INMT5507 Information Management and Logistics Capstone Projects

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
Business information and logistics operations are supported by technology that is changing at a very fast pace and often disrupting traditional business models. In this unit students explore the state of art practice in either information management or logistics making sure that their knowledge of the industry is up to date. In addition students create a strategic plan for their career that matches and anticipates industry's needs.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate an awareness of the current information management or logistics trends; (2) demonstrate the ability to apply research skills to investigate a contemporary information management or logistics issue; (3) demonstrate the ability to produce clear and concise written communication in a complex information management or logistics context; (4) present a clear statement of their career goals and an action plan to achieve these goals; and (5) reflect on performance feedback to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvements.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) research report and (2) career strategic plan. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Christina Kum
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
any six units in the Master of Information and Logistics Management
Contact hours
Lecture seminars: 2 hours per week for 5 weeks and ongoing consultation with academic supervisor throughout the semester.
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.