FOUNDATION OF LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

MGT5PSC

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In Foundation of Logistics and Supply Chain Management you will be introduced to the theories and practices of logistics and supply chain management and their implications for strategic and operational business decisions. You will have the opportunity to use logistics and supply chain management concepts in a range of business contexts; basics concepts of logistics, transportation, automation, inventory management and delivery; introduction to supply chain management, procurement, supply chain configurations, and supply chain distribution network design. Working independently and working together with others, both online and face-to-face, you will learn about logistics and supply chain management through solving business problems, and develop the ethical, critical thinking, quantitative and interpersonal skills required to understand, analyse, and improve logistics and supply chain operations of businesses and add sustainable value to any organisation.

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 ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

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

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 - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically analyse logistics and supply chain management issues
02. Apply relevant theories and methods for managing supply chains
03. Analyse and map logistics and supply chain processes of goods and services

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Critical Review Essay (1250 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Case Study Analysis (1750 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Analytical Report (2500 words) Individual written assignment.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

City Campus, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 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*
Individual Critical Review Essay (1250 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Case Study Analysis (1750 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Analytical Report (2500 words) Individual written assignment.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 18 - 24
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 24 and delivered via online.
"This subject is delivered entirely online. Students are required to undertake online learning and assessment activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Critical Review Essay (1250 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Case Study Analysis (1750 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Analytical Report (2500 words) Individual written assignment.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2020, Online study period 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 42
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 42 and delivered via online.
"This subject is delivered entirely online. Students are required to undertake online learning and assessment activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Critical Review Essay (1250 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Case Study Analysis (1750 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Analytical Report (2500 words) Individual written assignment.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Sydney, 2020, Study period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Critical Review Essay (1250 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Case Study Analysis (1750 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Analytical Report (2500 words) Individual written assignment.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Sydney, 2020, Study period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Critical Review Essay (1250 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Case Study Analysis (1750 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2
Individual Analytical Report (2500 words) Individual written assignment.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3