MGMT3308 Supply Chain Management

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 option in the Management major sequence
  • The area of knowledge for this unit is Management and Commerce
  • Category B broadening unit for students
  • Level 3 elective
Content
This unit covers management issues relating to the distribution of goods and services within the supply chain. Lecture topics include inventory management, bull whip effects, e-supply chains, procurement and purchasing, supplier selection and relationship management, logistic services (including third-party logistic providers), supply chain performance management, optimising supply chain design, supply chain coordination and trade-off analysis.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) develop an understanding of supply chain issues; (2) consider management trade-off business decisions concerning supply relationships, cost, customer service and information control which impact the supply chain; and (3) explain strategies that help improve supply chain operations.
Assessment
Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
any two Level 2 units in the Management major
Incompatibility:
MKTG3308 Supply Chain Management
Contact hours
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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