Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Postgraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology


Subject Information
Subject Code ISIT910
Subject Name IT-enabled Supply Chain Management
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Assignment - RFID Project Proposal (20%) Exam (50%) Laboratory Exercises (30%)
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts  
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in Tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (24-07-2017 to 16-11-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1 hour lect, 2 hour labs
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Ping Yu
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Ping Yu
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2017

Subject Description
Information technology (IT) enabled supply chains are transforming the modern business landscape. Lectures in this subject will show how IT is being used to create and support operational and strategic supply chain advantages. Laboratory activities will provide hands-on knowledge of the application of enterprise software (e.g., SAP), freight audit and payment software and how radio frequency identification (RFID) is being applied in supply chains around globe.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Develop an awareness of the operational and strategic role of information in supporting the modern supply chain.
2. Understand the impact of information technology on the competitive success and profitability of supply chain operations.
3. Understand and describe information reporting functions in enterprise software as they apply to functional areas such as: sourcing, inventory management, and production planning and control, and distribution.
4. Analyse the data collection benefits and challenges of RFID technology.

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
Excellent results in this subject may result in an award. For further information please go to the following web page; http://www.uow.edu.au/informatics/sisat/current/UOW044754.html

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