To develop the required knowledge, skills and values of public sector Supply Chain Management practitioners to understand and apply the principles and processes of Supply Chain Management

Target Group

Junior & Middle managers that operate in a Supply Chain Management environment in the public service.

Minimum Requirements for Enrollment

Learners  should ideally have at least Communication  NQF Level 4 and Mathematical Literacy NQF Level 4 or equivalent qualification.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course participants should be able to:

  • Identify and describe the elements of a world class Supply  Chain Management system.
  • Understand the evolution and importance of SCM systems in the Public Sector.
  • Explain and apply legislation relating to SCM, in particular the application of PPPFA.
  • Describe guidelines and principles that enable the operation of sound SCM.
  • Achieve customer-service standards cost effectively through SCM optimization.


This programme is aligned to SAQA Unit Standard: 119345 NQF Level 5 and has a total of 15 credits.

Assessment Approach

At the end of the contact  session learners  complete  a summative  assessment in the form of a portfolio of evidence.


This course is presented over five (5) working days.