SHORT COURSES

Commerce Edge Training offers a range of short courses  (Accredited and Non-accredited) to enhance skills and increase Supply Chain and Procurement competence in the workplace. These courses are regularly presented publicly and can also be tailored for companies as in-house options. Here are some of our most popular courses:

Supply Chain Operations (Finance Planning and Inventory) (2 Days)

Supply Chain Operations Finance Planning and Inventory

The course assists with aspects of integrating procurement into a larger supply chain and managing the chain, end-to-end. It builds delegates’ understanding of the world of strategy, costing, inventory and planning in the context of the supply chain operations.

Demand Planning and Management (2 Days)

Demand Planning

This workshop provides insight into the complexities and processes of demand planning and management and will introduce solid demand management and forecasting processes along with the tools and resources required to achieve significant savings on inventory cost while maintaining great...

Achieving Operational Excellence in the Supply Chain (2 Days)

Achieving Operational Excellence in the Supply Chain

If your objectives are to reduce costs beyond procurement savings, then this workshop will assist you to have a global view of costs across the value chain.

Operations Management for the Procurement Professional

Operations Management for the Procurement Professional

Delegates attending this course will be brought up to speed in the objectives and activities of operations planning and control (OPC), designing and managing operations networks, the Total Quality Management (TQM) approach to improvement, and business process re-engineering (BPR) tools.

Intermediate Microsoft Excel (1 Day)

Intermediate Microsoft Excel

This Excel Series is sustainable development training for Microsoft Excel users designed to improve the individual's Excel skills from basic use to the application and development of intermediate mechanisms. The Excellence Series is designed to equip all employees, including managers...

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) (1 Day)

The Protection of Personal Information POPI

Understand how to manage the personal information you collect to comply with the law, address your customers’ demands and protect your organisation. The session is tailored to the attendees – we ask you questions in advance so that we know...

Advanced Microsoft Excel (1 Day)

Advanced Microsoft Excel

Sustainable development training for Microsoft Excel users to improve the individual’s skills in applications and development of advanced mechanisms. It is assumed that delegates have background training and experience with Basic Microsoft Excel. The Excellence Series is designed to equip...

Optimising Warehouse Performance (2 Days)

Optimising Warehouse Performance

This workshop is designed to equip warehouse personnel with essential skills and knowledge to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of warehouse operations. Participants will learn the fundamentals of warehouse management, including warehouse management systems, performance optimization, and information management. Ideal...

Logistics Management (2 Days)

Logistics Management

Dive into the world of Logistics Management and planning with this comprehensive workshop. It helps you understand important aspects such as outsourcing, network design, and distribution center management. Equip yourself with the latest tools and techniques, and gain insights into...

Policy Development (1 Day)

Policy Development

In this course we break down the process of policy development into simple steps so that even someone who has no prior experience in developing policies will have an effective basis from which to work. Policies are a tool for...

Conflict Management (1 Day)

Conflict Management

Often overlooked inter-personal differences are a key driver to poor supply chain performance. This practical approach to conflict resolution will assist you in setting the pace and mode for a collaborative and constructive working environment. The course initially expounds on...

Business Process Analyst (2 Days)

Business Process Analyst

The shift from a traditional functional focus to a process focus has changed the way we have to approach optimisation in any organisation. Business Analysts have to provide, to a large extent, the necessary guidance to a business in where...

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management (2 Days)

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

This workshop dives into supply chain basics. Discover how to prioritize effectively and stay flexible while aligning with your organization's goals. Learn about process frameworks and metrics, and master the art of building strong supplier relationships with clear agreements. Whether...

Supply Chain Fundamentals – Supply Chain Management Business Context (2 Days)

Supply Chain Fundamentals Supply Chain Management Business Context

This course aims to define two distinct areas that are overlooked within a supply chain but which are of great importance - Supply Chain Technology and Supplier Relationship Management, which includes the general procurement theme. Understand and identify the different...

Supply Chain Fundamentals – Integrating Supply Chains (2 Days)

Supply Chain Fundamentals Integrating Supply Chains

The course is designed to help delegates understand the importance of integration between functional silos inside the business and how to break down walls and cross the divide between functions, business boundaries, and the larger value chain. "Supply Chain Management...

Warehouse Operations Excellence Skills training course (6 Days)

Excellent warehouse management will ensure that the product gets to the customer on time/in full (OTIF), to the right place, in the right condition, with the right paperwork and at the right cost. Without proper warehouse management, this critical value...

Customs and Immigration Corridor Administration Training Course

Gain comprehensive expertise in SADC customs, immigration, and trade facilitation through this course. Discover how to optimize border operations, strengthen security measures, and develop proficiency in regional policies, international agreements, and insurance prerequisites. This program sets you on the trajectory...

