GC075 - Graduate Certificate in Integrated Logistics Management

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Plan: GC075 - Graduate Certificate in Integrated Logistics Management
Campus: City Campus


Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Graduate Certificate in Integrated Logistics Management
Award abbreviation: GradCertIntegLogMgt
Total credit points: 48
Career: PGRD
Duration: One Semester Full Time and One Year Part-time
Location: Onshore, City Campus
Owning school: Engineering (172H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/engineering/
ASCED code: 089901
CRICOS code: 060677B

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Purpose of the Program

The objective of the program is to provide you with the capability to strategically review, plan and manage a logistics supply chain system with specific reference to financial, operational, control, integrated management criteria and its strategy throughout the programmed life cycle.

You can be part of this exciting career.  Significant advancement of information and communication systems in recent years has changed the world towards globalization of economy.  The design and operation of logistics systems require substantial planning and integration of services and support.  Due to the complexity and multi-disciplinary nature, the knowledge and expertise required to implement an efficient and effective logistics system should not be underestimated.  You will learn a complete range of logistics knowledge and skills covering areas such as the process from supplier to consumer, Third Party Logistic (3PL), distribution demands, reverse logistics, quality control, performance management, and total cost of ownership inventory management.  You will participate in syndicate groups that allow you to exploit your enthusiasm and dedication through industry case studies and presentations.

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Articulation and pathways

You may be eligible for credit into other RMIT University programs for successfully completing this program upon application to other RMIT University programs. Please check with admissions officer of your program of choice.

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Entrance requirements

You must be a graduate of an engineering discipline or equivalent science or applied science degree from either an Australian university or a recognised university in Singapore.  Graduates from other disciplines will also be considered if you have one year’s work experience in logistics or related industries.

If you do not have a formal first degree education background but have over 5 years of experience in the logistics and related industries, you will be considered for special entry.  Application on this basis should be made directly to the Program Coordinator who will assess your application on a case-by-case basis, in accordance to prevailing RMIT policy supporting recognition of prior learning.

If you graduate from a university in a non-English speaking countries, you need to provide certification that your undergraduate program is taught in English language.  Other international non-English speaking students will need to have one of the following English levels:

IELTS (Academic) — 6.5+ (no band less than 6.0)
TOEFL Paper based — 580+ (TWE 4.5+)
TOEFL Computer based — 237+ (TWE 4.5+)
TOEFL Internet based (iBT) — Overall score 92, minimum 20 in all sections

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External accreditation and industry links

The award is recognized by the society of Logistics Engineering (SOLE). There is no formal external accreditation available for Graduate Certificate (Integrated Logistics Management) by coursework program.  However, to ensure the program meets the highest possible standards in postgraduate engineering education and that it satisfies the requirements of key external stakeholders, ongoing advice is provided by the Manufacturing and Materials Program Advisory Committee of the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.  The Program Advisory Committee has representation from manufacturing, automation systems, logistics and engineering companies and research centres.

In Australia, Engineers Australia is the national authority representing engineers in Australia.  Engineers Australia will recognise the achievements of members who satisfy the relevant leadership and management competency standards in the form of a new post-nominal Engineering Executive (EngExec).  The Graduate Certificate(ILM) program combines current logistic engineering and supply chain design with a practical focus.  You will be working in syndicate groups exploring the relationship of theory to experience and current industry practices.  The work-integrated learning approach adopted by this program enables you to acquire elements of the competencies required by Engineers Australia.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

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Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service. The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library  

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