Logistics and Supply Chain Management is a discipline of Business that ensures a profitable and strategic link between producers and consumers. Practitioners in the industry mostly engage in purchasing, materials handling, logistics transportation, inventory control and management. Supply Chain management professionals are also responsible for ensuring that whatever firm they work for has a competitive advantage in terms of the supply or availability of their goods on the market. They laisse with retailers and entities in the supply chain to ensure that the availability of their products on the market conforms with the objectives of their organization. Our program is designed to expose you to the strategies and skills you need to maintain a completive advantage for your firm.
Graduates from the program go on to become entrepreneurs or work with firms as stores managers. Others find themselves in other sectors of the economy where they are skills are vital.
Modules and courses
Mode of course delivery
The programme is offered through distance education, a learning oriented system allowing greater flexibility in learning while students continue with their regular professional work. The programme is offered in a mixed mode format. The approach uses print and electronic media in order to be responsive to the needs of the learner and also maximize the use of technology in course delivery.
At the heart of the programme is excellent online learning materials developed by capable and competent resource persons from KNUST and other recognized institutions.
Academic Support Systems/Services
Limited face-to-face facilitated sessions are provided at all the Learning Centres. These sessions are supported by print and electronic materials, and local learning facilitators who also support and direct students as they work through the resources provided.
The Centres provide learning support to students living in different parts of the country, thus reducing travel expenses.