Course Title: Supply Chain Management Strategy

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Supply Chain Management Strategy

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OMGT1053

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

OMGT1053

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

OMGT2060

Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 11,
Offsh3 12,
Offsh3 13,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh3 17

OMGT2073

Alberton Management Centre

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 07

OMGT2074

Superguide Consultants Ltd

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 07

OMGT2140

Hong Kong Management Associatn

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Offsh 4 11

OMGT2198

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2017,
Viet3 2017

OMGT2229

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

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

Course Coordinator: Dr. Charles Lau

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5910

Course Coordinator Email: charles.lau@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.08.71

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

  • 008219 - Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • 008210 - Transportation and Freight Logistics
  • 008216 - Warehouse and Distribution Channels
  • 008213 - Procurement Management and Global Sourcing

 


Course Description

This course considers supply chain management as a holistic logistics management process across the full spectrum of business activities, from the sourcing of raw materials from suppliers to the delivery of goods and services to the final customers and consumers. The course provides a synthesis of the many critical facets of supply chain management. You will formulate appropriate strategies to enhance overall efficiency and responsiveness through optimization of supply network design and logistics operations.

This course includes a Work Integrated Learning experience. You will undertake and be assessed on structured activities that allow you to learn, apply and demonstrate your professional or vocational practice; and be involved in authentic engagement with partner organisations that include industry feedback.

This course also provides you with a capstone experience, which will provide you with the opportunity to integrate, critically reflect on and consolidate what you have learnt in your program.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

  1. Select appropriate principles and approaches to formulate effective supply chain strategies.
  2. Generate and check different configurations and scenarios in the optimization of supply chain network.
  3. Differentiate and execute appropriate techniques and methods in the integration of logistics and supply chain operations.
  4. Deploy leadership and organizing skills in leveraging resources, capabilities, and competencies of a group to analyse situations and develop solutions to problems.
  5. Apply effective interpersonal skills and communication techniques in working as a team to solve real-world problems in supply chain management.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\Blackboard. These may include topic notes and slides, a study schedule, assessment details, links to relevant internet information, readings and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and sharing of information.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact theBusiness 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 and 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: 25%
Linked CLOs: 1, 3, 4, 5
Assessment Take 2: 25%
Linked CLOs: 2, 3, 4, 5
Final Examination: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3

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.