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Logistics and Supply Chain Management

course code : LSCM001

course hours : 24 hours


Course Description

Logistics Management is the part of supply chain management that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customers’ requirements. This course provides a practical, management perspective of the following areas of logistics: distribution, transportation, international logistics, inventory control, sustainable logistics practices, key performance indicators, supply chain finance, leadership in a supply chain role, and an introduction to logistics technology including RFID and ERP systems. The course is designed for students who have had little or no previous coursework or professional experience in logistics.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the participant will be able to:

  • To gain a working understanding of logistics principles and to expose students to the language of logistics
  • To introduce students to the key activities performed by the logistics function including distribution, transportation, global logistics and inventory control
  • To view logistics as more than an operational function that passively executes a plan, but as a strategic function that creates value and competitive advantage
  • To refine applied data analysis skills by analyzing and using supply chain data to make business decisions
  • To understand current challenges faced by supply chain professionals and to provide a basis for thinking through these challenges
  • To prepare students for career opportunities
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