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Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy

Learn how to reduce costs across the supply chain, increase profitability and drive operational excellence.

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16 Credits (ECTS)

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Supply chain management is the process of managing the movement of the raw materials and parts from the beginning of production through delivery to the consumer.  Logistics is the management of the flow of things between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet requirements of customers or corporations. The logistics of physical items usually involves the integration of information flow, material handling, production, packaging, inventory, transportation, and warehousing.

  • Get a Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management from Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU), Italy
  • GMU, Italy, accredited by the Ministry of Education, Italy, is a member of the Bologna Process in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and also a NARIC approved university.
  • It is a 16 ECTS program which is 100% Online with Personal Tutor support
  • Flexible Payment scheme. No upfront payment, pay per module system.
  • Program Flexibility : Can complete the program in 3-6 months based on the learners pace and time availability.
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$1500 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

3 - 6 Months

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Certifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

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Completely Online

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Awarding Body Accredited By

Ministry of Education, Italy

Course Modules & Fee

The entire course comprises 2 modules . We follow a Pay as you Go Scheme, which means, you pay per module.

Module Fees

$1000 (500 per module)

Certification Diploma

$500 (To be paid upon successful completion of the program)

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$1500 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

3 - 6 Months

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Certifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

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Completely Online

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Awarding Body Accredited By

Ministry of Education, Italy

Admission requirement

Academic Route

A Diploma from an accredited university (or academic equivalent) in any subject.

English Language Proficiency

If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a bachelor’s degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.

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$1500 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

3 - 6 Months

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Certifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

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Completely Online

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Awarding Body Accredited By

Ministry of Education, Italy

Why Athena?

Flexible

At Athena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.

Affordable

With Athena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

Athena Global Education has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.

Stackable

Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.

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$1500 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

3 - 6 Months

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Certifications

Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

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Completely Online

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Awarding Body Accredited By

Ministry of Education, Italy

Partners of this Programme

Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy

Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU) is based in Rome, Italy and it is the first Italian Open University recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR). It appears among the 25 top performers worldwide in the categories of the U-Multirank ranking system for open access publications, international joint publications, and regional joint publications

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*All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

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Step 1 :Register for a free trial

Register for a 7-Day Trial and get complete access to the first module of this program for 7 days without any obligations.

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Step 2 :Submit online enrollment form

For Masters & Doctorate Program, you need to make a quick online application. For Certifications & Diplomas, you can enroll directly by making payment for 1st module.

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Step 3 : Pay & Start

Once your applications is approved, you will be able to start right away by making fee payment from your student portal 

Why this Course ?

1 Improve organization’s profitability

The  Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management  will help the learner contribute to the organization’s goal of increasing sales, infiltrating new markets, making the company gain a competitive advantage as well as increase shareholder value. Through this course, the learner is able to spot complications, enact effective solutions and minimize inefficient risk mitigation costs.

2 Proper system implementation

Studying supply chain and logistics management is a suitable career investment. The learner stands to benefit from implementing new technology into a company’s current operations. It is because these technological advancements minimize cost as well as streamline the processes,  and optimize the product cycle. Being a supply chain manager means you will be at the forefront of applying the best possible technology.

3 Multiple job opportunities

There are numerous job opportunities within supply chain management. Supply chain management recruitment organizations search for individuals who can contribute to their financial success, analyze cost efficiencies, maintain proper inventory levels as well as decrease operating expenses. Studying Supply Chain management doesn’t bind you to a particular industry; instead you can experiment and explore different sub sectors.


 

Course Resources

For more detailed information about the course, please click on the links below.

What You Learn

This is your expected skill development and learning from the program

Module 1

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Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Duration: 21-60 days

This module supports strategic decision-makers as well as operational managers to manage successful logistics across their business.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 2

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Supply Chain in Global Context

Duration: 21-60 days

This module supports strategic decision-makers in international and domestic markets to manage successful logistics across their business.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

How You Learn

Scientifically developed learning pedagogy, which ensures quality and effective learning experience for the learners. We ensure a seamless learning experience for students with varying levels of expertise on the subject matter.

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What You Get

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:

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Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management issued by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy . (view sample)

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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It is really easy to start with us. You can register for this course with minimum details and get access to one of the modules of this course for 7 days. During this period, you may enroll in this course by submitting the required documents and making a module fee.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in order to be eligible for this course. Additionally, applicants must have adequate proficiency in the English language.
All applicants are required to upload the following documents in order to be eligible for admissions:

