Course syllabus GL - Green Logistics (ŠAVŠ - Sklad předmětů)

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Course title: Green Logistics
Semester: -- item not defined --
Course supervisor: Ing. David Staš, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Production, Logistics and Quality Management (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Time allowance: full-time, 1/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/8 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (3 credits)
Course objective:
The aim of the course is to help students to gain knowledge and acquire skills in the increasingly popular field of Green logistics, which support successful managing of logistics positions at the level of line managers and divisions specialists. From the perspective of knowledge, students are acquainted with main principles, methods and tools applied in Green logistics and also ways of monitoring, measurement and evaluation. In terms of skills, the focus is on mastering the methods and instruments suitable for analyzing and solving operational tasks of Green logistics.
Course methods: − Lectures
− Excursions
− Examples from practice (Best Practices)
− Case studies
Course content:
1.Introduction of Green logistics (allowance 1/1)
2.Division of Green logistics and characteristics of defined areas (allowance 1/1)
3.Principles of Sustainability, Sustainable Supply Chain Management (allowance 1/1)
4.Environmental impacts of logistics (allowance 1/1)
5.Social impacts of logistics (allowance 1/1)
6.Selected methods, tools and approaches applied in Green logistics (allowance 1/1)
7.Methods of monitoring, measuring and evaluating Green logistics activities (allowance 1/1)
8.Green logistics audit (allowance 1/1)
9.Green logistics of ŠKODA AUTO, a.s. (allowance 1/1)
10.Selected examples best practices of Green logistics solutions (allowance 1/1)
11.Presentation of the best student semester papers in GL (allowance 1/1)
12.Perception and assessment of environmental impact (allowance 1/1)
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student:
-Will analyze the state of the Green logistics system level, identify the potential for improvement, and propose appropriate steps for improvement
-Will demonstrate knowledge of basic principles, methods and tools of Green logistics
-Will understand foundational philosophy of Green logistic

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures12 h0 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials12 h0 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation8 h8 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work24 h24 h
     Preparation for final oral exam28 h52 h
Total84 h84 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendanceCombined form
Term paper15 %15 %
Presentation20 %20 %
Final test30 %30 %
Final oral exam30 %30 %
Special requirements and details5 %5 %
Total100 %100 %
Course completion:
1. A necessary condition for successful completion of the course is attendance. Maximum one excused absence is acceptable, the other (maximum three) absences can be compensated in the form of a seminar paper on the topic of missing exercises.

2. Scoring of the course:
- 5 points for student participation at the conference: "Beyond Horizons", recommended block type: "Digital Approaches in the Industrial Environment" (valid for WS 2019/20), this participation must be documented, inter alia, by its registration in the relevant section (s) of the conference followed by attendance.
- Maximum 35 points for elaboration of semester work, namely:
15 points - elaboration of semester work and presentation of partial results on control days.
20 points - final presentation of the final version of the semester work.
- It is necessary to obtain at least 24 points for the examination procedure.
- The maximum for the final exam is 60 points (30 points written part, 30 points oral exam).
- Students must obtain at least 30 points for successful completion of a course.

3. Exam:
- Dates of exams will be announced in the information system - AIS.
- Written part of the exam will have 30 minutes. In the first one, students will select the correct answers from offered choices. The maximum for the written part is 30 points and students must obtain at least 15.
- Last part is the oral exam, which will have 10 minutes and student will answer to randomly selected question. The maximum for the oral part is 30 points.
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
There are following documents on Document Server IS ŠAU:
− Lectures in the form of presentations (for presentational form of study).
− Assigments of semestral paperworks.

Reading list:
Language of instruction: Czech
STAŠ, D. Green logistika pro prezenční a kombinovanou formu studia.  [online]. 2019. URL:
Language of instruction: English
FAHIMNIA, B. -- HENSHER, D. -- BELL, M. Green Logistics and Transportation: A Sustainable Supply Chain Perspective. Switzerland: Springer, 2015. 197 p. ISBN 978-3-319-17181-4.
BROWNE, M. -- WHITEING, A. -- MCKINNON, A. Green Logistics: Improving the Environmental Sustainability of Logistics. India: Kogan Page Publishers, 2015. 448 p. ISBN 978-0-7494-7185-9.

Language of instruction: Czech
JUROVÁ, M. Výrobní a logistické procesy v podnikání: organizování, rozhodování, ovlivňování. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2016. ISBN 978-80-247-5717-9.
TETŘEVOVÁ , L. Společenská odpovědnost firem společensky citlivých odvětví. Praha: Grada Publishing a.s., 2017. 224 p. ISBN 978-80-271-0285-3.
Language of instruction: English
WANG, H F. -- GUPTA, S. Green Supply Chain Management: Product Life Cycle Approach. New York: McGraw Hill Professional, 2011. 384 p. ISBN 978-0-07-162608-8.

Study plans:
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Run in the period of: SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018   (and older)
Course tutor: Ing. David Staš, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech, English
Room: Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Aleš Kutín on 09/02/2019.

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