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LG 302 Logistics Engineering
Meadows, Michael E.


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Course

LG 302 Logistics Engineering

Semester

F2T 2011 DL

Faculty

Meadows, Michael E.

Title

Senior Instructor/Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

M.S's. Logistics Engineering and Finance – Naval Academy
B.S. Management, B.S. Accounting - Park University

Office Location

Augusta, Georgia

Office Hours

Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM EST and Saturday between 9 and 11 AM

Daytime Phone

(706) 394-5744

E-Mail

michael.meadows@pirate.park.edu

Semester Dates

10/17/2011 - 12/11/2011

Class Days

TBA

Class Time

TBA

Prerequisites

LG201, Systems Engineering and Analysis

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
 

Logistics Engineering & Management, 6/E

Benjamin S. Blanchard, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

ISBN-10: 0131429159 ISBN-13: 9780131429154

Publisher: Prentice Hall Copyright: 2004 Format: Cloth; 560 pp

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Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore

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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. 3:0:3 Prerequisite: LG201

Educational Philosophy:
The instructor's educational philosophy is one of self-discipline based on readings, quizzes, cases, dialogues, & examinations. The instructor will engage each student to encourage the exploration of Accounting Principals, issues and current events by online discussion questions, independent study and problem solving exercises in and out of class will constitute the primary delivery modes of course content. 

 Each student is expected to accomplish assigned readings and homework problems and to answer discussion questions.  The “secret” to success in this class is to be positively engaged and attentive and to not let the work pile up until the end of the week.

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), 30 points each week = 210 points.

8 Homework Assignments, 30 points each week = 240 points.

Web Site Comparison = 100 points.

Paper = 150 points.

Final Examination = 300 points.

Total points possible (from above) = 1000

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:

Students are expected to turn in assignments and take examinations on the date scheduled or due.  Late submissions of work or make-up exams will not be accepted unless prior arrangements are made with the instructor and will incur an automatic 10% reduction in grade.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

Faculty members are expected to dismiss from their classrooms students whose behavior is detrimental to good order in the classroom. Such behavior includes, but is not limited to, the use of abusive or obscene language, attending the class under influence of drugs or alcohol, etc. Students who are dismissed from class may be given failing grades, suspension, or expulsion from Park University. Students whose behavior, either verbal or written, is detrimental to the good order of Park University may be subject to disciplinary action ranging from suspension to expulsion from Park University. Students who exhibit abusive or obscene language or behavior toward administrative personnel or support staff are also subject to suspension or expulsion from Park University.

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 lectures in each chapter.

Reading Assignment: Logistics Engineering and Management Chapters 1, and 2.

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. Rubric: 1 point each for each homework posting (2 required) and .5 point each for each peer response posting (2 required), total = 3 points.

Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback. Rubric: 2 points possible based on the following: A = 2 points, B = 1.5 points, C = 1 point, D = .5 point and F = 0 point.
Week 2: 

Lecture: Read the lectures in each chapter.

Reading Assignment: Measures of Logistics and Systems Support, Chapter 3.

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. Rubric: 1 point each for each homework posting (2 required) and .5 point each for each peer response posting (2 required), total = 3 points.

Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback. Rubric: 2 points possible based on the following: A = 2 points, B = 1.5 points, C = 1 point, D = .5 point and F = 0 point.
 
Week 3: 

Lecture: Read the lectures in each chapter.

Reading Assignment: The Systems Engineering Process Chapter 4.

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. Rubric: 1 point each for each homework posting (2 required) and .5 point each for each peer response posting (2 required), total = 3 points.

Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback. Rubric: 2 points possible based on the following: A = 2 points, B = 1.5 points, C = 1 point, D = .5 point and F = 0 point.

Week 4: 

Lecture: Read the lectures in chapter 5.

Reading Assignment: Logistics and Supportability Analysis, Chapter 5.

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. Rubric: 1 point each for each homework posting (2 required) and .5 point each for each peer response posting (2 required), total = 3 points.

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 and feel free to comment on your peers submittals. 20 Points

Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback. Rubric: 2 points possible based on the following: A = 2 points, B = 1.5 points, C = 1 point, D = .5 point and F = 0 point.

Week 5: 

Lecture: Read the lectures in chapter 6.

Reading Assignment: Logistics in System Design and Development Chapter 6.

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. Rubric: 1 point each for each homework posting (2 required) and .5 point each for each peer response posting (2 required), total = 3 points.

Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback. Rubric: 2 points possible based on the following: A = 2 points, B = 1.5 points, C = 1 point, D = .5 point and F = 0 point.

Week 6: 

Lecture: Read the lecture in chapter 7.

Reading Assignment: Logistics in Production/Construction Phase Chapter 7.

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. Rubric: 1 point each for each homework posting (2 required) and .5 point each for each peer response posting (2 required), total = 3 points.

Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback. Rubric: 2 points possible based on the following: A = 2 points, B = 1.5 points, C = 1 point, D = .5 point and F = 0 point.

Week 7: 

Lecture: Read the lecture in chapter 8.

Reading Assignment: Logistics in the System Utilization, Sustaining Support and Retirement Phases. Chapter 8.

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. Rubric: 1 point each for each homework posting (2 required) and .5 point each for each peer response posting (2 required), total = 3 points.

Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback. Rubric: 2 points possible based on the following: A = 2 points, B = 1.5 points, C = 1 point, D = .5 point and F = 0 point

Week 8: 

Lecture: Read the lecture in chapter 9.

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. Rubric: 1 point each for each homework posting (2 required) and .5 point each for each peer response posting (2 required), total = 3 points.

Quiz: Submit a weekly quiz on learning objectives to the the instructor for grading and feedback. Rubric: 2 points possible based on the following: A = 2 points, B = 1.5 points, C = 1 point, D = .5 point and F = 0 point.

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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93

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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93

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: Students must participate in an academically related activity on a weekly basis in order to be marked present in an online class. Examples of academically-related activities include but are not limited to: contributing to an online discussion, completing a quiz or exam, completing an assignment, initiating contact with a faculty member to ask a courserelated question, or using any of the learning management system tools.

Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96

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:10/7/2011 11:46:23 PM