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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 and Management

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.

Intermediate Microsoft Excel (2 Days)

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 (2 Days)

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...

Logistics Management (2 Days)

Logistics Management

This workshop will build your understanding of the complexities of logistics management and planning by introducing the processes used, including outsourcing, network design, and distribution centre management. Through developing knowledge of the tools available, the obstacles in the process, and...

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...

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management (2 Days)

Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management

Learn about determining strategic priorities in the supply chain, agility, adaptability, and alignment and implementation thereof, process frameworks, supply chain metrics, relationships, and service level agreements required with suppliers. "Supply chains compete, not companies" - Martin Christopher -

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...

Enterprise and Supplier Development for Procurement Professionals (3 Days)

Enterprise and Supplier Development for Procurement Professionals

This programme capacitates practitioners and procurement focusing on ESD. You with be equipped with in-depth knowledge and practical skills to develop innovative enterprise and supplier development (ESD) solutions for your organization, clients and suppliers. Learn principles to create innovative approaches...

Preferential Procurement – B-BBEE (1 Day)

Preferential Procurement B-BBEE

Preferential Procurement gives rise to several important questions and implications for the procurement fraternity. Revisions to the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice are driving procurement strategy. Learn more about the impact and the far-reaching implications of the new Codes.

Value Analysis/Value Engineering for Supply Chain Professionals (1 Day)

Value Analysis Value Engineering for Supply Chain Professionals

This workshop equips delegates to be able to recognise opportunities for Value Analysis (VA) and Value Engineering (VE) projects to be established and to be able to participate effectively in any VA/VE project in the future. Delegates gain learnings from...

Communication Intelligence for Procurement Professionals (2 Days)

Communication Intelligence for Procurement Professionals

With years of procurement training and experience under their belts, procurement professionals may still conclude below-average deals. Top procurement achievers achieve their successes not only through the strict application of procurement policies and methods but because they have realized that...

Fundamentals of Stores and Stock Control (2 Days)

Fundamentals of Stores and Stock Control

This learning programme introduces the essential concepts of stock control. It develops your understanding of the requirements of the function and how to implement essential tools to effectively manage a warehouse and stores. The programme examines the link between stock...

Time Management (1 Day)

Time Management

Delegates will develop a comprehensive understanding of the various components required for effective time management. They will be discussed in the context of the procurement environment and its demands.

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...

Project Management For Procurement Professionals (2 Days)

Project Management For Procurement Professionals

Learn the core principles of effective project management and more specifically its application in the procurement environment. How to structure programmes, implement effectively and ensure delivery, all within the context of world-class procurement leading practice. Deliver your Procurement projects on...

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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.

Industry-Certifications-2-Commerce-Edge

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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