2020-2021 Catalog


LOG - Logistics Management

LOG-105 Principles of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

This course will provide students with a broad understanding of supply chain management. A focus on how logistics meets the needs of the 21st century and the global economy will be addressed. The fundamentals and principles of logistics and supply chain management will be presented in a context that prepares students to better understand and address logistics and supply chain issues facing organizations today. Students will apply biblical and ethical principles to logistics and supply chain management concepts.


LOG-120 Introduction to Procurement and Contracting

This course will introduce students to purchasing management and the fundamentals of sourcing material and services. Topics covered will include the importance of proper specifications, buying authority, vendor selection and management, purchasing policies, transportation planning, returns, and inventory control. The course will focus on the importance of total cost control and establishing a sustainable competitive advantage based on procurement. The course will integrate biblical and ethical principles into contracting and procurement applications and practices.


LOG-200 Production and Operation Interface

This course is designed to introduce students to various methods and tools used to enhance efficiency and quality within internal and market environments. Contemporary models such as Total Quality Management (TQM), Six Sigma, and Lean will be explored and examined. Students will learn how managers utilize organizational resources efficiently and effectively to achieve organizational goals supporting logistics and channel management. The impact of advancing technology and communications on logistics and channel management will also be addressed. Strategic management approaches to organizational logistics and how they interface with both internal and external customers will be addressed. Biblical and virtuous business principles will be integrated into production and operational interfaces.


LOG-210 Fundamentals of Warehouse Management

This course will expose students to warehouse functions, processes, organization, and operations. The course will focus on using the warehouse to create a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Topics such as warehouse location, operation, management, controls, procedures, finance, security, cargo/materials handling, and productivity will be discussed. The impact of globalization on warehouse management will also be examined. Students will apply Lean principals to warehouse management and operations. Integrating biblical and virtuous business principles into logistics processes within a global economy will be addressed.


LOG-220 Global Supply Chain Management

In this course students will gain an overall understanding of the evolution of supply chain management. This course will address the changes and progress being made as domestic businesses move into the global economy. Topics addressed include supply chain structures, logistics, product flow, and process improvements. Students will recognize the need for cross-cultural awareness in the global workplace. Students will integrate biblical and virtuous business principles into global supply chain management functions.


LOG-230 Transportation in Supply Chain Management

This course will focus on the basics of transportation and its importance to supply chain management. Students will learn how goods move globally and identify business practices that support product movement. Relationships between transportation and other elements of the supply chain will be explored. Students will have an opportunity to solve transportation problems using knowledge gained about global transportation methods. Biblical and virtuous business principles will be integrated into concepts and practices related to transportation supply chain management.

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