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Swinburne University of Technology
This online Operations and Supply Chain Management unit from Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University of Technology teaches students the strategies and business models used to produce quality goods and services efficiently and effectively, with a focus on sustainable practice.
Provided with a managerial perspective, students learn about forecasting and planning, resourcing and purchasing, inventory management systems supporting just-in-time processes, production management and lean production systems, continuous improvement and quality management, storage, logistics, and evaluations, including measurement and analysis of internal processes.
Students also get an overview of how contemporary Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can improve value creation and sustainability. Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are also explored.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this logistics unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an elective requirement in the following courses:
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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By completing this unit, students will be able to critically analyse processes for producing, distributing and storing products and information, solve problems in business planning to improve production frameworks, apply decision-making tools to real-world scenarios, and understand the importance and role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in operations and supply chain management.
This online unit covers core principles in business and commerce, and successful completion of this unit will contribute to achieving a commerce degree from Swinburne University of Technology.
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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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).Find out more about government study loans here.
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