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Available BCIT course outlines can be accessed by selecting the term, the course subject and the course number from the dropdown list(s) below. If outlines are available for your selected term and course, they will then be listed. If any of these steps don’t result in what you are looking for, it indicates that no outline is currently available. If you are looking for an outline from a current term please check back closer to the start of the course or consult another outline from a previous term.  Please keep in mind that the content from previous outlines may be different than current offerings of the course. For historical outlines not covered in this system please contact BCIT Library at 604-432-8370 to see if they have the outline you require.

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Global Trd & Transp Mgmt - GTTM


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze the impact of Canada's national transportation laws on competition within and between the transportation modes;
  • Apply the regulations affecting transportation operations both within Canada and from Canada to international destinations;
  • Interpret transportation contracts;
  • Select the most appropriate insurance for marine cargo;
  • Apply Canada Customs regulations to importers and exporters;
  • Prevent damage to goods and process cargo claims;
  • Apply regulations to the movement of dangerous goods;
  • Apply the principles of physical distribution to inventory;
  • Explain how computer systems may be used to solve transportation problems;
  • Identify the key features of the North American Free Trade Agreement, especially the impact on services;
  • Appreciate the development of logistics; and
  • Identify how changes in the logistics environment may affect the structure and operations of logistics systems.

Effective as of Fall 2021

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