The course is designed to equip the trainee with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable him/her to perform administrative duties as a middle level manager in a firm. The course is packaged in three modules namely:
Diploma in Supply Chain Management Module I
Diploma in Supply Chain Management Module II
Diploma in Supply Chain Management Module III
The course is concerned with the application of Supply & Procurement Management principles in business performance as well as implementation of procedures and processes related to business management.

Supply chain management experts can find employment in a variety of industries including manufacturing or retail. There are a range of functions within supply chain management that require the expertise of someone trained in the area. Graduates of supply chain management programs can work in roles such as: Inventory Assistant manager, Operations Assistant manager Procurement or purchasing officer, Contracts and pricing officer, Strategic sourcing officer etc

ACADEMIC PROGRESSION: Bachelors degree in Supply Chain Management, Bachelors degree in Procurement & Logistics Management, Bachelors degree in Commerce (Procurement Option)

  1. Passed relevant craft course in Supply Chain Management. OR
  2. Passed KCSE with an average of C- (C MINUS) OR
  3. Equivalent qualifications as determined by KNEC

AIMS OF THE COURSE

The course is designed to help a student to:

  1. Understand the role of Supply & Procurement in achievement of organizational goals
  2. Apply quantitative techniques in making sound procurement decisions
  3. Understand the legal provisions that govern supply & procurement operations
  4. Adopt emerging trends in procurement & logistics management

ASSESSMENT MODE

CATS (Internal)…………………………… 30%

Main Exam (External- KNEC)……………. 70%

Industrial Attachment/ Internship of 660 Hours before end of the course

MODULE I;

Communication skills

ICT

Entrepreneurship

Life Skills

Office Organization

Business Finance

Financial Accounting

Elements of Law

Economics

Warehousing Operations & Stock Control

Supply Chain Management & Purchasing Principles

MODULE II;

Principles & Practice of Marketing

Quantitative Techniques

Public Procurement & Finance

Purchasing Management

Supplies Management

Cost Accounting

Office Administration & Management

Business Plan

MODULE III;

Management Accounting

Purchasing & Supply Strategy

Operations Management

Project & Contract Management

International Purchasing

Theory & Practice of Management

Research Methods