Logistics & Supply Chain

The American Business School Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Logistics & Supply Chain

  • Host University

    The American Business School Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    Business Management, Information Technologies, Management Science, Mathematics, Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MGMT 230 or its equivalent

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:
     
    This course gives the student an overview of the many dimensions of the complex and dynamic subject of logistics. The course focuses on a systems integration of physical distribution, manufacturing support, choice of transport modes, and presents a comprehensive description of materials management, inventory, information technology and location analysis.
     
    COURSE OBJECTIVES:
     
    To show the students how logistics is a key driver of globalization and facilitator of International trade and development.
    This course covers practical and strategic aspects, in using cases related to different activities of the global business.
    Managing international supply chain activities (from purchasing, production and marketing to distribution) means the effective integration of different components of the value chain.
     
    EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES:
     
    After studying these chapters, the students should be able to:
     
    - Understand the role and importance of logistics in private and public organizations.
    - Discuss the impact of logistics on the economy and how effective logistics management contributes to the vitality of the economy.
    - Understand the value-added roles of logistics on both the macro and micro level.
    - Explain materials handling processes within warehouse and distribution centers.
     

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