Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Please see www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au for delivery details
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops |
Total Time Commitment: In addition to face-to-face teaching time of 24 hours, students should expect to undertake a minimum of 120 hours research, reading, writing and general study to complete this subject successfully.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||nil|
|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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CoordinatorProf Daniel Samson
Melbourne Consulting and Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Phone: 03 9810 3300
|Subject Overview:||This subject will cover key and emerging topics in supply chain management. These include sustainable economic development, innovation management in SCM, globalisation impacts on SCM, sourcing from China and India, reverse logistics capabilities and needs, climate change impacts on SCM and new internet and other technological factor applications that impact on supply chains. Advanced readings and seminar discussions on these and other new and emerging topics will be used. |
Further examples of emerging issues will be related to management of staff, employee relations, and organisational structures and governance systems to support supply chain excellence.
|Objectives:||At the completion of the subject, students should have: |
• The ability to conduct strategic analysis of SCM issues
• Understand the key challenges and opportunities facing executive managers of supply chains
• The knowledge of sustainable development challenges and opportunities related to SCM
• The knowledge of transport industry and logistics key and current challenges and opportunities
• The ability to consider and analyse global frameworks for supply chain design
20% - 1 hour exam, completed on the final day of delivery
30% - 1,500 word assignment, due four weeks after the delivery
50% - 3,000 word field project, due eight weeks after the delivery
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On successful completion of this subject students should have enhanced their skills in: |
• Ethical behaviour in leadership and organisations
• Analysis and problem solving in relation to Supply Chain Management
• Capacity for intellectual curiosity, creativity and independent thought
• Communication of key ideas and theories within the discipline areas
• Capacity for effective teamwork and collaboration
• Information retrieval and application in relation to practical problems
|Links to further information:||www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Supply Chain Management |
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