The mission of procurement and logistics management programmes

The programmes’ purpose is to produce well-rounded and ethical graduates who are highly regarded for their proficiency with the fundamentals and techniques of their specific level of education (diploma, certificate, associate’s degree, etc.) and their in-depth understanding of the business world, while also preparing them to become leaders who foster social value.

The objectives of procurement and logistics management programmes focuses on:

Procurement and contract management

From the procurement perspective, the department organises study visits/practical lectures with the ministry of finance counterparts such as PPRA, PSPTB and GPSA to build procurement and contract capacity in Tanzania. Students participate in study discussion forums to identify potential challenges in public procurement systems and suggest solutions straight to PPRA. The department act as a centre for PSPTB professional examinations in its renowned campuses.

Clearing and forwarding

Trillion of shillings pass through import-export border points with the help of massive information, processes and procedures. The PLM department offers world-class training on clearing and forwarding goods into and out of the country. Through its class-practice blended syllabus, students are equipped with clearing and forwarding skills that anyone may wish to possess. The department is a centre of excellence in port formalities and following international chamber of commerce commercial terms (Incoterms® 2020). Study tours are organised, administered and delivered to students by experts from the field with vast experience and technical know-how.

Warehouse management

Push production businesses are dependent on the efficiency of warehouse activities. The efficiency of business enterprise is locked with the ability of the organisation to managed stock. How much to keep, where, and how to keep stock depends on the qualities of graduates’ in the procurement and logistics management cadre, among other things. As a crucial logistics infrastructure, a warehouse is understood as a place for everything but everything in its place. Its efficiency depends, among other things, on the knowledge and skills of technical personnel. Come to TIA for cutting edge training in warehouse and warehousing activities. Students are equipped with world-class warehouse management skills, blended with modern technology such as RFID and POS. Graduates can work in modern supermarkets, bonded warehouses, production warehouses/stores, small enterprise stores, hardware and any warehouse, yard, store or go down. Employers are highly recommended to try TIA procurement and logistics management graduates and experience the difference. The industrialisation of Tanzania goes together with the demand for well-trained warehouse experts.   Invest in proper warehouse management and personnel for cost minimisation, accurate business valuation and taxation. Come and build this capability using TIAs renowned experience.

Supply chain management

Supply chain management has become a multifaceted profession that involves strong logistical and management skills as a result of technological revolution, the need for long-term competitive advantage, and globalisation. Companies across sectors value professionals with a thorough understanding of supply chain and logistics management since supply chain performance is so important to overall business success.

The procurement and logistics management programme is designed to provide you with the supply chain management skills you’ll need to seek exciting opportunities in today’s corporate world. Students will learn how to make informed decisions about sourcing, inventory, storage, demand, and transportation management and how to create a successful supply chain strategy. They will also gain the skills necessary to manage a company’s entry into international trade.

This course is for anyone who wants to improve their supply chain management knowledge and abilities in order to stay relevant and open up new job prospects. Modules and short courses are more appealing to people/students at higher level of studies or already working in the areas of logistics, warehousing, transportation, inventory management, procurement, marketing, sales, customer service, and retail, as well as those who are now engaged as senior or general managers. TIA has an answer for you.

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