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Supply Chain Management Careers:
There is a constant demand for qualified supply chain management (SCM) professionals. Whether you wish to work in purchasing, warehousing, distribution or other fields, you should ensure that any qualification you earn is accredited and recognised by industry professional bodies. SCM encompasses all movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption. It may be defined as the management of a network of interconnected businesses involved in the provision of product and service packages required by the end customers in a supply chain.

Supply Chain Management Professional Bodies & Trade Associations:

Photo of Purchasing / Supply Chain Management CoursesThere are many professional industry bodies and trade associations for the field of supply chain management. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the leading worldwide association of professionals in supply chain management.

APICS The Association for Operations Management is a leading global provider of education for supply chain and operations management professionals, including production, materials management, inventory, purchasing, and logistics.

The Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the largest supply management association in the world as well as one of the most respected. Founded in 1946, The American Society of Transportation & Logistics (ASTL) is a professional organization that aims to promote continuing education in the field of transportation and logistics.

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Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
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At NBS, all our business programmes are designed to equip you with enhanced skills and leading edge thinking to meet the ever changing needs of business.
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University of Roehampton, London Online
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HR Management:
Organisations require leaders who will strategically shape both culture, vision and direction within the workplace.

The HR leaders of today’s & tomorrow's global economy must be more than administrators, and need to be strategic business partners with the key skills and know-how to enable their organisations and people to succeed and thrive in an ever more complex and changing global environment.

The online masters degree in Strategic HR Management seeks to equip you with the understanding, abilities and insights to achieve this.

Studying online with The University of Roehampton, London Online means you’ll be earning a QAA-assured UK masters degree from an institution ranked the best modern university in London by some of the UK’s most influential university guides.*

“I am proud to be a part of Roehampton Online! The use of the latest technology in our University is transforming higher education into a valuable collaborative learning experience”  

–  Dr. Dimitrios Koufopoulos, Online Faculty


* The University of Roehampton is a modern university – one of the higher education institutions in the UK that was awarded university status after the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 was passed. The University of Roehampton has the highest ranking of all post-1992 universities based in London, according to the following independent UK university guides: the Guardian University Guide 2016, the Complete University Guide 2016 and the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.
Master of Science (MSc) in Strategic Human Resource Management - for UK and international students & professionals:

Programme Modules
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Contact us for descriptions of the modules.
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East London College is conveniently located close to Leytonstone High Road overground station. Leytonstone tube station on the central underground line on the boundary of Zones 3 and 4 is also close by.
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