Logistics for International Development
— IDVP 331 (3)
Provides an overview of the areas of logistics and supply chain management in the practice of international development and humanitarian assistance. Students are exposed to scenarios in both emergency and non-emergency development and humanitarian situations. Emphasis is placed on differentiating between business and humanitarian logistics models and practices. In so doing, students better understand the particulars of positioning supplies for development assistance, including the discussion of the costs and benefits of local and global procurement. Important components discussed are procurement, transportation and distribution logistics, and risk management.
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