Graduate Certificate of Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Solve industrial issues with logic
Start or step-up your career in logistics. Build up your ability to make decisions in the field, based on the principles and practice of supply chain strategy. Graduates can find work in a range of industries, including airlines, the government, military and more.
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At the end of the program, students of the Graduate Certificate of Supply Chain and Logistics Management can:
- apply independent judgement when analysing and evaluating complex problems to generate creative solutions
- communicate specialised knowledge, concepts and skills to a variety of audiences in supply chain and logistics management
- demonstrate management skills by initiating, planning, implementing and evaluating tasks in a supply chain and logistics management.
This course will broaden students’ employment opportunities within the airlines, agriculture, automotive, government, military, mining, manufacturing and resources sectors. It is suitable for people who are seeking a career as an operations, logistics or supply chain practitioner; those already working in a related industry seeking more career options; people with a passion or talent for solving real industrial issues.
Possible future job titles: Supply Chain Analyst, Supply Chain Manager, International Logistics Manager, Inventory Control Manager, Logistics Manager, Logistics Services Salesperson, Materials Manager, Procurement Manager, Warehouse/Distribution Operations Manager, Purchasing Manager
Graduates are eligible to apply for membership with Chartered Institute Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA). Graduates in the Graduate Certificate of Supply Chain and Logistics Management qualify to apply for membership with the Chartered Institute Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA). They will also meet the academic requirements for professional membership.
All applicants are required to have a Bachelor's degree in a discipline other than Supply Chain/Logistics Management.
Work and Life
Alternatively applicants can apply with at least five years appropriate professional experience.
English Proficiency Requirements
English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:
- IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
- Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
- Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
- Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience; or
- Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.
If you're applying for a course and have previous study or professional experience, you may be eligible for what we call 'advanced standing'.
For more information and to apply please go to https://www.ecu.edu.au/future-students/course-entry/advanced-standing
Supply chain and logistics managers are a vital part of any business to ensure products are available to customers.
Find out more about developing specialist supply chain, logistics, transportation, distribution, operations and production management skills in this Graduate Certificate course.
Students will also gain an understanding of the principles and practice of strategic and operational supply chain and logistics management in an increasingly challenging global economy.
The course is designed to develop the competencies required for effective decision-making in contemporary supply chain and logistics management environments.
Students are required to complete three units
- MAN6920 Supply Chain Management
- MAN6927 Supply Chain Analytics
- MAN6333 Global Logistics