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This online Warehousing and Distribution Channels unit from Open Universities Australia and RMIT University introduces students to the key concepts and theories in the field of warehousing and distribution, with a focus on solving real-world problems in supply chain management.
The unit builds on basic principles to teach students how to formulate warehouse management strategy and distribution channel management, how to develop and compare competing configurations and scenarios to optimise the supply chain network, and how to design appropriate distribution channel networks in both domestic and international contexts.
Distribution plays a significant role in the supply chain for goods between origin and destination, and unit is essential learning for those interested in logistics and supply chain management.
It is recommended that you have completed the following unit, or have equivalent knowledge, before starting this unit:
In this logistics unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an elective requirement in the following course:
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 develop a comprehensive understanding of the role of warehousing and distribution channels in any supply chain. Students will be able to effectively select and design appropriate approaches to formulating warehouse and distribution management strategy, optimise supply chain networks, design distribution channels in both domestic and international contexts, and critically analyse situations to solve distribution problems.
This unit is essential learning for students interested in pursuing a career in logistics and supply chain management.
Successful completion of this unit will also contribute to achieving a business degree from RMIT University.
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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.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.