Course Title: e Business Supply Chains

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: e Business Supply Chains

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OMGT1236

City Campus

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2010,
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 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019

OMGT1236

City Campus

Postgraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

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

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OMGT2293

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JulDec2018 (KP5)

OMGT2293

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JanJun2019 (KP3)

OMGT2293

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JanJun2020 (KP1),

JanJun2020 (All)

Course Coordinator: Dr Konrad Peszynski

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1654

Course Coordinator Email: konrad.peszynski@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Availability: Via email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course introduces you to the significance of e-supply chain in business logistics. It provides you with the necessary concepts and techniques in e-supply chain design and implementation from a managerial perspective. Various technologies in the field will be discussed from the perspective of availability of tools. The course also emphasises on the use of case studies to illustrate the concept and approach to e-supply chain design and implementation.

 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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At the successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Reflect on the significance of e-business and the supply chain in gaining competitive advantage for an organization
  2. Critically evaluate the various technologies that support e-business and supply chain operations 
  3. Analyse a product supply chain, recommend a relevant upstream and downstream technology and write a technology implementation strategy report. 
  4. Transmit the knowledge and ideas of various technologies to appropriate audiences when recommending those technologies and how they will support organizations/supply chains.


Overview of Learning Activities

If you are a student on-campus, a range of learning experiences are planned for you including lectures and workshops.


If you are an RMIT Online student, a range of learning experiences are planned for you in each topic including interactive webinars.
The workshops/webinars are designed to develop your analytical skills drawing on knowledge and frameworks offered in the lectures/online materials. Your active and constructive participation in group discussions is expected in addition to weekly reading, group and individual exercises and careful planning and completion of assessment tasks.

 


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT university will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and computer laboratories (for on-campus students).
You will have access to extensive course materials on Canvas (myRMIT Studies), including digitised readings, lecture notes (for on-campus students) and a detailed study program, external internet links and access to RMIT Library online and hardcopy resources.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this course will be directed to your ability to assess the significance of e-supply chain in facilitating and enhancing business processes; and illustrate how concepts and techniques in e-supply chain design and implementation have been utilised to advantage in practice.

Assessment Task 1: 25%

Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 2: 35% 

Linked CLOs: 1, 3, 4

Assessment Task 3: 40% 

Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4



Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class (for on-campus students) or online (for RMIT online students), through individual feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.