Supply Chain Management (2018)

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.

Note: There will be no new enrolments in the Supply Chain Management major in 2018. Students enrolled in 2017 or previously should consult the Waikato Management School for programme advice.


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  • 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.
    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.
  • Prescriptions for the GradCert(SCM) and GradDip(SCM)

    A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Supply Chain Management at an advanced level in their first degree. The requirements for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.

  • Prescriptions for the BMS(Hons)

    Supply Chain Management may be taken as a major for the BMS(Hons) for students already enrolled in the major prior to 2018. The requirements for the major are prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.

    Students enrolling in 500 level Supply Chain Management papers should normally have a minimum of a B average in undergraduate Supply Chain Management papers, with no less than that in 300 and 400 level Supply Chain Management papers. All students should discuss their programme with the Management Student Centre before enrolling.

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    MSYS519Professional Field Internship18C (Online)
    This paper, usually taken in the New Zealand summer period from November to February, facilitates practical experience building and skills development through an intensive industry internship for graduate level students. The paper is delivered online, and students will be on-site and at work in their host organisations from 8-13 we...
    MSYS552Applied Research Methods and Project18A (Online)
    This paper provides the opportunity for students at the graduate level to produce a research report which reflects their ability to investigate in-depth a business topic of their interest. The report is expected to have value to a practicing manager, rather than having an academic focus. The paper will be delivered solely on-line. ...
    MSYS57621st Century Logistics18A (Hamilton)
    In today's competitive business environment, logistics and supply chain management is increasingly being recognized as a source of competitive advantage. This paper is a treatment, at an advanced level, of a selection of topics in modern logistics and supply chain management such as service operations management, transportation, di...
    MSYS577E-Enabled Agile Supply Chains18B (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...
    MSYS599Report 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(Hons) degree.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 30 November 2017 2:01pm

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