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LG 302 Logistics Engineering
Reid, Ernest C.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.
CourseLG 302 Logistics Engineering
SemesterF2DD2004
FacultyReid, Ernest C.
TitleAdjunct Faculty
Degrees/CertificatesMasters of Science in Administration, Central Michigan University
BS in Management/Logistics Park University
AAS Electronic Systems Technology, Community College of USAF
Daytime Phone614-692-8850
Other Phone740-587-7178
E-Mailernest.reid@park.edu
ernest.reid@dla.mil
Semester DatesOctober 18 - December 12, 2004
Class Days---W---
Class Time5:00 - 10:30 PM
PerquisitesLG 201
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Logistics Engineering and Management, Blanchard, 6th Edition

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Course Description:
An overview of the general area of logistics, its nature, scope and process; a critical examination of logistics management functions and the interrelationships among strategic support and operational logistics.  Pre-requisite:  LG201LG 201.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The class consists of lecture and discussion of classroom material.  The student is expected to read all assignments and come to class prepared to discuss the material and assigned homework.  Each class will consist of review of previous assignments and discussions of next weeks work. Lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions will be encouraged. Students are required to attend all class meetings, complete assigned homework, and pass all tests.  The tests must be taken at the scheduled time unless prior arrangements have been made with the instructor.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course the student should be able to: Explain logistics management. List the related terms and definitions of logistics. Describe reliability, maintainability and availability measures. Exlain the systems engineering process. Describe logistics and supportability analysis. Describe logistics in system design and development. Describe logistics in the production/construction phase. Describe logistics in the system utilization, sustaining support and retirement phases.

Course Assessment:
Assessment of learning will be in relation to course objectives to include examinations and homework assignments.

Grading:
The final course grade is determined using the following measures:

Test 1 40%
Test 2 45%
Homework 15% (To be assigned each week)

Homework is assigned each week and is structured to support the material covered.  Homework is due the following week, if homework is complete and on time, 15 percentage points will be awarded and factored into the final grade.

The following is used to assign course letter grades:

90-100 A
80-89 B
70-79 C
60-69 D
59 or Below F

Late Submission of Course Materials:
The instructor will not accept assignments late. Assignments not submitted on time, will receive a grade of zero.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Breaks will be taken each hour, give or take 5 minutes to allow for the most logical stop in the material.

Questions are permitted at anytime.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Course Topics/Dates/Assignments:

Class Session Chapter(s) Date

Week 1 1 - 2 10-20
Week 2 3 - 4       10-27
Week 3 5 11-3
Week 4 MID TERM, TEST 1 11-10
Week 5 6 11-17
Week 6 7 – 8 11-24 ?
Week 7 9 12-1
Week 8 Final Test 12-8

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.  
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100


Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply.  Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance.  These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal.  It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply.  Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .

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