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Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain and Operations Management

Course overview

  • 1 year part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic students
  • Term 3 intake - July

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain and Operations Management is a specialist program designed to equip students with deeper knowledge and training in the field of supply chain and operations management. The subjects in this course adopt a practice-based approach with a focus on the application of supply chain and operations management theories, frameworks, and tools in the daily operation of a supply chain. Another feature of this course is its focus on the latest developments and best practices of contemporary topics, including sustainable supply chain and operations management, supply chain risk management, and emerging supply chain technologies such as Blockchain, the Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence.

Subjects are taught by the leading academics in the Department of Management and Marketing. Through real-world examples and case studies, students in this course will be offered ample opportunities to learn the best supply chain and operations practices in a broad range of industries. The knowledge gained in this course will not only prepare students to pursue an exciting career in supply chain and operations management but also assist them in addressing complex supply chain and operations challenges in today’s uncertain, interconnected business environments.

Course aims

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain and Operations Management will be able to:

  • Identify supply chain and operations problems and opportunities
  • Design key supply chain and operations elements and strategies
  • Critically evaluate classic supply chain and operations models
  • Analyse supply chain and operations decisions and frameworks
  • Evaluate and execute supply chain and operations performance metrics
  • Evaluate and design for supply chain and operations effectiveness and sustainability
  • Identify and recommend contemporary technologies for managing supply chains