Innovation in Transport and Logistics

SCM80001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours


100 credit points and an interview with the course director for all non-core students

Aims and objectives

pre 2020 unit code BUS80024 
This unit provides students with an understanding of some of the latest innovations in transport and logistics, harnessing the latest technologies, tools and processes that enable positive change. Students are required to apply their learning to assess the potential impact, opportunities and threats for adopting such innovations as part of business case project.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to: 

1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of innovative transport technologies both in theory and in practice.

2. Critically analyse and evaluate the role of technology in current and future transport and logistics operations.

3. Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of innovative logistical techniques to organisational and business problems and identify possible opportunities.

4. Work collaboratively with a diverse range of people and act as a member and a leader of a team.

5. Apply knowledge of research principles and methods to plan and execute a piece of research.

Courses with unit

This unit is part of the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship (AGSE) suite of courses