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Intensive Educational Program in Advanced Logistics


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A Great Opportunity for engineering students and their curriculum to experiment in the new millenium Transatlantic Experiences in Enterprises and Universities working on Projects in World-Wide Distributed Teams focusing on the Advances in Modeling & Simulation for Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

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Stages Structure and Contents


Iepal educational program includes a stage in a US university , an industrial stage  stage in US enterprise, an industrial stage in an EU enterprise . The  courses will be focused on the most new model and technique of logistics,like web-technologies applied to Supply Chain Management, Shipping System,Inventory Management and Networking. The didactic structure will be :each stage will last 3 week (30 hours of lecturing, 30 of class exercises or visiting activity).

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International Experiance


Iepal will be un unique occasion to live an academic & industrial training, to compare European and US way of living and working. A goal of this project will be the integration & exchange of different culture, the application of Web instrument and mobility to learn to cooperate.  You will have the opportunity to visit,Italian and French  Riviera, Venice,Mittle Europe, New England, Florida, and East Coast.


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The travel , and accommodation expenses will be supported by Iepal organization. Each mobile student will be supported  and co-ordinate  by a local tutor or facilitator.


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Scheduling:2002 Program:


First UE Stage  : May - June (Magdeburg University, Germany)

Second UE Stage: July - July(DIP, Italy)

First US Stage : September (UCF FL, USA)

First Industrial US Stage : September -October (Orlando FL, USA)

First Industrial UE Stage: June-July(CFLI Italy)


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Industrial Cases:Joining Enterprises Reality


All kind s of enterprise are in need of :

  • people able to integrate fundamentals provided during normal studies with new technologies like Modeling & Simulation, Networking, E-Commerce;
  • of individuals with international experiences, able to travel, cooperate,adapting to foreing point of view.


IEPAL Answer :   A 3 weeks stage (for each mobile student) including lectures from field expert, visits and Company Presentations, and direct experience in a small but real project to improve a logistics  process in a US company.


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IEPAL involves 6 Universities (3 in Europe and 3 in USA) and 2 Consortiums (1 USA and 1 EU, each one representing over 150 companies interested in logistics


UCF Boston College Stevens Institute CFLI
Marseille University Magdeburg University DIP-Genoa NCS


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How to participate


The modules are structure and built for engineering students and MBA, especially for Management and mechanical courses. To participate you will have to ask your local Iepal coordinator or sed us a mail partecipating toIEPAL Questionnaire . Please perticipate to IEPAL Questionnaire, to give us your impression about this Project .

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