The skills shortage in the supply chain industry in South Africa is much touted but under researched, yet is critical to the competitiveness of the country in the global arena. The course identifies the skills sets typically required by supply chain organisations as well as those skills areas that are the most challenging to fill, thus identifying the critical skills shortages in South Africa. The course also includes benchmarking with international trends. To preview the reading material click here.

Educational Aim:

The aim of this module is to provide an overview of skills requirements in supply chains in South Africa.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this module learners should:

  1. Have a clear understanding of and be able to identify:
  2. Global supply chain skills shortages
  3. Differences between ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ supply chain skills
  4. Typical supply chain skills groups
  5. Scarcest supply chain skills in each skills group
  6. Scarcest overall supply chain skills
  7. The most difficult supply chain job functions to fill
Cost
: R 114.00 incl. VAT
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 1.00 Hour
Rating
: 2.5/4


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