Bachelor of Commerce in Supply Chain Management (BCOMSCM)

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Upon attainment of a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Supply Chain Management students will be able to:

  • Gather process and record relevant information and compile basic statements of comprehensive income, statements of changes in equity and statements of financial position.
  • Solve basic economic problems in different economic systems, how households and firms take decisions as well as how prices are determined.
  • Develop a fundamental knowledge base of psychological processes in the work context that contribute to the improvement of interpersonal work relationships and organizational effectiveness.
  • Solve basic problems relating to the general principles of the law of contract in South Africa.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the individual functional areas of business management which ultimately form a synergistic whole that directs the business towards its goals.
  • Develop a solid knowledge base of the necessary values and attitudes in the field of personality or individual differences in the work context.
  • Provide knowledge, applied competence and skills related to general management principles.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the field of purchasing management.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles of financial management theory and practice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the modern integrated approach to the management of the supply of materials and services to organizations and insight into the impact.

What is the duration of the programme, how is it structured?

The minimum duration of this programme is three years.

Year 1:
Business Communication 101

Business Statistics 102
Accounting 1
Business Management 1
Economics 1

Year 2:
Business Information Systems 202

Commercial Law 201
Business Management 2
Supply Chain Management 2
Logistics Management 2

Year 3:

Ethics and Corporate Governance
Project Management
Operations Management
Supply Chain Management 3
Logistics Management 3

More Information  

The Bachelor of Commerce in Supply Chain Management has been designed to cater for the rapid pace of business and the continued integration of world economies. It has therefore become necessary to understand the field of supply chain management as it touches on major issues such as the rapid growth of multinational corporations and strategic partnerships; global expansion and sourcing; impact of fluctuating oil prices and environmental concerns where by  each of these issues dramatically affects corporate strategy and the bottom line. Because of these emerging trends, supply chain management is the most critical business discipline in the world today. Supply chain management is increasingly important to government, organisation and companies in a competitive market across a variety of sectors.