Course Title: Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OMGT2256

City Campus

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021

OMGT2266

Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 17

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OMGT2256

City Campus

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

UGRDFx2020 (ZZZZ)

OMGT2256

City Campus

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex21 (ZZZZ)

OMGT2256

City Campus

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex22 (ZZZZ)

OMGT2266

Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

OFFSe12019 (CD2)

OMGT2266

Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

OFFSe12020 (CD2)

OMGT2266

Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

OFFSe22020 (CD2)

OMGT2266

Shanghai Uni of Int Bus & Econ

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

OFFSe22021 (CD2)

Course Coordinator: Zlatko Muhvic

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5440

Course Coordinator Email: zlatko.muhvic@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.5

Course Coordinator Availability: By email appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.


Course Description

In this introductory course you will explore the elements of integrated business logistics and the role and application of logistics principles to supply/demand/value chain management. Logistics and the closely related concept of supply chain management (SCM) underpin business or corporate strategy because they inform company objectives in sales, market share, share price, returns on shareholder funds, investment and assets.

The course also covers key activities related to logistics and supply chain management, including transportation, warehousing, inventory management, customer service, and purchasing.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

  1. Draw on key logistics and supply chain management concepts and theories to inform a variety of business contexts.
  2. Apply logistics and supply chain management strategies to assist other functional areas of a business organization.
  3. Apply leadership and organisational skills to leverage the resources of a group and develop solutions to operational issues.
  4. Interact and communicate effectively in team settings to solve problems in supply chain management.


Overview of Learning Activities

The course is designed to provide a range of learning experiences to equip students with a broad-base understanding of logistics and supply chain concepts. Each lecture will introduce you to a specific aspect of logistics and supply chain concepts. The tutorials are designed to assist you in applying these concepts and in developing a supply chain portfolio for a designated company(s), comprising poster design, group and individual presentations, and report writing.

You will need to complete regular weekly learning tasks that may involve online activities, reading broadly, analysing video material and case studies, reporting critically on set questions, researching course topics, and completing prescribed assessment tasks. You are required to be proactive and self-directed in your learning, asking questions of your lecturer and/or peers and seeking out information as required, especially from the numerous sources available through the RMIT library, and through links and material specific to this course that is available through myRMIT Studies/Canvas Course Site. You will also be required to actively and effectively engage with peers in collaborative problem solving activities and other forms of group work.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

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: 15%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2

Assessment Task 2: 35%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 3: 50%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

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.