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Course SyllabusCourse InformationCourse Number/Section: Course Title: Term:Days & Time:OPRE 4330.001.14FLogistics and Inventory ManagementFall 2014Monday 4:00 – 6:45P, Room JSOM 2.903Contact InformationInstructor:Office:Office Hours:Email:Phone:Teaching Assistant:Terence EganJSOM 2.409By Appt.[email protected]Reza Amin - [email protected]Course Pre-requisites, Co-requisites and/or Other RestrictionsOPRE3310 Operations ManagementCourse DescriptionTeaches concepts useful in efficiently managing the logistics and inventory of a business enterprise. Topics covered include forecasting, inventory management, transportation management and location decisions. Learning ObjectivesStudents will develop an understanding of functions and attributes of logistics. Upon completion of the course, students will also be able to: Evaluate logistics systems to identify strengths and weaknesses Discuss challenges and decision making in a wide range of logistics settings Apply contemporary concepts in design and operations of logistics systems Required Textbooks and MaterialsSupply Management, a logistics perspective, Coyle, Langley, et al, 9ed Southwestern Cengage learning, 2013Be Advised: Course & Instructor Policies1.You are expected to attend every class and actively participate in discussion. 2.Please limit the use of laptop, cell phones or other electronic devices during class time.3.Announcements/changes will be through Blackboard. It is your responsibility to check it every day.Course SyllabusPage 1
4.All assignments must be submitted in Blackboard, unless otherwise is announced. All assignments will be graded based upon the appropriateness of its presentation as well as on its content.5.There is NO make-up work for missed assignments.6.A picture ID is required for taking an in-class exam (no exception). Please bring a green SCANTRON (# 882-E).7.Any student who is found responsible for committing an act of academic dishonesty will receive a grade of “F” or “0” (zero) on that projectTentative ScheduleThe following is a tentative schedule, which will be followed as closely as possible. However, should any changes become necessary; I will announce it in the class or via e-Learning. It is your responsibility to keep track of announcements regarding changes to schedule.DateChapter / LectureAugust 25Course Introduction, Chapter 2: Scope of Logistics OverviewSeptember 1Holiday – No ClassSeptember 8Overview cont.Read Chapter 2September 15Demand Management, Order Mgt, and Customer ServiceRead Chapter 7 and 8September 22Inventory ManagementRead Chapter 9, TURN IN HW 1September 29Inventory Management cont.October 6Exam 1, Ch. 2,7,8,9 // Procurement and SourcingRead Chapter 13October 13Distribution, Warehousing and PackagingRead Chapter 11, TURN IN HW 2October 20TransportationRead Chapters 10, TURN IN HW 3October 29Design of Logistics networks // EXAM 2, Ch. 13,11,10,12Read Chapter 12November 3Supply Chain Relationships – 3PLRead Chapter 1, 4November 10SCM cont., Logistics and IT systemsRead Chapter 6,

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