This course is designed to give the student a perspective into logistics and supply chain management and the practical application of these topics. The course will focus on the physical movement of material and all of the components that make up supply chain management. (3 credits)
- ENG 101: English Composition 1
- ENG 102: English Composition 2
- ACC 102: Managerial Accounting (Recommended)
- BUS 250: International Business (Recommended)
- MGT 101: Principles of Management (Recommended)
- MKT 220: Principles of Marketing (Recommended)
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
- Recognize and comprehend basic industry terms and language.
- Compare and contrast the differences in small parcel verses LTL trucking and the advantages and disadvantages to both.
- Evaluate and analyze the different methods of domestic transportation and how to apply them.
- Explain the different methods of transportation and how to assess those modes in the international arena.
- Comprehend and explain the full spectrum of international logistics.
- Describe the different selling terms used in international business and show how to apply them.
- Demonstrate how distribution fits into the supply chain management model.
- Discuss the meaning of third party logistics and to assess the need for outsourcing.
General Education Outcomes (GEOs)
Please check the applicable GEOs for this course, if any, by outcomes at GEO Category Search, or by subject area at GEO Discipline Search.
Course Activities and Grading
Weekly Written Assignments
Quiz (Week 1)
Papers (Weeks 2 ,4, 6 & 7)
Tests (Weeks 3 & 5)
Final Exam (Week 8)
Available through Charter Oak State College's online bookstore
- Hinkelman, Edward. Dictionary of International Trade. 13th ed. World Trade Press, 2020. ISBN-10: 1-60780-055-1 or ISBN-13: 978-1-60780-055-2
Readings and Exercises
Topics: Basic Terminology, Acronyms, & Definitions
Topic: Domestic Transportation Systems
Topic: Domestic Transportation Systems (cont...)
Topic: International Transportation Systems
Topic: International Transportation Systems (cont...)
COSC Accessibility Statement
Charter Oak State College encourages students with disabilities, including non-visible disabilities such as chronic diseases, learning disabilities, head injury, attention deficit/hyperactive disorder, or psychiatric disabilities, to discuss appropriate accommodations with the Office of Accessibility Services at OAS@charteroak.edu.
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