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What careers can a Master of Commerce specialisation in Global Logistics lead to?

Build a rewarding logistics and supply chain management career
The Global Logistics specialisation within our Master of Commerce will open up a world of exciting career possibilities in the global logistics and supply chain management industry.

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.

What careers are available in Global Logistics?

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:

  • supply chain analyst or planner
  • manager of procurement
  • logistics manager
  • sales and operations planner
  • demand planner or supply chain relationship manager

Pathways to C-suite roles such as COO or CEO may develop as your global logistics career progresses.

What Global Logistics skills will you develop?

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:

  • design and management of global supply chains
  • sourcing and supplier management
  • warehouse and inventory management
  • supply chain risk analysis
  • logistics and supply chain implementation challenges facing Australian businesses

Additionally, you'll gain skills that are highly valued by employers in the field including critical thinking, data analytics, communication and negotiation.

Veronica Schulz

Veronica Schulz
Master of Commerce (Global Logistics)
"The Global Logistics specialisation has given me a solid understanding of theoretical knowledge coupled with more practical experience. Through the Industry Placement Program, I gained real-world experience and deeper knowledge of the logistics industry in Australia and globally. The teaching staff's connections to industry professionals, who frequently gave guest lectures, was immensely helpful in developing a deeper understanding of the industry as a whole."
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What Global Logistics units of study are available?

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.

Global Distribution Strategy

Equip yourself with the strategic tools for profitable international logistics operations.

Sustainable Logistics and Procurement

Make purchasing decisions that provide better value by looking beyond upfront costs, and practise negotiation in realistic industry workshops.

Logistics and Future Cities

Explore the fundamentals of city logistics, from planning, management and operation to security, efficiency and mitigation of environmental impact.

Management Supply Chain Disruption

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.

Analytic Methods for Logistics

Develop a strong understanding of the basic techniques underpinning quantitative analysis and develop highly marketable skills in spreadsheet modelling and the communication of data.

Maritime Management and Logistics

Position yourself to become a competent maritime logistics practitioner with an understanding of the key concepts, techniques and management methods of maritime logistics.

Aviation Management and 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.

Spatial Analytics

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.

22 July 2021