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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5325

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101155

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

To provide an advanced and integrated understanding of the role and importance of logistics, including supply chain management, in the organisation and the economy. To discern how logistics operations are part of an integrated system and how these operations become more competitive.

Course content

The roles of logistics in the economy and the organisation; an overview of logistics and supply chain management; logistics operations; organising for effective logistics, financial aspects of logistics management and logistics strategy issues.

Textbook(s)

Coyle, JJ, Langley, CJ, Novack, RA. & Gibson, BJ 2017, Supply Chain Management: A Logistics Perspective, 10th edn, Cengage Learning, USA

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv. x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 500-600 words 10% N/A
Case study 3000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Continuous assessment 500-600 words 10% N/A
Case study 3000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment 500-600 words 10% N/A
Case study 3000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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