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Logistics Academy

Grades 11-12

PREREQUISITE FOR THE FOLLOWING COURSES: Compass/ACT Placement Score

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LOGISTICS

1 Semester – .5 Credit/3 Credits with Clinton Community College

Offered 1st Semester 

Provides an overview of the role of logistics in today’s business world; terminology in the field of logistics; and an overview of the major functional areas of the field of logistics such as transportation, inventory management, distribution and warehousing and regulatory and compliance.  The student will also be exposed to trends, issues and challenges of the field, as well as to potential careers in logistics (locally, regionally and nationally).  This course is the first one for any of the logistics pathways, but also makes a good elective for other general programs (i.e., business) to round out the understanding of any business operation.

PRINCIPLES OF WORKFORCE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE 

1 Semester – .5 Credit/3 Credits with Clinton Community College

Offered 1st Semester CCC 

Focuses on developing basic professional skills to maximize productivity in the workplace and increase individual’s competitive edge.  The emphasis is placed on the student’s ability to be prepared for the challenges of everyday situations in the workplace.  Major topics include work ethic, workplace values promoted by employers, self-reflection and willingness to make changes as needed, business etiquette, effective communication, teamwork, problem solving, diversity in the workplace and stress management.

INTRODUCTION TO INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

1 Semester – .5 Credit/3 Credits with Clinton Community College

Offered 1st  Semester 

Focuses on the role of inventory management in the supply chain.  Students will be exposed to the concepts, principles, problems and procedures of inventory and materials management in the efficiency, competitiveness, and profitability of a business will be examined.  Implications for inventory management of material requirements planning and just-in-time-systems will also be emphasized.

REGULATION & COMPLIANCE-WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION

1 Semester – .5 Credit/3 Credits with Clinton Community College

Offered 2nd Semester 

Provides an introduction to U.S. Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) regulations; legal implications of legislation as it applies to safety in the workplace; Material Safety Data Sheets; mandatory and voluntary compliance; Workers Compensation; and incident and accident investigation.

PRINCIPLES OF TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

1 Semester – .5 Credit/3 Credits with Clinton Community College

Offered 2nd Semester                                                                                       

Studies the fundamental roles and importance of transportation in companies and the society.  The course evaluates the complex environment in which transportation services are provided and explores strategies for adapting to a fast-paced and rapidly changing industry.  Specific tools include overview of transportation, the supply chain, the economy, traditional modes of transportation, special carriers, global transportation, economic operating characteristics of each mode, costing, pricing, carrier strategy and information management.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS

1 Semester – .5 Credit/3 Credits with Clinton Community College

Offered 2nd Semester                                                                                    

Focuses on the major factors of importing and exporting goods and services on a global scale.  It includes understanding current terminology, regulations, analysis of and opportunities in  international markets, basic principles of international financing, exchange rates, and other elements associated with the transportation and distributions operations to facilitate global trade.