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C11199v4 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

Notes

This course was previously called the Graduate Certificate in Operations and Supply Chain Management.


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 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 Critically analyse complex theoretical business concepts and apply them in a global context
2.1 Use relevant information and data to critically analyse complex issues in strategic supply chain management practice
2.2 Formulate creative and innovative solutions to complex strategic supply chain management issues
3.1 Communicate information clearly and fluently in a written form appropriate stakeholders
3.2 Use oral communication appropriately in a professional context to convey information clearly and fluently
3.3 Interact effectively with others in order to work towards a common outcome
4.1 Evidence understanding of ethical and social responsibility in professional practice and accountability for related personal outputs
4.2 Critically evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
5.1 Apply broad technical and professional skills effectively within strategic 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 a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a 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

All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four core specialist subjects.

Course completion requirements

STM90950 Strategic Supply Chain Management stream 24cp
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical full-time program is provided below, showing a suggested study sequence for students undertaking the course full time, commencing in Autumn session.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21743 Quality Management in Organisations and Supply Chains   6cp
21741 Managing Operations within Supply Chains   6cp
21877 Strategic Procurement   6cp
21797 Strategic Supply Chain 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).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

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