Diploma in Logistics and Operations Management

The Diploma in Logistics & Operations Management equips students with the skills to apply scientifically-based techniques to work-related problems. Students learn to apply skills in business forecasting, quantitative and heuristic problem-solving, logistics, quality management, and to develop decision support, scheduling and control systems. The programme enables you to develop an in-depth study of Logistics and Operations management.

Programme Objective

Designed to provide students with an overview of the key functions of management in logistics.

Have an understanding of the strategic role of purchasing and procurement and latest developments in term of supply.

Help expose students to the techniques used in the design, layout and management of warehouses and distribution centers.

To equip students with a thorough understanding of the types of business organizations and issues of employment and the legal aspects of the logistics.

To adept in the art of problem solving and will be effective learners in the ever-evolving arena of the logistics and supply chain management industries.

Delivery Method

Generally the curriculums for all levels are taught over 4 terms of 12 weeks each. Modules are conducted in formal instructor-led classroom sessions where students are introduced to the course discipline. Each term will cover 2-3 modules with 50 contact hours per module. Lectures are 3-hour sessions and Tutorial 3-hour sessions weekly.

Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Operations Management
Diploma in Logistics & Operations Management

Mode & Duration
Full-time: 9 mths
Part-time: 9 mths

Intakes
Jan / Apr / Jul / Oct

Average Teacher-Student Ratio
1:30

Assessment
Each module is assessed by academic work comprising written assignments, case study reports, essays, examination as determined by the subject profile. The assessment criterion varies from module to module and level to level.

Academic Requirement:
2 GCE A-Level
or
EASB Foundation Programme
or
LCCI Diploma Level 3
or
12-Year High School Graduates

AND

English Proficiency Requirement:
Minimum EASB ETEDP Level 2 / IELTS 5.0 / GCE O-Level C6

(For mature students who do not meet the above minimum academic entry requirements but have prior learning or work experience in the relevant fields, please contact EASB for consultation.)

Application Procedure
You may apply to EASB either by visiting EASB Balestier Campus
or
mail your application to East Asia Institute of Managment,  9 Ah Hood Road, Singapore 329975

Course Fee
  International students
  Full-Time
  Tuition Fees
S$10,800
  Examination Fees
S$ 1,400
  Application and Enrolment
S$ 450
  Administrative Fee
S$ 1,000
  Study Material
S$ 600
  TOTAL
S$ 14,250
  Singaporean / PR
  Full-Time Part-Time
  Tuition Fees
S$ 6,600
Tuition Fees
S$ 6,600
  Examination Fees
S$ 800
Examination Fees
S$ 800
  Application and Enrolment
S$ 150
Application and Enrolment
S$ 150
  Administrative Fee
S$ 800
Administrative Fee
S$ 800
  Study Material
S$ 600
Study Material
S$ 600
  TOTAL
S$ 8,950
TOTAL
S$ 8,950
  Medical Insurance Waived
  FPS Insurance or Escrow Bank Charge Waived
  Other miscelleneous fees may apply ( Please click here  for more information)
 Application and Enrolment Fee is non-refundable.
All prices are subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 7%.
All prices are effective for intakes from August 2014.
Start of class is subjected to minimum class size achieved.
Legal Issues in Transportation

Legal Issues in Transportation module encompasses a wide range of transportation topics which are highly relevant in our fast changing world. Students will be exposed to some basic laws, transportation terms and legal effect, and also legal considerations in both logistics, forwarding and transportation contracts. Students will be equipped with a good understanding of the business environment relating to international trade and transportation. In particular, students will get to understand the different types of contractual relationships and their effect and consequences, the different legal scenarios applicable to carriage of goods, import and export, types of employment or engagement contracts, international conventions governing road, ocean and air transportation, risks and insurance problems arising out of increasingly complex logistics and transportation solutions, the role of multimodal transportation bills of lading, consignment notes and airway bills in logistics and transportation, the legal issues in all types of transport-related accidents, including personal injury and wrongful death, maritime liens and subrogation rights, legal consequences of maritime collision, oil spill, product liability and salvage, trade financing documents and their effects.

Financial Accounting I

This module covers key knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and concepts including the preparation of accounting entries for non-current assets; advanced bookkeeping; journals for correction of errors and year-end adjustments; trial balance and financial accounts. In addition, the module aims to develop learners’ ability to manage a selection of computerised accounting systems to provide management information. Software such as AutoCount will be taught. Students will be exposed to AP AR GL CB COA TB POS modules. Key areas such as setting up initial data, entering transactions, making end of period adjustments, amending chart of accounts, producing and analysing end period reports will be covered. This qualification is suitable for those working or intending to work in advanced accounting roles.

Human Resource and Cross-Cultural Management

In this module, students will learn the different economic systems and how the market works. Students will be exposed to the various micro-economic theories of demand and production, product pricing, market forms; price determination under perfect competition and imperfect competition, and the theory of distribution. In addition, students will learn the macro-economic theory of income and employment determination, National Income, Keynesian and monetarists’ viewpoints, and the main macro-economic concerns of Inflation; Unemployment, as well as Macro-economic policies and International Trade.

Economics

This module provides students with the conceptual framework of Operations Management that is applicable to both manufacturing and the service industries. Students will be exposed to Operations Management; Operations Decision Making; Forecasting; Facility Location; Materials Management-purchasing, inventory and JIT systems; MRP and CRP; Scheduling and Control; Project Management – CPM/PERT; and Quality Management and TQM system. Emphasis will be on applying problem solving, decision-making and project management tools in their work.

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

With the likes of Apple Siri and Amazon Alexa, many MNCs and SMEs have reacted to the hype by adjusting its business inclination towards an Artificial Intelligence approach as part of their drive towards efficiency. This Module covers the aspects of Artificial Intelligence with the introductory course from Neural Networks and NLP to the primer course having a plethora of Machine Learning Algorithms. At the end of this module, students would expect to build AI Recognition application and be equipped with relevant AI knowledge for a promising career ahead. (89 words)

Principles of Management

This module introduces students to key challenges faced by managers in the new millennium. Learning includes the study of management concepts, management processes, and managerial roles in organization; classical, behavioural and contemporary viewpoints in management; organizational culture and social responsibility and ethics in management; planning and managerial decision making; organizing and organizational structure and design; leading, managing individuals and groups, motivation, leadership, employment relations and managerial control and control methods.

Purchasing and Procurement

Purchasing and Procurement module focuses on the strategic role of purchasing and procurement, and the latest developments in supply management. Students will understand the principles of purchasing and supply management, their application within various types of organisations. Students will follow purchasing cycle from its inception through bid solicitation, proposal receipt, evaluation, negotiation and contract. Using the six-step purchasing management process, students will learn how to develop and implement a successful purchasing strategy, select the best suppliers and employ effective negotiating techniques.