Cases in Logistics and Supply Chain

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: University of South Australia
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

This online unit in Cases in Logistics and Supply Chain offered by Open Universities Australia and the University of South Australia is an excellent opportunity to become familiar with the complexity of real-world issues in supply chain management.

You will be required to use and synthesise an advanced level of knowledge through analysing industrial case studies. You will undertake this assignment in either an academic setting or an industrial setting, and will be expected to present your findings in a business report.

By studying the unit you will gain the skills and knowledge to recognise and identify primary issues, select suitable methods for investigation, and propose potential solutions and recommendations in response. You will also gain an understanding of Australian work culture and workplaces.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enrol in this unit you must be accepted in the following course:

  • Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Areas of study

In this logistics unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Methodology for problem solving including: analysis of existing situation, identification of major issues and problems and recommended solutions
  • Global business practices
  • International business ethics and law
  • Analysis and development of solutions for case studies in logistics and supply chain

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, University of South Australia

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

This unit will help you develop a range of useful career skills. You will be required to think critically and to become familiar with advanced problem solving methods. Due to the nature of the unit, you will have practised applying your critical thinking and problem solving skills in a real-life industrial context.

You will also become familiar with the process of preparing a business report, which you will be required to present as part of a group assignment. It is worth noting that presentation skills are highly sought after by employers.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain from the University of South Australia.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUAÕs full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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