2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from Trimester 1 2016: MMM132
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning activities (recordings provided) including weekly 1 hour scheduled online seminars.
This unit provides students foundation-level skills and knowledge of logistics and operations management; and demonstrates how their application can help business organisations to remain competitive in an increasingly challenging global marketplace.Topics include: value chains and strategic perspectives, sustainable supply chains, demand forecasting and capacity planning, managing inventories, resource management systems, process & quality management and related topics.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Demonstrate an understanding of the set up and management of an efficient and sustainable supply chain.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO5: Problem solving
Identify, evaluate and apply different approaches to supply chain management including the design and delivery of operations within a variety of different organisations using appropriate technology and tools.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO3: Digital literacy
Explain and critically evaluate the role of supply chain management and its cross-relations with other organisational functions with a view to ensuring ethical and sustainable SCM practices.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinking
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMM267 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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