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The subject will be taught in Catalan. Students will be able to address the teacher in the language that is most comfortable for them. Some content, transparencies and bibliography will be in English.
Show knowledge and skills for the coordination of the departments of purchasing, supply, production and distribution of a product to any company, analyzing different types of techniques
Operationalize the storage of goods, through computer applications of logistics management
Show knowledge of the organization of maritime, land, air and multimodal transporte, customs management and international trade in order to manage and / or contract transporte
The subject of information systems in logistics seeks to introduce the student to the different concepts, technologies and procedures used by the industry, for the optimal management of the supply chain in all its sections. At the end of the course, the student will have acquired the necessary notions that will allow him to identify the characteristics of the data and information, the way to capture-format, use and store them and finally, how the information is transmitted and exchanged by to facilitate all the logistical processes that at present employs the industry, the productive systems, the commerce and the transporte.
The classroom (physical or virtual) is a safe space, free of sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic and discriminatory attitudes, either towards students or teachers. We trust that together we can create a safe space where we can make mistakes and learn without having to suffer the prejudices of others.
At the end of the course the student will be able to:
Theoretical sessions: master class, lectures, presentations
Guided learning: seminars, forums and debates, case studies, use of computer tools applied to the object of the subject, visits to real environments
Autonomous learning: Problem solving, research and critical reading of articles, non-contact tutorials
1. Introduction to Computer Systems
1.1. Computer systems architecture
1.3. Software and programming languages in logistics
1.4. Web services, communications and protocols in the cloud
2. ICT applied to the Transport and Logistics sector
2.1. Information systems to support decision making.
2.2. Transactional systems and planning tools
2.3. Transport Management Systems
2.4. Systems Integration
2.5. Value Added Networks (VAN) and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
3. Methods for capturing and exchanging information
3.1. Coding and Standardization
3.2. Information Input / Output Devices
3.3. Systems and information integration between organizations
3.4. Tracking and Traceability
3.5. One-stop shops and community systems
4. Planning and implementation of Information Systems
4.1. Roles within information systems planning
4.2. Information Security Management
4.3. Selection of Information Systems
Readings of articles and technical reports, visits to companies, internships with computer tools and guided work
The assessment will consist of a grade obtained from the continuous assessment, attendance and exams according to the following percentages:
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