Course Code: TLMT605 Course ID: 2702 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course is designed to address the multi-billion dollar annual loss globally due to cargo theft. Topics include: asset protection in the transportation industry, analysis of freight system vulnerability, development of an effective cargo security plan, review of industry standards, and best practices in the industry.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|10/26/20 - 04/02/21||04/05/21 - 05/30/21||Spring 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- Define the impact of transportation disruptions on the supply chain.
- Apply cargo security planning to all modes of transportation security.
- Identify the different challenges of facility security.
- Summarize the economic impact of government oversight on cargo security.
- Apply cargo security planning from the perspective of users (human factor) in multiple industries.
- Compare the role of state and local transportation authorities regarding security.
- Categorize the vulnerabilities of different transportation modes and their impact on cargo security.
- Explain the impact of safety issues on security planning and costs.
Required Course Textbook
Title: Securing Global Transportation Networks (2007) Authors: Ritter, Barrett, & Wilson
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
|Book Title:||Global Supply Chain Management (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)|
|Publication Info:||Business Expert Press|
|Book Title:||The New Era in U.S. National Security: An Introduction to Emerging Threats and Challenges - eBook available through the APUS Online Library|
|Publication Info:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers|
|Author:||Jack A. Jarmon|
Not current for future courses.