Courses & Units

Business Logistics JNB522

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Introduction

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 logistics system, such as inventory management and transport, whilst viewing the system holistically. 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 decision-making in the logistics management activities in any company.

Summary

Unit name Business Logistics
Unit code JNB522
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator Doctor Hadi Rezaei Vandchali
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online Spring school (November) Off-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023
Spring school (November) 13/11/2023 1/12/2023 28/12/2023 11/2/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the key concepts, practices and processes related to business logistics systems
  • Discuss the strategic contribution of an integrated business logistics system to the creation of customer value.
  • Apply logistics related approaches, techniques and methods to improve business logistics performance
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
089901 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $2,638.00

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Teaching

AssessmentAssignment 1 (10%)|Final Exam (40%)|Assignment 2 (25%)|Assignment 3 (25%)
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Textbooks

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