Subject details

Upon completion of this subject you will be able to:

  1. Select appropriate principles and approaches to formulate effective supply chain strategies.
  2. Generate and check different configurations and scenarios in the optimisation of supply chain network.
  3. Differentiate and execute appropriate techniques and methods in the integration of logistics and supply chain operations.
  4. Deploy leadership and organising skills in leveraging resources, capabilities, and competencies of a group to analyse situations and develop solutions to problems.
  5. Apply effective interpersonal skills and communication techniques in working as a team to solve real-world problems in supply chain management.
    • Understanding the Supply Chain
    • Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope
    • Supply Chain Drivers and Obstacles
    • Designing Distribution Networks and Applications to e-Business
    • Network Design in the Supply Chain - Part A
    • Network Design in a Supply Chain - Part B
    • Designing Global Supply Chain Networks
    • Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain
    • Aggregate Planning and Sales and Operations Planning
    • Inventory in a Supply Chain
    • Transportation in the Supply Chain
    • Information and Coordination in the Supply Chain
  • Study resources

    • Online materials

      • Printable format materials

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:


You should complete LGM210 prior to attempting this subject as some of the quantitative techniques used in this subject are introduced in LGM210.

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as Advanced Supply Chain Management.

This subject considers supply chain management as a holistic logistics management process across the full spectrum of business activities, from the sourcing of raw materials from suppliers to the delivery of goods and services to the final customers and consumers. The subject provides a synthesis of the many critical facets of supply chain management and formulate appropriate strategies to enhance overall efficiency and responsiveness through optimisation.

This subject includes a Work Integrated Learning experience. You will undertake and be assessed on structured activities that allow you to learn, apply and demonstrate your professional or vocational practice; and be involved in authentic engagement with partner organisations that include industry feedback. 

This subject also provides you with a capstone experience, which will provide you with the opportunity to integrate, critically reflect on and consolidate what you have learnt in your program.

  • Assessment Task 1 (25%)
  • Assessment Task 2 (25%)
  • Invigilated Exam (50%)

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Textbook information is pending.

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