2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
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|Offered||Semester 1 and Semester 2|
|Corequisites||TPTM6155 or TPTM5001|
|Lectures||2 x 3 hour lectures (same day) every other week. Refer to timetable for further details.|
|Assessment||Group assignments (2) (45%), in-class exams (3) (55%)|
|Description||This unit provides an in-depth introduction to various analytical tools, techniques and software which are useful in the design and day to day operations of logistics organisations and integrated supply chains. Emphasis in the unit is on which tools to use and when to use them in order to improve overall performance and reduce costs in operating within supply chains. All techniques will be implemented practically, and in addition, students will be exposed to the SAP enterprise resource planning tool. Issues addressed will include demand forecasting, inventory management, and the optimisation of transportation flows and facility location. The unit is taught in lecture and laboratory formats and will, in addition, involve significant self instruction.|