What benefits are there in logistics management training courses?

Logistics management training courses give employees or prospective employees a big advantage in the job market. With companies looking to expand and ship goods and raw materials, businesses can gain a lot from someone who has completed such a course.

These courses give you the theoretical, and if you do one at the correct institution, the practical knowledge to carefully manage the supply chain operations of a company. Specifically, you will look at the planning, procurement, pricing, stock management and distribution or logistics of businesses.

By having studied these different aspects of a business, you will be able to make informed decisions about helping your company in creating a competitive infrastructure as well as synchronising supply and demand.

There are personal benefits to doing such a course as well. You will improve your employability and your earning potential and open up career paths such as inventory planning, distribution planning, logistics management, import and export management, transportation management and supply chain management.

Even if you are already working in the field you can still benefit from logistics management training courses. You can have your knowledge refreshed or have your knowledge certified by completing such a course.

The programme is 18 weeks long and looks at subjects such as supply chain management, the foundations of operations management, integrated relationships across the supply chain, planning for integrated relationships across the supply chain and managing change in supply chain operations.

The Supply Chain and Logistics Management programme is offered through the The IIE's Varsity College Part-Time as well as other various short learning programmes certified by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). All of these short learning programmes have been designed specifically for working adults. In other words, you can fit the classes around your already busy schedule.

The IIE's Varsity College Part Time is an educational brand of The IIE, which is registered as a Private Higher Education Institution with the Department of Education under the Higher Education Act 1997. The IIE is South Africa’s largest independent provider of tertiary education.

If you’re interested in this programme, or any other programme please contact us at The IIE's Varsity College Part-Time, or go to www.varsitycollege.co.za.