POPI Act eLearning

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Compliance to the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) is becoming imperative in the work environment. It has an impact on all businesses in South Africa, because even if a business does not use personal information in its day-to-day activities,...

Mastering Stores and Stock Control Online Professional Programme

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This 9-week online training program, developed in collaboration with IMM and Oxford Professional Education, is designed for mastering effective stores and stock control. This programme empowers you to streamline processes, minimize waste, and enhance customer satisfaction. Benefit from flexible learning...

Streamline Procurement with ChatGPT AI – Training course

AI in Procurement

Enhance Your Procurement Process with AI Technology | Learn, Apply, and Analyze using ChatGPT Improve your procurement process using advanced Artificial Intelligence technology. In this course, you will discover how AI can benefit different industries, including procurement. You'll learn how...

Road and Truck Industry Corridor Administration course

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This course opens the gateway to regional prosperity, revealing the crucial role of road transportation in trade facilitation and socio-economic development. Gain invaluable institutional insights to navigate regulatory complexities, seize growth opportunities within regional road corridors, and master the art...

MARINE AND PORT CORRIDOR ADMINISTRATION training course

Commerce Edge Marine and port course

Harbor Success in Maritime Leadership: This course unveils the pivotal role of marine and ports in regional trade facilitation and socio-economic development, paving the way to a world of possibilities. Gain investment mastery to...

Railway Corridor Administration Training Course

Commerce Edge Railway course

Empower Your Journey to Rail Excellence: This course unveils the pivotal role of SADC railways in regional trade facilitation and socio-economic development, offering opportunities for endless growth. Master the art of securing investor financing, optimize corridor logistics, and nurture vital...

Fundamentals of Stores and Stock Control Training Course

Improve your expertise in Stores and Stock Control with our comprehensive workshop where you will learn the essentials of efficient Stock Control and its role in optimizing Warehouse and Store Management. Explore vital tools and techniques for effective inventory management....

Integrated Physical Asset Management “Iso 55000” (2 Days)

Integrated Physical Asset Management Iso 55000

A robust, integrated asset management system is the only way to ensure that: Service delivery and production managers have confidence in production capacity, product quality, cost of production and company image. Future refurbishment and replacement costs are predictable; the way...

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INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

Throughout the world CIPS qualifications are recognised as driving leading edge thinking and professionalism in procurement. MCIPS is recognised worldwide as the standard for top quality procurement professionals.

We offer five qualifications to support your professional development in procurement and supply. Upon successful completion of the Diploma, Advanced and Professional Diplomas and in conjunction with three years' experience in a role of responsibility in procurement and supply, you may apply for full membership of CIPS to use the designatory letters, MCIPS.

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Commerce Edge is the first approved education and training provider for the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) in South Africa.

CILT qualifications include:
L2 which is an introductory international Certificate in Logistics and Transport.
L3 is an international Certificate in Logistics and Transport.
L5 is an international Diploma in Logistics and Transport.
L6 is an international Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Transport.

A range of CILT short Course are also available.

OCCUPATIONAL DIPLOMAS

Whether you're considering a career in Procurement or already working in the field, you'll know that procurement professionals need to integrate and collaborate within the Supply Chain to increase their value to the organisation.

Being qualified in Procurement within the supply chain context positions professionals well and allows them to explore career opportunities in other parts of the Supply Chain.

LEARNERSHIPS

A learnership is a work-based learning programme that leads to an NQF accredited qualification. Learnerships are directly linked to a specific vocation, such as a Procurement Officer or Project Manager. A learnership is a tripartite agreement between the learner, their employer and a registered training provider. Learnerships are available for people who have obtained an NQF Level 4 Qualification at a school, A college or similar.

National Certificate:
Generic Management - NQF
Level 5, SAQA ID 59201

We are an accredited training provider for the learnership in Generic Management on NQF Level 5. Talk to us about how we can assist your company and employees to complete their learnerships in Generic Management practically through an integrated work experience.

Our accreditation as training provider also extends to the Procurement and Supply Chain sectors for the learnership in Supply Chain Management on NQF Level 5. Talk to us about how we can assist your company and employees to complete their learnerships in Supply Chain Management practically, whilst accumulating world-class experience and gaining the required knowledge and competence.

National Certificate:
Supply Chain Management - NQF
Level 5, SAQA ID 74149

TERTIARY QUALIFICATIONS AND DEGREES

We represent the Supply Chain Faculty for the Da Vinci Institute as well as the IMM Graduate School. In collaboration with these universities, we offer the following degrees:

Higher Certificate
in Supply Chain

BCom Business Management with specialisation in Supply Chain

BCom (HONS) in Supply Chain Management

EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT

EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME IN PROCUREMENT

The University of Stellenbosch Business School Executive Development (USB-ED) and Commerce Edge offer an Executive Development Programme in Procurement and Supply Chain Leadership.

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