Logistics Processes connects multi-modal transportation to the wider supply chain function and its many, interlocking components. This course sharpens learners’ ability to optimize the variables that create efficiencies within day-to-day operations while managing operational liabilities and obligations. Whether applied to simple modal choices or complex (multi-carrier/multi-modal) projects, learners will be able to maneuver materials, finished goods and information efficiently through all points and processes before, between and after transportation links.
Building on the detailed study of each transportation mode in the Transportation Systems course, Logistics Processes continues the learning for any professional who wants or needs a more in-depth understanding of the industry. Graduates of both courses are ready for more advanced, management-oriented logistics courses like Logistics Decision Modelling and Integrated Logistics.
Prerequisite: Transportation Systems
Logistics Processes helps professionals learn how to move products and related information through multi-faceted supply chain operations from source to destination—on a national and international scale—using single or multi-modal systems in a safe, time- and cost-efficient manner.
Over 90% of Logistics Processes grads recommend the course to their colleagues.
There are two options for Logistics Processes:
|Online course with hardcopy and PDF textbook||$900 plus applicable tax|
|Online course with PDF textbook chapters only||$800 plus applicable tax|
There is an additional International Fee of $125 plus 5% GST per course for students taking the course from outside Canada. There are no refunds issued for courses taken directly through CITT once your registration and payment has been received and processed.
Please note: This only applies to courses taken directly through CITT. Fees for CITT courses taken through our partner educational institutions are set by those institutions.
Your course textbook, Logistics Processes: A Canadian Perspective, is published by CITT. A printed copy of the textbook plus access to PDF chapters on your course website is included in the $900 course registration fee. There is a $100 discount available if you opt to use the PDF chapters only.
Please note: This only applies to courses taken directly through CITT. Textbook fees for CITT courses taken through our partner educational institutions are set by those institutions.
On average, students tell us that Logistics Processes requires a commitment of 4-6 hours a week to complete the readings and assignments, participate in discussions, and prepare for the final examination.
Students complete 10 short quizzes (one per week) throughout the course of the semester. There is one quiz for each chapter in the Logistics Processes textbook, and each quiz includes 10 multiple choice questions. Each weekly quiz is due at 11:59 pm EST each Sunday. Quizzes can be completed early for learners who need to plan ahead for business travel, vacations or other commitments, but must be completed before their individual deadlines.
You'll automatically receive your grade for each quiz immediately after you submit your responses, so you can see which questions you got correct, learn the correct answer for any questions you got wrong, and assess your learning as you go.
During the semester, students will participate in 2 online group discussion assignments. The first discussion will take place over the course of the first 5 weeks of the semester. The second will take place during the next 5 weeks. These online discussions engage students in reflection, dialogue and debate, challenge you to apply the course material in real world business scenarios, and enable you to learn from your classmates and facilitator in addition to the course materials.
Group discussion assignment marks are based on the quality, quantity and timeliness of your responses in the discussions. In general, students are expected to contribute 3-4 high-level comments to each discussion.
Highest marks are given for comments that:
The major project for Logistics Processes is the preparation of a report based on a business case study scenario and questions. Learners are challenged to analyze the scenario provided, and apply the skills and knowledge gained throughout the course to prepare a detailed 10-12 page report including a high-level executive summary.
The final exam for Logistics Processes is held online, is 2.5 hours long, and is open-book. The exam is made up of two sections:
The final exam period runs over the course of several days at the end of the semester. You can choose any (continuous) 2.5 hour window of time to begin & complete your exam during the exam period. Once exam period dates have been set for each semester they are available on the Key Dates page.
This exam requires access to a computer with a reliable internet connection. In order to reduce the chances of technical issues, learners should use the Firefox web browser.
Grades are reported as Honours, Pass, or Fail. To obtain a Pass, learners must earn a minimum grade of 50%. To achieve Honours, learners must earn a total grade of 80% or higher.
The final grade is based on both term work and the final examination, as follows:
Approximately one month after the final exam, you will receive your course results from CITT.
Although the learning materials and course site are in English, a francophone facilitator is available and learners have the option of completing the formal report and answering exam questions in French if they desire.
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