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Course Code: RLMT650 Course ID: 4325 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is a focused and comprehensive examination of how different retail industries implement reverse logistics programs. The focus is on food and beverage, apparel, automotive, sports, hotel operations, and consumer electronics. Attention is focused on data synchronization inventory management comparing the forward and reverse logistics chains.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

LO-1 Analyze how reverse logistics is incorporated into retail management and transportation processes.

LO-2 Compare the differences in the forward supply chain and reverse logistics within various industry sectors (food and beverage, apparel, automotive, sports, hotel, etc.).

LO-3 Resolve issues and challenges of retail industries and their reverse logistics processes.

LO-4 Analyze the financial impact reverse logistics has on the retail industry.

LO-5 Evaluate small, medium, and large retailers such as big box retailers and the success or failure of their reverse logistics processes.

LO-6 Appraise best practices of reverse logistics within the context of the retail industry.

LO-7 Compare the differences in data collection, IT infrastructures, and management systems between forward logistics and reverse logistics within the context of the retail industry.

LO-8 Develop a reverse logistics program for an organization within the retail industry.

NameGrade %
Forum Discussions 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 %
Written Papers 60.00 %
Week 2: Written Paper 12.00 %
Week 3: Written Assignment 12.00 %
Week 4: Written Paper 12.00 %
Week 6: Written Paper 12.00 %
Week 7: Final Project 12.00 %

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

LO-1 Analyze how reverse logistics is incorporated into retail management and transportation processes.

LO-2 Compare the differences in the forward supply chain and reverse logistics within various industry sectors (food and beverage, apparel, automotive, sports, hotel, etc.).

LO-3 Resolve issues and challenges of retail industries and their reverse logistics processes.

LO-4 Analyze the financial impact reverse logistics has on the retail industry.

LO-5 Evaluate small, medium, and large retailers such as big box retailers and the success or failure of their reverse logistics processes.

LO-6 Appraise best practices of reverse logistics within the context of the retail industry.

LO-7 Compare the differences in data collection, IT infrastructures, and management systems between forward logistics and reverse logistics within the context of the retail industry.

LO-8 Develop a reverse logistics program for an organization within the retail industry.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.