Transport and Logistics

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to train experts in the organization and management of logistics and transport in the local, regional and international markets, taking into account the complementary modes of transport and sustainable development. They will in this exercise have to master foreign languages, communication and negotiation techniques, management techniques, and optimizing flow of goods, management of warehouses, and the exploitation of urban transport network.

After successfully completing this course, students should be competent in:

General skills

  •  Have knowledge of the social and national, regional and international economic environment;
  •  Be rigorous in the organization of work, be proactive and creative;
  • Have knowledge of foreign languages (English and French);
  • Can negotiate sales and after sales agreements.

Specific Skills

    • Ensure the piloting of a logistics chain;
    • Know a wide range of techniques linked to the use of the logistics chain (storage, handling, workflow, transport, etc);
    • Facilitate and coordinate exchange between the internal stakeholders of the enterprise;
    • Contribute to the rapid resolution of problems between suppliers and customers;
    • Manage change and promote solutions necessary for the adhesion of partners;
    • Have knowledge of marketing so as to identify the expectations of customers and strike a compromise between efficiency and quality in a context of competition;
    • Conceive adaptable structures, permanently interacting with the multiple environmental components;
    • Practice methods which are flexible and rational, to materialize the action and permit the regulation of flows through the development of a logistics system and good information networks;

General Skills

    • – Have knowledge of the social and national, regional and international economic environment;
    • – Be rigorous in the organization of work, be proactive and creative;
    • – Have knowledge of foreign languages (English and French);
    • – Can negotiate sales and after sales agreements.

Specific Skills

Ensure the piloting of a logistics chain;

    • Know a wide range of techniques linked to the use of the logistics chain (storage, handling, workflow, transport, etc);
    • Facilitate and coordinate exchange between the internal stakeholders of the enterprise;
    • Contribute to the rapid resolution of problems between suppliers and customers;
    • Manage change and promote solutions necessary for the adhesion of partners;
    • Have knowledge of marketing so as to identify the expectations of customers and strike a compromise between efficiency and quality in a context of competition;
    • Conceive adaptable structures, permanently interacting with the multiple environmental components;
    • Practice methods which are flexible and rational, to materialize the action and permit the regulation of flows through the development of a logistics system and good information networks;
    • Have knowledge in accounting and finance management as well as management control (more centred on tools for rapid control of the accounting methods);
    • Know the tools necessary for optimizing quality and security of physical and information flows;
    • Provide for performing alternatives in case of disruption of the current flows;
    • Be capable of using specific software, contribute in making a choice for the enterprise and facilitate their use;

Employment opportunities

    • Manager of transport units;
    • Inventory Manager;
    • Warehouse Manager;
    • Stock Control and Store Keeper;
    • Purchasing Manager;
    • Logistics Engineer;
    • Supply Chain Manager;
    • International Logistics Manager;
    • Analyst;
    • Logistics Consultant;
    • Transport and logistics service provider;
    • Authorized customs agent;
    • Controller of SGS;
    • Import and Export Agent
    • Intermediate staff members of the Maritime Administration
    • Port Officials/Administrators – Shipping Line Personnel
    • Shipping Agency Personnel
    • Maritime Controllers
    • Ship Brokers
    • Customs Brokers
    • Consolidators
    • Maritime/Shipping Teachers
    • Marine Insurance Officials/Personnel
    • Customs Officials
    • Logistics Officers
    • Transport Officers
    • Supply-chain Officers
    • Commercial Managers
    • Freight Managers
    • Delivery Officers
    • Terminal Operator