Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 40 hours face-to-face delivery |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of160 hours.
|Prerequisites:||Entry to the course|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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ContactMelbourne Consulting and Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Rd
Phone: 9810 3300
|Subject Overview:||The subject provides a body of knowledge about, and insights into, the dynamics and structure of integrated freight systems. This includes: |
• Understanding the rapidly changing nature of freight markets and the reasons for change
• Understanding the changing nature of the market and skills required to operate successfully in that market
• Understanding the changing ownership structure, organizational structures, power players in the market and the impact of this on the operation of third party service providers and other firms
• The nature of competition and competitive efficiency
• The nature of efficiency and effectiveness
• The cost imposts of congestion points and disintegrative freight networks
|Objectives:||The subject objectives are to provide students with: |
• Skills for operating within complex integrated transport systems
• Knowledge and ability to manage supply chain networks
• Capability to make decisions about complex networks, future requirements and managing the complexities inherent in segmented chains and networks
• Dealing with conflicting requirements of key players in the network
• The necessity of capacity matching and the cost penalties of bottlenecks and congestion
• Policy constraints on integrated freight systems
• Understanding the economics of integrated networks, of shipping, ports, rail and road operators
Seminar presentation – written report (600 words) - 10 percent
|Recommended Texts:||Students are provided a full reading pack and subject guide.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||www.mccp.unimleb.edu.au|
Graduate Certificate in Integrated Freight Systems Management |
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