BMGT3008S Global Logistics

Academic Year 2021/2022

This module analyses the tactical planning and management techniques needed to support corporate logistics goals. Topics covered include the design and operation of logistics information systems, international trade and activities, transportation modes, the use of key performance indicators and benchmarking, 3PL and 4PL, logistics strategy, warehouse management, location analysis, transportation and distribution planning:

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion students will understand: The strategic thinking for successful management of global logistics. How effective global logistics can create a sustainable competitive advantage for organizations. The key technological and management issues related to the successful management and coordination of global logistics. The linkage between the coordination of the global logistics and other functional areas of the firm.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

20

Specified Learning Activities

85

Autonomous Student Learning

102

Total

207

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Students will attend classes for this module and have the opportunity to engage in active learning during these sessions. There will be in-class discussion and group work to analyse module concepts. Where appropriate, the module will incorporate case based learning 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Main Assignment Unspecified n/a Graded No

40

Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No

60


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Mr Roberto Chavez Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Ms Michele Connolly Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Paul Humphreys Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr George Onofrei Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
George Onofrei Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Kostas Stouras Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Assoc Professor Eamonn Ambrose Tutor
Chen Sheng Chang Tutor
Mrs Edna Eugenia Da Silva Tutor
Shirley Ho Tutor
Ms Sarah Kelly Tutor
Dr Ali Nazarpour Tutor
Rachel Sim Tutor
Chee Shong Tan Tutor
Charlene Tan Puay Koon Tutor
Dr Heletje Van Staden Tutor
Professor Frank Wiengarten Tutor
Siti Zarifah Tutor