Courses & Units

Port Management and Strategy JNB516

Introduction

This unit exposes students to contemporary management practices in ports. The unit covers a broad range of topics including port governance, port-centric logistics and supply chains, investment and finance, strategic port planning, performance measurement, marketing strategies, regulatory framework, environmental sustainability, human capital and strategies for sustainable growth. Students will have the opportunity to explore issues that pose significant challenges to port operations in the 21st century.

Summary

Unit name Port Management and Strategy
Unit code JNB516
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Australian Maritime College
Maritime and Logistics Management
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator

Dr Peggy Chen

Teaching staff

Dr Peggy Chen

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

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* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
3 080399

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-Campus: One 2 to 3 hour workshop per week depending on number of students enrolled.

Distance: Study guide and readings.

Assessment

On-Campus: Coursework 60%, Exam 40%

Distance: Coursework 60%, Take-home Examination 40%

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Textbooks

Required

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