Academic Catalog

IE908 SPECIAL TOPICS IN IE:HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS

Course Code: 5684908
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Industrial Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr MELH ELK
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5680252
The course set above should be completed before taking IE908 SPECIAL TOPICS IN IE:HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS .

Course Content

Introduction to humanitarian logistics. Disaster preparedness and response. Humanitarian applications of facility location, inventory prepositioning, and routing. Long term development issues. Modeling for equity and fairness. Soft issues in humanitarian logistics.