LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT

Palmerston North city is the logistics and distribution hub for the lower North Island of New Zealand. At IPU New Zealand the course also considers supply chains at a global level with a particular focus on the transpacific. What better place to study?!

 

GET THE INDUSTRY OUTCOME YOU WANT

IPU New Zealand has pathways built into our programmes of study tailored to get you to the career of your dreams. The below information can give you the starting point for creating your best results from your qualification.

 

GENERAL JOB OUTCOMES

  • Logistics and Supply chain executive
  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Team leader

IN-DEMAND JOB OUTCOMES

  • Importers and Exporters
  • Warehouse Administrator

PROGRAMME PATHWAYS TO YOUR CAREER

Business Studies, Level 5 (Project Management)

[Undergraduate Diploma, Level 5]

Take these core papers:

BS.501 Business Operations 
BS.502 Business Marketing 
BS.503 Business Communication 
BS.504 Event Management 

AND

these double-credit applied papers:

BS.505 Project Management Methodology 

BS.506 Applied Project Management (take a Logistics and distribution industry case study)

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GDCIS with logistics and distribution management focus

[Graduate Diploma, Level 7]

Take three Level 6 and 5 Level 7 papers from these key papers:

30.602 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
30.603 Management Accounting
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.604 Marketing Management
90.605 Organisation Management and Culture
90.606 International Business
30.624 Product Management
30.611 Asia-Pacific Business Environment
30.625 Organisational Behaviour
90.607 Leadership for Team Development
30.745 Project Management
30.716 Small Business and Entrepreneurship
30.725 Operations Management
40.713 Global Environmental Issues
40.716 Urban Environmental Issues
50.714 Politics of environmental sustainability
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (logistics and distribution management topic) 
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (logistics and distribution management topic)

Consider an internship opportunity:

30.615 International Business Internship (logistics and distribution industry)
90.612 Professional Internship Project (logistics and distribution industry)

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PDCIS with logistics and distribution management focus

[Postgraduate Diploma, Level 8]

Take these core papers:

95.806 Resource Managemen
95.807 Postgraduate Research Methods (prepare a research proposal in Logistics and distribution management)

Choose three papers from these recommended elective options:

95.801 People, Planet and Sustainability
95.802 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
95.803 Business, the Environment and Corporate Responsibility
95.804 Science, the Environment and Policy making
95.808 Sustainability and Management Accounting
95.809 International Human Resource Management
95.810 Leadership, Communication and Change Management
95.891 Special Topic 1: Contemporary Issues in Marketing 
95.891A Special Topic 1: Multinational Business Management
95.892 Special Topic 2: Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility
95.892A Sustainable Business and Global Business Chains

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MCIS with logistics and distribution management focus

[Postgraduate Degree, Level 9]

IN YEAR ONE

Take these core papers:

95.806 Resource Management
95.807 Postgraduate Research Methods (prepare a research proposal in Logistics and distribution management)

Choose three papers from these recommended elective options:

95.801 People, Planet and Sustainability
95.802 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
95.803 Business, the Environment and Corporate Responsibility
95.804 Science, the Environment and Policy making
95.808 Sustainability and Management Accounting
95.809 International Human Resource Management
95.810 Leadership, Communication and Change Management
95.891 Special Topic 1: Contemporary Issues in Marketing 
95.891A Special Topic 1: Multinational Business Management
95.892 Special Topic 2: Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility
95.892A Sustainable Business and Global Business Chains

IN YEAR TWO

Take a further paper from the recommended electives above and choose one of:

95.992 Executive Project (Logistics and distribution industry)
95.994 Research Project (Logistics and distribution topic)

OR choose one of:

95.993 Executive Thesis (Logistics and distribution industry)
95.995 Research Thesis (Logistics and distribution topic)

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