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Course Details

Course Code: RLMT600 Course ID: 4319 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is a comprehensive examination of the global factors affecting reverse logistics drivers from major companies to small businesses. The student will examine and analyze disaster logistics, and how it affects the resiliency of a global supply chain.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
01/25/21 - 07/02/21 07/05/21 - 08/29/21 Summer 2021 Session B 8 Week session
04/26/21 - 10/01/21 10/04/21 - 11/28/21 Fall 2021 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

1. Identify key differences between domestic and international operations.

2. Explain global factors that affect reverse logistics.

3. Describe supply chain vulnerability and illustrate key risks.

4. Analyze the impact of global environmental conditions.

5. Identify international transport security issues.

6. Identify international trade laws and their impact.

7. Propose how to make reverse logistics strategies resilient in the face of dynamic international markets.

8. Describe disaster logistics and construct strategies for supply management.

9. Describe hazardous waste management and the unique strategies that must be utilized for safe and successful management.

10. Explain design strategies relative to specific case study examples.

NameGrade %
Forums 40.00 %
Week 1 Forum 5.00 %
Week 2 Forum 5.00 %
Week 3 Forum 5.00 %
Week 4 Forum 5.00 %
Week 5 Forum 5.00 %
Week 6 Forum 5.00 %
Week 7 Forum 5.00 %
Week 8 Forum 5.00 %
Case Studies 30.00 %
Week 4, Case Study 1 15.00 %
Week 7, Case Study 2 15.00 %
Research Paper 30.00 %
Week 8 Final Project 30.00 %

Additional Resources

RLMT Program Guide:

Web Sites

In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain web sites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Web Site URL/Address

The OWL at Purdue

APA Style Homepage

Book Title:Global Supply Chain Management and International Logistics - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; Please visit to locate the course eReserve.
Publication Info:Routledge
Author:Alan E. Branch
Unit Cost:$75.35
Book Title:Environmental Cleanup at Navy Facilities: Adaptive Site Management (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
Publication Info:National Academies Press
Author:National Research Council
Unit Cost:$62.40

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.