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Pharmaceutical Commodity Supply Chain Management Program (PharmCom)



A 2 week (10 working days) Competencybased training for Procurement Managers delivered by The Institute of Healthcare Management, Strathmore University Business School.


The Internationally recognized Pharmaceutical Commodity Supply Chain Management Program is specifically designed to equip delegates with an in-depth understanding of supply chain operations and best practices. This course is designed by specialists in the field of Supply Chain and Management, and equips participants with practical learning’s to assist in elements of supply chain from operations and procurement to distribution and other key components of managing the health supply chain system. This course promotes a multidisciplinary and integrated approach in line with current trends.


The training is particularly relevant for staff members that are or may be involved in supply chain operations, procurement, distribution and other key components of the healthcare supply chain system. The training programme specifically caters for those candidates who wish to accomplish both theoretical and practical aspects of supply chain operations.


The theoretical training consists of 3 modules, divided into the following 12 sessions:
• Module 1 Governance, Leadership and Strategy
• Module 2: Management
• Module 3: Health Commodity Supply Chain and Risk Management

Governance, Leadership and Strategy Competencies (2 Days)
Session 1:Governance Standards and Structures in Health Care Organizations
Session 2:Leadership and Change Management in Health Care Organizations
Session 3:Thinking and Establishing the Value Proposition of Health Care Organizations

Management Competencies (3 Days)​​​
Session 1:People Management in Health Care Organizations
Session 2:Financial Management of the Health Care Organization
Session 3:Management of Technology and Innovation (Data Management and Analytics for Health Care Administration)

Supply Chain Management & Operations (5 Days)
Session 1:Supply Chain Management-Introductory concepts
Session 2:Risk management in Supply Chain operations
Session 3:Quality Assurance and Monitoring of Drug Quality
Session 4:Warehouse Management and Distribution Logistics
Session 5:Controlling Drug Expenditures and Ensuring Financial Sustainability of Drug Supplies
Session 6:Field visit (IHS warehouse, Nairobi)



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5th-16th June 2017

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