EMERGING TRENDS IN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

MGT5ELS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will have an opportunity to build on and expand your knowledge in logistics and supply chain management using advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills. You will research and explore the latest emerging trends in logistics and supply chain management to ensure that products and services are delivered efficiently and effectively. You will explore recent developments in strategic planning, organising and controlling supply chain operations. Through the development of critical thinking and research skills, you will be able to identify and analyse emerging trends and improvements in supply chains, with a focus on economic, environmental and sustainable operations as a source of competitive advantage.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorWilliam Keeton

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesWorkshop activities, research/inquiry, blended learning, assessments, case studies, quiz assessment

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify emerging trends in logistics and supply chain management by analysing the environment and implementing alternatives to create a supply chain competitive advantage in a globalised world.
02. Apply logistics and supply chain management principles to address emerging challenges in the fields of logistics and supply chain management
03. Demonstrate an understanding of strategic leadership for logistics and supply chain management in the era of global business, focusing on advanced emerging trends and service driven business environments to make comprehensive assessments when analysing business situations.
04. Identify emerging problems in the field of logistics and supply chain management, and devise innovative and sustainable solutions to address these problems.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorWilliam Keeton

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflective journal (1750 words) Individual assignment, comprising multiple written entries in a reflective journal.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Annotated bibliography (1500 words) Individual assignment, comprising written annotations/summaries of academic studies.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Case Study - Critical Analysis (2500 words) This assessment has six parts and builds on the reflective journal and annotated bibliography assessments.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Vietnam (Hanoi University), 2021, LTU Term 6, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorWilliam Keeton

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 46 - 51
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 51 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Reflective journal (1750 words) Individual assignment, comprising multiple written entries in a reflective journal.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Annotated bibliography (1500 words) Individual assignment, comprising written annotations/summaries of academic studies.

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Case Study - Critical Analysis (2500 words) This assessment has six parts and builds on the reflective journal and annotated bibliography assessments.

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4