Course Summary
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6 hours
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 supply chain management
Credit may only be received for this course by additionally completing LOG 206 (DAU-0212). The total number of hours recommended for the completion of both courses is 1 semester hours at the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the organizations responsible for the logistics mission in DoD
  • Describe Supply Chain Management’s concept and evolution
  • Identify the organizations responsible for the logistics mission in DoD
  • Recognize the definitions of SCM and the different perspectives of how SCM can be viewed
  • Describe Supply Chain Management’s concept and evolution
  • Recognize the effects of product demand and material supply approaches in selecting the appropriate supply chain strategy to meet performance objectives
  • Identify the reasons for business reference models and the major supply chain management processes that are part of the APICS SCC SCOR model
  • Identify the planning elements and best practices in Supply Chain Management
  • Identify materiel requirements concepts and materiel retention issues
  • Identify the key elements in the effective development and implementation of a sourcing strategy
  • Recognize the major process relationships between maintenance and supply that are essential for effective and efficient logistics support
  • Recognize the importance of considering field-level maintenance in acquisition planning
  • Define the functions of order fulfillment within the supply chain and available issues and solutions
  • Identify the range of alternatives in order fulfillment, transport services network design, and distribution
  • Identify logistics data and data management activities needed to support the warfighter
  • Describe representative data collection, information and communication technologies and their role in facilitating the purchase, movement, repair and storage of material
  • Identify key metrics that permit tracking and management of supply chain performance
  • Identify the concepts and current practices of supply chain quality management
  • Identify environmental requirements, issues and impacts on DoD logistics processes and organizations

General Course Topics:

  • Logistics/supply-chain management concepts
  • Maintenance processes
  • End-to-end distribution
  • Best commercial practices as applied to weapon systems sustainment
  • Performance metrics
  • Logistics data management
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

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Supplemental Materials