PolyU SPEED BBA (Hons) in Business (Operations and Supply Chain Management) - Full-time

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Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Operations and Supply Chain Management – Full-time

Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Operations and Supply Chain Management – Full-time

Programme Code

84078-OS (Full-time)

Medium of Instruction

English (except for subjects with Chinese requirements)

Programme Leader

Dr Simon YUEN

BSc, PhD, FSTLA, CMILT, PMHKLA, MIPSHK

Commencement Date

02 Sep 2024

Normal Duration

2 years

Tuition Fee (Local students)

HK$3,000/ credit

Tuition Fee (Non-local students)

HK$3,300/ credit

Academic Division

Division of Business and Hospitality Management

Remarks

The programme is retitled and restructured from Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business (Operations and Supply Chain Management) with effect from 2024/25.

Programme Features

  • Local and overseas work opportunities to increase your employability
  • Theories, professional knowledge and practical skills in Operations & Supply Chain Management will facilitate your future career development in related fields such as freight forwarding, air transport, and courier services
  • Local and international internship opportunities, such as the Government Logistics Department, LF Logistics, Zuellig Pharma, and PolyU SPEED Summer Internship Programme in Mainland China (Shenzhen and Guangzhou)
  • Graduates can continue their studies at local and overseas universities such as The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Baptist University, Lingnan University and University of Warwick
  • The programme closely meets the market needs and is led by well-qualified lecturers with rich work experience in the field

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Professional Recognition

Graduates are qualified to register as an Associate Member of The Institute of Purchasing & Supply of Hong Kong (IPSHK). Graduates with 2-year working experience in purchasing/ supply/ logistics or related fields are qualified to register as a Member of IPSHK.

Future Prospects

Career Prospects

  • Local and international internship opportunities, such as the Government Logistics Department, LF Logistics, Zuellig Pharma, and PolyU SPEED Summer Internship Programme in Mainland China (Shenzhen and Guangzhou)

 

Further Study Opportunities

  • Graduates can continue their studies at local and overseas universities such as The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Baptist University, Lingnan University and University of Warwick

Programme Structure

Students are required to complete the following requirements with satisfactory results for an honours degree:

 

RequirementsMinimum Credits
General University Requirements (GUR)Note 19
Cluster Area Requirements (CAR)2 subjects, 3 credits each6
Service-Learning (SL) OR Free Elective1 subject, 3 credits3
Essential Components of General Education (non-credit bearing)-N/A

Discipline-Specific Requirements (DSR)Note 2

(Please refer to the table below for details)

51
Scheme Compulsory6 subjects, 3 credits each18
Award-Specific Compulsory6 subjects, 3 credits each18
Elective5 subjects, 3 credits each15

Work-Integrated Education (WIE)Note 3

300 hours of work-based learning experience

N/A
Total60

 

Discipline-Specific Requirements (DSR)

 

Foundation (for students from non-business-related disciplines only)Note 2

  • Introduction to Business 

 

Scheme compulsory (all 6 subjects)

  • Business Finance
  • Applied Business Research
  • Integrated Study (Business)
  • Environmental, Social and Governance Management
  • Effective Professional Communication in English
  • Business Communication in Chinese

 

Award-specific compulsory (all 6 subjects)

  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • International Trade and Shipping Logistics
  • Business Operations Management
  • Business Information Systems and e-SCM
  • Air Transport Logistics
  • Strategic Procurement Management
     

 

Elective Subjects (any 5 subjects)

The subjects are grouped into different areas:

 

Accountancy

  • Auditing and Assurance 2
  • International Taxation

Convention and Event Management

  • Exhibition Management
  • e-Sports, Sports Tourism and Management

Finance

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Derivative Markets
  • Financial Regulations and Compliance
  • Fixed Income Securities

General Business 

  • Marketing Management
  • Personal Financial Planning Practice

Health Services Management

  • Ethics and Legal Considerations in Health Care
  • Public Health and Epidemiology

Hospitality Management

  • Club Management
  • Resort and Spa Management
  • Wine and Spirit Studies

Human Resource Management

  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Resourcing

International Business

  • Contemporary Issues in International Business
  • Managing Startups and Technology Ventures (IB)

Marketing

  • Global Marketing
  • International Management
  • Luxury Marketing
  • Place Branding and Marketing
  • Professional Selling and Sales Management
  • Services Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing Strategy

Operations and Supply Chain Management 

  • Project Management
  • Quality Management and Practices

Travel Industry Management

  • Aviation Service Management
  • Cruise Line Operations and Management
  • Travel Agency Management

Others

  • Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Business Practicum
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing in Practice
  • Fintech and Blockchain
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 

# Offering of elective subjects are subject to sufficient enrolment.

 

Note:

  1. Students who have not met the equivalent standard of undergraduate degree Language and Communication Requirements (LCR) under GUR are required to take up to 9 additional credits in LCR (2 subjects in English & 1 subject in Chinese, 3 credits each). They will be advised if they are required to take LCR subjects on admission.
  2. Students from non-business-related disciplines (i.e. holders of Associate Degree or equivalent qualification not in Accounting/ Business) with good academic results may also be considered for admission to this programme. These students will be required to take an additional foundation subject if they have not completed similar subjects before.
  3. Relevant work experience accumulated during or after sub-degree studies may be considered for fulfilment of WIE. Students will be invited to submit application for consideration after programme commencement.

Entrance Requirements

Holder of a recognised Associate Degree, Higher Diploma or equivalent qualification in business-related areas. Applicants with qualifications in non-business-related areas will also be considered and, if admitted, are required to take appropriate foundation subject(s).

 

 Notes:

  1. The main medium of instruction of the study programme concerned should be English.  An applicant who has completed the programme with other languages as the main medium of instruction should attain the following English Language requirement: IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (paper based); 80 (Internet based).
  2. An applicant who does not possess the above-mentioned qualification but has reached the age of 25 before 1 September, in the year in which he/she seeks admission, may apply as a mature applicant. He/she must demonstrate sufficient motivation, knowledge and potential to indicate a high probability of being able to complete the programme successfully. In addition, he/she may be required to take appropriate foundation subject(s).

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