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Programme Code: CP0168

Advanced Diploma in Business (Strategic Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
工商高等文憑(策略物流與供應鏈管理) 

Academic Advisor: Mr. Terry WongProgramme Administrator: Ms. Shannon Wong
Enquiries: 3411 1999Email: adbus@hkbu.edu.hk

Programme Aims

The programme aims at providing students with signified skills and knowledge of a greater complexity in the business. It offers an integrated understanding of Hong Kong business environment, synthesizing business knowledge while cultivating specialized competence in a business function to develop students as business professionals.

Academic Recognition

Under normal circumstances, graduates of the Advanced Diploma in Business (Strategic Logistics and Supply Chain Management) are possibly granted exemption of 10 courses out of 24 courses towards the Bachelor of Commerce from University of Canberra depending on how closely their prior learning matches with their intended studies. Please call 3411 4350 for further information.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma in Business (Strategic Logistics and Supply Chain Management) programme, students are fully exempted from the educational requirements for the Professional member or member of the Hong Kong Logistics Association (HKLA). The Association has the final decision on the level of membership to be approved.

Programme Structure

This programme consists of 12 courses:

Course CodeCourse Title科目名稱Hours
Core Courses
1.MKG4010Marketing and Brand Building市場及品牌學30
MKG4010

Marketing and Brand Building
市場及品牌學

The objective of this course is to provide students with the understanding of marketing principles and theirs applications through effective branding functions in the marketing organization. Topics include:

  1. The Marketing Essentials;
  2. Scanning the Market Environment;
  3. Consumers and Organizational Buying Behaviour;
  4. Market Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning;
  5. Brand and Brand Management Fundamentals;
  6. Brand and Product Management in the Marketing Mix;
  7. Pricing and Distribution Channels: Considerations and Strategies;
  8. Marketing Communication Strategies;
  9. Designing Appropriate Marketing Mix to Build Brand Equity; and
  10. Evaluating Effectiveness of Organization’s Marketing Activities.
2.FIN4102Business Finance商業財務30
FIN4102

Business Finance
商業財務

This course aims to equip students with contemporary principles and practices on how companies invest in real and financial assets and how they raise funding for these investments. These decisions include long-term investments, financing and management of capital structure. Topics include:

  1. Net Present Value and Capital Budgeting;
  2. Bond and Stock Valuation;
  3. Cost of Capital;
  4. Capital Structure;
  5. Debt Policy;
  6. Dividend Policy;
  7. Risks Management Tools; and
  8. Mergers and Acquisitions.
3.ISM4130Information Systems and Business Organizations資訊系統及商業組織30
ISM4130

Information Systems and Business Organizations
資訊系統及商業組織

This course aims to provide students with broad knowledge on how information systems are utilized in business organizations for competitive advantages. Topics include:

  1. Information Systems in Business;
  2. Applications of Business Information Systems;
  3. Databases and Information Management;
  4. Securing Information Systems;
  5. Information Technology Infrastructure; and
  6. Using Information Systems in Organizations for Operational Excellence.
4.ACT4105Accounting Decision Management會計決策管理30
ACT4105

Accounting Decision Management
會計決策管理

This course aims to provide students with detailed knowledge of the use of accounting information for decision making as well as long term investment appraisal. Besides, the concept of corporate governance and its importance will be discussed. Topics include:

  1. The Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting;
  2. Complete Set of Financial Statements for Limited Company;
  3. Interpretation and Analysis of Financial Statements;
  4. Budgetary Planning and Control;
  5. Capital Investment Decisions; and
  6. Corporate Governance.
5.HRM4101Human Resource Practices and Development人力資源實務與發展30
HRM4101

Human Resource Practices and Development
人力資源實務與發展

The overall aim of the course is to enable students to identify and explain the major human resource roles and functions in contemporary business organizations. Students will be able to apply the practical theories and techniques that are used to manage people effectively at work. Topics include:

  1. Overview of Human Resources Management;
  2. Human Resource Planning;
  3. Job Analysis;
  4. Recruitment;
  5. Selection;
  6. Performance Management;
  7. Reward Management;
  8. Managing Employee Relations;
  9. Career Management and Development;
  10. Training and Development; and
  11. Influencing Employee Behaviour.
*Concentration Courses
6.LOG4010Strategic Procurement Management策略採購管理30
LOG4010

Strategic Procurement Management
策略採購管理

This course aims to introduce the students to the procurement process of an organization and to equip them with the techniques for supplier evaluation. It also examines the current strategic procurement management of an organization. Topics include:

  1. Introduction to Purchasing and Purchasing Process;
  2. Insourcing / Outsourcing and Worldwide Sourcing;
  3. Supplier Evaluation, Selection and Measurement;
  4. Supplier Quality Management;
  5. Purchasing and Supply Chain Tools and Techniques;
  6. Strategic Cost Management;
  7. Negotiation;
  8. Purchasing and Commodity Strategy;
  9. Managing Supply Chain Inventory;
  10. Purchasing Law and Ethics; and
  11. Performance Measurement and Evaluation.
7.LOG4020Global Operations and Supply Chain Management環球營運及供應鏈管理30
LOG4020

Global Operations and Supply Chain Management
環球營運及供應鏈管理

This course aims to introduce the students to the operations management and its application in supply chain management in global context and to appreciate the operations management techniques for logistics operations function. Topics include:

