Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Qualification: Graduate Certificate
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 4 units
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Awarded by: University of South Australia

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About this course

The Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program offered through Open Universities Australia will give you a thorough understanding of the many aspects of designing, implementing and managing logistics and supply chains.

Studying this course, you will learn about designing logistics networks and managing transportation, as well as warehousing and inventory.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you must hold a bachelor degree or equivalent, or a graduate certificate or graduate diploma in a relevant field.

Study periods

Open Universities courses are offered in specific study intakes every year, known as Study Periods or Sessions. This means more flexibility as you can choose when to start studying.

If you are studying undergraduate units you can start at the beginning of any of the four Study Periods each year, each lasting 13 weeks. Most postgraduate courses are offered in three Sessions per year, with each Session lasting 14 weeks.

Exams are usually held in the week following the end of each Study Period or Session.

Areas of study

During this graduate certificate program, the subjects you will study include:

  • Supply chain management

And three subjects from the following list:

  • Total quality management
  • Enterprise resource planning
  • Logistics engineering
  • Supply chain design and management
  • Supply chain modelling and simulation
  • Learn Six Sigma
  • Engineering economic analysis
  • Project planning and control
  • Procurement and purchasing management

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How will this course advance my career?

Upon completion of this graduate diploma program, you will have the education and training to pursue a career in manufacturing, distribution and any other related industries.

How else will I benefit from this graduate certificate?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the University of South Australia, as if you had studied on campus.
  • Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
  • Government financial support available through FEE-HELP.
  • Credit may be available for previous studies completed at other institutions.
  • Your qualification is professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Australia (CIPSA) to Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplying Australia (MCIPS) standard.

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Finance Options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP.

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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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For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

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