Would you like to discover the secrets behind the worldwide movement of cargo?
The Diploma in Supply Chain Management (DSCM) takes you behind the scenes and reveals how everything from candies to gigantic aeroplane engines are produced and transported to every corner of the planet.
What can you expect from this programme? The DSCM will equip you with the skills and knowledge to efficiently manage the movement of goods, information, and finances along the entire supply chain from suppliers, manufacturers, distributors to retailers.
Projects at our advanced laboratories and national-level Centre of Innovation for Supply Chain Management will allow you to learn from experienced consultants. In addition, local and overseas industry attachments will provide valuable real-world experience, preparing you for opportunities with prominent organisations such as DHL, UPS, Apple, Samsung, Nike, McDonald’s, and Coca-Cola.
Global trade relies on complex, interconnected supply chains that span the entire planet. The Diploma in Supply Chain Management (DSCM) will take you behind the scenes to reveal how the world handles the movement and storage of goods – from items as small and light as a candy to those as large and complicated as an aeroplane engine.
This programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge to tackle challenges related to the movement of goods, information, and finances. You will learn how to manage suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to ensure the smooth flow of logistics along the entire supply chain.
Projects at the Centre of Innovation for Supply Chain Management at RP will allow you to learn from experienced consultants. You will also receive practical training in our advanced laboratories, such as the Integrated Supply Chain Lab, which is the only two-storey warehouse learning facility amongst the polytechnics in Singapore. In addition, local and overseas internships will provide valuable real-world experience, preparing you for opportunities with prominent organisations such as DHL and UPS, as well as companies with global supply chains such as Apple, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Nike, and Samsung.
DSCM graduates are able to build dynamic careers at all levels of the supply chain across a wide range of industries. You will be in a good position to pursue roles such as:
To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
7 compulsory modules:
A113 Mathematics A207 Physics B102 Organisational Behaviour E114 Mathematics for Engineering G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem SolvingG107 Effective Communication
9 compulsory modules:
C105 Introduction to Programming
E112 Engineering Design E210 Operations Planning I E211 Operations Planning II E212 Facilities Planning and Design E213 Engineering Cost Decisions E214 Statistical Methods For Engineering E216 Distribution and Transportation E217 Inventory Management
6 compulsory modules:
E215 Warehousing and Storage
E222 Logistics Planning and Control E223 IT for Supply Chain Management E326 Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma E331 Supply Chain Management E354 Procurement and Supplier Development
3 compulsory modules:
/ G311 Industry ProjectG901 Character and Citizenship Education E931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 1 module from the following list:
A211 Advanced Mathematics I – Differential Equations
A212 Advanced Mathematics II – Linear Algebra E352 Retail Logistics E355 Cold Chain Management E356 Pharmaceutical and Bio-Chem Supply Chain
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the Schools and Centre in RP.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Table 2: Aggregate Type
All successful applicants are required to pass a pre-admission medical examination to ensure
suitability for the posted course. Applicants may be assessed on a case-by-case basis to verify the
severity of the conditions to determine suitability for the course.
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To graduate with a Diploma in Supply Chain Management, you must complete a total of 124 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.