Course Title: Supply Chain Analysis and Design

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Supply Chain Analysis and Design

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OMGT2146

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

OMGT2146

City Campus

Undergraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

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

OMGT2201

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

OMGT2223

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,
Offsh1 17,
Offsh3 17

OMGT2277

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2017

Course Coordinator: Dr. Siddhi Pittayachawan

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1357

Course Coordinator Email: siddhi.pittayachawan@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study:
004948 - Business Statistics 1

 


Course Description

This course provides an introduction to quantitative methods that can be used in industry. You will acquire advanced spreadsheet and database modelling skills. The course will introduce static and dynamic models of supply chains and logistics systems. Specifically, it will apply transport and transhipment models to optimize supply chains.

The course will enhance your appreciation of logistics and the usefulness of mathematical and statistical models in solving logistics problems. You will learn to think systematically about the fundamental processes involved and to evaluate the performance of a supply chain as a system. You will also develop your critical thinking skills to the point where you are able to deliberate on contemporary issues in supply chain management.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

  1. Use selected concepts, principles and procedures related to supply chain management for effective decision making.
  2. Investigate various methods to assess logistics and distribution practices.
  3. Apply the tools and underlying principles of logistics to optimise operations in network models.
  4. Identify and evaluate the processes, tools and principles of logistics practices in the manufacturing and service sectors.
  5. Apply mathematical solutions to optimise supply chain networks and logistics problems.


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: 20%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 5
Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Final Examination: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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.