1. Proof of having earned a Bachelor's Degree - such as a Degree Certificate. If the documents are not in English,
official translations should be submitted.
2. The final transcript of Bachelor's Degree.
3. A copy of the government-issued photo identity
Follow these steps to formally enroll into the Diploma program by GMU
1. Register on Athena Global Education for a free 7-day trial.
2. Upload all the documents as required under the 'Eligibility Criteria' to the learning portal by clicking on 'Enroll Now' on the learning dashboard.
3. The academic panel will then review your documents and if found to be eligible, send you an 'Admission Offer Letter'.
4. On receiving the 'Admission Offer Letter', you can pay for one module (or one "course" if you are an American).
5. You can pay for multiple modules together if you like. However, you will be given access to subsequent module content only after completing the previous module.
Once your payment is confirmed, you will be sent an official 'Admission Letter' along with a receipt for the amount paid. You will also get access to the Assignment related documents in the 'Project Details' section.
If you are unsure about your eligibility or if you do not have a Bachelor's degree, then contact us at admissions@athena.edu and attach the relevant documents in your email. You won't be asked to make a payment until we determine you are eligible to be admitted.
Once you register for the course, you will have access to the learning resources of the first module (or "course" in the American system) where you can access the learning materials and the e-library. Your access to these learning resources will end after 7 days of registration and you will need to enroll for the program by paying fees for the first module. In order to be eligible for admission, you must upload all the eligibility-related documents on the learning portal and subsequently must have received an 'Offer of Admission' letter.
The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading material. Each module is divided into about 50 easy-to-assimilate videos to make your study easier. The video lessons provide you with adequate knowledge to understand the module content.
Apart from the video classes and reading material, you will be given access to live, interactive online classes where you will be able to attend a virtual classroom and communicate with instructors and your fellow learners. This is an opportunity for learners to clarify their doubts and get a clear understanding of how to work on the assigned project.
Additionally, you will also be learning from webinars, online library, and participation in the discussion boards, additional learning materials and case studies curated by faculty.
Every learners is assigned a personal tutor for each module in his course, the learners can reach out to his/her personal tutor for any academic assistance with his/her learning. Besides, academic assistance, learners are allocated a learners Experience Executive, who will be there to assist learners with any pastoral support (non- academic). You can reach out to your learners support executive on see@athena.edu
There are no written exams for this program. All the modules are assessed based on the module-specific project. Once you are enrolled in the module, you will be able to access the assignment brief under the 'Project Details' section in the learning portal. Apart from the assessment brief, you will be given the learning outcomes and performance criteria to know what is expected in the project from the learner. If you still have questions concerning the assignments, you can seek the support of the faculty during the live classes for the module. We are here to give you the help you need.

As soon as you are enrolled in a module, you will have 60 days to submit the assignment. However, submissions will be accepted from the 21st day of enrolment. You can choose to submit anytime during this 21-day to the 60-day timeline and immediately proceed to the next module. You can use this time to go through all the videos, read all the case studies and articles, and ask questions as you begin to write your assignment. Once submitted, you will not be able to make any changes.

After you have submitted the assignment, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for failure. You will have to rework the project according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You need to rework only on the areas where you failed and not on the entire project. You are required to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for resubmission.

If you fail to submit the assignment within 60 days of the enrolment date, you can request an extension of not more than 30 days and pay a fee of USD 100.00 ($100).

If you do not resubmit the failed assignment within 21 days of the published results, you may request an extension of not more than 30 days by paying USD 100.00 ($100).

If you fail again on your RE-submission, you may apply for a Re-Take by paying USD 150 ($100). You will have another 60 days of access to the resources and will need to submit the assignment within 60 days from the retake date. The process then restarts as mentioned above.
Once you move to the dissertation (thesis) stage, you will be assigned a Dissertation guide who will support you through the Research and Dissertation project. The Guide normally has 4 meetings with the student: first, the proposal meeting, then the first review, third, a second review and lastly, a final review.
A dissertation will have about 10,000 words. We will be conducting Dissertation guidance classes every month which you need to attend to get a clear understanding of dissertation work and what is expected out of your research. This is in addition to the Dissertation guide meetings. Once you submit the final dissertation, then you may be called for a "viva" to defend your dissertation depending on the decision of the assessor. The result will be published within 30 days of submission of the dissertation; if you fail the dissertation, then you will have an opportunity to resubmit the work as per the feedback provided by the assessor and the corrected work should be submitted within 30 days of publishing the results.
If you fail on your resubmission, then you may have to pay the dissertation fee again and you will need to start over on a new project.
Once you have enrolled for the Dissertation, you need to submit the final work within 6 months of enrollment. In case of failure of submission, an extension fee will be applicable. The shortest time allocated to submit the dissertation is 60 days.
Once you have registered for the course, the maximum time allowed to complete the program is 6 months.
The minimum duration of the course is defined as 3 months though some exceptions may apply.
Each module must be completed within 60 days of the enrollment date. The shortest time allowed for submission of the assignment is 21 days from the date of enrollment.
The minimum duration of the module is defined as 21 days though some exceptions may apply.
This Diploma is awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU), Italy which is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Italy. Besides, GMU is part of the Bologna process of European Union and is a NARIC approved university ensuring international recognition.
Under any unforeseen circumstances, if you want to withdraw from the program, you may apply for an Early Exit Award. Based on the credit earned and modules completed, you might receive a credit statement or a diploma, or an extended diploma by paying the certification fee. You will be able to resume the course at a later date by re-enrolling and may resume from where you stopped, depending on the availability of that particular course at the time of re-enrollment.
No formal convocation ceremony