Procurement and Supply Chain Management Support Functions and Systems

The course would be open to:

  • Applicants currently engaged in public health-related activities.
  • Applicants with graduate/post-graduate qualifications, and working within procurement and supply chain management, healthcare administration, or pharmaceutical functions.
  • Candidates with relevant work experience in public health with governmental and/or health-related organizations/ NGOs would be preferred.
  • Opportunities with leading organizations (UN organizations and Ministries of Health)
  • On-demand mentorship on PSCM subjects related to Public Health
  • A holistic understanding of supply chain - Empower Yourself for Global Health Leadership
  • Get in touch with the key support functions and systems of PSM such as HR, Finance, Quality Assurance, Information Systems etc. Understand how these support functions affect the performance of the PSM function and how to most efficiently design, implement and manage them.

  • Organization and Staffing of the PSM Function
  • PSM Data & the Information Systems Pyramid
  • Implementing a Logistics MIS
  • Introduction - Pharmaceutical QA
  • Practical Approaches to Quality Assurance
  • Financial Impact of PSM
  • Funding for PSM Projects
  • Assessment
  • Course fees: USD 400 (exclusive of taxes and bank charges)
  • Early bird and group registration discounts available.
  • Minimum bandwidth of 1mbps (4mbps recommended)
  • Processor: 1GHz (min), 2GHz dual-core, or more recommended.
  • RAM: 1GB (min), 2GB or more is recommended.
  • Supported browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x r Google Chrome
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS, Linux, Solaris
  • Headset
  • Course language - English
  • The course is broken into 7 chapters and 1 final assessment to qualify for a certificate
  • Pre-recorded lectures (chapter wise), case studies, quizzes, and self-learning materials
  • E-mail tutorial support and group discussion through a web-based system
  • Students will be evaluated throughout the tenure of course with multiple choice questions.