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CILT International Advanced Diploma (Procurement & Supply Chain Management)

CILT International Advanced Diploma (Procurement & Supply Chain Management)

Course Fee

$6,400 incl. GST


Virtual Workshop


9 days | 8am to 4pm AEDT/AEST

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) International Advanced Diploma is the leading globally recognised qualification, providing you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to lead in the logistics, supply and transport industry.

Successful completion of the CILT International Advanced Diploma (together with 5 years appropriate experience) provides eligibility for Chartered Member (CMILT) status of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Course Format


9 days x 8 hours

3 days per month across 3 months


Virtual Workshop via Zoom


Total Fee for Advanced Diploma: $6,400 incl. GST

Membership to the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is included.


CILT International Qualifications

We deliver accredited globally recognised CILT International Qualifications in logistics and transport. Our CILT International Qualifications are offered via distance through facilitated virtual workshops covering course content with our highly qualified tutors who hold Chartered MILT status. Studying with us provides you with access to our online learning resources and the opportunity to network with colleagues in the program across Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia.

Complete eight units to achieve the CILT International Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Transport. Each unit is delivered through a combination of online facilitated workshops and self-paced reading and eLearning. Assessment includes in-class participation, group presentations and a research assignment.

Strategic Contexts

Organisational business environments from a global perspective

Resource availability and utilisation

Decision-making by managers to maximise limited resources

Stakeholder and relationship mapping tools

Competition for resources and different priorities

Cost benefit analysis for strategic decisions

Investment appraisal and risk principles

Types of competition and their impact

Contingency planning

Trade-offs between operations

Performance implications on supply chain operations

Leadership and Strategic Management

Internal and external factors influencing organisational cultures

Relationship between organisational culture, strategy, and performance

Theoretical and practical aspects of leadership: alternative leadership styles

Purpose, values, and vision of the organisation

Methods used to influence and motivate people towards organisational goals

Benefits and risks of intra-organisational working

Achieving common goals and organisational improvements

Business ethics and their reflection in practice

Examination of the values and beliefs of organisational culture

Links between organisational statements and actions

Legal implications of ethical and unethical practices

Strategic Network Planning

Strategic planning from organisational, intra-organisational, and global perspectives

Examination of organisational models and their influences on business strategy

Internal and external influences on business strategy

Risk and decision-making models

Forecasting for effective and realistic business decisions

Developing a culture of customer focus and building relationships with customers

Delivering excellent customer service

Issues surrounding organisational change: triggers for strategic change

Strategies for innovation and learning

Continuous adaption to new situations

Surviving and prospering through change

Delivering Strategic Performance

Awareness of strategic performance for operating on a global scale

Integration of organisations for improved performance

Tools and techniques for improving intra-organisational performance

Strategic supply strategies and opportunities for collaboration

Examination of issues impacting future long-term procurement requirements

Organisational performance and its relationship to functional strategy

Models and concepts for designing and implementing functional strategies

Evaluation of tools and techniques for enhancing internal and external business integration

Use of technology in the implementation of organisational strategies

Trade-offs, cost, and service balance in supporting business strategy

Advanced Procurement and Contract Management

Advanced knowledge and skills in procurement and contract management

Contract management techniques

Negotiations in procurement and contract management

Risk management in procurement and contract management

Global sourcing in procurement

E-procurement and its application

Sustainable procurement practices

Making informed decisions and investments in procurement and contract management

Dispute resolution in contracts

Performance measurement in procurement and contract management

Advanced Supply Chain Management

Strategic alignment in supply chain management

Operational strategies such as JIT (Just-in-Time) and agile

Value stream analysis and identifying improvement opporunities

Using innovative technologies in supply chains

Managing risk and disruptions in supply chains

Impact of performance on supply chain operations

Different types of competition in supply chains

Challenges posed by uncertainty and complexity in supply chain management

Significance of strategic alignment in effective supply chain operations

Making strategic decisions and investments to maximise operations

Role of strategic inventory in supply chain management

Impact of innovative technology on modern supply chains

Advanced Warehouse and Inventory Management

Enhancing business strategies through effective warehouse management

Innovation and advanced warehouse management systems

Operational improvement tools for warehouses

Strategic inventory in supply chain implementation

Impact of strategic warehouse positioning on business strategies

Effect of advanced warehouse management systems on operational performance

Role of innovative technology in warehouse operations

Application of tools and techniques for warehouse operational improvement

Significance of strategic inventory in strategic supply chain implementation

Making informed decisions to enhance warehouse operations

Alignment of warehouse operations with overall business strategies

Critical role of strategic warehouse positioning in enabling business strategies

Research Methods and Professional Project

The unit aims to develop students’ ability to apply research methods and techniques to organisations and to enable them to use both qualitative and quantitative methodologies in problem analysis and solving. The professional project develops skills in undertaking a structured and methodical research project, which has been instigated, developed, and produced using in-company research and/or industrial liaison and which offers opportunities for specialism.

Each student can base their project on their own work-based environment, or using a relationship with a company or organisation of their choice.

Acquire comprehensive knowledge of the key areas of logistics, supply, and transport

Understand the strategic, operational, and managerial aspects of logistics and transportation industries

Develop the ability to critically analyse industry trends, challenges and opportunities

Enhance communication skills to interact and negotiate effectively in diverse business settings

Improve team collaboration capabilities through group presentations and collaborative assignments

Cultivate leadership skills to manage, guide, and lead in the logistics and transport sectors

Benefits for you

Achieve eligibility for Chartered Member (CMILT) status of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport with appropriate experience

Connect with professionals, experts, and peers from diverse backgrounds in the logistics and transport sector

Gain insights into international best practices and standards, broadening your worldview

Stay updated with the latest industry trends, technologies and challenges

Become proficient in the use of contemporary tools and technologies relevant to the industry

Benefits for your organisation

Ensure organisational practices align with international best practices and standards in the logistics and transport sectors

Harness new insights, tools, and strategies brought by trained employees, fostering innovation

Tap into wider industry networks through employee's connections, offering potential collaborations and partnerships

Invest in employee development, enhancing job satisfaction and reducing turnover

Leverage ongoing support and resources from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport to keep the organisation updated

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