Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
BISK-0179
Organization Course Number:
SCMC876
Organization:
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
8 weeks
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Logistics Management
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to focus on the integration of logistics across areas including customer service, distribution operations, purchasing, and the operation of transportation services.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to evaluate why logistics is important to today's businesses
  • Analyze the relevance of the logistics role in customer-focused marketing
  • Explain how logistics supports the corporate strategy
  • Explain why the order processing system is the foundation for logistics management information systems
  • Review inventory basics and evaluate the financial implications of inventory management policies
  • Evaluate the evolution of strategic warehousing decisions
  • Review transportation basics and evaluate their impact on pricing
  • And analyze the formulation of logistical strategy.

General Course Topics:

  • Customer service operations, order processing, warehouse facility design and operations, carrier selection, transportation costing, third-party logistics suppliers, and supply chain strategy
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Discussion
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials