The Office of International Affairs offers a unique three-week intensive course in International Logistics for our international partners seeking to give their students hands-on experience in this credit-bearing course.
Course Description: Study the fundamentals of design, planning, and operation of logistics systems with emphasis on modeling and technology.
Course Objectives: Students will be familiarized with the basic concepts of product distribution and the terminology used in logistic systems. Students will be able to design effective product distribution and transportation systems as well as discuss methods of logistics management.
Introduction to supply chains
Designing distribution networks
Strategic alliances and outsourcing strategies
Designing transportation systems
Seaport of Valparaíso
Technical visits to two local companies
Isla Negra, Santiago, and Valparaíso
Energy Issues in Chile
Language of instruction : English
Oriented to : Engineering majors
Tuition: US$1550; includes class time, field trips and lectures as indicated above + ground transportation from/to the airport (for a group, not individually). It does not include airfare.
Housing: US$420 for three weeks. Homestay with local families, full room&board
Calendar 2017: January 8-28, 2018
Important: A minimum of 7 enrolled students is required in order to offer the course