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Course Details

Course Code: RLMT301 Course ID: 4300 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides students with a systems-centric view to explore what is seen as today’s wide range of practices in reverse logistics applications in manufacturing, retail and in the military. It includes the many definitions related to reverse logistics, the different scope, practices, procedures and processes of reverse logistics as compared to forward logistics. It explores the various dilemmas practitioners face in designing a reverse logistics system. A practitioner approach is used to explore and examine the management functions and the interrelationships among the components of reverse operational logistics are provided. This course is intended for students and professionals working in reverse logistics, retail business management, general management, transportation management, supply chain management, and corporate and military decision makers.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After completing the course, a student will be able to:
1. Classify the components of a reverse logistics system in defense/government, high technology, manufacturing, retail or service organizations.
2. Define the components of a reverse logistics system in defense/government, high technology, manufacturing, retail or service organizations.
3. Define the role of customer service in terms of reverse logistics.
4. Define how forward and reverse logistics fits into life cycle management.
5. Explain how forward and reverse logistics fits into life cycle management.
6. Identify and catalog current best practices in RL.
7. Examine government and commercial applications of reverse logistics for service and manufacturing such as remanufacturing/overhaul operations
8. Differentiate the unique characteristics between (a) returns and recalls; and between (b) recycling and waste.

NameGrade %
Discussions 44.00 %
Week 1: Supply Chain and Reverse Logistics Overview 5.50 %
Week 2: Managing Technology Products 5.50 %
Week 3: Case Study Questions 5.50 %
Week 4: Article Summary - Develop an Overhaul Plan 5.50 %
Week 5: Best Practices 5.50 %
Week 6: Secondary Markets and Disposal 5.50 %
Week 7: Reverse Logistics Systems 5.50 %
Week 8: Course Reflection 5.50 %
Introduction 1.00 %
Week 1 Introduction 1.00 %
Research Paper 30.00 %
Assignment 1: Week 2: Research Paper Outline 3.00 %
Assignment 5: Week 7: Research Paper 21.00 %
Assignment 3: Week 5: Abstract Term Project Part 2 - Abstract and Detailed Outline 6.00 %
Case Study 10.00 %
Assignment 2: Week 4: Case Study 10.00 %
Referenced Outline 10.00 %
Assignment 4: Week 6: Referenced Outline 10.00 %
Peregrine Assessment 5.00 %
Peregrine Assessment 5.00 %

After completing the course, a student will be able to:
1. Classify the components of a reverse logistics system in defense/government, high technology, manufacturing, retail or service organizations.
2. Define the components of a reverse logistics system in defense/government, high technology, manufacturing, retail or service organizations.
3. Define the role of customer service in terms of reverse logistics.
4. Define how forward and reverse logistics fits into life cycle management.
5. Explain how forward and reverse logistics fits into life cycle management.
6. Identify and catalog current best practices in RL.
7. Examine government and commercial applications of reverse logistics for service and manufacturing such as remanufacturing/overhaul operations
8. Differentiate the unique characteristics between (a) returns and recalls; and between (b) recycling and waste.

Book Title:Supply Chain and Logistics Management Made Easy: Methods and Applications for Planning, Operations, Integration, Control and Improvement, and Network Design - eBook available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780133993349
Publication Info:Pearson Lib
Author:Myerson, Paul
Unit Cost:$69.99
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.