Bachelor of Arts

MG244 Logistics & Supply Chain Management 3 credits

An introductory course that provides an overview of key logistics and supply chain management practices, processes, concepts, and methodologies. Emphasis is given to the framework for supply chain management, the analysis of logistics cost and service trade-offs among inventory, transportation, and warehousing activities, the strategic role of information technology in supply chains, the use of third-party logistics providers, and methods of measuring value of logistics performance.

Prerequisite:
MG101 Introduction to Business
MG215 Principles of Management & Leadership
or

LG3000 Logistics Management 3 credits 5 weeks

This course provides an overview of the role of logistics in business. Students examine the principles of customer service, ways to plan and manage supply chains, and steps for arranging product transportation and distribution. Students gain practical application and the ability to create logistic strategies.

This course is included in the Business Major section of the program.

LG4000 Transportation Systems 3 credits 5 weeks

Develops an understanding of the strategic role of freight transportation systems in supply chain networks. Emphasis is given to the components of transportation systems, including inter-modal and intra-model competition, their technological features, operational processes and cost conditions, the buyer-seller channels for acquiring transportation services, and the strategic and tactical alternatives for transport procurement.

Prerequisite:
LG3000 Logistics Management

LG4012 Warehousing and Terminal Management 3 credits 5 weeks

Focuses on the administration of warehouse and inventory management in logistics systems with analysis of customer service, forecasting inventory, investment, layout design, and operation.

Prerequisite:
LG3000 Logistics Management

LG4020 Strategic Procurement 3 credits 5 weeks

Offers special emphasis on the analysis of supply markets, supplier selection, building and maintaining key supplier relationships for long-term success, strategic planning, and use of information technology. This course develops an understanding of the strategic framework, managerial issues, and best practices related to the planning and execution of “source” processes.

Prerequisite:
LG3000 Logistics Management