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C11199v5 Graduate Certificate in Strategic Supply Chain Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Strategic Supply Chain Management (GradCertStratSCM)
CRICOS code: 055277E
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Strategic Supply Chain Management provides a solid introduction to business operations management for those wishing to gain some experience in this area.

This course is designed to furnish the competencies of students in need of new and contemporary skills and capabilities in the manufacturing or services sector, be it in relation to private, public or not-for-profit organisations. The course specifically provides a preliminary set of skills and capabilities required to manage inter- and intra-organisational resources, and business operation and supply chain management functions. Through studying this course, graduates' ability to create, capture and appropriate value within their organisational context is enhanced.

Course aims

The course introduces participants to the nature and contribution of supply chain and operational management functions in an organisational context.

Career options

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Explain key theoretical business concepts, including Indigenous procurement, and apply them to supply chain management practice in a global context
2.1 Analyse issues and challenges in strategic supply chain management and formulate options to address them
3.1 Use appropriate media to communicate information effectively to stakeholders
3.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders, integrating Indigenous suppliers, to work effectively in teams and deliver agreed project outcomes
4.1 Critically evaluate and apply professional and research standards and principles of sustainability, ethical and social responsibility, and Indigenous values as managers in context of operations and supply chain management
5.1 Use professional knowledge and technical skills, together with Indigenous business values, within operations and supply chain management practice

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants without an academic qualification require a minimum of four years' full time, or equivalent, relevant post-secondary work experience and general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is one session of full-time or one year of part-time study.

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of 4 subjects, comprising one core (6 credit points) and three subjects (18 credit points) selected from a list of six specialist subjects.

Course completion requirements

21900 Business Literacies and the Future 6cp
Select 18 credit points of options: 18cp
21741 Operations and Quality Management6cp 
21745 Services and Network Productivity with Data Analytics6cp 
21877 Strategic Procurement6cp 
21797 Strategic Supply Chain Management6cp 
21947 Supply Chain Risk Management6cp 
21963 Supply Chain Technology Management6cp 
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration. Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21741 Operations and Quality Management   6cp
21797 Strategic Supply Chain Management   6cp
21877 Strategic Procurement   6cp
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21745 Services and Network Productivity with Data Analytics   6cp
21963 Supply Chain Technology Management   6cp
21947 Supply Chain Risk Management   6cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Supply Chain Management, the Graduate Diploma in Strategic Supply Chain Management (C07129), and the Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management (C04324), or the Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management (Extension) (C04325).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email business@uts.edu.au
Business (Postgraduate)