Course Title: Maritime Logistics
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Maritime Logistics
Credit Points: 12.00
665H Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain
Sem 2 2022,
Sem 1 2023
Course Coordinator: Dr Thuy Nguyen
Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2270
Course Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Coordinator Location: Building 80
Course Coordinator Availability: Appointment via email
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
With more than 90% of the world trade in volume being transported by sea, the maritime industry plays a crucial role in the global economy. This is especially highlighted in the context of globalisation whereby production, supply chain and market in a global scale have become a norm and international trade has grown even faster than global production. In this connection, effective and efficient logistics management of key maritime operations becomes critical to the unimpeded trade flows.
This course explores the fundamentals of maritime logistics in the specific domains of shipping and port logistics, as well as that of supporting maritime logistics services. The course also examines how maritime logistics can be managed as a crucial trade facilitator, and discusses the recent innovation, i.e., the impacts of digitalisation on maritime logistics.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
CLO1: Explain the role of maritime logistics, specifically ports and shipping, in global supply chains and international trade.
CLO2: Analyse the working principles of key maritime logistics components and evaluate their efficiency and effectiveness.
CLO3: Critically appraise how an integrated maritime logistics system can facilitate global business and trade.
CLO4: Analyse and discuss the implications of international regulations and policies on maritime logistics.
Overview of Learning Activities
In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various learning activities. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.
Overview of Learning Resources
Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies/Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.
RMIT Library provides extensive resources, services and study spaces. All RMIT students have access to scholarly resources including course related material, books, e-books, journals and databases.
Computers and printers are available at every Library. You can access the Internet and Library e-resources. You can also access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.
Contact: Ask the Library for assistance and information on Library resources and services: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library. Study support is available for assistance with assignment preparation, academic writing, information literacy, referencing, maths and study skills. 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 alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.
Assessment Task 1: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2
Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 3, 4
Assessment Task 3: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or on online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and individual consultation.