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MGMT 411 : Logistics Management for Aviation/Aerospace

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College of Business (WBUAD)
Logistics Management for Aviation/Aerospace
Students are provided with an opportunity to examine ways to optimize the physical flow of goods and materials within a firm from acquisition through production, and movement through channels of distribution. The course focuses on applying logistics theory to aviation management problems in materials handling, managing inventory, planning capacities, and locating distribution centers. Case studies with aviation/aerospace applications using computer models are included.

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of logistics and supply chain management. The importance of logistics on the "bottom line" as well as in customer service and satisfaction are examined. Logistics strategies for domestic and global markets are explored. Students will also assess the impact of technology and training on logistics systems and discuss future logistics challenges.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:1. Discuss the role of logistics management in the aviation/aerospace industry and address major contributors to the body knowledge. Understand major global supply chain strategies and controllable and uncontrollable factors which influence global logistics activities.

2. Develop an understanding of the importance of logistics and supply chain management within manufacturing and service organizations and the economy as a whole.

3. Understand the importance of customer service measures as a key indicator of logistics system effectiveness and the importance of improving customer service performance.

4. Understand the role of information systems and internet technology in inventory management, order processing and supply chain integration. Understand the significance of the growth of electronic commerce on logistics systems.

5. Appraise those factors and processes involved in logistics system planning and describe the nature and techniques of strategic logistics planning.

6. Explain and understand methods for controlling the logistics operating system through inventory management and project management and apply appropriate techniques for execution.

7. Examine the role of transportation in the logistics system. Comprehend issues associated with transportation rates, carrier selection and transportation productivity.

8. Understand the role and importance of warehousing in the logistics system and cost and customer service issues associated with warehouse management.

9. Understand issues associated with product packaging from logistics and marketing standpoints.

10. Understand the concept of total costs and the trade-offs that exist within the logistics system and the supply chain and firm as a whole.

Located on the Daytona Beach Campus, the Jack R. Hunt Library is the primary library for all students of the Worldwide Campus. The Chief Academic Officer strongly recommends that every faculty member, where appropriate, require all students in his or her classes to access the Hunt Library or a comparable college-level local library for research. The results of this research can be used for class projects such as research papers, group discussion, or individual presentations. Students should feel comfortable with using the resources of the library. 

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Written assignments must be formatted in accordance with the current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) unless otherwise instructed in individual assignments.

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Undergraduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
60 - 69% D
0 - 60% F

Graduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
0 - 69% F
Jerry P. Haenisch - 6/22/2015
Peter O'Reilly - 6/22/2015
Aaron Glassman - 6/22/2015
Bobby McMasters
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