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Global Logistics

College of Liberal Arts

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Global Logistics - GLG Courses

520. Forecasting (2)

Prerequisites: GLG 560
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to forecasting in economics and business. Topics covered include statistical graphics, trends, seasonality, cycles, forecast construction, forecast evaluation and forecast combination. Letter grade only (A-F).

530. Introduction to Optimization Methods in Transportation (3)

Prerequisities: ECON 500.
Optimization methods applied to transportation problems. Introduction to optimization, simple calculus-based function optimization, linear programming, simplex method and computer based solution of linear programming problems. Introduction to network flow, dynamic programming. Practical considerations for large problems; optimal and near optimal solutions.
Letter grade only (A-F).

540. Benefit-Cost Analysis for Logistics (2)

Prerequisites: consent of instructor.
This course introduces students to benefit-cost analysis. Includes discussion of private costs and benefits, social costs and benefits, and project analysis.
Letter grade only (A-F).

556. Economics of Logistics Management (3)

Prerequisite: ECON 500
Analysis and design of domestic and international logistics systems. Topics include: transportation, warehousing, inventory control, materials management, systems design and organization.
Not open for credit to students with credit in ECON 556. Letter grade only (A-F).

560. Research Methods for Global Logistics (3)

Prerequisite: ECON 500
Applications of research methods to topics in logistics. Topics include: developing a research question, performing a literature review, data collection, and statistical analysis.
Letter grade only (A-F).

570. International Trade and Finance for Logistics (2)

Prerequisites: consent of instructor.
This course examines theories of trade, tariffs, customs, foreign exchange market and international financial institutions.
Letter grade only (A-F).

655. Seminar in Global Logistics (3)

Prerequisites: Completion of at least 27 units in the M.A.G.L. program.
A capstone seminar in global logistics. Students will complete a major research project that allows them to integrate their knowledge of global logistics. Each student will submit a research paper and will be required to make an oral presentation of their research.
Not open for credit to students with credit in ECON 655. Letter grade only (A-F).

690. Advanced Topics in Global Logistics (1-3 units)

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
Topics of current interest in global logistics selected for intensive study.
Letter grade only (A-F). May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics in the same semester.