FOUNDATION OF LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

MGT5PSC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject 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; basic 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 ActivitiesWorkshop activities, experiential exercises, case study analysis.

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 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

Subject options

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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-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 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 (1000 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Case Study Analysis (1500 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Analytical Report (2000 words) Individual written assignment.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 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 (1000 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Case Study Analysis (1500 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Analytical Report (2000 words) Individual written assignment.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

City Campus, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Critical Review (1000 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Case Study Analysis (1500 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Analytical Report (2000 words) Individual written assignment.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 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 (1000 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Case Study Analysis (1500 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Analytical Report (2000 words) Individual written assignment.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 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 (1000 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Case Study Analysis (1500 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Analytical Report (2000 words) Individual written assignment.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Vietnam (Hanoi University), 2021, LTU Term 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSobhan (Sean) Asian

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.
This subject is delivered entirely online. Students are required to undertake online learning and assessment activities.

WorkShopWeek: 18 - 23
One 2.00 d workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Critical Review (1000 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written, critical analysis of a current issue in the field of logistics and supply chain management.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Case Study Analysis (1500 words) Individual assignment, comprising a written response to questions relating to the analysis of a case study.

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Individual Analytical Report (2000 words) Individual written assignment.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3