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Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Global Supply Chain Management

BBus (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_BGSCM_8
Mode of Delivery:Part Time
No. of Semesters:3
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:October 2025
Field of Study:Business & Management

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A comprehensive knowledge of the theory, concepts and methods employed within the Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain discipline.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The ability to acquire knowledge of industry best practice through research, critical strategic thinking and to efficiently and effectively manage strategic issues within the Logistics and Transport industries.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Be able to specify and use appropriate business tools and techniques, to manage the Supply Chain function, controlling transport and logistics operations.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to manage, evaluate and critically analyse complex operational activities, to exercise appropriate judgement through in such functions.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to identify, formulate and use problem solving skills in a professional, accountable and creative manner in a wide range of Supply Chain business contexts.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to contribute positively both autonomously and as a member of a team and to work ethically and professionally with the capacity for innovation and supervision
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address continuous learning requirements both at a personal and a professional level and to articulate and defend the need for continuous learning.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) A comprehensive understanding of the wider social, business and environmental issues within which the supply chain, logistics and transport profession operates and the need for ethical standards including the responsibilities towards people and the environment.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MGMT8056 Global Supply Chain Management
FINA8016 Advanced Financial Planning
MGMT8071 Supply Networks Optimisation
NAUT8020 Research Project Proposal
Module Code Module Title
MANU7009 Lean Sigma Fundamentals
MGMT8057 Strategic Procurement Managmt.
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MGMT8058 Int'l SC in the Customs Envir.
AUTO8004 Transport Planning & Logistics
INFO8001 Enterprise Systems
Module Code Module Title
MGMT8072 Project Management(PM) in SCM
NAUT8022 Port Operations Management
MANU7013 Basic Stats & Lean Sigma Tools
MANU7014 Lean Sigma GB Project
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 1 / Semester 3

Module Code Module Title
NAUT8023 Research Dissert. Supply Chain

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