Applying the LEGOstics concept in formal education at Technical University of Cartagena
The LEGOstics training programs are under continuous development in Industrial Management Laboratory at UPCT (Spain), working together with Szabó-Szoba R&D Laboratory at Széchenyi University (Gyӧr, Hungary). The main purpose of these innovative simulation projects is to construct special real-life environments for modeling logistics systems and phenomena (the nature of product and information flow in a supply chain, the meaning of delivery in time shipments, material handling and order picking processes of a warehouse or a factory, flexible manufacturing, work-in-process inventory management, lean thinking, etc). During the learning-by-doing LEGOstics trainings participants can get practical knowledge and develop many innovative skills to be able to construct, design and re-engineer sustainable and efficient logistics processes, and feel the responsibility of making decisions. In our paper we present how we implemented LEGOstics concept into the formal education focusing on the experiences we got during 2011–2013 at Technical University of Cartagena (Spain).
KeywordsLogistic processes simulation Learning-by-doing LEGOstics
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