Advanced Diploma in Supplies and Materials Management – Sinhala Medium

Effective and efficient management of the supply chain has become one of the significant determinants of the competitiveness of modern businesses.  Not only the manufacturing sector but also the service sector has placed a significant emphasis on managing their supply chains, sighting its significance in fulfilling the customer requirements on a timely basis.

The Advanced Diploma in Supplies and Materials Management is designed to provide the individuals involved in the sector at supervisory and managerial levels with managerial knowledge, skills, and attitudes required by the industry and to provide them with a certification of excellence in their study area. The program is designed for one academic year and requires students to possess prior work/educational experience to be eligible to follow. Participants undergo a rigorous course of study consisting of classroom teaching, in-class, take-home assignments, and a management research project



Productivity and Quality Centre
NIBM Programmes


Colombo /
NIBM Programmes


Advanced Diploma




1 Year


  • Degree with one-year working experience in the relevant field


  • G.C.E. A/L qualification with more than three years working experience qualifications


  • Advanced Certificate in Supplies & Materials Management offered by a recognized institute


  • Colombo – August 2024

Course structure and modules

  • Management Principles
  • Supplies & Purchasing Management
  • International Purchasing & Customers Procedures
  • Financial Accountancy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Management Of Information Systems & Computer Applications
  • Individual Project
  • Business English & Communication
  • Legal Aspects Of Supplies & Materials Management
  • Stores &Warehouse Management
  • Production &Operations Management
  • Management Practices & Applications

Programme Fees

  • Course Fee: LKR 250,000 + Registration Fee: LKR 5,000


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