Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1302007902015CURRENT ISSUES IN LOGISTICS MANAGEMENTElective355
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
English
Objectives of the Course
• To define the process of logistics management and control • To provide the knowledge about required mathematical modelling techniques for an efficient logistics planning
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand the importance of logistics and supply chain
2To be able to evaluate current logistics systems critically and design new supply chain networks and systems
3Student will be able to explain the importance of logistics and supply chain management on economic growth.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, supply chain, logistics, purchasing, production planning, stock management, warehousing, distribution and customer concepts will be discussed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Logistics and the Supply Chain
2Putting the End Customer First
3Value and Logistics Costs
4Value and Logistics Costs
5Managing Logistics Internationally
6Managing the Lead-Time Frontier
7Supply Chain Planning and Control
8Supply Chain Planning and Control
9The Agile Supply Chain
10Midterm
11Integrating the Supply Chain
12Integrating the Supply Chain
13Purchasing and Supply Relationships
14Purchasing and Supply Relationships
15Logistics Future Challenges and Opportunities
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Stock , James and Lambert, Douglas (1993). Strategic Logistics Management, 4th edition, Higher Education - M. Lambert, Douglas, Stock, James R. and Ellram Lisa M. (1997). Fundamentals of Logistics Management
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the sections of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation".
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Project Preparation428
Self Study10330
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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