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Emerging Topics in SCM (MGMT90124)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2018
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeMGMT90124
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

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.

Intended learning outcomes

At the completion of the subject, students should have:
• The ability to conduct strategic analysis of SCM issues
• Understand the key challenges and opportunities facing executive managers of supply chains
• The knowledge of sustainable development challenges and opportunities related to SCM
• The knowledge of transport industry and logistics key and current challenges and opportunities
• The ability to consider and analyse global frameworks for supply chain design

Generic skills

On successful completion of this subject students should have enhanced their skills in:
• Ethical behaviour in leadership and organisations
• Analysis and problem solving in relation to Supply Chain Management
• Capacity for intellectual curiosity, creativity and independent thought
• Communication of key ideas and theories within the discipline areas
• Capacity for effective teamwork and collaboration
• Information retrieval and application in relation to practical problems

Last updated: 08 February 2018