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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will explore the principles and practices of strategic logistics and supply chain management. In particular, students will focus on the logistics and supply chain functions, and related strategies and operations that provide a competitive edge in this context. They will also learn the concepts, techniques and tools that underlie logistics and supply chain management functions and operations. The subject is delivered as three distinct but related modules- each being accessible to other participants as non-accredited short-courses.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorWilliam Keeton

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSupply chain management- strategy, planning and operations (2nd ed.)PrescribedChopra, S. and P. MeindlPRENTICE-HALL (PEARSON), UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J. 2004
ReadingsBusiness logistics/supply chain managementRecommendedBallou, R. H.PRENTICE-HALL (PEARSON), UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J. 2004
ReadingsPrinciples of supply chain management: a balanced approachPreliminaryWisner, J.D., G. Keong Leong and Keah-Choon TanSOUTH-WESTERN (THOMSON CORP.), MASON, OHIO. 2005

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