Southern State Community College
Curriculum Committee Nov 2017
LMGT 2220 INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
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I.COURSE TITLE:INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
COURSE NUMBER:2220CATALOG PREFIX:LMGT
III.CREDIT HOURS:3LECTURE HOURS: 3
LABORATORY HOURS:OBSERVATION HOURS:
Topics covered in this course include the government’s role in global logistics, the global logistics environment, ocean and air transportation, transportation to Canada, Mexico, and the European continent including intermediaries, documentation, insurance, exporting, and importing. Current trends in globalization will also be explored and evaluated. The role of logistics and transportation organizations in the global supply chain process will be discussed.
Grading will follow the policy in the catalog. The scale is as follows:
A: 90 – 100
B: 80 – 89
C: 70 – 79
D: 60 – 69
F: 0 - 59
International Logistics: The Management of Int’l Trade Operations (54e)
Pierre A. David
Cicero PublishingCopyright © 2017
ISBN-13: 978-0-9894906-4-1 ISBN-10: 0989490641(IL)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Manage inventory efficiently and pool inventory risks across time, products, channels, and geography.
- Design supply chain contracts for effective governance of supply chain relationships.
- Determine the decision support system requirements for supply chain management.
- Assess the risks and advantages of international supply chains.
- Evaluate the implications of regional differences in logistics while designing international supply chains.
Classes will consist of lectures, class discussions, small group projects, videos, outside assignments and supplemental materials. Interactive class discussion is encouraged and staying current on reading assignments necessary to be able to actively participate in class discussions.
IX.COURSE OUTLINE:Wk / Book / Chapter / Topic / LO
1 / IL / 1
2 / International Trade
International SCM / 1,3,4,5
2 / IL / 3 / International Infrastructure / 1,3,4,5
3 / IL / 4 / International Methods of Entry / 1,2,3,4,5
4 / IL / 5 / International Contracts / 1,2,3,5
5 / IL / 6 / Terms of Trade or Incoterms Rules / 1,2,3,5
6 / IL / 7 / Terms of Payment / 1,2,3,4
7 / IL / 8 / Managing Transaction Risks / 1,2,3,4,5
8 / IL / 9 / International Commercial Documents / 1,2,3,4,5
9 / LSCT / 4 / SCM Tools / 1,2,3,4,5
10 / IL / 11 / International Ocean Transportation / 1,3,4,5
11 / IL / 12 / International Air Transportation / 1,3,4,5
12 / IL / 13 / International Land and Multimodal Transportation / 1,3,4,5
13 / IL / 14 / Packaging for Export / 1,2,3,4,5
14 / IL / 16 / International Logistics Security / 1,2,3,4,5
15 / IL / 17
20 / Customs Clearance
Developing a Competitive Advantage / 1,2,3,4,5
16 / FINAL
X.OTHER REQUIRED TEXTS, SOFTWARE, AND MATERIALS:
THESE ARE REQUIRED IN ALL LMGT CLASSES
- The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit: 90 Tools for Transport, Warehousing and Inventory Management
Gwynne Richards and Susan Grinsted (LSCT)
Kogan Page, 2013
- Microsoft Excel
Suggested: Midterm 25 %
XII.SPECIFIC MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS:
FERPA: Students need to understand that your work may be seen by others. Others may see your work when being distributed, during group project work, or if it is chosen for demonstration purposes. Students also need to know that there is a strong possibility that your work may be submitted to other entities for the purpose of plagiarism checks.
DISABILITIES: Students with disabilities may contact the Disabilities Service Office, Central Campus, at 800-628-7722 or 937-393-3431.
GROWTHIN KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: Students completing this course successfully can expect to improve in the following:
- Transportation— Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
- Production and Processing— Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Problem Sensitivity— The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem
- Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).