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.

2024 teaching periods


HT4  Term 4

16 Sep 24 - 27 Oct 24

3 Dec 24

Last self enrolment:
16 Sep 24

4 Oct 24

Last withdraw without fail:
11 Oct 24

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.