Courses & Units

Logistics Management JNB225

Launceston

Introduction

This unit provides you with a broad appreciation of the nature and importance of logistics activities and introduces you to some of the concepts, tools and thinking used in logistics by logistics managers. It enables you to understand the key components of an integrated logistics system, such as procurement, inventory management and transport, whilst viewing the system synergistically. Central to an integrated logistics system is the customer: by studying the trade-offs between customer service and costs in this unit, you will be able to contribute positively to the logistics management activities in any company.

Summary

Unit name Logistics Management
Unit code JNB225
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator Doctor Wenming Shi
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Intermediate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • discuss the role and significance of logistics and logistics management practices to the economy and the organisation.
  • demonstrate the importance to the business of customer service associated with logistics.
  • explain the nature and importance of activities involved in supply-side and demand-side logistics.
  • illustrate the importance of integrated logistics management in the 21st century.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
030909 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus: 1 x 3 hour class weekly comprising lecture and tutorial components.

Distance: Study guide and readings.

AssessmentOnline Quiz (10%)|Examination (40%)|Engagement Activity|Assignment: Logistics Activities (20%)|Assignment: Logistics Performance (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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