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The course introduces the concept and practices of supply chain management. In particular the course covers in-depth the topics of procurement, supply chain collaboration, information exchange and the use of information technology in supply chain, sustainability and risk issues, and outsourcing. The course then discusses logistics management and its implications in business.
WorkloadThe estimated workload breakdown for MGMT371S2 is: Lectures 24 hoursTutorial 10 hoursMid Semester Test 2 hoursFinal Exam 2 hoursQuiz 2 hoursTest + Exam + Quiz Preparation 75 hoursTutorial Preparation 10 hoursGroup Assignment 25 hoursTotal 150 hours
The aims of this course (for students) are to:understand the core concepts of purchasing and supply chain management;apply the theoretical concepts in analysing business cases; enhance the level of critical thinking.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
(1) MGMT270 or MSCI270; and (2) A further 45 points at 200-level or above
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Benton, W. C;
Purchasing and supply chain management
SAGE Publications, Inc., 2021.
Supply chain management : strategy, planning and operation
Seventh edition, global edition;
Pearson Education Limited, 2019.
Langley, C. John et al;
Supply chain management : a logistics perspective
Monczka, Robert M. et al;
Purchasing & supply chain management
All of the above text books are available in the Library. You can borrow the book to copy the specific chapter.
Domestic fee $868.00
International fee $4,075.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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