Certificate in Supply Chain Management

Start date: 20 January 2022

Duration: 2 Semesters

Location: University of Limerick

Certificate: Level 7 Minor award

Cost: €1,196 - Members | €1,994 - Non Members

Programme overview

Power Up Your Management Potential
Based on the globally recognised body of knowledge in production and inventory management offered by APICS, this one-year certificate programme offers professionals the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of supply chain processes and the ability to evaluate inventory activities within an organisation’s global operations

Learning outcomes

Participants learn to: –

  • Leverage expanded functional knowledge of production and inventory management to maximise ROI on organisational systems and technology

  • Master the tools needed to effectively manage global supply chain activities

  • Apply the principles of ERP software to various critical functions within organisations

  • Earn customer satisfaction by delivering Lean/Just-in-Time products and services

  • Create consistency and foster collaboration using best practices, common terminology and corporate-wide communication

Who is the course for

For professionals who:

  • Have a minimum of two years of organisational experience and aspire to or currently hold their first supervisory or managerial position in supply chain or inventory management

  • Want to develop a range of practical skills and a deeper understanding of effective supply chain management

  • Seek a third-level qualification in management


Autumn Semester

PT4024 Introduction to Models and Frameworks for Supply Chain Management

MG2041 Forecasting and Scheduling

MG2051 Supply and Demand Planning

MG2022 Case Study

Spring Semester

PT4021 Supply Operations Management

MG3024 Strategic Management

IE2011 Industry Learning Project

PT4045 Skills Portfolio (Supply Chain Management

Training Provider Profile


The Management Development Unit (MDU) was established in 1995 at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, to meet the management development and leadership needs of public, private and voluntary sector organisations.  Since its establishment, it has been helping managers realise their potential by providing skills-based development programmes.

Certificate in Supply Chain Management