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Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Warehouse Management (English)

Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Warehouse Management-English (ADLWME)

The Institute of Supply and Materials Management (ISMM) is the leading Professional Institution in Sri Lanka in Supply Chain Management Profession, which has been established on 24th October 1972. ISMM has been incorporated by an act of Parliament in 1981. The institute fosters the professional development of Purchasing and Supply Management function in Sri Lanka. ISMM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) based in UK encompassing 45 member associations with 250,000 members and a member of the Organization of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka since 1976. ISMM is affiliated to the International Trade Centre (ITC) in Geneva to offer their Modular Learning System in supply chain Management in Sri Lanka. It is also registered under the Tertiary & Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) under reference P01/0160.

It has been the Diploma awarding National Body for the last two decades in Sri Lanka, in addition to conducting other specialised short courses, adding more than 10,000 specialists to the profession of Supply Chain Management in Sri Lanka. The latest contribution to logistics and supply chain professionals is Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Warehouse Management, which is a one year course, covering ten important areas.

    Course Content:
    • Introduction to Supply Chain and Logistics Management 
    • Management Processes and Practices
    • Quantitative Techniques for Logistics
    • Import and Export Procedures
    • Demand and Distribution Management
    • Warehousing and Inventory Management
    • Transportation Management
    • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in Logistics
    • Financial Accounting in Logistics
    • Independent Project


    The course covers all aspects of Logistics and Warehouse Management and has been formulated according to leading Logistics Management Institutes of Australia, India, UK and USA. The successful completion of this Advanced Diploma will qualify students to obtain exemptions in the Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management. The GDPSCM qualification, together with 3 years executive experience will lead to the Corporate Membership of ISMM. The Government of Sri Lanka recognizes the Corporate Membership of the ISMM is equivalent to a First or Second Class Honours Degree relevant to the field of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management awarded by a recognized University. (Ministry of Public Administration Circular No. 46/90(i) refers). 

    For Whom

    Managers, Executives, Practitioners in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, University Graduates or School Leavers seeking Professional Qualifications.

    Entry Requirements

    Pass in the G.C.E. (A/L) with a Credit Pass in English at the G.C.E (O/L).


    Pass in the Course in Stores Management, Purchasing Management & Shipping, Air Cargo and Containerization conducted by the ISMM.


    1 year (Sundays 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.)

    Course Fees
    1st Instalment 

    Rs.30,000.00  (Registration fee Rs.30,000/= non refundable)

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