Course syllabus LGA - Logistics (FBE - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: LGA
Course title in language of instruction: Logistika
Course title in Czech: Logistics
Course title in English: Logistics
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: prof. Dr. Ing. Štefan Čorňák (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Martin Fajman, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
doc. Ing. Jan Furch, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Jiří Stodola, DrSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
The course goal is to get student acquainted with logistics of operational processes and their optimization in terms of quality management systems. Students will apply selected mathematical models and logistics methods on specific logistics problems. Students' outcomes comprise of orientation in logistics terminology, logistics manipulation chains and transportation systems connected to material manipulation. Thanks to gained skills the student is able to integrate knowledge, and thus, his/her competences in self-decision making and logistics operations are developed.
Course contents:
1.Definition of logistics, position of logistics in the company management system. (allowance 2/2)
2.Classification of logistics, objects of logistics. (allowance 1/1)
3.Logistic Management - Definitions, Objectives, Basic Principles, Development and Trends of Logistics Management. (allowance 1/1)
4.Logistics Purchasing Control - Definitions, Purchasing Processes. (allowance 1/1)
5.Logistic control of production - definition, logistic processes in production. (allowance 1/1)
6.Just-in-Time Concept, Kanban, Supply Chain Management. (allowance 2/2)
7.Classification of transport material, handling unit, standardization. (allowance 2/2)
8.Functions of the transport system in the logistics system. (allowance 2/2)
9.Criteria for the breakdown of each mode of transport. (allowance 1/1)
10.Logistic chains and logistics networks and information flows in logistics systems. (allowance 2/2)
11.Inventory management - inventory classification, inventory management methods. (allowance 2/2)
12.Packaging - types of packages, technology and binding to handling units. (allowance 2/2)
13.Warehouse management - storage technology and identification. (allowance 2/2)
14.Interconnection of logistics systems and quality management systems. (allowance 3/3)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to organize and plan ahead
-Ability to work in interdisciplinary team

Specific competences:
-Ability to solve the logistic problems and communicate with experts in given problematic
-Competence to a logistic chain analysis
-Knowledge of the broader concept of logistics and logistics approaches in other disciplines
-Skills to orientate in the terminology, problematic of logistics and solving of transport tasks

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h
     practice8 h
     seminar12 h
     professional educational excursion4 h
     consultation2 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h
     preparation for exam40 h
     preparation for regular testing20 h
     preparation of presentation10 h
     elaboration of reports20 h
     writing of seminar paper26 h
Total168 h
Assessment methods:
For the award of credit it is required to prepare a case study - 40% rating.
Written test 60 min. can be combined with an oral examination (about 25 min.)
and theoretical questions.
Within the course, there are accomplished several (about 6) short tests for
about 5 minutes, which contribute to the overall rating (15%).
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQSTODOLA, J. -- MAREK, J.LogistikaBrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně2007978-80-7375-071-8
RQWANDEL, H.Transport Consequences of new Logistic Technologies-IIASAAustria Laxemburg2008
RQGURTLICH, T.Report on the Evaluation of the Dimensions of Loading UnitsParisCEMT2004
REPERNICA, P.Logistika (supply chain management) pro 21. století.PrahaRadix200580-86031-59-4
REPERNICA, P.Logistika (supply chain management) pro 21. století.PrahaRadix200580-86031-59-4
REPERNICA, P.Logistika (supply chain management) pro 21. století.PrahaRadix200580-86031-59-4


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 05/20/2019.

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