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LG 302 Logistics Engineering
Hunn, Heather M.


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.

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Course

LG 302 Logistics Engineering

Semester

F2T 2009 DL

Faculty

Hunn, Heather M.

Title

Adjunct Instructor

Degrees/Certificates

MS Logistics Management, Air Force Institute of Technology
BA Biology, University of Toledo, Ohio

Office Location

Scott AFB IL

Office Hours

By Appointment

Daytime Phone

618-229-3269

Other Phone

618-977-5608 cell

E-Mail

heather.hunn@park.edu

Semester Dates

19 Oct - 13 Dec 09

Class Days

TBA

Class Time

TBA

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

Logistics Engineering & Management (6th Edition) (Hardcover)
by Benjamin S. Blanchard
Prentice Hall; 6 edition
ISBN-10: 0131429159
ISBN-13: 978-0131429154

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Course Description:
LG302 Logistics Engineering: 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. 3:0:3 Prerequisite: LG201

Educational Philosophy:
The facilitator’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.

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:

7 Weekly Quizzes (Weeks 1-7), 4 points each week = 28 points.

8 Homework Assignments, 3 points each week = 24 points.

Web Site Comparison = 20 points.

Paper = 23 points.

Final Examination = 25 points.

Total points possible (from above) = 120

Grading:

A = 90-100

B = 80-89 

C = 70-79

D = 60-69

F = 0-59

The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.

All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. 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 Dean of the School of Business.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late materials will generally be accepted for partial credit.   Coordination with the instructor is required.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to participate in discussions in a professional and curteous manner.  Students are expected to read the assigned material each week and participate in required activities.  Students are expected to submit requirements on time and in the manner required for each assignment.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Week 1: 

Overview & Introductions:  Review the syllabus, course policies, and assignment schedule. Write a paragraph about yourself and submit it to the introduction discussion thread.
Lecture:  Read the lecture for week 1.
Reading Assignment:  Logistics Engineering and Management Chapters 1, and 2.
Homework: Choose two questions that have not been answered yet from Questions and Problems as outlined in the homework discussion thread.  Respond to at least two weekly homework answers (other than your own) in the classroom.
Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback.
 
Week 2: 
Lecture: Read the lecture for week 2.
Reading Assignment: Measures of Logistics and Systems Support, Chapter 3.
Homework: Choose two questions that have not been answered yet from Questions and Problems as outlined in the homework discussion thread. Respond to at least two weekly homework answers (other than your own) in the classroom.
Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback.  
 
Week 3: 
Lecture: Read the lectures for week 3.
Reading Assignment: The Systems Engineering Process Chapter 4.
Homework: Choose two questions that have not been answered yet from Questions and Problems as outlined in the homework discussion thread.  Respond to at least two weekly homework answers (other than your own) in the classroom.
Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback.

Week 4
Lecture
: Read the lectures in week 4.
Reading Assignment: Logistics and Supportability Analysis, Chapter 5.
Homework: Choose two questions that have not been answered yet from Questions and Problems as outlined in the homework discussion thread. Respond to at least two weekly homework answers (other than your own) in the classroom.
Logistics Internet Comparison: Your task is to review logistics web sites, assess the information provided and the potential benefit to your career.  Please provide a well thought out response of at least one page in length (single spaced), as always grammar and spelling are important.  Post your paper to the drop box. 20 Points
Quiz:  Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback.
 
Week 5: 
Lecture:  Read the lectures in week 5.
Reading Assignment:  Logistics in System Design and Development Chapter 6.
Homework:  Choose two questions that have not been answered yet from Questions and Problems as outlined in the homework discussion thread. Respond to at least two weekly homework answers (other than your own) in the classroom.
Quiz:  Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback.
 
Week 6
Lecture:  Read the lecture in week 6.
Reading Assignment:  Logistics in Production/Construction Phase Chapter 7.
Homework:  Choose two questions that have not been answered yet from Questions and Problems as outlined in the homework discussion thread. Respond to at least two weekly homework answers (other than your own) in the classroom.
Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback.
 
Week 7
Lecture:  Read the lecture in week 7.
Reading Assignment:  Logistics in the System Utilization, Sustaining Support and Retirement Phases. Chapter 8.
Homework:  Choose two questions that have not been answered yet from Questions and Problems as outlined in the homework discussion thread. Respond to at least two weekly homework answers (other than your own) in the classroom. 
Quiz:  Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback.
 
Week 8: 
Lecture:  Read the lecture in week 8.
Reading Assignment:  Logistics Management. Chapter 9.
Homework: Choose two questions that has not been answered yet from Questions and Problems as outlined in the homework discussion thread. Respond to at least two weekly homework answers (other than your own) in the classroom.
Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback.

Take Final Exam

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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92

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 "F".
  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.
ONLINE NOTE: An attendance report of "P" (present) will be recorded for students who have logged in to the Online classroom at least once during each week of the term. Recording of attendance is not equivalent to participation. Participation grades will be assigned by each instructor according to the criteria in the Grading Policy section of the syllabus.

Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95

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