SMT Transportation

    EXSCMA 5633 is offered this spring:

Par­tic­i­pants will learn the advan­tages and lim­i­ta­tions of the 4 modes of trans­porta­tion: road, rail, air and water, as well as inter­modal trans­porta­tion. Top­ics cov­ered include the role of freight for­warders, bro­kers and inte­grat­ed trans­porta­tion com­pa­nies. This course will intro­duce Par­tic­i­pants to trans­porta­tion doc­u­men­ta­tion and allow them to expe­ri­ence basic load plan­ning. Par­tic­i­pants will gain an overview of con­tracts, insur­ance, cus­toms clear­ance and let­ters of cred­it. The fun­da­men­tals of lncoterms 2010 and their impact on buy­er-sell­er respon­si­bil­i­ty for trans­porta­tion will also be examined.


Apr 8, 2021Jun 24, 2021




6:15 pm – 9:30 pm MT




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

Matthew Miller

Your Instructor

Matthew MillerID: matthew-miller




Transportation A Global Supply Chain Perspective
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 and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until April 8, 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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EXSCMA 5633 is offered this spring: