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Next intake: 
16 July 2018
Duration: 
2.5 years full time or longer for part time
Location: 
Delivery mode: 
Blended
Face to Face

Applications for next intake due 8 July 2018

Overview

Get a competitive edge in ERP or supply chain management with Victoria University’s double masters degree in Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems) and Supply Chain Management.

You will increase your knowledge of supply chain management, enterprise resource planning (ERP) system processes, SAP application, recent developments in sustainability and global trends in business.

We also focus on developing skills in critical thinking, problem solving and creativity.  

With just two-and-a-half years' of full-time study you can graduate with a double masters degree. 

We are one of the world's leading institutions in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (SAP) education as recognised by industry, SAP and academia.

With the in-demand skills needed to implement and maintain ERP systems, many of our graduates have gone on to careers in large organisations such as Accenture, Australia Post and IBM.

We have strong industry partnerships with Linfox and SAP, so you'll have the opportunity to gain industry experience while you study.

Read about VU's world-class SAP education.

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Careers in ERP and Supply Chain Management

Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems)/ Master of Supply Chain Management graduates have the skills to work as business/ERP analysts and supply chain leaders.

You can work in business analytics and SAP process roles including:

  • senior and leadership roles in ICT
  • ERP analyst
  • business software manager
  • business analyst
  • SAP business consultant.

Employment for ICT Managers is expected to grow very strongly over the next five years (Job Outlook).

Supply chain and logistics roles include:

  • supply chain manager
  • logistics professional
  • global procurement specialist
  • sourcing/distribution manager
  • enterprise resource planning developer
  • project leader
  • transport coordinator
  • warehouse supervisor
  • import/export manager
  • customs manager.

Salaries

The average salary for Supply and Distribution Managers in Australia is $74,152 (JobOutlook).

The average annual earnings of ICT Managers in Australia is A$104,000 (Job Outlook).

Course structure

To attain the awards, Master of Business (Enterprise Resource Planning Systems) and Master of Supply Chain Management, students will be required to complete 240 credit points consisting of:

  • 72 credit points Core Business units
  • 156 credit points Professional Core units
  • 12 credit points Capstone Research Project unit

College Core Units

ERP Professional Core Units

Supply Chain Management Professional Core Units

Capstone Research Project Unit

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Critically reflect upon theoretical approaches and analyse their application to achieve effective use of Enterprise Systems to support operations and management practice;  
  2. Justify and interpret theoretical propositions and related bodies of knowledge to critically evaluate the resolution of business problems and make recommendations/recommend actions in contemporary Enterprise Systems;  
  3. Critically apply cross-disciplinary knowledge with creativity in decision making supporting the selection, implementation and use of Enterprise Systems;  
  4. Demonstrate accountability in autonomous and collaborative judgements and innovative strategic thinking in response to contemporary and future business challenges;  
  5. Work as a reflective practitioner to formulate, implement and evaluate industry- specific investigations to resolve complex professional problems and inform management decision-making and how Enterprise Systems and associated Information Systems can support this decision making;  
  6. Communicate effectively to specialist and non- specialist audiences including multi-disciplinary teams, diverse cultural communities and business and other professional organisations;  
  7. Plan and execute a substantial research based project or evidence-based capstone experience linked to an Enterprise Resource Planning System to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at abstract and practical levels; and,  
  8. Exemplify initiative and inspirational leadership in a dynamic 21st century work environment, acting consistently, ethically and socially responsibly.  

What's a unit?

A unit or 'subject' is the actual class you'll attend in the process of completing a course.

Most courses have a mixture of compulsory 'core' units that you need to take, and optional \'elective\' units that you can choose to take based on your area of interest, expertise or experience.

Credits

Each unit is worth a set amount of study credits based on the amount of time you study. Generally, 1 credit is equal to 1 hour of study per week.

Fees & scholarships

Fee type: Full-fee

The amount you pay for your course depends on whether you’re a Commonwealth supported student or full-fee paying.

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  2. Look up the individual unit costs in the higher education unit of study fees list.
  3. Add up the relevant amounts.

Scholarships & assistance

Apply for a scholarship to help with your study costs.

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Admission & pathways

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

If you do not meet the minimum requirements you may be eligible for one of our special admission programs. We also encourage you to explore our study pathways to help you reach your goal.

  • Mature: Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a similar discipline
    OR
    Completion of an Australian Graduate Certificate (or equivalent) in a similar discipline
    OR
    Applicants without an undergraduate qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate (in the same discipline) based on approved work experience. Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate, graduates will be eligible for admission to this course with credit granted for completed units.

There are many ways you can start your education journey at VU. Pathways offer an easy transition between courses at different levels, so that you can start with a certificate and progress right through to postgraduate study.

Find out more about pathways and credits.

If you have completed study with another university or institution and believe you are eligible to receive credit for skills and past study, you can apply for advanced standing.

Applications for advanced standing can be made after a discussion with your course coordinator or academic adviser.

How to apply

Before you apply

Before applying, you should consider whether you also want to apply for:

  • Special admission programs: Depending on your life circumstances you may be eligible for special consideration of your application.
  • Advanced standing: If you have significant experience or studies elsewhere you may be eligible for credit for some units of your course and not have to undertake them.

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