Course Title: Establish blockchain in supply chains

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5420 Diploma of Logistics

Course Title: Establish blockchain in supply chains

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 80

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Course Contact: Steven Hansen

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Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to establish blockchain in supply chains. It includes preparing for blockchain, developing a strategy for blockchain, implementing and managing blockchain, managing change associated with blockchain and reviewing and reporting on blockchain.

Blockchain is a decentralised, shared, immutable database of transactions that uses consensus mechanisms to operate. Blockchain networks can be public with anyone able to join and see any transaction that happens. A private (permissioned) blockchain, that restricts who can access the network, is required when working with supply chains. Participants in the supply chain using blockchain will determine what data is seen by whom.

The digitisation of transactions and data using blockchain enables supply chain organisations to implement and monitor their ethical practices, contract management, traceability, transparency, authenticity and compliance programs.

The unit is applicable to those with management or team leadership responsibilities within a supply chain.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TLIX0011X Establish blockchain in supply chains


1. Prepare for blockchain

2. Develop a strategy for blockchain

3. Implement and manage blockchain

4. Manage blockchain change

5. Review and report on blockchain

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.