Professional Certificate in e-Logistics

Course N02-AA (2008)

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Year and Campus: 2008
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Rebecca Phelps

Project Manager

Tel: 03 9810 3320


Course Overview: As with all School of Enterprise qualifications, whilst delivering on the specific education objectives outlined above, the course and the approach taken to delivery will seek to support candidates in the development of the following generic attributes:

- Respect for truth, intellectual integrity and ethical behaviour
- Intellectual curiosity and creativity
- Willingness and ability to use their skills and knowledge for constructive public purposes; and
- Appreciation of the world outside their national, linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
Objectives: Graduates will demonstrate the following attributes:

- An understanding of the technical aspects of logistics and, where relevant, of their potential application to broader social questions;
- A sufficient background in the general field of logistics to be able to direct their own further learning following completion of the course;
- An ability to apply their knowledge of logistics in the workplace and other practical settings;
- An ability to articulate their knowledge to other company organisational divisions and industry;
- An ability to apply their knowledge of logistics in ways which indicate an ability to think critically and independently, and apply analytic and problem-solving skills
Subject Options:

Students will complete the following core subject;

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:

Plus one the following subjects;

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
Entry Requirements: An undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification plus at least two years full-time relevant documented professional work experience,


Extensive relevant professional work experience which demonstrates a capacity to successfully undertake the course*.

*Extensive relevant work experience will usually be characterised by the following:

- At least 10 years minimum relevant work experience.
- Continual advancement in career.
- Professional experience in the area of logistics judged by the selection committee to be sufficient to enable the candidate to be successful in the course.
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.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Graduate Attributes: Specific knowledge gained in the course will equip graduates with:

- An understanding of the concepts of e-logistics and the support of logistics for e-markets and e-business;
- An understanding of the measurement KPIs for e-logistics;
- An appreciation of how the internet is encompassed in e-logistics;
- An understanding of the role of RFID, EDI and Standardised Bar-Coding in the e-business environment;
- An understanding of the role of track and trace in e-logistics;
- An understanding of what emerging role intelligent transport systems have begun to exert in urban logistics;
- An appreciation of how to create and acquire knowledge within their discipline.

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