Diploma in Supply Chain Management (BSc Year 3)

Start date: 18 August 2022

Duration: 2 Semesters + Project Proposal

Location: University of Limerick

Certificate: Level 8 major award

Cost: €2,802 - Members | €4,670 - Non Members

Programme overview

Advance Your Career in Supply Chain Management

Designed to educate learners in the principles and practical application of SCOR framework concepts, this part-time course enables participants and supporting organisations to gain a competitive advantage and develop the ability to drive improvement in supply chain operations with measurable results.

Learning outcomes

Participants learn to:

  • Describe and discuss various concepts of operations management related to supply chain management and grounded in the SCOR model

  • Evaluate performance of supply chain activities and identify opportunities for improvement and integration

  • Respond to rapid changes in demand and capacity by adjusting and optimising supply chain activities

  • Research, evaluate and apply alternative methods to address new issues in supply chain operations

  • Use operations management models and best-practice techniques to address new or emerging situations and changes

Who is the course for

For professionals who:

  • Have a minimum of three years of organisational experience and aspire to or currently hold a management position

  • Wish to develop and demonstrate effective skills, thinking and judgement in organisational inventory and supply chain management

  • Hold a level-7 qualification in any discipline from a third-level institution, a NCEA National Diploma or equivalent qualification


Autumn Semester

PT3011 Plan with Supply Chains

PT3021 Make with Supply Chains

PM3081 Organisational Behaviour I

EC3601 Irish Economic Environment

Spring Semester

PT3051 Source within Supply Chains

PT3061 Deliver and Return within Supply Chains

MG3652 Strategic Management

MGX181 Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Forecasting

PX182 Supply Chain Project 2 – In company/Self-Directed Project

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.

Diploma in Supply Chain Management (BSc Yr 3)