Graduate Certificate in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (P5E)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 2 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Online
Semester 1, Semester 2

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 2 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Entry requirements

Location

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Online
Semester 1, Semester 2
The Graduate Certificate in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed for people who wish to seek professional careers in logistics and supply chain management that are in high demand globally in different industries. The course equips students with knowledge and skills in managing logistics planning and operations, development of logistics strategies, and management of supply chain functions.

In the evolving global business economy, businesses enhance and transform their logistics and supply chain systems to gain competitive advantage. With global supply chains evolving and expanding constantly, the understanding of how to develop and implement sustainable, effective, and efficient logistics and supply chain management strategies is key to the success of businesses in any industries. The Graduate Certificate in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, consisting of 4 units of study, prepares students with the knowledge of theories, concepts, principles and practice in logistics and supply chain management. It also develops graduates’ analytical skills to develop solutions for real-world  problems in logistics and supply chain management.

This Graduate Certificate course provides a pathway to the Graduate Diploma of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management and the Master of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management to accommodate students’ employment prospects and career/learning progression.
  • 1 Apply logistics and supply chain management concepts and practices in global business contexts.
  • 2 Analyse logistics and supply chain management issues to support the development of business solutions.
  • 3 Explain logistics and supply chain concepts to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Course structure

    The Graduate Certificate in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management consists of 4 units of study. At least 2 units should be selected from the core unit list, and the remaning units are selected from the option unit list.

    Select 2-4 units from the following

    This unit introduces you to the concepts, applications and practice of management. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of management that are vital for the successful operation of any business. You will be exposed to a widely accepted body…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The aim of this unit is to introduce you to the type of financial information that you, as a manager, can expect to receive and to the techniques that you can use to analyse this information for decision making and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides you with a broad appreciation of the nature and importance of logistics activities and an understanding of the key concepts and tools used by logistics managers. It enables you to examine the key components of an integrated…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSpring school (November)

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Supply Chain Management has been identified by the business community as a key discipline which can generate significant cost savings, improve customer value and be used effectively to gain a sustainable competitive advantage.To a casual observer, supply chain management would…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The remaining units can be selected from the following

    This unit provides students with a framework for understanding the field of international trade. The unit examines the environment for international trade and investment, particularly political, social, economic, technological, environmental and other factors that influence strategic firm-level plans and senior…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit aims to expose you to contemporary management practices in ports. The design of this unit is suited to meet the needs of students at different stages in their careers and at different levels in their organisations. You will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The information era dictates new ways to do business today. Available information through business systems, or social and public media is massive and constantly growing at a very fast rate. Information is nowadays the most precious asset of any initiative.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit develops critical knowledge and understanding of procurement from the logistics and supply chain management perspectives. It covers the procurement process, procurement management strategies, procurement marketing and segmentation, international sourcing, supplier relationship management, price/cost analysis, negotiations and contract management,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Warehouses/distribution centres play a pivotal role in today’s logistics and supply chain systems, especially when we consider the manufacturing in a global environment and increasing online shopping. When operating a warehouse/distribution centre, how to improve the operational efficiency while minimising…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Entry requirements

    An undergraduate degree from an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institutions; or

    A qualification of AQF Level 6 or equivalent and a minimum of three years managerial working experience.

    The units in this course form part of the Master of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (P7E) as well as the Graduate Diploma of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (P6E).  If you have a cognate educational or work background and are contemplating progressing towards P7E we recommend that you consider P7E as your starting point.  We also recommend that you apply for advanced standing  (credit) as you may be eligible for a reduced duration of study in P7E.

    cognate undergraduate degree would be in the same or related area eg, maritime management, maritime operation, logistics management, supply chain management, and business management; or any Bachelor degree with a major in business, logistics management, and supply chain management

    Cognate industry experience would be in the fields of maritime, transport, logistics and supply chain.

    An undergraduate degree from an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institutions; or

    A qualification of AQF Level 6 or equivalent and a minimum of three years managerial working experience.

    International students with English as a second language will need to have an IELTS score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0.

    The units in this course form part of the Master of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (P7E) as well as the Graduate Diploma of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (P6E).  If you have a cognate educational or work background and are contemplating progressing towards P7E we recommend that you consider P7E as your starting point.  We also recommend that you apply for advanced standing  (credit) as you may be eligible for a reduced duration of study in P7E.

    cognate undergraduate degree would be in the same or related area eg, maritime management, maritime operation, logistics management, supply chain management, and business management; or any Bachelor degree with a major in business, logistics management, and supply chain management

    Cognate industry experience would be in the fields of maritime, transport, logistics and supply chain.

    The maximum credit granted will be in accordance with the limits set down in the Student Participation and Attainment Ordinance.

    Articulation to:   the Graduate Diploma of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management or the Master of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Commonwealth supported places (CSP)

    Domestic undergraduate students may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place in this course. If you are offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are substantially subsidised by the Australian Government, and you will only be required to pay the student contribution amount for each unit.

    You may be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. This means you can pay your tuition fees later once you start earning above a specific threshold. For more information, please refer to the Study Assist website.

    The student contribution amount for each unit of study is based on its discipline area. Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study, this means that amounts will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

    Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

    International students

    2023 Total Course Fee (international students): $16,275 AUD*.

    Course cost based on a rate of $32,551 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

    * Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

    International students

    International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

    Scholarships

    For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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