Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Course Overview

Project management is evolving with time. With the numerous tools, technologies, applications, and frameworks that are shaping project management for the modern world, it is important to stay ahead. Project managers need to consistently learn new techniques and best practices to optimize their work processes and project cycles.

This course will help equip learners with the skills, techniques, and understanding required for successful project management careers in both the public and private sectors of the economy. Through a combination of theory and unique, hands-on learning experience, the programme allows learners to enhance their management skills and gain a professional edge in the job market.

A Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management will allow students to garner an education that is focused on economic development and business management skills. To have within this field students will be trained in business development and strategies related to growth as well. Purchasing involves strategic decision making and problem-solving skills. To develop this skillset, those studying purchasing will take classes regarding sociology and economy to help guide them through this factor.

Course Modules

Module 1
a) Introduction to procurement & Supply chain Management
b) Storage and Warehouse Management
c) Public/Government Procurement
d) Ethics and professionalism in Supply Chain Management

Module 2
a) Role of Purchasing in an Organization
b) Inventory Management
c) Strategic role in Supply Material management
d) Product Management

Module 3
a) Logistics and Supply Chain Management
b) Logistics and Distribution Management
c) Integrated Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Module 4

a) Procurement
b) Public Procurement
c) Best practices and Principles in Procurement


There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests), a research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%, research paper accounts for 30% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.


Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a Diploma Certificate of Merit and a transcript.

Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after the successful completion of the course.

Organizers: Action Institute For Professional Studies

Course Duration: 6 months

Language: English

Target Audience: Global

Format: Online and Distance Learning 


Email: info@actionafricainstitute.org

Website: www.actionafricainstitute.org

Tel no: +254 727 616 783

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