Key Program - Global Logistics and Operations Management

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KP2739GLOM.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses: YES, but restrictions apply.

This key program ensures that graduates possess the knowledge and skills in the area of logistics management, operations management, quality management, warehousing, transportation and materials management. The program equips graduates to work in the many areas of logistics and operations management including manufacturing or services in Australia or overseas. Job positions such as production manager, customer service manager, service operations manager, supply chain manager, and operations manager are all appropriate for this program. This key program will facilitate the promotion to senior management responsibilities after sufficient experience.

Key Program Structure

Qualification for the Global Logistics and Operations Management requires the successful completion of 240 credit points which includes compulsory units plus units associated with a particular business discipline (together making up the Key Program) and free elective units as outlined in the structure below. Students must complete a minimum of 60 credit points within their Key Program at level 3; for some Key Programs this may include a combination of core units and elective units.

Year 1

Autumn session

200083 Marketing Principles
200101 Accounting Information for Managers
200336 Business Academic Skills
200571 Management Dynamics

Spring session

200184 Introduction to Business Law
200525 Principles of Economics
200585 Organisational Behaviour

Choose one of:

200032 Statistics for Business
200052 Introduction to Economic Methods

Year 2

Autumn session

200255 Management of E-Business Processes
200588 Global Operations and Logistics Management

And two electives

Spring session

200167 Quality Management
200555 Global Warehousing and Transport Management

And two electives

Year 3

Autumn session

200552 Global Materials Management and Distribution (ERP)

Choose one of:

200528 Management of Projects
200165 Productivity and Technology Management

And two electives

Spring session

Engaged Learning Unit (200162):

200162 Business Report
200565 Operations and Logistics in Practice

And two electives

Major and Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved major (80 credit points) or sub-major (40 credit points).

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