  1. Role of Supply Chain Management in a company;
  2. Overview of Operations and Supply Chain Management;
  3. Demand Forecasting and associated Risk;
  4. Aggregate Planning in a Supply Chain;
  5. Production Planning;
  6. Project Management;
  7. Network Design in a Supply Chain;
  8. Structuring Upstream and Downstream Partnership;
  9. Coordination in a Supply Chain and Quality Management; and
  10. Trade and Customs Issues across the Global Supply Chain.
8.LOG4030Air Transport and Distribution Management空運與配送管理30
LOG4030

Air Transport and Distribution Management
空運與配送管理

This course is designed to allow the students to appreciate the strategic role of air transport in Hong Kong. It also aims to equip them to understand the techniques and technologies used in transportation, warehousing and inventory management which are the major components of logistics management. Topics include:

  1. Overview of Freight Transport Systems
  2. Air Freight Transport
  3. Strategic Stance of Air Transport in Hong Kong
  4. Road Freight Transport: Vehicle Selection and Vehicle Costing
  5. Ocean Freight Transport
  6. The Store and Warehouse Layout
  7. Identification of Materials and Inspection
  8. Stock Operation Checking and Stocktaking
  9. Stock Control Techniques
  10. Inventory Management Techniques
9.LOG4040Logistics Systems and Applications物流系統及應用30
LOG4040

Logistics Systems and Applications
物流系統及應用

This course aims to provide students with an understanding about the role of Information Technologies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management and provide an overview about the concepts, the development and the implementation issues of e-logistics. Topics include:

  1. Logistics and Supply Chain Information Systems;
  2. Electronic Commerce;
  3. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI);
  4. Warehouse Management Systems (WMS);
  5. E-Customer Service;
  6. Enterprise Resources Systems (ERP);
  7. Payment Processing, Fraud in E-Commerce;
  8. Building and E-Commerce Infrastructure;
  9. Reverse Logistics; and
  10. Outsourcing the Whole Thing.
10.LOG4050China and Logistics Solutions中國與物流方案30
LOG4050

China and Logistics Solutions
中國與物流方案

This course aims to introduce the students to current developments in the logistics industry, and provide students with the opportunity to learn about the social, technical, and economic issues of the logistics industry so that they can develop realistic solutions. Topics include:

  1. Contemporary Logistics Issues;
  2. Trading Risk in China;
  3. The Economics of Pearl River Delta;
  4. Infrastructure for contemporary solutions;
  5. Time – The Order Winning Criteria;
  6. Formulating Logistics Strategies;
  7. Formulating Logistics Solutions; and
  8. Comparison of Logistics Practices.
Elective Courses (The two courses for this intake)
11.BAM4115Change Management變革管理30
BAM4115

Change Management
變革管理

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and skills that will help the organizations and their members to manage and exploit change situations effectively. Topics include:

  1. Change Management;
  2. Theoretical foundations of Change Management;
  3. Defining How the Organization Needs to Change;
  4. Change and the Leader;
  5. Reinforcing Desired Behavior;
  6. Process Approach to Change; and
  7. System Approach to Change.
12.BAM4110Managing Organizational Behavior組織管理30
BAM4110

Managing Organizational Behavior
組織管理

This course aims to provide students with a conceptual and a pragmatic approach to understand employees’ behaviour in the organization. It equips students with knowledge and skills to diagnose different behaviour situations and necessary techniques in influencing and controlling the behaviour of employees in the achievement of individual and organizational effectiveness. Topics include:

  1. Organizational Structure and Design;
  2. Organizational diversity;
  3. Organizational Culture;
  4. Organizational Leadership;
  5. Organizational Work Motivation;
  6. Group Behaviour and Work Teams;
  7. Organizational Decision Making; and
  8. Organizational Communication.
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Remarks:
1) Students cannot claim exemption from the electives.
2) Not all electives will be offered in each term. Please refer to the study schedule that will be issued on admission.

Study Path

Certificate in Business StudiesAdvanced Diploma in Business (Strategic Logistics and Supply Chain Management)University of Canberra
Bachelor of Commerce

Duration and Mode of Study

18-24 months part-time

Medium of Instruction

Cantonese supplemented with English

Awards

Students who have successfully completed 12 required courses will be awarded the Advanced Diploma in Business (Strategic Logistics and Supply Chain Management).
* Students can apply for Professional Certificate in Strategic Logistics and Supply Chain Management as an exit award upon successful completion of the 5 concentration courses in the Advanced Diploma in Business (Strategic Logistics and Supply Chain Management) programme.

Fees

Application Fee: HK$120
Tuition Fee: HK$35,620 for Advanced Diploma programme

Commencement

March / July / November of every year

Course Schedule and Venue

Classes and examinations will be held on weekday evenings and Saturday afternoons (normally two classes per week) at Kowloon Tong / Kowloon East / Tsimshatsui / Wan Chai Learning Centre.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  1. Level 2 in five HKDSE subjects including English and Chinese (and up to 2 APL subjects) or equivalent; OR
  2. Successful completion of Yi Jin Diploma; OR
  3. Holder of a relevant School of Continuing Education (SCE) Diploma or Certificate or other equivalent non-SCE qualifications; or
  4. Aged 21 or above, preferably with 3 years' relevant work experience.
ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS (STRATEGIC LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT) is recognized under the QF
QF Level: 4 QR Registration no.: 10/000002/4 Registration Validity Period: 29/12/2009 to On-going
The above information is for reference only. The School reserves the right to make alterations without prior notice.
Students are advised to follow the requirements listed in the course information distributed on admission.
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