SCP703 - Global Logistics

Outline info
Semester
School
Last revision date 2017-07-26 10:28:50.746
Last review date 2017-07-26 10:28:50.747


Subject Title
Global Logistics

Subject Description
Students will develop an understanding of managing logistics across international boundaries; analyze operations and logistics problems on a global scale; implement changes to business processes and corporate strategies to advance the company's global and logistics framework.

Credit Status
One Full Credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast the differences between domestic and international supply chain management.
  2. Identify the sources of rules, regulations, standards, protocols, guidelines and legal obligations that may impact business operations within a global supply chain.
  3. Determine and utilize the documentation required for international transportation.
  4. Understand the different stakeholders, regulations, trade agreements, and rules of origin, contract and insurance policy provisions necessary to facilitate the efficient and ethical acquisition, distribution and movement of goods or materials across the globe.
  5. Analyze the steps required to avoid the violation of regulations, standards and stakeholder requirements in a global supply chain.
  6. Examine the quality control and assurance programs or product identification/certification standards used to facilitate global supply chain transactions.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
None.

Topic Outline

  • Introducing global logistics
  • Globalization and international trade
  • Supply chain strategies
  • Logistics service providers
  • Procurement and outsourcing
  • Warehousing and materials management
  • Transport in supply chains
  • Information flows and technology
  • Measuring and managing logistics performance
  • Supply chain vulnerability, risk, robustness and resilience
  • Sustainable logistics and supply chain systems

Mode of Instruction
In-Class
A combination of teaching methods will be utilized which may include lectures, case studies, discussions, group and individual work.

Blended / Hybrid
Delivery is mixed, blending face-to-face instructions and facilitating out of classroom experiences and/or online instructions on Blackboard.

Online
This subject is delivered online. This may involve the use of digital materials and/or a text, group discussions, interaction with your instructor and online activities.

Prescribed Texts
In-class, Blended/Hybrid and Online delivery:

Title:           Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Author:       Mangan, Lalwani, Butcher
Publisher:   Wiley
Edition:       3rd
ISBN(13):   9781119117827

Reference Material
None.

Required Supplies
None.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.


Modes of Evaluation
Assignments are due on the dates specified. Should extenuating circumstances arise, please contact your instructor prior to the assignment due date so that an appropriate course of action can be established. Late assignments may be subject to a penalty of up to 10% per week and will not generally be accepted beyond two weeks from the due date.

In cases of cheating or plagiarism, the College Academic Policy will prevail. Please ensure that all assignments and reports are properly documented.

Students are referred to the following website for Seneca College Library style guides, Academic Honesty Policy and Copyright guidelines:   http:/senecacollege.ca/library

Dates for evaluations are specified in the weekly schedule addendum to this outline. The evaluation process may include, but is not limited to, tests, exams, assignments or presentations. Any absences or missed submissions due to medical or other reasons must be supported by medical or other appropriate documentation within one (1) week of the due date. The faculty and program area must be notified immediately in the event of a missed evaluation. Upon acceptance of the documentation, the weighting of the missed deliverable will normally be applied to the final exam.

English Competency
The ability to communicate effectively is essential for success in business. Therefore, you must demonstrate English competency in this course in both oral and written work. Ensure your written work includes correct sentence structure, spelling and punctuation. Always spell check, edit and proofread your work.

Grading is based on the following marking scheme:

In-Class / Hybrid Delivery:

Quizzes 20%
Assignments 40%
Final Exam 40%


Online Delivery:
Project 40%
Assignments 20%
Final Exam* 40%

* Final Exams: The final exam for online courses must be written at the Test Centre of the College at which you registered. If you are unable to do so, please make alternative arrangements through the College at which you registered. All the academic policies of the College at which you registered apply. This includes, but is not limited to policies related to grading, supplemental exams, deferred exams and accommodations. 

Please retain this course outline document for future educational and/or employment use.

Academic Program Manager:
Emiliano Introcaso

Approved by: Chair - Business Studies Danielle Mercier