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MKX5611

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr David Stewart

Synopsis

This unit is designed to expose students to contemporary thought and practice in logistics and supply chain management. The unit will elaborate on the extension of logistics management across organisational boundaries. How organisations are using logistics and supply chain management as a competitive tool will also be covered. Students will be able to gain appreciation through the critical study of contemporary research publications in the area. The practice of leading edge organisations will also be studied. Students will have the opportunity to apply new concepts in case studies and in their own organisations through assignment work.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. explain in detail the elements of integrated supply chain management
  2. critically evaluate contemporary literature in the field of logistics and supply chain management
  3. apply contemporary logistics and supply chain management concepts to an organisation
  4. formulate logistics and supply chain strategies.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr David Stewart

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

MKX9610