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Course Catalog: Operational Logistics

21X 301


Online

Have you ever wondered how plans are written? This Blended e-Learning course will help prepare you to work on a national-level planning staff or participate in the planning process above the wing level. It will help you to gain a better understanding of levels of planning, plan development, and varied logistician assignments. At the end of this course each student will be able to identify guidance, define roles and responsibilities at planning levels above the wing and understand the concepts of plans development. Each student will appreciate the role of the logistician in the Joint Operational Planning Process JOPP.

21X 302


Online

This online course is presented from the perspective of logisticians preparing to assume their first unit command or leadership position and for other base-level logistics personnel with significant budget duties. It supplements, but does not replace training for additional duty Resource Advisors. It highlights both key fiscal law concepts and important procedural/practical issues unit commanders/leaders typically face.

21X 303


Online

This online course will provide students with foundational knowledge of Air Force working capital funds. It is designed for logisticians who are preparing to serve in a Working Capital Fund activity or in a role where they will interact with Working Capital Funds frequently.

21X 304


Online

This course is designed for Air Force logisticians. This course will describe Army logistics and how being aware of its functions helps Air Force logisticians better understand our sister Service. We’ll cover how the Army is organized, how it is supported by DLA, and how Army logistics supports operations using the logistics estimate process.

21X 305


Online

This course is designed for Air Force AF logisticians who are preparing for an assignment serving with the United States Marine CorpsUSMC or will interface with USMC logistics. The student will become aware of the USMC organization and procedures that will help AF logisticians deploy with, gain support from, and/or support the USMC.

21X 306


Online

This blended e-Learning course is designed for Air Force logisticians who are preparing to serve in a joint activity or in a role where they will interact with the Naval Supply system frequently. It will provide students with foundational knowledge of the Navy and the Naval Supply system.

21X 307


Online

This course is designed for Air Force logisticians who are preparing for an assignment serving with multinational partners or readying for deployment as an advisor or staff in a multinational environment. The course will provide students with knowledge of multinational operations relationships, multinational logistics concepts, multinational logistics levels of support, and challenges one might encounter in a multinational environment.

21X 308


Online

This online course will help students explore inventory control and learn about inventory control concepts, as well as the roles and responsibilities for those involved in inventory and how to manage and control inventory.

21X 309


Online

This online course can help take some of the guesswork out of how Theater Logistics works. The course will cover topics like theater organizations, joint theater concepts and processes that will help make you a better theater logistician. The course focuses on Core Logistics functions and other topics that will h help you start to prepare your t thinking for the many challenges of a C Combatant Command Staff or other similar organization.

21X 310


Online

This course is designed for Air Force logisticians involved in any phase of weapon system sustainment. This course is highly conceptual and will cover the subject from an enterprise perspective, starting with understanding weapon systems as delivery mechanisms for military capabilities and continuing through Enterprise Life Cycle Management, Enterprise Sustainment, and Enterprise Maintenance. A broader understanding of these topics will help Air Force logistics readiness and aircraft maintenance officers develop as professional logisticians.

21X 311


Online

In this course, we discuss the structure, inputs, and processes of Air Force depot maintenance organizations as well as their operational strategies. A broader understanding of these topics will help Air Force logisticians operate in positions assigned to or supporting depot organizations.

21X 312


Online

This course is designed for Air Force maintenance and logistics officers and civilian equivalents, as well as SNCO’s who are assuming duties on a MAJCOM logistics staff as an action officer, to better understand and more effectively participate in programming and budgeting processes at that level.

21X 316


Online

This online course will help students l learn concepts that will enable the s safe and effective distribution of m materiel. The course is designed to shape day-to-day management of dis distribution processes, influence pos possible command policies, and ide identify the need for constant safety evaluation in Distribution Operations. Mo More specifically, the student will re review and apply risk management pr principles, learn governing directives, examine different types of c cargo movement operations, and receive a an overview of information management s systems, including GATES and IGC.

