Courses & Units

Business Logistics JNB522

Launceston

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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
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

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 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  • analyse the strategic contribution of an integrated business logistics system and its component parts to value creation and customer service.
  • evaluate relevant processes of auditing, measuring and monitoring a business logistics system and its component parts.
  • assess the interdependent relationships between the components of the business logistics system, including cross-boundary logistics activities.
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
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (10%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)|Case Study (25%)|Presentation (25%)|Discussion posts (online)
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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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