Singapore University of Social Sciences

Logistics for Large-Scale Events

Logistics for Large-Scale Events (LOG367)

Applications Open: 01 October 2021

Applications Close: 30 November 2021

Next Available Intake: January 2022

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Business Administration

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Business


Synopsis

Logistics is an essential service to support large-scale events such as National Day Parade, major sports events, military operations, emergency response to crisis situations and humanitarian work which can have major impact on society and the economy. In view of the unique characteristics of such large-scale events, specialised logistics is required to facilitate the movement of essential supplies, positioning of critical stock and mobilisation of resources. LOG367 Logistics for Large-Scale Events aims to equip students with insights and understanding of the role of logistics for large-scale events, drawing reference from applications in the military operations context as well as public events. The course will examine the key challenges and considerations in managing logistics for large-scale events as well as the impact of technological innovations and sustainable initiatives.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January

Topics

  • Nature of Large-Scale Events
  • Critical Functions of Logistics for Large-Scale Events
  • Operational Logistics for Large-Scale Events
  • Forecasting and Resource Planning for Large-Scale Events
  • Sourcing and Contracting for Large-Scale Events
  • Information Management for Large-Scale Events
  • Logistics Network Models for Large-Scale Events
  • Cross-Borders Logistics for Large-Scale Events
  • Risk Management and Contingency Planning for Large-Scale Events
  • Cold Chain and Essential Supplies Management for Large-Scale Events
  • Technology and Innovation for Large-Scale Events
  • Sustainability and Green Logistics for Large-Scale Events

Learning Outcome

  • Show the nature and critical functions of logistics for large-scale events.
  • Differentiate various operational logistics planning techniques for large-scale events.
  • Criticise various approaches of sourcing, contracting and managing information for large-scale events.
  • Apply various models of logistics network optimisation and cross-borders logistics for large-scale events.
  • Appraise techniques to assess risks as well as to manage the cold chain and essential supplies for large-scale events.
  • Examine the technological innovations and green initiatives for large-scale events.
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