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 learn about the commercial functions of ports, port governance, the role of ports in global supply chains, port development, finance and pricing, port performance management, port competition and marketing, port environmental management, safety and security, application of technology in ports, and strategic port planning. Challenges related to these issues faced by ports and relevant strategies adopted for responding to them are also included.
Knowledge from other units such as JNB522 Business Logistics and JNB624 Supply Chain Management can be brought into play as you go through this study. For example, logistics and supply chain management has changed the role of a port leading to changes in port management, operation and strategies. This unit also links to JNB739 Strategic Management as strategic management skills can be applied to port planning.
|Unit name||Port Management and Strategy|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Shu-Ling (Peggy) Chen|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Discuss ports' functions, operations and management in logistics and supply chains
- Apply business and management principles and skills to enhance decision making in port operations, planning and management
- Examine contemporary issues of port development to develop strategies to improving port sustainability
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- 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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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:JNB516
|Assessment||Examination - take home (40%)| (20%)| (30%)| (10%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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