- Credits : 4 Credits
- Contact Hours : 19 hours
- Days : Saturday 9.00am–6.30pm Sunday 9.00am–6.30pm
- Delivery Method Face to Face Lectures and Independent Learning
This course presents an overview of logistics and introduces students to what logistics is and why it is
important. Also different types of information management systems and their impacts on
contemporary logistics systems are discussed. In addition, the course identifies the current
organizational and management issues related to logistics and transportations.
Upon successful completion of the module, students will be able to:
Explain the importance of logistics and transportation management for
organizations, employees and the society at large.
Distinguish between the general types of information systems and their logistical applications
Explain the linkages between demand management, order management, and
Identify and analyze packaging issues of organizations , such as environmental
protection and packaging in efficiencies
TEACHING AND LEARNINGSTRATEGY
As this programme is specially designed for working adults, the teaching – learning and
assessment strategies are based on the principles of “androgogy”an approach that is highly suited to
working adults. This approach requires students to be involved in the learning process, draw
from past work experiences to share their views, deal with real life work issues and problems, collaborate with classmates in developing effective solutions and apply whatever they have learnt
into their lives and work environments. The programme is designed to be engaging and
impactful to enable learners to gain the knowledge, practical skills, and abilities for personal growth and development.
The module will be assessed through continuous assessments and final assessment in order to gauge student’s achievement of learning outcomes and to determine the final grade of the module. The
details are as follows:‐
Assessment Types Issue Date Deadline %
Quiz 1 In class In class 15%
Quiz 2 In class In class 15%
Discussion and Presentation In class In class 15%
Participation In class In class 5%
Assignment In class 4 weeks 50%
The module is assessed though quizzes, presentations, participations and assignment(s) in order to
supplement and support student’s learning outcomes and develop the students as a whole. The
assessment strategy is geared towards encouraging students to reflect , analyze and apply what they have learnt from the module.
Quizzes can take the form of short subjective questions, multiple choice questions, short
exercises, video reviews followed by subjective questions, case studies with subjective questions and any other activity that is aligned to the learning outcome of the module.
During the duration of the classes, students may be expected to work in groups to attempt cases
studies, activities or discussion questions during which students will be required to make
presentations which will be assessed based on specific assessment criterion such as body language, intonation, eye contact, facts etc.
Active participation in every class is required. This is to ensure that students are not only attending the class physically but also have the presence of mind and soul.
The final assessment takes the form of an assignment question that is often based on real life issue, organizational problem, or an investigative piece requiring students to review and analyze existing practices and problems in organizations and propose appropriate recommendations.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 10 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes