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Course Outlines

Course outlines are provided here for your information and reference as they become available and have received the required approvals.

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.

The course outline is a statement of educational intent and direction, providing BCIT students with clear, concise, accurate and readily available information related to course content and administration. BCIT course outlines are governed by Policy 5403 and the creation of course outlines is subject to the procedure described in 5403-PR1.

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:

  • Understand the influence of purchasing on other major functional activities, including product design, information system design, e-commerce, manufacturing planning and control, inventory management and other functional areas.
  • Evaluate warehouse and distribution decisions, including third party outsourcing as an option to traditional systems.
  • Examine third party logistics, reverse logistics, outsourcing of logistical services and evaluate proper conditions of their applications.
  • Identify the issues of design and implementation of a logistics information system.
  • Understand and be aware of the issues of compliance with environmental law in all business sectors.
  • Understand and be aware of the necessity to plan, budget and control through environmental management.
  • Identify controllable and uncontrollable factors that impact international logistics.
  • Identify organizational, financial and managerial issues that impact international logistics.

Effective as of Fall 2021

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