21X 319


1 Offerings

This course is designed for Air Force logisticians who have recently or are about to assume duties involving leadership of supply and distribution activities associated with aircraft maintenance intermediate repair shops, or management of the shops themselves. Its purpose is to prepare those logisticians to more effectively support Air Force readiness by enhancing their understanding of how and why intermediate repair is incorporated in the logistics and sustainment engineering system. It reviews conceptual foundations of intermediate repair in logistics and sustainment system design, DoD and Air Force implementation policies, theoretical underpinnings of echelon and network approaches, and current Air Force initiatives with respect to integration of Air Force repair efforts.

21X 320


Online

This course will prepare students in the transition to an assignment that includes responsibilities for supporting, executing, or planning for theater sustainment for a joint force serving with joint partners or readying for deployment as a staff member in a joint environment. The course will provide students with knowledge of key sustainment capabilities that could potentially be provided by the Services and the Defense Logistics Agency DLA in support of theater operations by a joint force.

21X 321


Online

This course is designed for all Logis Logisticians. Logisticians. In this course, we will discuss the roles and responsibilities of the Defense Logistics Agency DLA as well as how DLA conducts business.

21X 324


Online

This online course will prepare you for Air Force Deployment Planning operations and will include topics such as: 1. Systems 2. Tools 3. Policies Upon completion of this course, you will have a broader understanding of deployment planning to help you communicate your plan, collaborate with fellow logisticians, and tackle some of the challenges that you will face as you participate in day-to-day operations.

LOG 099


Online

This course is comprised of five modules. These modules describe logistics, its environment and the four logistics processes of acquisition, distribution, sustainment, and disposition. It is designed for new accessions and new practitioners in the logistics career fields. The course objectives are to provide new accessions and those new to logistics with a basic knowledge of logistics organizations processes and practices to orient new personnel in the logistics career fields and assist them in becoming productive logistics practitioners and to assist new logistics practitioners in understanding basic joint and AF doctrine.

LOG 103


Online

An online course explaining Centralized Asset Management (CAM) and the fundamental shift in Weapon System Sustainment (WSS) Philosophy. The way the U.S. Air Force programs and budgets for WSS is changing. The roles between MAJCOMS and AFMC are changing. CAM centralizes and integrates sustainment funding allowing for an enterprise approach to the sustainment business.

LOG 109


Online

This course is designed to further the professional capability of military and civilian personnel as entry level employees assigned to the Department of Defense Depot Maintenance System. Depot maintenance business processes are examined to include Core, 50/50, DSOR, partnering, environmental management, depot maintenance workload process and material support. Also, depot maintenance aircraft, depot maintenance exchangeables and other current depot issues will be discussed. Student centered exercises will emphasize problem analysis, decision making, and forecasting.

LOG 117


Online

This is a web-based course providing an introduction to process improvement methodologies Lean, Six Sigma,and benchmarking. The course will provide the education required by potential members of a team charged with process improvement.

LOG 143


Online

In this course, we will discuss the concept, policies, and responsibilities of the LRS Quality Assurance Program contained in AFI 20- 112. Upon completion of this course, each student will understand the standardized method used to evaluate a unit’s compliance with Air Force, command, and local directives/policies. This course fulfills the requirement to qualify as an LRS QA Evaluator.

LOG 199


3 Offerings

The course uses a variety of methods to explain and illustrate the relationships and inter-dependencies of logistics to its various components. Informal lectures, case study exercises, student presentations, and small group exercises are used to provide students with an understanding of acquisition, sustainment, distribution, supply chain management, the Air Force’s Enterprise Logistics Strategy and the associated Enterprise Logistics Information Systems, governance, contingency operations, and disposition. There is also a half-day logistics simulation that demonstrates the uncertainty in managing a supply chain, even with perfect information, and how this may lead to inaccurate decision making.

LOG 209


Online

This course is designed to further the professional capability of military and civilian personnel as mid-level managers assigned to the Department of Defense Depot Maintenance System. Industrial maintenance management practices, operations, production management principles and analytical techniques are examined for suitability to enhance support of operational and combat forces. This course focuses on contemporary production management techniques to aid managers in problem solving, constraint resolution, decision making and demand forecasting.

