Logistics and Supply Chain Management - UG (LGMT)


LGMT 200  Introduction to Supply Chain Management and the Profession  3 Credits (3,0)

An introduction to the profession and to the basic principles of supply chain management. The evolution, objectives, major stages, and processes involved in planning and managing supply chains; focus on the day-to-day operations of a supply chain and performance metrics.

LGMT 331  Transportation Principles  3 Credits (3,0)

The basic principles of the several modes of transportation (air, sea, rail, highway, and pipeline) are analyzed. Topics include problems of competition, the importance of each in the economy, and future developmental prospects.
Prerequisites: MGMT 201

LGMT 410  Management of Air Cargo  3 Credits (3,0)

This course offers in-depth understanding of the air cargo industry and the complexities involved in the movement of air cargo to include the evolution of the air cargo industry, management of air cargo operations; regulations governing airfreight; significance to economy and society; and future growth of the industry.
Prerequisites: MGMT 201

LGMT 411  Logistics Management for Aviation/Aerospace  3 Credits (3,0)

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.
Prerequisites: MGMT 201

LGMT 420  Management of Production and Operations  3 Credits (3,0)

An intensive study of management of production and operations in all organizations, both service-oriented and product-oriented, will be conducted. Scheduling, inventory control procurement, quality control, and safety are investigated. Particular attention is given to applications of aviation-oriented activities.
Prerequisites: MGMT 201

LGMT 440  Advanced Professional Logistics  3 Credits (3,0)

In the advanced professional logistics course, a heavy emphasis is placed on the analysis of the Systems Engineering, Integrated Logistics Support and other previously learned business logistics theories and concepts so as to determine their appropriate application. A secondary emphasis is placed on the horizontal integration of these theories and concepts in a practical framework, which will serve as professional guidance for the business logistics manager.
Prerequisites: BUSW 352

LGMT 444  Principles of Supply Chain Management  3 Credits (3,0)

Supply Chain Management is one of the hottest topics in business today. The focus of this course is on understanding the history, principles, and major elements of supply chain management. Specific topics include sourcing and purchasing management; managing supplier relationships; demand forecasting; inventory management; quality management; domestic and international transportation; customer relationship management; enterprise resource planning systems; facility location decision-making; performance management; and future challenges facing supply chain managers.
Prerequisites: MGMT 201 and LGMT 420