Course description

Organizations are tasked with managing complex and evolving global supply chains. International logistics is the process of planning, implementing and controlling the flow of materials, finished goods and related information across international borders. Free trade agreements are increasing the amount of international trade thus increasing the amount of activity in International Logistics. Supply Chain professionals must recognize the trade-offs in the total cost of ownership. Key issues to be considered include trade compliance, risk, security, language, time zones, culture, emerging and disruptive technologies to design a resilient supply chain. The student must ensure that international logistics activities and transactions are compliant with relevant legal, global regulatory and contractual obligations while meeting stakeholder expectations for cost, quality, time and location.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: OPER3160
Corequisites: None

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 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