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LG 302 Logistics Engineering
Washington, Benita D.


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.

Course

LG 302 Logistics Engineering

Semester

S1QQ 2007 HI

Faculty

Washington, Benita D.

Title

Adjunct Instructor

Office Location

Hill AFB UT

E-Mail

212843.park.edu

benita.washington@hill.af.mil

Semester Dates

15 Jan - 11 Mar 2007

Class Days

Tuesday and Thursday

Class Time

4:30 - 7:15 pm

Prerequisites

LG 201 (Systems Engineering and Analysis)

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Logistics Engineering and Management Sixth Edition, Blanchard ISBN 0-13-142915-9

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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:
This course will apply concepts and analyze Logistics Engineering and Management principles.  Students will gain knowledge through class discussion, Mid-Term, Final Exam and Group Presentation

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss logistics in the systems life cycle. The student should be able to exhibit an understanding of how it is applied and at what point in the life cycle.
  2. Define performance based logistics.
  3. Analyze concurrent engineering, configuration management, and system effectiveness
  4. Analyze measures of logistics and systems support, to include supply chain management, warehousing/distribution and maintenance factors.
  5. Describe analysis methods and tools used in logistics and supportability analysis. The student should exhibit an understanding of life-cycle cost analysis, failure mode, effects and criticality analysis (FMECA), maintenance task analysis, level of repair analysis (LORA), and reliability centered maintenance (RCM).
  6. Analyze logistics in the production, utilization, sustaining support and retirement phases. The student should be able to exhibit an understanding of how it is applied.


Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:

This course will consist of a Mid-Term, Final Exam, Class participation and a Group Presentation.  The purpose of the presentation is for the student to research and explore a logistics engineering company or make a comparison/contrast between a company of their choice with their current/past employers logistics department.  The student will use the knowledge gathered and present the findings to the class.  The focus is on the method of presentation and the creativity of delivery.  The presentation should range from 15 - 30 minutes and should capture/hold the audiences attention for the duration.
 
The final exam is comprehensive and will include the following:
  1. Discuss logistics in the systems life cycle. The student should be able to exhibit an understanding of how it is applied and at what point in the life cycle.
  2. Define performance based logistics.
  3. Analyze concurrent engineering, configuration management, and system effectiveness
  4. Analyze measures of logistics and systems support, to include supply chain management, warehousing/distribution and maintenance factors.
  5. Describe analysis methods and tools used in logistics and supportability analysis. The student should exhibit an understanding of life-cycle cost analysis, failure mode, effects and criticality analysis (FMECA), maintenance task analysis, level of repair analysis (LORA), and reliability centered maintenance (RCM).
  6. Analyze logistics in the production, utilization, sustaining support and retirement phases. The student should be able to exhibit an understanding of how it is applied.

Grading:

Mid Term:  30% Final Exam:  30% Group Presentation:  35% Class Participation: 5%
100 - 90 A
89 - 80 B
79 - 70 C
69 - 60 D
59 -  below F

All final exams will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes.  If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth.  Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Associate Dean.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
unacceptable

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

16 Jan Introductions and Chapter 1
18 Chapter 1

23 Chapter 2

25 Chapter 3

30 Chapter 4

1 Feb Chapter 5

6 In class exercise and Mid-Term Review

8 Mid-Term (Chapter 1-5)

13 Chapter 6

15 Presentation

20 Chapter 7

22 Chapter 8

27 Presentation

1 Mar Chapter 9

6 In class exercise and Final Exam Review

8 Final Exam (Chapter 6-9)

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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89

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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

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 "W".
  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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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. 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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Last Updated:1/3/2007 12:13:08 PM