Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) (Applied)Career
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This program is designed for those who want to build a career that combines hands on operations with strategic decision making.
You will be responsible for the effective and efficient integration of all logistics activities, supported by the application of relevant IT and e-business practices and can expect to work closely with other company managers in marketing, manufacturing and engineering.
As a result of strong support given to the degree by the industry and professional associations, graduates have excellent employment prospects.
Most graduates pursue management/administrative careers in companies that operate in various transport modes like air, sea, road and rail, and in companies that specialise in purchasing, supply chain management, contract distribution, manufacturing and retailing.
Job roles include positions where you are responsible for the effective and efficient integration of all logistics activities, supported by the application of relevant IT and e-business practices, including:
- procurement officer
- supply coordinator
- materials logistics coordinator
- inventory planner/analyst
In third year you will undertake a compulsory (full-time) industry placement through the Cooperative Education program. You will build skills in presenting in management contexts and decision-making and explore your personal goals through seminar discussions with visiting speakers.
Members of the accrediting bodies and associations connected with this program also provide employment opportunities for students during the Cooperative Education program year.
Guiding the development of the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives chaired by Gerhard Vorster, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte. The Board creates a strategic bridge between the latest in technology and design thinking and business.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Professional recognition and accreditation
The Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) (Applied) is certified by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia as meeting the educational requirements of Chartered Membership (CMILT). An important industry association supporting the program is the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA). Members of these associations provide employment opportunities for students during the cooperative education program in third year.
Students enrolled in the program are entitled to CILTA membership at either the Student (full-time only), Affiliate, Associate or Member grade, depending on your experience and qualifications. Amongst other benefits, membership gives you access to the comprehensive career support from the Institute including access to the resources of the CILT International On-Line Knowledge Centre, the largest online resource of its kind specifically focused on transport and logistics.