LOG 210


Online

This course is designed to further the professional capability of military and civilian personnel as mid-level managers assigned to the Department of Defense Depot Maintenance System. Industrial maintenance management practices, operations, production management principles and analytical techniques are examined for suitability to enhance support of operational and combat forces. This course is centered on student focused exercises which emphasize team work, problem analysis, resolution, decision making and forecasting.

LOG 262


Coming Soon

Provides base-level aircraft and munitions maintenance managers and logisticians with a survey of concepts and techniques from production operations management and related disciplines, with emphasis on identifying and defining issues, quantitative analysis of alternative courses of action, and effective communication of proposals and related costs and benefits up the chain of command. The course stresses practical application to actual challenges confronting base-level maintenance and logistics managers. Although several mathematical techniques are introduced, the course is specifically designed for managers who may not have any previous math background. Topics include group decision-making dynamics, continuous process improvement methods, capacity requirements planning, general scheduling theory, project management, systems management, basic statistics, and basic reliability and maintainability calculations.

LOG 299


2 Offerings

This is a theater logistics-focused course that addresses the roles and responsibilities of logisticians deployed to support the full range of military operations. The course includes informal lectures, guided discussions, videos, learning exercises, and a team research project with an oral presentation.

LOG 309


Online

This course is designed to further the professional capability of military and civilian personnel as upper-level managers assigned to the Department of Defense Depot Maintenance System. Foundational concepts of industrial operations management will be discussed to include strategic planning and execution. Students will study current operational methodologies for strategic planning, forecasting and forming a business case analysis. Additionally, project scheduling and post project execution analysis will be explored.

LOG 399


2 Offerings

LOG 399 is a 3-day course offered by the Logistics Management Department, AFIT School of Systems and Logistics and features presentations by guest lectures focusing on strategic logistic concepts and capabilities within the Department of Defense. Emphasis is on strategic sustainment and distribution processes and functions, such as distribution process ownership USTRANSCOM, strategic airlift AMC, and defense commodity management DLA. The course also covers joint and USAF logistics doctrine, the academic perspective on strategic logistics capabilities and concepts, along with strategic logistics issues peculiar to the student audience where the course is held. Participants address logistic concepts, best practices, challenges, and solutions in the strategic environment likely to be faced by USAF logisticians working sustainment issues.

LOG 420


Coming Soon

This course will prepare you for strategic leadership positions with a major emphasis on enterprise level logistics competencies. The course will enhance your critical thinking skills about challenges you’ll face in multiple positions as senior logisticians. The course will include a comprehensive analysis of topics such as: 1. Financial management working capital funds. 2. Supply chain management depot maintenance workload sustainment PPBES programming. 3. Life cycle logistics joint logistics planning nuclear enterprise logistics. 4. Other current issues.

SYS 175


Online

The internet based Contract Depot Maintenance Repair Process course is composed of various modules and exercises to demonstrate the contract repair process employed by AFMC and the Air Logistics Complexes ALCs. The Contract Depot Maintenance Repair Process course addresses the objectives of the process, what types of contracts and incentives to use, how the results should be measured and who the responsible parties are for various elements of the process.

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Coming Soon

The Technology Readiness Assessment TRA Course provides instruction for Scientists and Engineers and Acquisition personnel who may support a formal TRA for a given project. The goals are for the students to understand: 1 when and why they should conduct a TRA. 2 their roles and responsibilities for conducting a TRA, 3 what a program manager within a program office needs to do for planning and supporting required TRAs, and 4 how to plan, conduct and participate on a team performing a TRA.

SYS 341


Coming Soon

This course provides students assigned as system engineers and information system security managers in weapon system Program Offices and Security Control Assessors with the required knowledge to conduct architectural and cybersecurity analyses of their weapon system designs, assess and mitigate t the cybersecurity risks associated w with those designs, and build A Authorization to Operate ATO request packages.

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