MANAGEMENT OF SERVICE SUPPLY CHAIN AND OPERATIONS

MGT5MSO

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore the theories and practices of supply chain and operations management in the emerging service global economy. You will examine the distinctive characteristics of service supply chains and operations, and their implications for the design of businesses. You will have the opportunity to acquire a set of distinctive skills to effectively design and manage service supply chains and operations in a variety of service industry sectors, via real world case studies. Topics include service-dominant logic versus goods-dominant logic, strategic decisions, capacity management, supply risk and agility, service process design, performance analysis and metrics, service delivery assurance and service innovation.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSajad Fayezi

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesThe sport specialisation of the course will be delivered using the case method made famous by the Harvard Business School. By using the case method of teaching as the foundation, the course will make the links between theory and practice explicit. This subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

Capstone subjectNo

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. Critically research the body of knowledge and fundamental themes and issues surrounding service supply chain and operations management
02. Critically analyse and assess various service supply chain frameworks, and configure an appropriate design to ensure the effectiveness of service supply chain and operations
03. Critically examine the issues and challenges facing service providers managing operations and supply chains in a rapidly changing global context
04. Explore and propose defensible solutions to operations/supply chain problems in a variety of service industry sectors

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSajad Fayezi

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 18 - 23
Four 6.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23.

Block ModeWeek: 30 - 35
Four 6.00 h block mode per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition, students should engage with online activities throughout the semester.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Discussion Engagement (1,000 words) Workshop and online discussion engagement

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Assessment (1,500 words) Critical essay addressing problems/issues of service supply chains

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Team Assessment (4,000 words) (1000 per student) Develop an intervention plan and prototype x 4 student per group

N/AOtherGroupNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Vietnam (Hanoi University), 2021, LTU Term 4, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSajad Fayezi

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 18 - 23
Four 6.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23.

Block ModeWeek: 30 - 35
Four 6.00 h block mode per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
In addition, students should engage with online activities throughout the semester.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Discussion Engagement (1,000 words) Workshop and online discussion engagement

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Assessment (1,500 words) Critical essay addressing problems/issues of service supply chains

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Team Assessment (4,000 words) (1000 per student) Develop an intervention plan and prototype x 4 student per group

N/AOtherGroupNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4