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Title: Vincennes University | Logistics Workforce

Vincennes University Logistics Workforce
University Resources
Intermodal Learning One Universitys Response
to Indianas Logistics Workforce Needs
Dr. Richard E. Helton, President Vincennes
Vincennes University Indianas First College
  • VUs focus historically has been to develop
    high-skill workers for business and industry.
  • VU provides the technicians who transform
    research theories into the practical work to help
    businesses to grow.
  • Successful record of initiating new programs that
    promote economic and workforce development.

Vincennes University Indianas First College
  • Active participation in Conexus Indiana.
  • Strong ties with business and industry.
  • Supply Chain Logistics Management Associate
    Degree program.

Vincennes University Programs Respond to
Industry Needs in Logistics
  • Different locations, distance learning, working
    directly with industry to meet specific needs,
    non-traditional time-frames for delivery, and
    hybrid or blended delivery.

Vincennes University Programs Respond to
Industry Needs in Logistics
  • VUs new logistics program has been developed in
    consultation with both statewide and regional
    leaders within the industry.
  • Taken the best ideas from throughout the country.

Vincennes University A.S. Curricula Provides
Extensive Preparation
Supply Chain Logistics Management A Two-Year
Program Leading to the A.S. Degree
This program prepares students for a variety of
entry-level positions in the field of Supply
Chain, Logistics and Distribution. In addition,
most of the courses are designed to assist the
employed persons in upgrading their skills. The
curriculum includes a core of business education
as well as specialized training in procurement,
transportation, production planning and
scheduling, and materials management. The
development of managerial skills useful in a
variety of job situations is emphasized.
Vincennes University A.S. Curricula Provides
Extensive Preparation
General Ed. Requirements Basic Skills Core (9
Credit Hours) English Composition Intermediate
Algebra (or higher mathematics) Speech
Major Program Requirements (42 Credit
Hours) Logistics Internship Integrated Logistics
Project Supply Chain Logistics Mgmt. Materials
Management Quality Management Warehousing
Procurement Transportation Operations
Management Legal Environment of Business The
Computer in Business Introduction to
Management Introduction to Business
Finance Introduction to Marketing Principles of
Accounting I
Liberal Education Core Requirements (20 Credit
Hours) Microeconomics Business
Communications Cultural Diversity
Humanities Lifetime Fitness/Wellness Introduction
to Ethics Laboratory Science Elective Directed
History Elective Total Credits 71
Vincennes University Partnerships to Produce
More Graduates
  • VU and the University of Indianapolis (UIndy)
    jointly announced a cooperative partnership in
  • Partnering with Purdue University to provide
    knowledge needed in business and industry.

Vincennes University The Institutions
  • Indianas future growth depends on all
    educational institutions coming together to
    provide for educational opportunities for the
    workforce throughout the state.
  • VU also views logistics broadly. It involves
    everything from the product concept to delivery
    to the customer.

Vincennes University Where Do We Go From Here?
  • Ask support with ICHE.
  • To continue growing VUs Logistics Program, we
    need your help to provide internships
    and develop partnerships to
    recruit students to this promising
  • Im here to invite you to join us
    as partners.
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