Graduate Certificate in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Move materials and goods around the world
Get ready for roles in this essential and high-demand business activity. Explore the nature and importance of logistics. Breakdown the sequence of key events in supply chain management. Prepare for sustainable operations on a global scale.
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On successful completion of this Course the learner will be able to :
- Apply logistics and supply chain management concepts and practices in global business contexts.
- Analyse logistics and supply chain management issues to support the development of business solutions.
- Explain logistics and supply chain concepts to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
The maritime and logistics industries underpin international business and world trade. They are a key element in sustainable development, and are tightly interconnected with human society: physically, socially and economically.
As such, it is critical that they are managed by highly trained individuals and teams who can lead the development, implementation and control of sound contemporary management practices.
Our Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management courses prepare students for management and senior administrative careers in private enterprises, industry organisations and governments. As a graduate of this program, you can be confident that the skills, knowledge and networks you’ve acquired through study will allow you to succeed in a diverse range of areas: commercial shipping, ports and terminals, transport, transport policy and administration, freight forwarding, exporting and importing, logistics and supply chains, and other elements of international business.
Employment outlook for maritime professionals is growing, with skilled graduates in global demand.
- National Employment projections in Marine Transport professionals are expected to grow between now and 2024.^
- More than 15,000 jobs are expected to be created in Australia as part of the continuous Naval Shipbuilding Program over the next 50 years.^^
^ Job Outlook, Australian Government
^^ Naval Shipbuilding College, Australian Government
- Successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent ;OR
- AQF Level 6 (Advanced Diploma/Associate Degree) or equivalent and a minimum of three years managerial working experience .
Applicants seeking entry on AQF Level 6 and Managerial experience, will need to submit a CV containing details of the position held (role and duration) and associated responsibilities. Documentation is to be referred to the Course Coordinator for assessment.
The University of Tasmania grants credit and recognition of prior learning that may include formal and/or informal prior learning. More information is available here. https://www.utas.edu.au/study/apply/admission-requirements/recognition-of-prior-learning
The Graduate Certificate in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed for people who wish to seek professional careers in logistics and supply chain management that are in high demand globally in different industries. The course equips students with knowledge and skills in managing logistics planning and operations, development of logistics strategies, and management of supply chain functions.
In the evolving global business economy, businesses enhance and transform their logistics and supply chain systems to gain competitive advantage. With global supply chains evolving and expanding constantly, the understanding of how to develop and implement sustainable, effective, and efficient logistics and supply chain management strategies is key to the success of businesses in any industries. The Graduate Certificate in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, consisting of 4 units of study, prepares students with the knowledge of theories, concepts, principles and practice in logistics and supply chain management. It also develops graduates’ analytical skills to develop solutions for real-world problems in logistics and supply chain management.
This Graduate Certificate course provides a pathway to the Graduate Diploma of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management and the Master of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management to accommodate students’ employment prospects and career/learning progression.
Recommended Study Pattern
The Graduate Certificate in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management consists of 4 units of study. At least 2 units should be selected from the core unit list, and the remaining units are selected from the option unit list.
Select 2-4 core units from the following:
- TAS-JNB517 Management
- TAS-JNB518 Finance for Decision-Making
- TAS-JNB522 Business Logistics
- TAS-JNB624 Supply Chain Management
(The remaining units can be selected from the following)
- TAS-JNB512 International Trade
- TAS-JNB616 Port Management and Strategy
- TAS-JNB635 Business Analytics and Operations Research
- TAS-JNB637 Strategic Procurement Management
- TAS-JNB639 Warehousing and Inventory Management
Successful completion of 4 subjects as outlined in the recommended study pattern within 0.5-2 years, from the time of first enrollment.
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