Logistics Management

SCM60004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2022 teaching periods


HB2  HE Block 2 HB6  HE Block 6

21 Mar 22 - 1 May 22

31 May 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Mar 22

1 Apr 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

22 Aug 22 - 2 Oct 22

1 Nov 22

Last self enrolment:
22 Aug 22

2 Sep 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

Aims and objectives

This unit incorporates knowledge of rapidly developing technology in information systems, warehousing and distribution techniques. Students in this unit will learn how to analyse, evaluate and develop holistic systems for: logistics operations; planning and control; customer service and integrated logistics management.
This unit develops core leadership, technology and management competencies required by contemporary supply chain managers and their organisations.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Critically analyse the role of logistics operations in achieving organisational goals.
2. Apply problem solving to develop a system of integrated logistics management for the organisation.
3. Critically analyse the logistics planning and control aspects of the organisation.
4. Communicate proficiently to a variety of audiences and operate as an effective member or leader of a team.