In this course, you will be introduced to the principles of logistics management, considering logistics as the management of the flow of goods and services in profit and non-profit organisations.
You will explore some typical logistics activities including transportation, material and inventory management, distribution, customer service, information systems and order processing.
You will also study transportation as part of the logistics process, exploring transport economic theory. Topics in materials and inventory management and the enhancement of logistics management with information technology are also examined.
This course leads to the Master of Commerce (Supply Chain Management).
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
What jobs can the Supply Chain Management lead to?
- Commodities manager
- Logistics manager
- Supply chain planner
- Strategic sourcing manager
- Oil and gas exploration
- Planning and operations
What you'll learn
- evaluate and apply advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in supply chain management to ensure effective, efficient, ethical and seamless supply chain operations and relationships
- critically analyse, evaluate, and apply new technologies and collaborative methodologies through design and implementation of supply chain management principles and processes
- effectively communicate information, demonstrating digital competency and mastery of logistics and supply chain management knowledge with respect to policy, processes, and procedures to all stakeholders within and external to the organisation
- deliver sustainable competitive advantage in relation to business practice through the application of best practice logistics and supply chain management principles, tools, techniques, and strategies
- apply 21st century logistics, distribution, procurement, and supply chain management theory to develop, implement and manage ethically, environmentally and socially responsive and integrated supply chain relationships that contribute strategically to achievement of the aims of the organisation
- demonstrate best practice professional skills to ensure sustainable accountability, responsibility, inclusivity, ethics and integrity regarding client relationship management, confidentiality, safety, and security for internal and external stakeholders of the organisation and its supply network