Courses - Faculty of Business And Economics


Business Supply Chain Management

Postgraduate 700 Level Courses

BUSSCM 701
15 Points

Service Operations

Examines both traditional and new approaches for achieving operational competitiveness in service businesses. Major service sectors such as health care, banking and financial services, transportation, hotels, and call centres are studied. Addresses both strategic analysis and operational decision making, with an emphasis on the latter.

Prerequisite: BUSMGT 771-774 with a B average or higher

BUSSCM 702
15 Points

Supply Chain Analytics

Explores the key tools involved in the analysis and design of effective supply chains. Covers forecasting, optimisation, decision analysis, game theory, and simulation as analytic methods for supply chain performance improvement. Discusses the employment of “big data” for supply chain analytics.

Prerequisite: BUSMGT 771-774 with a B average or higher

BUSSCM 703
30 Points

SCM Research Project

Examines supply chain management within the business environment through research of a supply chain management issue and the production of a written analytical research report that addresses that issue.

Prerequisite: BUSMGT 771-774 with a B average or higher

BUSSCM 710
15 Points

Consultancy Practice

Develops the tools and frameworks required to engage in consultancy work. Engages students in problem framing, identifying and employing appropriate methodologies, and developing and presenting solutions to specific problems. Considers the dynamics of client-consultant relationships.

Prerequisite: BUSMGT 771-774 with a B average or higher

BUSSCM 711
30 Points

Consultancy Project for SCM

A research-informed consultancy project based on a supply chain management internship with a company or other appropriate organisation with written and oral reports of the findings.

Prerequisite: BUSMGT 771-774 with a B average or higher

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