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General information:
Name:
International transportation and logistics management
Course of study:
2018/2019
Code:
ZIPM-3-010-n
Faculty of:
Management
Study level:
Third-cycle studies
Specialty:
-
Field of study:
Industrial Engineering of Non-Ferrous Metals
Semester:
0
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Part-time studies
Responsible teacher:
dr hab. inż. Karkula Marek (mkarkula@zarz.agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
dr hab. inż. Karkula Marek (mkarkula@zarz.agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

Introduction to supply chain management, logistics and transportation in international business operations

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence
M_K001 Student is able to formulate objectives undertaken in the context of international logistics and transportation considering environmental and social goals. IPM3A_U02 Activity during classes
M_K002 Student has an ability of collaboration in a team for formulating and solving problems/tasks in the field of international logistics and transportation. IPM3A_K03, IPM3A_K01 Activity during classes
Skills
M_U001 Student is able to select and use the appropriate tools and research methods used in planning, organizing and streamlining processes of international transportation, logistics and/or distribution. IPM3A_U02 Presentation,
Report,
Case study
M_U002 Student is able to analyze and interpret basic indicators of assessment of international logistics and transportation processes. IPM3A_U01 Activity during classes,
Presentation,
Report,
Case study
Knowledge
M_W001 Student knows the importance of supply chain and logistics in international business operations. IPM3A_W01 Activity during classes,
Examination,
Presentation,
Case study
M_W002 Student has a basic knowledge on information systems and technologies for transportation and logistics operations planning and management. IPM3A_W01 Activity during classes,
Examination,
Presentation,
Case study
M_W003 Student has a basic knowledge on international logistics and transportation systems and processes. IPM3A_W02 Activity during classes,
Examination,
Presentation,
Case study
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Social competence
M_K001 Student is able to formulate objectives undertaken in the context of international logistics and transportation considering environmental and social goals. - - - - + - - - - - -
M_K002 Student has an ability of collaboration in a team for formulating and solving problems/tasks in the field of international logistics and transportation. - - - - + - - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 Student is able to select and use the appropriate tools and research methods used in planning, organizing and streamlining processes of international transportation, logistics and/or distribution. - - - - + - - - - - -
M_U002 Student is able to analyze and interpret basic indicators of assessment of international logistics and transportation processes. - - - - + - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Student knows the importance of supply chain and logistics in international business operations. - - - - + - - - - - -
M_W002 Student has a basic knowledge on information systems and technologies for transportation and logistics operations planning and management. - - - - + - - - - - -
M_W003 Student has a basic knowledge on international logistics and transportation systems and processes. - - - - + - - - - - -
Module content
Conversation seminar:

  1. Introduction to supply chain management, logistics and transportation in international business operations
  2. Characteristics of the different modes of transportation – international issues
  3. The globality of the transportation modes: inter-modality, multimodality and co-modality
  4. Freight forwarding and freight forwarders
  5. Import/Export Operations
  6. Planning and scheduling of the operations in international logistics/transportation processes
  7. Information systems and information technologies for transportation/logistics/supply chain management
  8. Risk and security issues in international logistics and transportation systems/processes

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 75 h
Module ECTS credits 2 ECTS
Participation in conversation seminars 14 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 20 h
Preparation of a report, presentation, written work, etc. 25 h
Preparation for classes 15 h
Examination or Final test 1 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

1. Class participation 10%
2. Preparing assignments, presentation results 50%
3. Final exam 40%

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Knowledge of English on communicative level.
Basic knowledge in the field of logistics management.

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

1. Bookbinder, J.H. (Ed.), Handbook of Global Logistics: Transportation in International Supply Chains, Springer, 2012
2. Jaffeux C., Wieser P., Essentials of Logistics and Management. Global Supply Chain, Third Edition, EPFL Press, 2012
3. Long D., International Logistics: Global Supply Chain Management, Springer, 2003
4. Schorpp, S., Dynamic Fleet Management for International Truck Transportation, Gabler Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2011
5. Seiler T., Operative Transportation Planning, Contributions to Management Science, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2012
6. Skjott-Larsen, T., Managing the Global Supply Chain, Copenhagen Business School, 2007
7. Waters, C.D.J., Global Logistics: New Directions in Supply Chain Management, Kogan Page Limited, 2007
8. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, http://www.emeraldinsight.com/loi/ijpdlm
9. The International Journal of Logistics Management, http://www.emeraldinsight.com/loi/ijlm

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:
  1. Bukowski L., Karkula M. (i inni): „Zarządzanie systemami logistycznymi”, Wydawnictwa AGH, Kraków 2014
  2. Feliks J., Karkula M. (red.): „Wybrane zagadnienia logistyki stosowanej”, T. 2, Wydawnictwa AGH, Kraków 2013
  3. Karkula M., Szymanowska A.: „Usprawnianie procesów transportowych z wykorzystaniem usług sieciowych na przykładzie przedsiębiorstwa komunalnego”, Logistyka nr 2, 2010
  4. Karkula M.: „Modelowanie i zarządzanie procesami w przedsiębiorstwie transportowym”, Transport z. 97 Środki i infrastruktura transportu, 2013, s. 245–257
  5. Karkula M.: „Selected aspects of simulation modelling of internal transport processes performed at logistics facilities”, Archives of Transport 30(2), 2014, pp. 43–56
Additional information:

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