Online Post Graduate Diploma in Global Health Procurement and Supply Chain Management


Facilitated e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Empower School of Health

Course details

12 Months
10-12 hours per week
USD 2,500

Course summary

The course prepares the participants for the world of procurement and supply chain of healthcare products. It provides a solid overview of PSM issues including the role of government policies, donors, manufacturers, procurement agents, and more.

About this course

The course is structured to address one topic area per month, starting with a module on introduction to PSM and ending with PSM support functions and systems. For the subsequent month, the candidate will work on a ‘problem-solution’ related case study linked to their own organization or country. There is also a Module addressed as Leadership in Global Health. The goal of this module is to impart better knowledge of Leadership and its fundamentals.


*Multiple start dates throughout the year. Contact the education coordinator for details.

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Target audience

The course is targeted at health professionals in public health programs (donors, government, NGOs, civil society, academia) and people interested in becoming supply chain/logistics professionals.

Learning objectives

  • Prepares students for a global career in PSM
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of procurement and supply chain management and its linkages with global health
  • Learn management structures and systems required for effective operations of PSM
  • Be able to assess and address supply chain bottlenecks
  • Design & execute projects for making PSM more effective
  • Personal and professional growth in terms of leadership and management skills

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