireland and, for most vocational qualifications, is a replacement to the National Qualification Framework (NQF). The QCF allows the learner to work toward credits from units or qualifications.
Ofqual is a UK regulator providing quality assurance and granting approval to awarding bodies. SFEDI Awards is an Ofqual-approved Awarding Organisation, specialising in developing enterprising qualifications. The Institute of Supply Chain Management is delighted to work in partnership with SFEDI Awards to develop our qualifications to the highest UK educational standards.
This course is available for in-house delivery if required.
This course will be conducted in the English language.