Not currently offered

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-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

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Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

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.

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