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Melbourne City or online via OUA
You'll develop logistics strategies and plans for real companies incorporating transport and logistics systems, international distribution, contract negotiation and business planning.
In your logistics career you will plan, implement and control the flow of goods, services and information from raw materials to final delivery of a product to customers.
Your studies will prepare you with an understanding of planning, supply chain management, budgets, workplace safety, sustainability, supplier management, customer service, leadership and employee relations.
This program requires strong analytical and communication skills, and the ability to effectively deal with people in a range of operational and management situations.
Most of your classes will be held in RMIT's Swanston Academic Building which features innovative learning spaces interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for students.
Part-time classes can include blended delivery, flexible education and/or evening classes.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations and group discussions.
Through RMIT University’s online learning portal, myRMIT, you will be able to view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account. Educational software, the Learning Hub, resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
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Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects and practical assignments.
This program is also offered through Open Universities Australia (OUA). To study in online mode, please apply through OUA.
You'll work in groups to conduct a research project and you can do cross-disciplinary projects with international business students. For example, in a recent global project with Seattle North College, students used Google Apps, including Hangouts, to collaborate online from classrooms in Melbourne and Seattle before presenting to real industry clients in the USA.
In addition to the expertise offered by the College of Business Industry Advisory Board, feedback and guidance was sought from a cross-section of organisations both within the transport and logistics industry, as well as those impacted by it to develop this program.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Graduates work in areas like:
- warehousing management
- distribution operations
- purchasing and inventory control
- importing and exporting functions.
Career opportunities for logistics graduates span a large number of sectors and industries: aviation, automotive, computing, construction, manufacturing, mining, retail, shipping, import and export, transport and distribution, and warehousing. Job functions include procurement, inventory planning, transport and fleet management, and event management in both private sector and public institutions.
Full-time students can gain credit towards their program by doing a 1 semester or 1 year international exchange program at a partner institution.
A limited number of exchange scholarships are available each year.
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