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Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

Course Description

Undergraduate Degree

Course Overview

This course prepares you to solve business problems in the global marketplace and understand complexity in operations, logistics and supply chain industries. A broad-based curriculum in the course covers the design and management of supply chain practices such as inventory planning, procurement, production operations, transportation, distribution, warehousing, retail services, global logistics and supply chain technologies. Teaching and learning approaches for this course may include: online learning activities, problem-based learning, assignments, projects, and communications with industry professionals. The types of assessment used in the course may involve formal examinations, assignments, case studies, projects, and online tests.

The course includes two capstone units Supply Chain Management Strategy, and Operations Management.This capstone experience will give you the opportunity to critically reflect on and consolidate your theoretical and practical learning in this course. After successfully completing the course you will be eligible to work as a professional in a number of industrial sectors including: aviation, automobile, computing, manufacturing, mining, retailing, shipping, global, transport, distribution and warehousing. Job functions include procurement, inventory planning, operations management, operations research, and event organisations in both private and public sectors.

Job Outcomes

  • procurement officer
  • supply coordinator
  • materials logistics coordinator
  • inventory planner/analyst

What you'll learn

On the successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Apply broad theoretical and technical knowledge of business practice in diverse contexts.
  2. Integrate specialist theoretical knowledge with technical skills to provide in-depth professional advice related to business, logistics and supply chain management.
  3. Critically analyse and synthesise information to formulate effective business decisions.
  4. Apply reasoned judgements to solve problems in a variety of business contexts with reference to ethical, regulatory and global perspectives.
  5. Reflect on performance feedback to identify and action strategies for improvement.

Recognition of prior learning

Students may be able to receive credit for previous studies completed at other institutions. To have your credit formally assessed you must first register for the RMIT degree.

You are eligible to register as soon as you have completed a minimum of two core RMIT OUA units. An administrative fee of $165 is applicable to register for an award.

Documentation will be required to support your application, such as:

  • a certified copy of an Academic Transcript with final grades for Higher Education studies
  • a certified copy of a Statement of Attainment for any completed TAFE studies
  • course outlines showing content, learning outcomes and assessment requirements
  • an explanation of the grading structure used

Profesional recognition

The Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) is certified by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA) as meeting the educational requirements of Chartered Membership (CMILT).

Students enrolled in the program are entitled to CILTA membership at either the Student (full-time only), Affiliate, Associate or Member grade, depending on your experience and qualifications. Membership, amongst other benefits, gives you access to the comprehensive career support from the Institute including access to the resources of the CILT International On-Line Knowledge Centre, the largest online resource of its kind specifically focused on transport and logistics.

The School of Business IT & Logistics is a national partner of the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA), the premium professional body that supply chain, logistics, operations and procurement executives in Australia subscribed to. SCLAA is a strong supporter of the Bachelor of Business (Logistics & Supply Chain Management) program.

About Open Universities Australia

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