Logistics & Supply Chain Foundation Diploma

  • Course overview

    Logistics & Supply Chain Management Diploma

    5 star reviews
          'I attended live online classes and found the topics very relevant to working in Logistics and the course has really helped my confidence as it had been a number of years since I last studied, CMI made it easier for me  '    Rick Dawson -  More Reviews

    The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Diploma course is an excellent introduction to the latest concepts of logistics and supply chain.

    Logistics involves a wide range of activities including inventory management, warehousing, distribution, transport, and customer service. This logistics course covers both logistics and supply,  and will provide you with the latest techniques to implement cost savings, necessary to gain competitive advantage.

    Supply chain management involves purchasing and procurement, sourcing reliable suppliers across the globe and maintaining continuity of supply at the right price. 

    Key topics include:

    • Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management 
    • Operations Design and Management 
    • International Logistics and Transport
    • Supply Chain Planning and Management
    • Procurement and Purchasing 
    • Supply Chain and Operations Strategy
    • Sustainable Logistics Management 

    Academic Progression: This Logistics Diploma course is designed to allow you direct entry to the CIPS Purchasing & Supply Diploma course  . You can also enter the CIPS Diploma directly if you have enough work related experience.

    There is a big demand for CMI graduates who are qualified and have some 
    experience in logistics and supply chain. This demand has increased exponentially in recent years, due to the growth in the online marketplace. 
    Job Opportunities include: Supply chain managers for large and small retailers; Logistics Service operators working for employers such as Amazon, pharmaceutical companies, food outlets, sports equipment, where focus on delivery and excellent customer service is essential; Logistics and distribution managers, for manufacturing companies which involves procurement, warehousing, distribution and transport.

    This qualification is offered by live online classes, over 3 months part time.

    Award body: CMI
    A unique feature of this course is NO written exams but a practical research project.
    Award:  Logistics & Supply Chain Management Diploma
    Award Body: CMI Ireland 
    Graduates gain direct entry to the CIPS Diploma in Purchasing & Supply
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    Related Course - Diploma in Procurement & Supply

    Related Course - Purchasing & Procurement QQI level 6 Minor Award

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  • Modules

    Main Topics:

    1. Logistics, the supply chain and competitive strategy
    2. Delivering customer value
    3. Measuring Logistics costs and performance
    4. Creating the responsive supply chain
    5. Strategic lead-time management
    6. Exploring Agile Supply Chain
    7. Managing the global pipeline
    8. Service logistics
    9. Managing risks & Network competition
    10. Overcoming barriers to supply chain
    11. Creating sustainable supply chains
    12. The supply chain of the future
    13. Develop national and international partnerships

  • Fees

    Online Live Classes

    Learn more about Online classes

    The total cost of the course is 980.00 euro. The fee includes all registration, assessment, online study resources and online notes. 

    How do I book

    Simply complete the online booking form .

    Pay a minimum deposit of €300 to secure a place and the balance of fees are due before programme commencement.

    Balance of fee can be paid by clicking here 

    Your place on the course is confirmed within 2-3 days of receipt of online booking/payment.

    Online Bookings and payments are subject to CMI Terms & Conditions.

     Students must still pay a deposit of 300 euro to secure their place irrespective of whether they are being sponsored by an employer or other body. 

    Once payment is received in full for the course by the sponsor, the student will receive a 300euro deposit refund.

Course timetable

  • Online Live Classes

    • Start: Wednesday 5th May 2021 1 evening per week (18.30 -21.30 )
    • End: July 2021
    • Assigments: 1 Project
    • Duration: 10 weeks - Live Online Classes each week . 18.30 -21.30
    • Level:
    • Places: Places Still Available


Rob Johnston

Rob has worked in the Procurement & Supply Chain profession for over 20 years in a wide variety of industries ranging from IT, Retail, Marketing, Manufacturing and Logistics with companies such as IBM, Geodis, Crown Paints, Arnott's & IT Works Marketing International. As a manager he has end to end experience in all of aspects of supply and demand planning, production, new product development, fulfillment, warehouse and customer delivery. As a senior project manager (PMO) he has developed and delivered process assessments and solutions for global customers.  Rob holds a Bachelor of Business in International Business from Dorset College, a Post Graduate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Enterprise from UCD and is also green belt qualified in Lean Six Sigma. Rob lectures on the Logistics and Supply course with CMI. 

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