The Master of Supply Chain Management consists of 12 subjects comprising seven core subjects, three elective subjects and two capstone subjects. Subjects are all offered in intensive mode. Two subjects are taught in each intensive week. Participants can elect to complete either one or two subjects in each block. Participants may commence in any of the intensive delivery dates throughout the year.
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Master of Supply Chain Management
|Intensive delivery Monday 12 Feb - Friday 16 Feb 2018 (8:30am - 12:30pm)||Points|
|Supply Chain AnalysisCore||12.5|
Supply Chain Analysis
This subject will introduce students to analytical tools that can be used to solve supply chain problems. These problems will relate to the major drivers of supply chain performance, these being location of facilities, levels of inventory, transportation networks and information exchanges. Typical examples of problems will include: designing the supply chain distribution network; planning demand and supply in a supply chain; and, planning and managing inventories in a supply chain. The analytical tools used to solve each of the problems will be illustrated with their application in computer software packages such as Microsoft Excel. In the discussion of these tools, the managerial context...
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|Intensive delivery Monday 12 February - Friday 16 February 2018 (1:30pm - 5:30pm)||Points|
|Procurement and LogisticsCore||12.5|
Procurement and Logistics
This subject will cover both the basic concepts of the procurement, logistics and distribution functions, as well as the challenges faced within each area. With respect to the procurement area, specific topics will include: make-or-buy decision (outsourcing); supplier selection processes and criteria; supplier relationships; supplier performance evaluation; strategic cost management; product design and sourcing strategy; e-sourcing (auctions vs. relationships); negotiation; global sourcing and compliance issues. For the logistics/distribution area, topics will include: transportation management; warehousing; materials handling; third-party logistics; forecasting and collaborative planning...
Detailed Information MGMT90123
|Intensive delivery Monday 30 April - Friday 4 May 2018 (1:30pm - 5:30pm)||Points|
|Supply Chain StrategyCapstone||12.5|
Supply Chain Strategy
This subject is a capstone, bringing an integrative view of supply chain management and business competitiveness. Via primarily case studies, it will develop and illustrate key strategic supply chain concepts, such as design, operation and improvement strategies of supply chains. International case studies will be used to create a world view of best practices in SCM. This includes management of risk, prices, costs and service levels in SCM. Organisational structures needed to deliver supply chain strategy and governance, control and reporting systems will be emphasised.
Detailed Information MGMT90125
|Intensive delivery Monday 30 April - Friday 4 May, 2018 (8:30am - 12:30pm)||Points|
|Emerging Topics in SCMCore||12.5|
Emerging Topics in SCM
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.
Detailed Information MGMT90124
|Intensive delivery Monday 16 July - Friday 20 July 2018 (8:30am - 12:30pm)||Points|
|Operations and General Management Core||12.5|
Operations and General Management
This subject covers the key concepts of the field of operations management, and its role and contribution to supply chain management and general management. Topics include operations strategy, operations focus, order-winners/ qualifiers, operations based competitiveness, and the relationship between operational capabilities, market requirements and overall business strategy. It also includes key topics in capacity management, technology strategy, facilities location and design, process choice and quality management factors. Opportunities for redesigning and improving supply chains will be highlighted. Benefits of continuous improvement are covered, based on worldÕs best practices and comp...
Detailed Information MGMT90118
|Intensive delivery Monday 16 July - Friday 20 July 2018 (1:30pm - 5:30pm)||Points|
|Foundations of Supply ManagementCore||12.5|
Foundations of Supply Management
Detailed Information MGMT90119
|Intensive delivery Monday 1 October - Friday 5 October, 2018 (1:30pm - 5:30pm)||Points|
|E-Business and Supply Chain InformationCore||12.5|
E-Business and Supply Chain Information
Intensive delivery from Monday 9 to Friday 13 November 2014 The supply chain within an industry or company involves the configuration and operation of the fulfilment processes of orders placed within the operation(s). This subject will focus on the e-Business supply chains literature supported by practical case studies. The subject is focused on the critical use of information to support network design and supply chain operations. It examines the theoretical and practical application of the strategic, organisational, and technological dimensions of e-Business, taking in the organisations business strategy, technical capability and human resource function in managing the supply chain, proc...
Detailed Information MGMT90120
|Intensive delivery Monday 1 October - Friday 5 October, 2018 (8:30am - 12:30pm)||Points|
|Decision Analysis and Project ManagementCore||12.5|
Decision Analysis and Project Management
This subject covers key frameworks for making complex business decisions and implementing using the philosophy and techniques of project management. It specifically covers an in-depth study of decision trees and risk analysis, followed by decision implementation and organisation. Case studies relating to supply chain management will be used to develop applied knowledge of how to use these procedures to formulate and implement strategy in supply chains. Project management concepts and applications are developed as the powerful approach for managing strategy implementation, change management and facilities development. Project management philosophies and techniques are applied to supply cha...
Detailed Information MGMT90121
|Intensive delivery: Semester 1 (1-2 February, 31 May - 1 June 2018) OR Semester 2 (26-27 July, 15-16 November 2018)||Points|
|Supply Chain Management ProjectCapstone||12.5|
Supply Chain Management Project
This research-focussed subject will draw together, and enable students to apply, the knowledge and skills they have acquired in the Master of Supply Chain Management program. They will undertake a practical investigation of a supply chain challenge/issue and develop a plan for how to solve it. Within a specific supply chain domain to be chosen by the student and agreed by the subject coordinator, this subject will require investigation of all major aspects of the supply chain. It will typically involve a feasibility study or business plan for a supply chain improvement, design or change.
Detailed Information MGMT90177
|Please note: A reminder that in addition to regular daytime class hours, students are required to attend two evening workshops per core subject, which are scheduled between 6:00pm - 9:00pm. More details about these sessions will be provided in the pre-reading information sent to students prior to each subject.|