Short Cource in Introduction to Information Technology Based Supplied Chain Management

Short Cource in Introduction to Information Technology Based Supplied Chain Management

Short Cource in Introduction to Information Technology Based Supplied Chain Management (75957)Purpose

This unit standard provides participants with an understanding of how information technology influences the core functions and processes of supply chain management. It will be useful for students interested in examining ways in which their organizations can gain competitive advantage by improving their supply chain performance.

Target group

Individuals with or without a managerial background who require a detailed understanding of the basic principles and practice of IT-based supply chain management. It is suitable for professionals in an IT- based operations or purchasing position who are not familiar with Supply Chain Management.
 Admission requirements

NQF level 6 qualification. If an applicant does not possess the required qualifications for enrolment, the Centre for Software Engineering may consider admission on the basis of seniority and appropriate experience in exceptional cases. A letter of substantiation should accompany such an application.
 Duration

Year course
 Language medium

English

Registration periods

for more information about the registrations visit http://cs-cert.unisa.ac.za
e-mail address: cense@unisa.ac.za
 
 Tuition method

Electronic/Distance Education

  • Suggested textbook and additional material: Learners will be expected to work through the suggested textbook as well as additional study material that will be supplied.
  • Tutorial letters: Learner will be provided with tutorial matters necessary for the understanding of the course contents as well as the completion of required assignments.
  • Online-material: Additional support material will be made available to students on the course website. Workshops: In certain circumstances practical workshops may be organized whenever necessary.
  • Telephone and e-mail support: This will be the preferred means of communication.
  • The Internet: It will be used as an additional communication medium between the lecturers (feedbacks and assignments memorandums) and the learners (assignment submission).

Kind of assessment

Note:
Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies
Formative assessment:
Assignments and case studies
Summative assessment:
A two-hour written examination
 Introduction to Information Technology Based Supply Chain Management (CSSC1DT)Syllabus/Content Topics

  • Understanding the Information Technology based Supply Chain. Building Blocks, Performance Measures, Decisions in Supply Chain Management (SCM) in the context of Information Technology.
  • Building Blocks of a Supply Chain Network Performance Measures
  • Decisions in the Supply Chain World
  • Models for Supply Chain Decision-Making
  • Supply Chain Inventory Management in the context of Information Technology
  • Economic Order Quantity Models
  • Reorder Point Models
  • Multi-echelon Inventory Systems
  • Mathematical Foundations of Supply Chain Solutions in the context of Information Technology.
  • Use of Stochastic Models and Combinatorial Optimization in:
  • Supply Chain Planning
  • Supply Chain Facilities Layout
  • Capacity Planning
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Dynamic Routing and Scheduling Understanding the internals of industry best practice solution Internet Technologies and Electronic Commerce in SCM.
  • Relation to ERP
  • E-procurement, e-Logistics, Internet Auctions
  • E-markets Electronic business process optimization
  • Business objects in SCM

Course leader

Mr S Singh BCom (IS) BTech (IT)
School of Computing
Office 8-078, Theo van Wijk Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 6640
Fax:012 429 6848
Email: singhs@unisa.ac.za
 
 Programme administrator(s)

Ms E Havenga
School of Computing
Office 8-039, Theo van Wijk Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 6089
Fax: 012 429 6848
E-mail: cense@unisa.ac.za


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.