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.

2024 teaching periods


HB6  HE Block 6

19 Aug 24 - 29 Sep 24

29 Oct 24

Last self enrolment:
19 Aug 24

30 Aug 24

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Sep 24

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.