CILT International Advanced Diploma (Procurement & Supply Chain)

The CILT International Advanced Diploma provides you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to lead in the logistics, supply and transport industry.

Successful completion of the CILT International Advanced Diploma together with 5 years appropriate experience meets the eligibility criteria for Chartered Member (CMILT) status of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

Course Structure

Complete eight units to achieve the CILT International Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Transport. Each unit is delivered through a combination of online facilitated workshops and self-paced reading and eLearning. Assessment includes in-class participation, group presentations and a research assignment.

  • Organisational business environments from a global perspective
  • Resource availability and utilisation
  • Decision-making by managers to maximise limited resources
  • Stakeholder and relationship mapping tools
  • Competition for resources and different priorities
  • Cost benefit analysis for strategic decisions
  • Investment appraisal and risk principles
  • Types of competition and their impact
  • Contingency planning
  • Trade-offs between operations
  • Performance implications on supply chain operations
  • Internal and external factors influencing organisational cultures
  • Relationship between organisational culture, strategy, and performance
  • Theoretical and practical aspects of leadership: alternative leadership styles
  • Purpose, values, and vision of the organisation
  • Methods used to influence and motivate people towards organisational goals
  • Benefits and risks of intra-organisational working
  • Achieving common goals and organisational improvements
  • Business ethics and their reflection in practice
  • Examination of the values and beliefs of organisational culture
  • Links between organisational statements and actions
  • Legal implications of ethical and unethical practices
  • Strategic planning from organisational, intra-organisational, and global perspectives
  • Examination of organisational models and their influences on business strategy
  • Internal and external influences on business strategy
  • Risk and decision-making models
  • Forecasting for effective and realistic business decisions
  • Developing a culture of customer focus and building relationships with customers
  • Delivering excellent customer service
  • Issues surrounding organisational change: triggers for strategic change
  • Strategies for innovation and learning
  • Continuous adaptation to new situations
  • Surviving and prospering through change
  • Awareness of strategic performance for operating on a global scale
  • Integration of organisations for improved performance
  • Tools and techniques for improving intra-organisational performance
  • Strategic supply strategies and opportunities for collaboration
  • Examination of issues impacting future long-term procurement requirements
  • Organisational performance and its relationship to functional strategy
  • Models and concepts for designing and implementing functional strategies
  • Trade-offs, cost, and service balance in supporting business strategy
  • Use of technology in the implementation of organisational strategies
  • Evaluation of tools and techniques for enhancing internal and external business integration
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in procurement and contract management
  • Contract management techniques
  • Negotiations in procurement and contract management
  • Risk management in procurement and contract management
  • Global sourcing in procurement
  • E-procurement and its application
  • Sustainable procurement practices
  • Performance measurement in procurement and contract management
  • Dispute resolution in contracts
  • Making informed decisions and investments in procurement and contract management
  • Strategic alignment in supply chain management
  • Operational strategies such as JIT (Just-in-Time) and agile
  • Value stream analysis and identifying improvement opportunities
  • Using innovative technologies in supply chains
  • Managing risk and disruptions in supply chains
  • Impact of performance on supply chain operations
  • Different types of competition in supply chains
  • Making strategic decisions and investments to maximise operations
  • Significance of strategic alignment in effective supply chain operations
  • Role of strategic inventory in supply chain management
  • Impact of innovative technology on modern supply chains
  • Challenges posed by uncertainty and complexity in supply chain management
  • Enhancing business strategies through effective warehouse management
  • Innovation and advanced warehouse management systems
  • Operational improvement tools for warehouses
  • Strategic inventory in supply chain implementation
  • Impact of strategic warehouse positioning on business strategies
  • Effect of advanced warehouse management systems on operational performance
  • Role of innovative technology in warehouse operations
  • Application of tools and techniques for warehouse operational improvement
  • Significance of strategic inventory in strategic supply chain implementation
  • Making informed decisions to enhance warehouse operations
  • Alignment of warehouse operations with overall business strategies
  • Critical role of strategic warehouse positioning in enabling business strategies


Distance Mode:

  • 9 day intensive workshop
  • 8am to 4pm AEDT/AEST


  • Total for Advanced Diploma: $6,400 incl. GST

Membership with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport is included.

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Assessment will comprise in-class assessment tasks and a workplace-based assessment to be completed outside of the workshops.