Global logistics is an essential and dynamic sector that involves the sourcing, production and distribution of goods and services nationally and internationally. Its global scope provides immense challenges and opportunities for innovation and leadership.
Typical global logistics functions include supplier selection and management, production planning, warehouse and inventory management, freight planning, supply chain network design and risk analysis.
By undertaking a Global Logistics specialisation in the Master of Commerce, you'll open up a range of career pathways including:
Pathways to C-suite roles such as COO or CEO may develop as your global logistics career progresses.
The Global Logistics specialisation will give you a solid foundation in the concepts, techniques and principles that underlie logistics and supply chain management and an understanding of local and international complexities.
You'll build technical knowledge in:
Additionally, you'll gain skills that are highly valued by employers in the field including critical thinking, data analytics, communication and negotiation.
The Global Logistics specialisation provides flexibility for you to maximize the relevance and impact of your study for key career paths. Our units of study are experiential and industry-focused, drawing on real-world problems and data to provide hands-on experience and marketable skills.
Build a solid foundation in the language, concepts, techniques and principles of logistics and supply chain management.
Equip yourself with the strategic tools for profitable international logistics operations.
Make purchasing decisions that provide better value by looking beyond upfront costs, and practise negotiation in realistic industry workshops.
Explore the fundamentals of city logistics, from planning, management and operation to security, efficiency and mitigation of environmental impact.
Set against a backdrop of pandemics, natural disasters and cybersecurity threats, in this highly topical unit you'll design resilient supply chains and plan responses to humanitarian crises.
Develop a strong understanding of the basic techniques underpinning quantitative analysis and develop highly marketable skills in spreadsheet modelling and the communication of data.
Position yourself to become a competent maritime logistics practitioner with an understanding of the key concepts, techniques and management methods of maritime logistics.
Cover all aspects of international business and management along the aviation value chain and analysis from the perspectives of consumers (passengers and cargo), producers, distributors, brokers and investors.
Use real-world data and problem-based learning to develop hands-on experience with managing processing and modeling spatial data to inform business decisions.
Explore authentic scenario-based global logistics problems and reinforce and extend your abilities in your area of interest.