Diploma In Logistics And Materials Management (Day)


Logistics, distribution and materials management, which deals primarily with the flow of goods or services among members of the supply chain, including suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers and the customers themselves, is an important branch of business. Without this field, businesses would have no means of getting their products to customers efficiently. Perhaps it is no surprise, then, that businesses may be willing to invest quite a deal of money into such operations.

The rapid growth of technology and the increase in variety of customer needs stimulate the competition between different industries. In order to retain good business position and growth rate, all businesses in the world are using the same approach, logistics management, as their main management strategy.

The course is intended for parties involved in material supplies, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, separate service providers, government, banks and customers, etc. This course combines theories and practical cases in order to let participants understand the general management and process flow of an organization.

Programe Content:

Module 1:Introduction to Logistics Management

Module 2:Customer Relations in Logistics Management

Module 3:Procurement Management

Module 4:Stores and Materials Management

Module 5:Transport and Fleet Management

Module 6:Packaging and Distribution Management

Module 7:Principles of Marketing

Module 8:Managing People

Module 9:Introduction to Financial Accounting and Management

Module 10:International Logistics

Module 11:Supply Chain Management

Module 12:Principles and Practice of Management

Management Project/Internship

Training Methods:

Training methods will include lectures, case studies, role-plays, group discussions, video shows, brainstorming and presentations.

Duration:2 years

Venue:Uganda Management Institute

Tuition Fees:2,550,000=

Additional Info

  • Course Code: PLM: 801-11
  • Start Date: Sunday, 01 January 2017
  • End Date: Wednesday, 30 January 2019
  • School: Business and Management
  • Department: Procurement & Logistics
  • Centre: Main Campus