Supply Chain Management

Subject 208-334 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures per week and two hours of tutorial per week
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 208-212 Agribusiness Marketing, 208-236 Introduction to Agribusiness.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Subject Overview:

This subject introduces measures of supply chain performance and discusses their strengths and limitations; issues in supply chain management for the agribusiness value chain; alternative models for supply chain coordination and the appropriateness of each model for different types of agribusiness supply chains; communication, trust, and cooperation in maintaining supply chain relationships: least-cost inventory replenishment and transport schedules, and the influence of product and market factors on supply design.

Topics include: what is supply chain management? challenges facing supply chain managers; managing information in the supply chain; importance of interorganisation information systems; customer value in the supply chain; supply chain alliances; developing and maintaining supply chain relationships; efficiency and effectiveness in supply chains; supply chain competition; social responsibility in supply chains; future challenges in supply chain management.

Assessment: End-of-semester 3-hour exam (50%), three 1000-word assignments (10% each), one 2000-word assignment (20%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

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Breadth Options: This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008.
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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Related Course(s): Bachelor of Agriculture
Bachelor of Agriculture
Bachelor of Agriculture
Bachelor of Rural Business

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