aviation supply chain management
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GC132 aviation supply chain management career outlook
Graduate Certificate in Aviation at rmit
Supply Chain Management Graduates will be competitively positioned for
The Graduate Certificate in Aviation Supply Chain advancement within aerospace manufacturers
Management focuses on the specialised sector of (e.g. Airbus, Bombardier, British Aerospace,
the aviation industry that relates to the development Rolls-Royce, Boeing, Pratt & Whitney), airport
School of Aerospace, Mechanical and maintenance of dynamic transport authorities, free trade zones, maintenance and
and Manufacturing Engineering infrastructures. Picking up where land and sea repair organisations (MRO), air parcel carriers,
logistics drops off, it deals with freight forwarders, consultancy firms and organisations dealing with
free trade zones and movement of parts for aviation insurance and finance.
maintenance repair organisations.
Developed to enhance the capabilities of those
working in the sector, it provides a firm grounding Teaching methods
in transport policy, planning and business Teaching consists of a mix of master classes and
management. workshops, online support and interactive project
Designed for current and future practitioners teams using a variety of tools.
involved in air freight management or air logistics Assessment
operations, the program provides a professional Assessment is ongoing throughout the semester
career pathway in the specialised sector of the and may include examinations, essays/reports,
aviation transport field. oral class presentations, group projects, research
projects, laboratory projects and practical
mode and duration assignments.
Six months full-time or one year part-time.
Delivery is face-to-face. Distance education is The graduate certificate consists of 48 credit points.
available for Australian residents only. The program
The following is an example of courses offered.
has semester one and semester two entry.
Note: international students can only study full-time. Core aviation generalist units Credit points
Ů Aerospace industry infrastructure 12
pathway Ů Aviation safety systems 12
The Graduate Certificate in Aviation Supply Chain Select two electives
Management is a specialist program allowing for Ů Aviation supply and demand interfaces 12
articulation into the Master of Aviation Industry Ů Aviation supply chain strategic management
Management. and policy development 12
Ů Aviation supply chain support structures 12
Ů Integrated logistics support management 12
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