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MGX9800 - Food value chain management

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Lawrie Dooley


Peninsula First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit provides an introduction to the value chain and value delivery systems in the food industry. Managing business to business relationships Coordination and control of the value chain including horizontal alliances, contracts and vertical integration Financial impact of supply chain and logistics strategies. Implications of food health and safety on risk management in the food value chain.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Assignment 1 (3000 words): 30%
Individual presentation: 20%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact hours

Off-campus learning with residential block