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Supply Chain Strategy (MGMT90125)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeMGMT90125
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is a capstone, bringing an integrative view of supply chain management and business competitiveness. Via primarily case studies, it will develop and illustrate key strategic supply chain concepts, such as design, operation and improvement strategies of supply chains. International case studies will be used to create a world view of best practices in SCM. This includes management of risk, prices, costs and service levels in SCM. Organisational structures needed to deliver supply chain strategy and governance, control and reporting systems will be emphasised.

Intended learning outcomes

At the completion of the subject, students should have the:
• Understanding of practical supply chain strategic decisions
• Knowledge of key frameworks for supply chain design and operation
• Understanding of the operational and business performance outcomes of SCM strategies
• Ability to undertake supply chain strategic analysis of cost, quality and delivery reliability
• Knowledge of risk and its management in supply chains
• Ability to match performance criteria to SCM design decisions

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: 21 August 2019