Courses & Units

Warehousing and Inventory Management JNB539

Launceston

Introduction

This unit covers the basic warehousing operations (receiving, put-away, storage, material handling, picking, etc) and the hardware (equipment) and software involved in these operations. We will look at the warehousing management from four different perspectives: cargoes, human, hardware and software. Thus, apart from appreciating many advanced equipment and software in storage, material handling and order picking, we will also go through the key management activities and policies in warehousing management and inventory control. We will learn some popular or emerging inventory control models/policies in practice, including EOQ model, JIT model, (R, Q) policy, (s,S) policy, VMI, and anticipatory shipping policy. Another exciting content of this unit is the opportunity for us to learn the simulation techniques addressing the warehousing and inventory management issues in the real world full of uncertainties. The hands-on tutorials about the simulation software and models also enhances students’ working capacity.

Summary

Unit name Warehousing and Inventory Management
Unit code JNB539
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator

Dr Bill Du

Teaching staff

To be advised.

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

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

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Fees

Domestic

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
089901 $1,812.0 $1,419.0 not applicable $2,702.0

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hr lecture and 1 x 1hr tutorial weekly.

Assessment

Online Quiz – 10%; Two assignments (with case studies and tasks) – 2000 words, 20% each; Final exam: 50%.

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Textbooks

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