Course Title: Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OMGT1082

City Campus

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

OMGT1082

City Campus

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009

OMGT2065

Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 10,
Offsh 3 11,
Offsh3 12,
Offsh3 13,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh3 17

OMGT2085

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet2 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet1 2017,
Viet2 2017

OMGT2085

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2007,
Viet3 2007,
Viet1 2008,
Viet2 2008,
Viet3 2008,
Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009

OMGT2221

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 12,
Offsh1 13,
Offsh3 13,
Offsh1 14,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh1 16,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh1 17,
Offsh3 17

Course Coordinator: Mr. Leon Teo

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5781

Course Coordinator Email: leon.teo@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.08.57


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this introductory course you will explore the elements of integrated business logistics and the role and application of logistics principles to supply/demand/value chain management. Logistics and the closely related concept of supply chain management (SCM) underpin business or corporate strategy as far as the latter sets company objectives in sales, market share, share price, returns on shareholder funds, investment and assets.

The course also covers key activities related to logistics and supply chain management, including transportation, warehousing, inventory management, customer service, and purchasing.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

-


On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Draw on key logistics and supply chain management concepts and theories to inform a variety of business situations.
  2. Apply logistics and supply chain management strategies to assist other functional areas of a business organization.
  3. Apply leadership and organisational skills to leverage resources of a group and develop solutions to operational issues.
  4. Interact and communicate effectively in team settings to solve problems in supply chain management.


Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning will be supported through various activities which may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; debating selected topics on discussion forums and producing written work.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.

 


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: 45%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4
Assessment Task 2: 15%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2
Final Examination: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.