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Global Logistics

The Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management pathway enables students to practice innovative and critical thinking skills as they develop solutions to authentic logistics problems businesses regularly face both locally and internationally. Students will learn the complexities businesses deal with in securing raw materials from distant locations, moving them across multiple borders, receiving them in various ports, transporting them to warehouses accessible through multiple modes of transportation, storing them efficiently and then distributing them to customers through networks that properly balance transit time with cost. This pathway provides students with the opportunity to earn credit and may lead to an industry recognized certification.

**All Courses are Semester courses that are blocked 2 periods.

INTRODUCTION TO LOGISTICS

1 Credit - Fall Semester, 2 periods (Wt. 1.5)

Recommendation: Algebra I

This course engages students in solving contextual problems related to the concepts of supply chains, warehouse location, contingency planning, insourcing and outsourcing, and expanding existing supply chains. These concepts form the basis of global logistics and supply chain management and help students understand how professionals examine options to maximize the use of resources across distribution networks.

FUNCTIONAL AREAS IN LOGISTICS

1 Credit - Spring Semester, 2 periods (Wt. 1.5)

Prerequisite: Introduction to Logistics

This course compels students to explore deeper understanding of the concepts they discovered in the previous course as students navigate projects on warehouse technology, emergency responsiveness and the supply chain for manufacturing. Students use their experiences in this course to discover ways that professionals minimize the outlay of resources while improving efficiency and ability in the global market.

GLOBAL LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

1 Credit - Fall Semester, 2 periods (Wt. 1.5)

Prerequisite: Functional Areas in Logistics

This advanced course offers challenging projects that require students to look at the global implications of the industry in more earnest as they experiment with decisions over intermodal transportation, route selection, international shipping regulations, emergency preparedness, cultural awareness, and business ethics. Students develop their understanding of the industry in this course and truly build their awareness of the challenges of doing business in a world with multiple borders that must be traversed. Students who complete the course will receive industry certification.

LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

1 Credit - Spring Semester, 2 periods (Wt. 1.5)

Prerequisite: Global Logistics Management

This advanced course allows students to see the implications of all of the concepts they learned in the previous three courses as they consider environmental impact. Industry certification for students completing the course.

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