Oct 04, 2023  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

LGM 130 - Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Credit hours: 3

Course Description:
This course examines the expanding field of efficient computer supported warehouses and logistics from an operations management standpoint. Topics include supply chain management, order processing, traffic management, electronic data interchange, handling and tracking shipments, scheduling of work, diagramming work and product flow, safety programs, and security issues.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Define the function of logistics and manage the function to achieve results consistent with the logistics and supply chain management goals and objectives of the organization.
  2. Describe practical applications about how to handle real life scenarios in the logistics and supply chain management environment. 
  3.  Interpret, relate to, and understand the latest professional concepts of logistics and supply chain management and be able to apply them to the current logistics and supply chain environment.
  4. Recognize the theoretical applications of logistics and supply chain management do not always result in perfect solutions to real world problems.
  5. Recognize the effects of deregulation and globalization on the logistics and supply chain functions.