Objectives: This major aims to cultivate both integrity and professional competence in students so that they develop in an all-round way, understand the latest developments in logistics, including regulations and trends, master its basic theories and methods, including supply-chain management, understand demand analysis for logistics, can draft operations schemes and undertake process control, and are able to undertake ongoing professional development.
Main Courses: Fundamentals of Logistics Management, Logistics-systems Design, Logistics Information-systems Management, Transportation Management, Warehousing and Distribution Management, Supply-chain Management, Introduction to E-commerce, and others.
Forms of Study
A flexible approach allowing online learning to be combined with face-to-face guidance, and theory with practice, prevails in this major.
Students can log onto the OUC website to access video and text resources for their courses. They can interact with teachers and other students and complete their tasks there.
Each study centre arranges needs-based face-to-face tutoring that is course-appropriate, including on-site teaching case studies and group discussions.
This combines classroom with hands-on training either on- or off-campus, or by way of logistics-management teaching software.
Teachers and students work together to draft investigation plans, then investigate enterprises or other institutions related to logistics management individually or in groups to prepare a report.
Teachers and students work together on internship plans and to determine host companies, where students will work in logistics management to learn about what the work entails.
Research on logistics-related issue of companies, in-depth studies of development and problems in local logistics industries, or summaries of successful experiences and typical cases of logistics practices will be conducted by students.
Those interested in the theory and methods of logistics and supply-chain management and interested in working in the logistics or a related industry such as transportation, warehousing, distribution, purchasing, order processing, or inventory control.
Logistics Management programs are widely adaptable, with graduates in high demand and enjoying a wide range of employment opportunities. Positions include logistics and supply-chain management in construction, manufacturing, wholesale, retail, e-commerce and international trade, as well as related work in logistics enterprises involving cargo transportation, warehousing, distribution, express delivery, and so on.