MBAD6161-L1 International Logistics (Spring 2024)
For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor(s) section for a link to a Faculty Website.

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit for more information.
Session, Dates: 4 (03/09/2024 - 05/03/2024)
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Seats Available: 10 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

Transnational freignt movement is the focus of this course. In the international environment, different rules and considerations apply and often differ dramatically from domestic practices. This course will familiarize the student with technical details of international trade terms, required documentation, import/export duties and taxes, and international trade agreements. Knowledge of these areas will then be used to analyze prospective and existing international logistics/supply chains.

Prerequisites: MBAD6510 or 6420 or by discretion of the MBA director 3 Credits

Course Materials

About the Instructor(s)

Alan D. Smith, Ph.D., C.P.G.S.
University Professor of Marketing
412-397-6372 phone
412-397-2172 fax
Massey Hall 209