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BBA - Supply Chain Management as a major

Do you like numbers and enjoy looking for trends behind hard data to make better business decisions? This specialist degree will give you the sought-after analytical skills you need for a professional career in economics or the financial sector.

Supply Chain Management gives you the skills to make companies more efficient, competitive and responsive to customers' needs. Learn how to take raw goods and turn them into products that reach customers.

Key information

Years: 3.0
Points: 360
Study Locations: Hamilton
Start Dates: Semester A (February) and Semester B (July)
Fees (International): $27,165 per year
Entry Requirements: Undergraduate International
Faculty/s:
*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.
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Career opportunities

  • Supply chain manager
  • Supply chain systems manager
  • E-commerce manager
  • International logistics manager
  • Logistics architect
  • Procurement manager
  • Operations manager
  • Warehouse manager

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the study of the integration of all the value-creating elements in supply, procurement, manufacturing, distribution and logistics processes, from raw material extraction to end-user consumption, usually using information technologies as a main enabler.

Supply Chain Management is available as a minor.

To complete a minor in Supply Chain Management, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for Supply Chain Management, including at least 30 points above 100 level, and including MGSYS101.

100 level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
DIGIB101The World of Digital Business18B (Hamilton) & 18S (Online)
Information and communications technologies are fundamentally changing business operations. This paper introduces all aspects associated with the ever-evolving field of digital business.
MGSYS101Integrated Thinking - Digital Business and Supply Chain Management18A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)
This paper explores the dual concepts of digital business and supply chain management. The interactive lectures help in developing critical thinking skills and highlight many topical case studies.

200 level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
MGSYS200Tools for Managing Projects18A (Hamilton)
This paper will develop hands on knowledge and experience into the commonly used tools for managing projects. Students will develop basic competences of several computer-based tools.
MGSYS201Advanced Integrated Thinking - Digital Business and Supply Chain Management18A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)
This paper explores the dual concepts of digital business and supply chain management. The interactive lectures support the development of critical thinking skills and include many practical videos and exercises. Tutorials will focus on specialised concepts and topics. The concepts will be applied to the business context by complet...
MSYS221Entrepreneurial Electronic Commerce18S (Online)
This paper introduces the key concepts associated with the ever evolving field of electronic commerce. Lectures provide an overview of electronic commerce including key messages for entrepreneurial firms wishing to establish an online presence. The lab-based practicals provide exposure to a number of EC development approaches.
SCMGT201Retail Supply ChainsThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
This paper will not be taught in 2018.
SCMGT202Global Supply Chains18A (Hamilton)
New Zealand’s distance from its primary markets makes the study of global supply chains vital. This paper provides a thorough understanding of supply chain management in a globalized context.

300 level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
MSYS319Industry Experience 218C (Online)
This paper requires a period of four to thirteen weeks work experience in an appropriate and approved host organisation with relevance to the student's degree and major. Investigation of three research topics supports the academic component of the paper.
MSYS335Managerial Decision MakingThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
This paper will not be taught in 2018.
MSYS358E-Business Implementation18B (Hamilton)
This paper introduces the tools and techniques needed to manage the implementation of packaged ERP solutions. Hands-on experience with SAP is provided through practicals. Issues of managing implementation and organisational change processes are covered.
MSYS365Business Analysis and ConsultancyThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
This paper will not be taught in 2018.
MSYS366Managing Projects18A (Hamilton)
Excellent project management is critical for most organisations. This paper introduces project management, addressing social and technical aspects within a practical context. Students completing this paper will be able to conceive, structure, schedule, and manage most types of organisational projects.
MSYS376Operations Management18B (Hamilton)
This paper introduces the topic of operations management. A practical orientation is taken in the paper, with topics covered including product design, management of waiting lines, facility layout, lean production, learning curves and operations strategy.
MSYS377Supply Chain Management18A (Hamilton)
This paper covers concepts important in the management of purchasing, operations, distribution and logistics. It addresses supply chain integration issues related to the production and delivery of products and services to the customer.
MSYS390Directed Study18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton) & 18C (Hamilton)
This paper is available only to Waikato Management School students with the approval of the Chairperson of Department.

400 level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
MSYS435Advanced Managerial Decision MakingThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
This paper will not be taught in 2018.
MSYS458Advanced E-Business Implementation18B (Hamilton)
This paper introduces the tools and techniques needed to manage the implementation of packaged ERP solutions. Hands-on experience with SAP is provided through practicals. Issues of managing implementation and organisational change processes are covered.
MSYS465Advanced Business Analysis and ConsultancyThis paper will not be taught in 2018.
This paper will not be taught in 2018.
MSYS466Advanced Project Management18A (Hamilton)
Excellent project management is critical for most organisations. This paper introduces project management, addressing social and technical aspects within a practical context. Students completing this paper will be able to conceive, structure, schedule, and manage most types of organisational projects.
MSYS476Advanced Operations Management18B (Hamilton)
This paper introduces the topic of operations management. A practical orientation is taken in the paper, with topics covered including product design, management of waiting lines, facility layout, lean production, learning curves and operations strategy.
MSYS477Advanced Supply Chain Management18A (Hamilton)
This paper covers concepts important in the management of purchasing, operations, distribution and logistics. It addresses supply chain integration issues related to the production and delivery of products and services to the customer.
MSYS490Directed Study18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton) & 18C (Hamilton)
This paper is available only to Waikato Management School students with the approval of the Chairperson of Department.
MSYS495Industry Experience 418C (Online)
A period of four to thirteen weeks internship is spent in a host organisation with relevance to the student's major, located in New Zealand or overseas. Students find their own host organisation, which is then approved by the departmental co-ordinator. In addition to the time spent in the host organisation, Weekly small group elect...
MSYS499Report of an Investigation18D (Hamilton), 18E (Hamilton), 18F (Hamilton), 18G (Hamilton), 18H (Hamilton), 18I (Hamilton), 18J (Hamilton), 18K (Hamilton), 18L (Hamilton) & 18M (Hamilton)
Directed investigation of an approved topic, available only to students enrolled in the BMS degree.

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Supply Chain Management as a Minor

A minor may only be taken with a single major. To complete a minor in Supply Chain Management, you must complete 60 points, including at least 30 points above 100-level in papers listed for this subject.

The specific requirements for the Supply Chain Management minor are that you must include:

The specific requirements for a minor in Supply Chain Management are that you must include:

  • MGSYS101 Integrated Thinking – Digital Business and Supply Chain Management

Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management

To complete the requirements for a Graduate Certificate, you must pass 60 points at 100-level or above, including at least 45 points at 300-level or above. At least 45 points must be from this subject area.

Papers may be chosen from those ticked for this qualification under Supply Chain Management in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.

For full details of available papers visit papers.waikato.ac.nz/subjects/SCMGT

Note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending on your programme of study.

Documents

Waikato Management School Student Handbook

Contacts

Management Student Centre (MSC)

Phone: +64 838 4303 or 0800 654 303
Email: msc@waikato.ac.nz
Website: www.management.ac.nz/msc

Opening hours: 8.45am - 4.45pm Monday to Friday
Location: MSB.1.50, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton

One of the best times to pop into MSC is Open Advice Day, held every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm.

Supply Chain Management subject convenors

Associate Professor Eric Deakins
Email: edeakins@waikato.ac.nz

Dr Cecile L'Hermitte
Email: clhermit@waikato.ac.nz