Course Brief

On completion of this unit, candidates will be able to appraise a variety of tools and techniques to:
A) Establish the level of risk in supply chains
B) Recommend ways of avoiding, mitigating or managing those risks.
This unit is designed to enable candidates to undertake risk analysis and apply a range of appropriate risk management tools and techniques in supply chains.

  • This course is offered in 50 hours

Upon successful completion of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the nature of risk affecting supply chains
  • Understand  how effective project management can mitigate risks in supply chains
  • Understand the main processes in managing risk in supply chains
  • Be able to propose risk management strategies to mitigate risks in supply chains

This unit is examination based and comprises of an unseen case of around 500 words and four questions each worth 25 marks, each testing a different learning outcome. Questions should be answered within the context of the case.

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