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Fully online | 3 year | Pay per module | No travel required
3 years minimum / 6 years maximum.
The qualification is structured in such a way that you need to pass a certain number of NQF level credits within a certain time in order to graduate.
Refer to the annual calendar on
The purpose of this module is to create competence in basic operating skills that are required to use any modern computer and specifically the operating system (OS) called Microsoft Windows. Some tools in the Microsoft Office suite will also be taught. This module will equip students with basic skills that open the door to advanced learning in computers.
The purpose of this module is to introduce students to basic statistical methods, quantitative techniques, percentages and measurements. Students will be able to apply these concepts to demand forecasting and solve logistical and storage problems.
This module introduces the student to fundamental logistics concepts and focusses on the important role of logistics in management decision making.
This module provides a basic introduction to the functioning of the business enterprise and the role and importance of management. Students are exposed to the managerial tasks of logistics managers and various methods of planning and controlling logistics performance.
The purpose of this module is to create competence in the transportation system related to operational structure, services and cost characteristics of the various modes of transport, focusing on the goods carried in the transport system and various freight service providers. The module also focusses on the role of packaging and containerisation, warehouse equipment and warehouse location in facilitating the efficiency of the supply chain.
The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the basic structure of the supply chain management process in government and its strategic planning and budgeting processes within supply chain management principles. This will enable students to interpret the legal environment within which the supply chain must be managed and addresses the procurement regime of government as well as the preferred procurement methodologies.
The purpose of this module is to equip students with vocational and industry-specific intellectual competencies, knowledge and practical skills in performance measures to enable the student to make decisions in the context of a logistics and supply chain organisation
The purpose of this module is to provide the student with knowledge and skills of the activities associated with buying, purchasing and the developments in a company and the understanding and competencies in applying specific purchasing management practices in the supply chain industry. This module will also provide students with skills and competencies of logistics information systems, with specific reference to interfaces between systems.
The purpose of this module is to provide the student with warehouse management principles and processes. This will give the student competencies in warehouse management to following a total systems approach and the correct application of and adherence to principles and processes.
The purpose of this module is to develop competencies in the management and application of transport management principles and processes in the workplace through the correct application of and adherence to management principles and transport legislation in the workplace.
The purpose of this module is to develop an understanding of the role, importance and nature of logistics planning and strategy formulation from an integrated supply chain management perspective. This module will provide the student with the competency to formulate a mission statement for a company and take part in the planning and strategy formulation of a company.
The purpose of this module is to introduce tactical logistics management on various levels of management. This module will assist the student with key financial aspects of logistics and supply chain management and customer service as an important output of the logistics system.
The purpose of this module is to develop competencies in the management and application of inventory management processes and systems in the workplace to maximise customer service levels, reduce the investment in inventory and the associated costs.
The purpose of this module is to enable the student to compile a well structured research project in logistics and to provide an opportunity to apply the knowledge gained through experience-based learning.
Select three of the remaining four modules.
The purpose of this module is to provide the student with knowledge and competencies to manage a temperature-controlled supply chain.
The purpose of this module is to highlight the importance of demand planning at strategic, tactical and operational level in logistics and to develop competencies in the management and application of demand planning processes and mechanisms.
The purpose of this module is to introduce the student to the important role that logistics management fulfils in the international trade. It will enable students to apply the knowledge of the mechanism of international trade and to provide rational explanations of the underlying concepts
The purpose of this module is to develop competencies in the management and application of project management processes and mechanisms in the workplace through the correct application of project management techniques and applicable knowledge management in the logistics workplace.
Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management
School of Management
College of Business and Economics
University of Johannesburg
Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Corner Kingsway and University Road
Offices: D Ring 7 (7th Floor)