Supply Chain Management

SCM60003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours or equivalent

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

2023 teaching periods


HB3  HE Block 3

HT4  Term 4

8 May 23 - 18 Jun 23

18 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
8 May 23

19 May 23

Last withdraw without fail:
2 Jun 23

18 Sep 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
18 Sep 23

6 Oct 23

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Oct 23

Aims and objectives

 pre 2020 unit code MGT60028

This unit provides an understanding and appreciation of the management of the supply chain, including critiquing global supply chain management principles and practices. The program develops core leadership, team work and management competencies required by contemporary supply chain managers and their organisations.

After successfully completing this unit, you will be able to:

1. Critically analyse the role of supply chain management in achieving organisational goals.
2. Apply a framework to model the supply chain from purchasing through production to distribution.
3. Critically analyse the interactions between partner organisations in a supply network.
4. Demonstrate developed knowledge of the principles of supply chain management in the local and global context.