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RLMT620 - Resource Commitment and Performance in Reverse Logistics

Course Details

Course Code: RLMT620 Course ID: 4321 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

Students in this course analyze the resources needed to establish and implement a reverse logistics operations in manufacturing and in retail stores. Emphasis is placed on analysis and way to measure the return on investment and other performance measures to ensure a successful reverse logistics operation.

Course Schedule

No Course Offerings.

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

LO- 1 Define how reverse logistics can benefit a company.

LO- 2. Identify value opportunities for organizations within their reverse logistics operations.

LO- 3. Determine best practices for resource deployment.

LO- 4. Explore the latest empirical studies in the field on the best logistics performance metrics.

LO- 5. Explore how customer service can improve be within a reverse logistics operation.

LO- 6. Describe how benchmarking can be a critical aspect of performance management in reverse logistics operations.

LO- 7. Determine best practices for resource allocation in reverse logistics operations.

NameGrade %
Forums 20.00 %
Introduction Forum 2.22 %
Wk 1 Forums 2.22 %
Wk 2 Forums 2.22 %
Wk 3 Forums 2.22 %
Wk 4 Forums 2.22 %
Wk 5 Forums 2.22 %
Wk 6 Forums 2.22 %
Wk 7 Forums 2.22 %
Wk 8 Forums 2.22 %
Paper Assignments 30.00 %
Assignment 1: Week 1 Topic Paper 7.50 %
Assignment 2: Week 3 Topic Paper 7.50 %
Assignment 3: Week 4 Topic Paper 7.50 %
Assignment 4: Week 6 Topic Paper 6 7.50 %
Term Project Paper 20.00 %
Assignment 5: Week 7: Term Project Paper 20.00 %
Final Exam 30.00 %
Assignment 6: Week 8 Final Exam 30.00 %

Recommended Text:



Book Title

Publication Info



Stefan Seuring (Editor), Maria Goldbach (Editor)

Cost Management in Supply Chains

Physica-Verlag HD




Raschid Ijioui (Editor), Heike Emmerich (Editor), Michael Ceyp (Editor)

Strategies and Tactics in Supply Chain Event Management





Perrin, Robert.

Pocket Guide to APA Style

Houghton Mifflin College Div



Assignments completed in a narrative essay or composition format must follow APA guidelines. This course will require students to use the citation and reference style established by the American Psychological Association (APA), in which case students should follow the guidelines set forth in Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). (2009). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.*

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.