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Course Details

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.

Course Schedule

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

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Define the impact of transportation disruptions on the supply chain.
  2. Apply cargo security planning to all modes of transportation security.
  3. Identify the different challenges of facility security.
  4. Summarize the economic impact of government oversight on cargo security.
  5. Apply cargo security planning from the perspective of users (human factor) in multiple industries.
  6. Compare the role of state and local transportation authorities regarding security.
  7. Categorize the vulnerabilities of different transportation modes and their impact on cargo security.
  8. Explain the impact of safety issues on security planning and costs.

Required Course Textbook

Title: Securing Global Transportation Networks (2007) Authors: Ritter, Barrett, & Wilson
Publisher: McGraw-­‐Hill

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
Author:Matt Drake
Unit Cost:$32.82
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
Unit Cost:$116.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.