Course: Logistics in Enterprises

« Back
Course title Logistics in Enterprises
Course code UPEM/KPLO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Šenec Alexandr, PaedDr.
  • Kampf Rudolf, doc. Ing. CSc.
  • Linda Bohdan, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
Logistics concept and objectives. External logistics framework. Wider social and economic framework. Corporate logistics framework. Competitive environment. Logistics as a part of business strategy. Insourcing against outsourcing in logistics. Supply chains - procedural valuebuilding chains - a source of competitive advantage. Product and production process chains. Distribution and trade chains. Backward chains. Pan-European and global chains. Risks of logistics chains.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Methods of individual activities
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to provide knowledge of current logistics business practices in a competitive environment of the European Union, the Czech Republic and world markets. Emphasis is placed on specifics of production and marketing chains. The interpretation of each type of logistics chains representing continuity in the manufacturing and commercial area sis include.
Students will be able to prepare and effectively implement logistics management within the enterprise. At the same time, they know specifics of production and logistics trade links.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination, Home assignment evaluation

The aim of exam is state in the section content of subject.
Recommended literature
  • Cempírek V., a kol. Logistická centra. Institut Jana Pernera, o. p. s., Pardubice, 2010. ISBN 978-80-865530-70-.
  • CEMPÍREK, V., KAMPF, R. Logistika. Pardubice, 2005.
  • DRAHOVSKÝ, I., ŘEZNÍČEK, B. Logistika. Brno, 2003.
  • LAMBERT, D. M., STOCK, J. M., ELLRAM, L. M., NEVRLÁ, M. Logistika - příkladové studie, řízení zásob, přeprava a skladování, balení zboží. Brno, 2005.
  • LAMBERT, M. D. Logistika. Praha, 2002.
  • Macurová L., Polášková M., Mikulec P., Svoboda J. Logistika - Sbírka příkladů. Zlín, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7318-745-3.
  • Sixta, J., Mačát, V. Logistika, teorie a praxe. Brno, 2005.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2013) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2014) Economy 3 Summer
Faculty of Economics and Administration Economics and Operation in Enterprises (2016) Economy 3 Summer