Course description

This course is focused on the functions and objectives of a person working in the Logistics field. The major emphasis of the course is to understand the business environment, processes and requirements that support the moving and storage of raw materials, products and information in domestic and global supply chains. Students will investigate modes of transportation and storage, use of technology and regulations that affect logistics. This course will discuss third-party logistics, circular versus linear supply chains and strategies for reducing total system costs, impacts and risks that supply chains can have on the environment.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024. Winter 2025 registration opens November 4, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery