Logistics and Operations Management (LOM)
Presents an overview of general logistics concepts and organizational issues; inventory management and customer service in logistics; and transportation and third party logistics. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Presents an overview of the role of transportation and pricing issues; transportation modes and terminals; and transportation risk management and global management issues. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours)
Presents an overview of supply chain management and financial analysis; inventory management skills and techniques; and supply chain design and sustainability solutions. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Introduces practical approach to managing essential resources, people, and deadlines, and real-world challenges required to bring any project in on time, on target, and on budget. Covers skills and concepts of essential project management processes, defining requirements, schedules, risk management assessment, change control, and project management software applications. Provides students with a practical approach to developing projects with opportunities to apply skills and elements by completing activities based upon real-time projects and case studies. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Provides an understanding of the importance of individual components (supplies, manufacturers, distributors, and customers) in the operation of a supply chain. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).
Introduces students to the principles and practices of lean operations in relation to the field of logistics. Incorporates a lean simulation activity and examples from lean practitioners in the management of supply chain operations. Discusses core lean principles with an emphasis on work cells and Just In Time (JIT) practices. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours)/