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BUS 292 Fundamental of Logistics - Organizational Management
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2014
SUN#:  NA
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
Cross-Listed: None


Description: Introduction to the fundamentals of logistics, including procurement, inventory, transportation, warehousing, materials handling, packaging, information management, sustainability and international logistics of supply chain management.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify the fundamentals of the key logistics-related activities including purchasing, inventory management, warehousing, materials handling, transportation, information management for logistics, network design and global logistics.

2. (Comprehension Level) Identify and discuss the complexities caused by the cross-border reach of global logistics networks.

3. (Application Level) Demonstrate effective communication in both written and spoken form, including communication involving the use of appropriate facilitating technologies.

4. (Application Level) Demonstrate effective work skills as both a member and a leader of a diverse team.

5. (Application Level) Demonstrate collaborative team-building skills, especially in a virtual context.

6. (Analysis Level) Categorize the potential benefits to the firm of having strong logistics capabilities.

7.(Synthesis Level) Organize technologies available to bridge barriers of location, culture and language.

8. (Synthesis Level) Organize effective global logistics networks, including the environmental impact of logistics activities, to develop reasoned proposals for improvement that support the strategy of the firm as well as the supply chain as a whole.

9. (Evaluation Level) Appraise the tradeoffs between inventory, transportation, warehousing, packaging and information.

10. (Evaluation Level) Determine the basic logistics-related information needs of a firm and a logistics network.

11. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the financial outcomes of logistic decisions by utilizing the strategic profit model to influence the key corporate financial measures of net income, capital employed and return on capital employed.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None