This one-year course is designed for logistics and supply chain specialists. You will significantly expand your professional skills and gain in-depth knowledge of current and emerging issues in supply chain management (SCM).
Key areas of study include logistics, operations and supply chain management; transportation and physical distribution; procurement; production; warehousing and inventory.
You will look at supply chain analytics, quality assurance and management and explore new ways of addressing current industry challenges.
You will explore ethical, responsible, and sustainable approaches to SCM as well as the role of digitalisation and innovative technologies.
As part of the course, you can pursue an advanced research project in areas such as emerging technologies, e-commerce, sustainability, digitalisation, disaster responses, public procurement and the circular economy, among others.
You can also apply for internship placements in supply chain to gain further industry skills.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
What jobs can the Supply Chain Management (Professional) 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 appropriate Logistics, Distribution, Operations, Procurement and Supply Chain Management principles and practices in a private, public, and not for profit sector environment to ensure effective, efficient, ethical and seamless supply chain operations and relationships.
- critically analyse, assess, research and apply new technologies and collaborative methodologies through design and implementation of logistics and supply chain management theory.
- effectively communicate and demonstrate knowledge and mastery of logistics and supply chain management with respect to policy, processes, relationships, strategies 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.