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Establish maritime and logistics business projects that allow the creation of new companies or the improvement of existing ones, adopting innovative and creative ideas
Operationalize the storage of goods, through computer applications of logistics management
Identify the basic economic concepts, as well as the microeconomic and macroeconomic functioning of the markets
This subject has methodological and digital resources to make possible its continuity in non-contact mode in the case of being necessary for reasons related to the Covid-19. In this way, the achievement of the same knowledge and skills that are specified in this teaching plan will be ensured.
The TecnoCampus will make available to teachers and students the digital tools needed to carry out the course, as well as guides and recommendations that facilitate adaptation to the non-contact mode.
The content of the subject will be taught through online sessions / conferences / webinars by different national and / or international experts.
The sessions/conferences will be given in English and/or Spanish.
The content includes lectures / sessions on different topics. Conferences / sessions may or may not be related.
The content of the subject will be taught through different online sessions / conferences (via Zoom and / or videos), by national and international experts.
Sessions/conferences may be given in English and/or Spanish.
In principle, with some possible exceptions, which will depend on the availability of the speaker, the conferences will be held every two weeks (Tuesday). The week following the lecture, students will have to hand in (post in the virtual classroom) the activity indicated on the topic covered by the lecturer. The assignment will be indicated each week (the week of the conference)
For each session / conference:
It is mandatory to attend the sessions / conferences online.
All students must participate in writing (when required).
All students must do the final work of the subject, which will be related to all the lectures seen / listened to
The content includes different sessions / conferences that focus on some of the topics detailed below (not all topics will be covered in the course as they will depend on the availability of speakers). The order of presentation of the topics does not imply a specific chronology
The widening of the Panama Canal. Future.
Demand forecast. Status. Challenges and opportunities.
The transporte of biomedical material / vaccines
Essential conditions for the transporte of biomedical materials. Logistics solutions. Biomedical security in supply chain logistics
The Oil Tankers market.
Consequences of variations in fuel. Effects of COVID-19 on crude oil transporte. Contribution of oil tankers to less pollution of the environment.
The Best Terminal (Hutchinson Port) of the Port of Barcelona
Current and future challenges
Energy sources for environmental sustainability
Possible Optional Topic: Blockade of the Suez Canal
Impact of the Suez Canal blockade on maritime transporte
Conferences / Sessions
Virtual assistance and activities related to conferences / sessions: 50% of the final grade.
Final exam related to all lectures: 50% of the final grade.
The grade for the final work must be a minimum of 5 to be able to average. It will only be possible to make the recovery in the case of having delivered the final work.
The Mind and Heart of a Logist. Pujol, Laura and Fernandez, Mariano. Editorial Marge Books. Barcelona, 2016
Logistics and Commercial Management. Escudero Serrano, María José .Editorial Thomson Paraninfo. ISBN 9788428340120. 2019.
Global Supply Chains Are About To Get Better, Thanks To Blockchain. Casey, M. and Wong, P. International Business. Harvard Business Review. 2017
Logistics Management and Strategy. Competing through the supply chain. (6th Edition) Alan Harrison, Heather Skipworth, Remko Van Hoek & James Aitken. Ed. Pearson, London 2019