A city in the North Island of New Zealand, Hamilton is the country fourth most populous city. It is situated on the banks of the Waikato river and is a part of the Hamilton Urban Area which includes the cities of Ngaruawahia, Te Awamutu and Cambridge. The city has a diverse economy and is the third fastest growing urban area in New Zealand, behind Pukekohe and Auckland. The city has cool summers and cool but not cold winters under the Koppen climate classification of oceanic climate. Some of the attractions in this city include the Hamilton Gardens, Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato, the Hamilton Zoo, Taitua Arboretum and Hamilton Lake Domain.
The Waikato Institute of Technology (known as Wintec) is an institute of technology based in New Zealand’s Waikato region. Founded in 1924 as Hamilton Technical College, it underwent a few name changes and got the present one in 2001. It offers over 130 degrees, diplomas and certificate courses. The institution has around 15000 students from across 50 countries attending both full and part time courses. It offers courses through its 13 faculties or departments functioning out of three main campuses in Hamilton and three additional campuses in the Waikato region. Wintec has an excellent team of highly qualified teachers and provides students with hands-on practical education through its purpose-built facilities. Wintec has forged partnerships with reputed institutions in countries like China, France, the Netherlands, Canada and Chile for facilitating exceptional student exchange programmes.
The Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Logistics offered by Wintec is a one year programme in full time mode. Part time study option is also available for this programme. Core studies include learning how to identify important phases of supply chain and logistical management from internal and external perspectives; evaluating and critiquing existing operations; identifying supply chain and logistical issues, and creating effective and sustainable management solutions. Other relevant topics include project management, operations management and e-commerce in relation to supply chain logistics. This programme also includes a work placement and research project, which brings together all that has been taught in the classroom. Some of the subjects taught as a part of this programme are
Operations Management, Project Management, Contemporary Issues in Supply ChainManagement and Professional Practice for Business Research.
Classes for this programme will be conducted at the below venue.
A Block, Gate 3,
Tristram Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
Students interested in pursuing this course and looking for more information like admission requirements and procedures, course fees, full list of subjects taught, accommodation options etc. can look up the link
This programme is for those with a degree in another subject who want to progress into supply chain and logistical management positions. Employment opportunities may include procurement, scheduling, production, e-commerce and distribution. With experience and professional development, graduates from this programme can advance to more senior positions.