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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 2054

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101184

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

The aim of the course is to develop an understanding of the role of logistics management in operations and supply chain management. This includes the contribution of logistics to creating and adding value through domestic and global supply chains and in enabling organisations to achieve their strategic purpose and objectives in a holistic manner.

Course content

An overview of logistics, logistics and information technology, strategic and financial logistics, organisational and managerial issues in logistics (including reverse logistics), the supply chain management concept, demand management, order management and customer service, inventory management, distribution centre, warehouse and plant location, warehousing management, packaging and materials management, transportation and transportation management and international logistics.

Textbook(s)

Murphy, PR & Knemeyer, AM 2018, Contemporary logistics (global Edition), 12th edn, Pearson Education Ltd, England

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 35 hours x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Workshop 35 hours 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
Report 2000 words 45% N/A
Examination NA 55% 2.5 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Report 2000 words 45% N/A
Examination NA 55% 2.5 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Report 2000 words 45% N/A
Examination NA 55% 2.5 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Report 2000 words 45% N/A
Examination NA 55% 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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