Courses Bachelor Display 2017-2018

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Course title Global Transportation Management
Course code EBC2065
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 5-2-2018 6-4-2018 X/E X/E
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Simon Bartczek
For more information: s.bartczek@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Description
The aim of this course is to examine the role of transportation in international business in detail. It is the objective to provide students you with a conceptual understanding of the conditions faced by transportation managers in an international environment. Topics include complexity of international shipments, economic and legal environment of ocean, air carriers, freight forwarding, carrier selection, contract logistics and export documentation. Furthermore, it covers - among others - the cost structure and documentation of shipments, conference system for shipping lines, international sourcing, service priorities, and future outlooks for transportation logistics.
Literature
The literature assigned for this course draws from a variety of sources of stakeholders involved in global transportation management. The course is supplemented by a large selection of scientific articles of leading academic logistics and supply chain journals. Cases are used to illustrate the different concepts.
Prerequisites
At least one course in Logistics at Introductory level (level comparable to: The Management of Business Logistics: a Supply Chain Perspective, by J.J. Coyle, E.J. Bardi and C.J Langley (2003))
An advanced level of English.
Teaching methods Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / Participation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
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