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BCS - Supply Chain Management as a major

Get the up-to-date industry skills you need to become a Public Relations, Marketing or Communications specialist. This degree will teach you how to satisfy customer needs, influence people’s attitudes and behaviour, and drive strategic change within organisations.

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.


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Key information

Years: 3.0
Points: 360
Study Locations: Hamilton
Start Dates: Semester A (February) and Semester B (July)
Fees (Domestic): $6,462 (approx) per year
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Fees (International): $27,165 per year
Entry Requirements: Undergraduate International
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*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.

Career opportunities

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

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Supply Chain Management gives you the skills to help companies become more efficient, competitive and responsive to customers' needs through agile supply chains, procurement, manufacturing, distribution and logistics processes. Learn how to take raw goods and turn them into products that reach customers at the right time.

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. Students must complete MGSYS101.

100 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
MGSYS101Integrated Thinking - Digital Business and Supply Chain Management19A (Hamilton), 19A (Tauranga) & 19B (Hamilton)
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
DIGIB202The Techno-Savvy Business19A (Hamilton)
The very latest digital technologies are introduced. As well as developing hands-on skills in these technologies, students are also provided the opportunity to consider how such technologies should be adopted.
SCMGT202Global Supply Chains19A (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
DIGIB304Digital Business Enterprise Implementation19B (Hamilton)
The implementation of large-scale enterprise software systems is covered through lectures and hands-on practicals using SAP software. Software acquisition, project management and change management are presented.
MGSYS300Tools for Managing Projects19A (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.
SCMGT302Operations Management19B (Hamilton)
This paper covers important concepts, issues, practices and decision-making tools related to manufacturing and service processes, from both a strategic and an operational perspective.
SCMGT303Supply Chain Management19A (Hamilton)
Every company is part of a supply network for producing products and services that satisfy customer needs. This paper introduces basic concepts of supply chain management.

500 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
SCMGT577E-Enabled Agile Supply Chains19B (Hamilton)
Agility is at the cutting edge of supply chain management and is a leading strategy for competing in today's highly competitive global marketplace; and successful agile supply chains are critically dependent on E-business strategies and systems. This paper is based on foundational and current readings in supply chain strategies inc...
SCMGT591Supply Chain Management Dissertation19C (Hamilton)
A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.
SCMGT592Supply Chain Management Dissertation19C (Hamilton)
A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.
SCMGT593Supply Chain Management Thesis19C (Hamilton)
An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
SCMGT594Supply Chain Management Thesis19C (Hamilton)
An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

800 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
SCMGT800Supply Chain Management MPhil Thesis19C (Hamilton)
No description available.

900 Level

Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
SCMGT900Supply Chain Management PhD Thesis19C (Hamilton) & 19C (Tauranga)
No description available.

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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