Executive Diploma in Purchasing Supply

London Examinations Board

The Course

Get the skills and knowledge that will qualify you for a career in the supply chain sector. The supply chain planning sector offers numerous employment options and many opportunities for career advancement. If you’re looking for a career that’s exciting, and fast-paced, and challenging, this course is for you.

At a Glance


Executive Diploma


London Examinations Board

Study Mode


Delivery Mode

Learners are given a complete set of learning materials to facilitate independent study which can be accessed through our designated Learning Portal. For each Executive Certificate we recommend at least 24 hours of online learning.

Course Duration

4-6 months




1st Week on a monthly basis


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Career Outcomes

  • Executive positions in purchasing supply management for profit and not for profit organisations.

Key Topics

  • Warehousing
  • Warehousing’s Role in the Supply Chain
  • Distribution Centre Concept
  • Purchasing and Procurement
  • General Warehousing and Distribution Centre Strategies
  • Warehousing and materials handling

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  • Design and Layout
  • Production and operations management
  • Personnel
  • Warehouse Management
  • Warehouse Negotiations, Agreements, and Contracts
  • Managing the Flow of Materials across the Supply Chain
  • Purchasing Supply Principles
  • Purchasing/ Procurement scope and development
  • Strategic procurement and supply chain management
  • Competing through logistics
  • Outsourcing
  • Quality management
  • Inventory management
  • Sourcing strategies and relationships
  • Lead time and time compression
  • Case Studies on Purchasing Supply Practices
  • Purchasing Supply Management
  • Project procurement
  • Purchasing of commodities
  • Purchasing of services
  • Capital procurement
  • Retail procurement
  • Negotiation
  • E-Procurement Systems and Contract Management
  • Contract management and performance measurement


  • A Certificate; or
  • 4 GCSE's/O levels/SPM at grade C or above; and/or
  • Relevant work experience.

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