This module aims to provide students with a systematic understanding and knowledge of e-commerce and information technology systems as used in contemporary industrial, transportation and logistics operations.
A Assess the use of advanced Information Technology systems in the transport industry to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
B Evaluate Information Technology and systems used to manage transportation and logistics operations.
The module involves a range of teaching strategies including lectures, seminars and case study analysis. Independent research and study will be encouraged throughout to complement classroom teaching. Student-led case analysis will facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experiences of class members. Additional material will be in the form of web-based reading and research, selected texts, and contemporary magazine and press articles.