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Supply Chain and Logistics Management Specialisation


Provides students with the opportunity to add specialist supply chain, logistics, transportation, distribution, operations and production management skills to those acquired from their degree.

Students are provided with an understanding of the principles and practice of strategic and operational supply chain and logistics management in an increasingly challenging global economy. It is designed to develop the competencies required for effective decision-making in contemporary supply chain and logistics management environments.

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Unit set overview



Availability & Campus

JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online


Students can apply for membership with Chartered Institute Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA). Graduates are eligible for membership with Chartered Institute Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA).

Graduates in an MBA/MBAI Course with a Supply Chain and Logistics Management specialisation qualify to apply for membership with the Chartered Institute Logistics and Transport Australia (CILTA). They will also meet the academic requirements for professional membership.



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAN6920Supply Chain Management20
MAN6333Global Logistics20
MAN6927Supply Chain Analytics20

For more detailed unit information for this Specialisation take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook


Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate mastery of a global body of knowledge and practice in supply chain and logistics management, including knowledge of research principles and methods.
  2. Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills appropriate to supply chain and logistics management maintaining respect for culturally diverse working teams.
  3. Independently initiate, plan and execute a substantial project to meet agreed deliverables.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

This specialisation will broaden students’ employment opportunities within the airlines, agriculture, automotive, government, military, mining, manufacturing and resources sectors. It is suitable for people who are seeking a career as an operations, logistics or supply chain practitioner; those already working in a related industry seeking more career options; people with a passion or talent for solving real industrial issues; students from diverse backgrounds and nationalities

Possible future job titles

Supply chain analyst, international logistics manager, inventory control manager, logistics manager, logistics services salesperson, materials manager, procurement manager, purchasing manager, supply chain manager, transportation manager, vendor-managed inventory coordinator, warehouse/distribution operations manager

This Specialisation can be studied in the following courses

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