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.
The Diploma in Supply Chain Management will equip you with the skills, knowledge, and principles behind successful logistics and supply chain management. You will learn how the world handles the movement and storage of cargo – from as small and dangerous as a virus to as large and complicated as an aeroplane engine. You will be well trained to meet the supply chain challenges of the future, managing logistics along the entire integrated supply chain, from suppliers to manufacturers, distributors, and retailers.
Funded by SPRING Singapore and the Economic
Development Board, RP is the only polytechnic to
set up a national-level Centre of Innovation for Supply
Chain Management to support the growth of companies
in Singapore through enhancing innovation in supply chain.
The new centre will allow you to interact with experienced consultants and learn from the centre’s projects with the industry.
In addition, you will undergo practical training in our advanced laboratories, one of which being the Integrated Supply Chain Lab, the only double-storey warehouse learning facility among all polytechnics in Singapore.
You can look forward to local and overseas internships, and enriching final year projects with prominent associations and organisations such as the Singapore Logistics Association, Supply Chain Asia, ST Logistics, Schenker, and DHL.
RP’s supply chain management graduates are equipped with a broad range of skills and knowledge to meet diverse demands in all levels of a supply chain, from purchasing and inventory management to transportation and warehousing. Some of the career paths our you can look forward to are:
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
Addn Combined ScienceAdditional ScienceBiologyChemistryCombined ScienceComputer StudiesCreative 3D AnimationDesign & TechnologyEngineering ScienceFood & NutritionFundamentals of ElectronicsGeneral ScienceHuman & Social BiologyIntegrated SciencePhysicsPhysical ScienceScience (Chem, Bio)Science (Phy, Bio)Science (Phy, Chem)Science (Phy, Chem, Bio)
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NT26 Electrical Installation & Servicing/Electrical Fitting & Installation/Electrical Technology (Installation & Servicing)
NT28 Air–Conditioning & Refrigeration/Air–Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology/ Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanics
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.