Global Logistics and Distribution

    EXCPE 5385 is offered this fall:

Glob­al logis­tics con­nects crit­i­cal com­po­nents of the sup­ply chain from a product¿s point of ori­gin to its point of con­sump­tion. Phys­i­cal dis­tri­b­u­tion is inex­tri­ca­bly tied with inter­na­tion­al trade, multi­na­tion­al man­u­fac­tur­ing, and sourc­ing of raw mate­ri­als, com­po­nents, and sup­plies. Top­ics in this course will help par­tic­i­pants under­stand the chan­nels of glob­al logis­tics, chal­lenges in man­ag­ing phys­i­cal dis­tri­b­u­tion, INCOTERMS, free trade zones, tar­iffs, secu­ri­ty, hedg­ing, sourc­ing strate­gies, risk, and resilience in inter­na­tion­al trade.

Offered:

Oct 21, 2021Oct 22, 2021
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

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

Christian Sivière

Your Instructor

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Christian Sivière has worked in the field of international logistics in Europe and in Canada for over 30 years. His import-export consultancy, Solimpex, provides training on the logistics, customs and regulatory aspects of international trade, as well as free trade agreements, supply chain management and related issues. Christian is a subject matter expert and a regular lecturer for professional associations and trade organizations. He writes articles for two industry publications, Supply Professional and Inside Logistics.

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
  • 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 October 21, 2021. 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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EXCPE 5385 is offered this fall: