Course Title: Supply Chain Project Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Supply Chain Project Management

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


620H Business IT and Logistics


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

Course Coordinator: Dr. Kamrul Ahsan

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3752

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course provides you with the key concepts and techniques of supply chain project management. It is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge Framework, published by the Project Management Institute. Case study and practical examples are used to develop a better understanding of the concepts and theories in supply chain project management.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development


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

  1. Critically analyse and synthesise the Project Management Body of Knowledge formulated by the Project Management Institute.
  2. Apply the key concepts and techniques of project management to the formulation and execution of a project plan.
  3. Participate collaboratively and responsibly in teams, and reflect on your own teamwork, and on the team’s processes and ability to achieve outcomes.
  4. Apply as appropriate the professional skills, analytical, problem solving, and policy-making, leadership and ethical practices to manage organisational and technological changes.
  5. Professionally communicate to a range of audiences, demonstrating in depth knowledge of supply chain project management concepts and theories and of the needs of diverse project management stakeholders.

Overview of Learning Activities

A one-hour lecture and a two-hour workshop per week are designed in this course during the semester. The lecture is used to introduce students the fundamental concepts and theories in supply chain project management. The workshop is designed to help students understand the supply chain project management practice in the real world setting through case analysis, simulation study and group discussion.

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.
You have access to extensive course materials on myRMIT Studies, including digitised readings, lecture notes and a detailed study program, external internet links and access to RMIT Library online and hardcopy resources. 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.

Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Task 1: 25%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 4
Assessment Task 2: 25%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Examination: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 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.