Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Differentiate Logistics Systems Engineering, Supply Chain Management, and System Life-Cycle Management components.
2. Assess the operational factors concerned with the maintenance and reliability of organizational assets.
3. Comprehend distribution and customer support.
4. Demonstrate the ability to quantify measures of logistics activities.
5. Describe the role of Management Information Systems (MIS) in enabling timely logistics management actions.
6. Discuss: A. The evolution of logistics support as a management discipline. B. The practical relationships between the various modern logistics disciplines and initiatives and how they depend on each other. C. The Product Development Process using the Systems Engineering Approach. D. Supply Chain and Logistics activities in support of Product Development, Production Operations, Warehouse Operations and Customer Operations.
7. Evaluate Logistics Acquisition and Production Support components, which are advocated by the Department of Defense (DOD) and the International Society of Logistics (SOLE).
8. Evaluate Operating and Controlling Logistics Operating Systems through Inventory and Project Management techniques, Supply Chain Management, and apply appropriate techniques for execution. 3
9. Explain: A. The key principles of management as applicable to logistics support. B. The control-enabling actions available to the logistics manager.
10. Synthesize Logistics Systems Design and Development components within the aircraft system life-cycle.