BUSM 3050 Operations and Logistics in Practice

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200565

Coordinator Oscar Hauptman Opens in new window

Description Students studying Operations and Logistics in Practice may have the opportunity to undertake an international field trip to experience operations and logistics environments from an international perspective. Operations and Logistics in Practice enable students to analyse and discuss contemporary operations and logistics issues in a workshop environment. This unit is designed to offer an advanced holistic view of operations and logistics and a framework to assist students in researching and assessing trends in industry. This unit offers a balance of class work and field trips to operations and logistics oriented organisations.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Pre-requisite(s) BUSM 3013

Equivalent Subjects LGYA 4652 - Logistics Management in Practice LGYA 4406 - Operations Management in Practice

Assumed Knowledge

Students are expected to have gained an introductory level of knowledge in logistics and supply chain management.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Apply the concepts theories, advantages and disadvantages of the contemporary models of operations and logistics management
  2. Analyse the characteristics of various operations and logistics environments and be able to evaluate their impact on business
  3. Examine how operations and logistics management models interact with other functions in an organization
  4. Consider the latest trends in the operations and logistics management area
  5. Demonstrate the skills needed to design, develop and improve operations and logistics systems
  6. Reflect on a variety of operation management and logistics issues OR Reflect on an international operations and logistics environment, this should include a comparison with your understanding of the domestic operations and logistics environment

Subject Content

- contemporary Issues in Operations and Logistics management
- learning Organisations
- best practice and benchmarking of Operations and Logistics management
- Operations and Logistics practices industry Trends
- field visits - observations and analyse of The Operations and Logistics practices in An industry context

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