Diploma in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Provided by London School of Business & Finance


Awarded by LSBF

Course introduction


Supply chain management has been defined as the "design, planning, execution, control, and monitoring of supply chain activities with the objective of creating net value, building a competitive infrastructure, leveraging worldwide logistics, synchronizing supply with demand and measuring performance globally."

The Part-Time Diploma in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management has been developed to provide a qualification for students aiming to embark on a career in one of wide range of business/industries, and for students who are seeking to further their education in the fields associated with LSCM (Logistics and Supply Chain Management). One important feature of this programme is that it has been designed for students whose first language is Chinese, or who have proof of proficiency in the language.

In today’s workplace context, whether it is a manufacturing or service sector, understanding LSCM is a main component of success in today’s business world. In order to run a business of any size effectively and smoothly, it is fundamental to gain knowledge managing businesses and its operations. This programme provides students an opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of:

  • The reasons behind the need to acquire the knowledge and how the knowledge meets the modern business world’s needs.
  • Modules such as Procurement, Warehousing and Inventory Management are inter-disciplinary units to help gain more holistic understanding of LSCM, and
  • Local and international business trends and issues, and their social, economic and environmental impact on logistics, customer service management and
  • The major function areas or sectors within the business industry and the career opportunities available.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

The aim of Part-Time Diploma in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management is to provide students an in-depth understanding, the theories of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management subjects relevant to various industries in the commercial/business context. The course focuses on developing the business and operational knowledge to equip the students the basic operational skills and competence in the sense focus on Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Area of Studies

At the end of this programme, students are expected to develop a range of specific and generic skills, covering the following fields:

  • Procurement Management
  • Warehouse and Materials Handling System
  • Inventory Management
  • Issues of Global Logistics
  • Incoterm 2010
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for this programme are:

  • Aged 18 years old and above and;
  • At least 11 years of education or;
  • Have completed 2nd years of High School/vocational middle school or,
  • Have completed and obtained the Certificate/foundation course or equivalent.
  • Language Proficiency in Chinese equivalent to Year 11.
  • Completed at least 9 years of education with 5 years related work experience

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Lectures, case studies and exercises, class discussion, Presentations

Part Time:

  • Duration: 9 Months
  • No. of days per week: 2 days
  • No. of hours per day: 3 hours
  • No. of modules: 6
  • Learning Hours: Each module 30 contact hours. Total learning hours: 6 x 30 hours = 180 hours

Fees & Funding

Local Student
Part / Full time: S$4,500 (inclusive of GST)