Logistics & Supply Chain
The American Business School Paris
Area of Study
Business Management, Information Technologies, Management Science, Mathematics, Statistics
Taught In English
MGMT 230 or its equivalent
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewCOURSE 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.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.