The newly accredited BSc in Supply Chain Management is unique in its content and most importantly offers a future facing and integrated business education covering the main disciplines and operational areas of business, whilst focusing on supporting students to develop the skills and competencies required in a contemporary and future labour market. The overarching philosophy of our newly designed degree is to support and enhance progression, achievement and success, whilst challenging our students to become professional, aspirational and globally minded managers in a complex, dynamic economic environment. The course is a meaningful partnership between students, employers and the Institute of Development Management (IDM), with clear innovations in work-based learning, assessment for learning and teaching and learning initiatives. Students with various exit certificates from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) can articulate into the BSc in Supply Chain Management.



This is a four year qualification offering a plethora of innovative and relevant mod • Negotiation in Supply Chain

• Negotiation in Supply Chain

• Supplier Selection and Procurement

• Introduction to Contract Management

• Warehousing and Distribution

• Sustainable Procurement

• ICDL – Online Essentials

• Purchasing Performance Management

• Supplier Relationship and Contract


• Strategic Procurement

• Entrepreneurship and Innovation (I)

• Industrial Attachment

• Research Methods

• Operations Management

• Corporate Governance

• Corporate Strategy



All Bachelor of Science supply chain Management learners must complete the practicum. The course accumulates a total of 30 credits. The student should spend twelve (12) weeks in the practicum area. The practicum shall take the form of a field work, integrating theory and practice. Participants will be placed at various institutions and industries, for the in service students it will be done at their respective work areas.


Entry Requirements:

To be considered for this course participants must have at least one of the following qualifications:

• O’ levels or equivalent which must include a pass in English.

• Foundation Certificate in Purchasing and Materials Management or equivalent

• Prior recognized learning



Mode of Study: 
Block release
Full Time
Part Time
Botswana Campus
Business and Information Resource Management
Course Duration: 
4 Years for BGCSE Holders & 2 years for Diploma Holders