Sustainability in Logistics, Warehousing, and Distribution Practice

    EX 1111 is offered this winter:

Under­stand how to decrease envi­ron­men­tal impact in the areas of logis­tics, dis­tri­b­u­tion, and ware­hous­ing oper­a­tions. Learn about tech­nolo­gies that can affect effi­cien­cies and con­nec­tiv­i­ty, includ­ing QR codes, VMI solu­tions, RFID appli­ca­tions, autonomous vehi­cles, and replen­ish­ment options. Explore ways of reduc­ing emis­sions in fleet oper­a­tions and find out about pack­ag­ing mate­r­i­al alter­na­tives and GHG foot­print esti­mates. Dis­cuss issues such as out­sourc­ing, sched­ul­ing options through 3PLs, and sup­ply chain strate­gies for resilien­cy to mit­i­gate risks.
Course at a glance
  • Whether you are in the retail, commercial, consumer, or industry sector, this course will help you to find answers to the new challenges in warehousing and distribution.
  • Find out how innovation and technologies are improving services through Canadian and global examples, references, and cases.
  • Aimed both at experienced professionals in logistics and distribution management and those transitioning into the area.
  • Learn through interactive exercises, discussions, slides, and interviews with top executives who contributed their input into leading practices.
  • Fully online course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.

Offered:

Feb 10, 2022Feb 11, 2022
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Fridays

8:30 am – 4:30 pm MT

Saturdays

Sundays

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

14 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Larry Berglund

Your Instructor

Larry BerglundID: larry-berglund

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 14 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: may be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
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    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until February 10, 2022. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

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EX 1111 is offered this winter: