INMT5503 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- 6 points
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit deals with logistic systems and supply chains. An important issue is the place of supply chain management in improving market share, increasing customer satisfaction and generating a competitive edge. Topics include strategic fit and scope; inventory management; logistics technology; warehousing; routing and scheduling; logistics system design; sourcing decisions; pricing and revenue management; and modelling of supply chains.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate proficiency in analysing complex logistics and supply chain management problems and develop practical solutions; (2) demonstrate the ability to apply, analyse, synthesise and evaluate information from multiple sources to make business decisions on logistics and supply chain management; (3) demonstrate the ability to produce clear and concise written and oral communication to analyse and critique trends in the development of logistics and supply chain management; (4) recognise and adjust to the social and cultural contexts in which logistics and supply chain management are applied; and (5) use data and information to develop solutions to logistics and supply chain management problems.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) assignments; (2) participation; and (3) examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Paul Bergey
- Contact hours
- lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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