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We are a global college, therefore, all our courses are online courses

We offer:

- Global Logistics Pilot Certificate Courses - USD70 per certificate course

- Global Logistics Diploma Course - USD540

More information on these courses is below.

Global Logistics Pilot Certificate Courses

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These courses will cover the Global Logistics industry with a particular focus on supply chain and international trade and payments.

Complete all 11 Pilot Certificates and you may write your Global Logistics Diploma.

You may either complete your Diploma as a single course (at a lower cost) or complete the Pilot Certificate courses individually to accumulate all your credits to attain your Diploma over a longer period. If you intend to obtain your Diploma we recommend you attempt the Pilot Certificate courses in the order they are listed below.

Course Requirements

  • English language, all courses are written in English as this is the primary language of global business.
  • Computer, internet connection and printer (should you wish to print the course).
  • A valid e-mail address.
  • Time set aside to study as per the course requirements

Course structure

2 weeks part-time or 4 days full time.

A soft copy of your full course module in a PDF format will be available on the e-campus for you to download. You will then be able to print a hard copy for study purposes if you choose.

  • Final mark = 100%
  • Pass mark = 65%

Learner support

  • Personal e-Tutor - You will be nominated a personal e-Tutor, all communication with your e-Tutor will be done via email. You may contact your e-Tutor at any time regarding your course.

Passing your course

On passing your course you will receive an e-certificate via email.

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Course Objective

With the successful completion of this course you will be able to :

  • Secure a position in the Logistics industry
  • Be eligible for advancement within your company
  • Be confident that you are professionally trained and equipped for the Logistics industry

1. Logistics Terminology Certificate

Course Outline

  • Glossary of Industry Terms

2. Logistics and Global Trade Certificate

Course Outline

  • Origins of Logistics
  • Global Logistics
  • Global Trade Routes
  • International rules and regulations for importing and exporting
  • Importance of Global Trade
  • World Trade Policies

3. International Trade Law and Sales Contracts Certificate

Course Outline

  • What is International Trade
  • Law in International Trade
  • Preparing an International Sales Contract
  • Model Sales Contract

4. Incoterms Certificate

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Incoterms
  • Selecting Terms
  • 2010 revisions
  • Terminology
  • Rules for any Mode or Modes of Transport
  • Rules for Sea and Inland Waterway Transport

5. International Payments Certificate

Course Outline

  • Methods of Payment
  • Documentary Collection
  • Letters of Credit
  • Uniform Customs and Practice (UCP 600)

6. Logistics in the Economy and Organisation Certificate

Course Outline

  • The importance of Logistics
  • The Role of Logistics in the Economy
  • The Role of Logistics in the Organisation
  • Green Logistics
  • Future Challenges and Opportunities for Logistics

7. Importing, Exporting and Transportation Certificate

Course Outline

  • Procedures for Importing and Exporting
  • Transportation
  • Multimodal versus Intermodal
  • Sea Transport
  • Airfreight and Airfreight Terminology
  • Road Transport
  • Rail Transport
  • International Documentation

8. Warehousing and Inventory Management Certificate

Course Outline

  • Warehousing Management
    • Introduction
    • Types of warehouses
    • Location of warehouses
    • Functions of the warehouse
    • Warehouse operations – centralised and decentralised
    • Storage systems
    • Automated storage and retrieval systems
    • The principles and performance measures of material handling systems
    • Materials handling equipment
    • Tracking inventory
  • Inventory Management
    • Introduction
    • Inventory functions
    • Types of inventory
    • Inventory cost
    • Holding inventory
    • Mechanics of inventory control
    • Selective inventory control

9. Purchasing and Materials Flow Management Certificate

Course Outline

  • Purchasing in the Supply Chain
    • Introduction
    • Purchasing Activities
    • Purchasing Research and Planning
    • Purchasing Cost Management
    • Managing Supplier Relationships
  • Materials Management and Control
    • Introduction
    • Packaging
    • Methods of Controlling Stock Levels
    • Movement and Storage of Materials in a Warehouse
    • Material Management Systems
    • Forecasting

10. Management and Control of Logistics Certificate

Course Outline

  • Information Systems for Logistics - Customer Order Cycle, Advanced Order Processing Systems, Inside Sales/Telemarketing, Electronic Data Interchange, Integrated Order Processing and the Company’s Logistics Management Information System, Financial Considerations, Using Logistics Information Systems to Support Time-Based Competition, Decision Support Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, Database Management
  • Logistics Efficiency- Importance of Logistics Efficiency, Types of Logistics Organisational Structures, Decision-Making Strategies in Organising for Logistics
  • Logistics Performance Control - Importance of Accurate Cost Data, Total Cost Analysis, Limitations of Current Profitability Reports, Solving the Problem of Insufficient Cost Data, Cost Justification of Logistics System Changes

11. Supply Chain Management Certificate

Course Outline

  • Supply Chain Management - Why do we need to know about Supply Chain Management?, What do we need to know about Supply Chain Management?, A Channel of Distribution, Why do channels of distribution develop?, Channel structure, Flows in the channel of distribution, Channel design, Considerations of channel design, Channel performance measurement, Processes of Integrated Supply Chain Management, Reengineering process, Implementing Integrated Supply Chain Management
  • Implementing Logistics Strategy - Planning, Corporate Strategy and Logistics Strategy, Organisational Planning Process, Strategic Logistics Plan, Challenges and Issues in Strategic Planning, Obtaining Competitive Advantage through Logistics
  • Supply Chain Security - Definition of Supply Chain Security, Key Initiatives

Global Logistics Diploma Course

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This course will cover the Global Logistics industry with a particular focus on supply chain and international trade and payments.

11 Modules over 6 and half months part-time studies or 6 weeks full-time studies.

  1. Logistics Terminology Certificate
  2. Logistics and Global Trade Certificate
  3. International Trade Law and Sales Contracts Certificate
  4. Incoterms Certificate
  5. International Payments Certificate
  6. Logistics in the Economy and Organisation Certificate
  7. Importing, Exporting and Transportation Certificate
  8. Warehousing and Inventory Management Certificate
  9. Purchasing and Materials Flow Management Certificate
  10. Management and Control of Logistics Certificate
  11. Supply Chain Management Certificate

Part-time studies - where you study part-time in the evenings and on weekends using our online training program.

Full-time studies - when you take time off work to study full time using our online training program.

Course structure

11 Modules over 6 and half month’s part-time or 6 weeks full time.

Recommended study time set aside – we recommend 5 to 7 hours per week for each module/pilot certificate ie the part-time 2-week pilot certificate course will need 10 to 15 hours. The time will vary depending on the students' original knowledge of the course material.

A soft copy of your full course module in a PDF format will be available on the e-campus for you to download. You will then be able to print a hard copy for study purposes if you choose.

Sum total of all your Pilot exams = 40% of your final mark. Two online exams with a time limit will be required to be completed for each module.

Assignment = 20% of your final mark. An assignment at the end of the course is required, the assignment will be sent to you via e-mail and you need to submit this back to your Tutor for grading and feedback.

Final exam = 40% of your final mark. Your final exam will be conducted online with a time limit and will encompass all your course material.

  • Final mark = 100%
  • Pass mark = 65%

Course requirements

  • English language, all courses are written in English as this is the primary language of global business,
  • Computer, internet connection and printer (should you wish to print your course notes),
  • A valid e-mail address and
  • Time set aside to study as per the course requirements.

Learner support

  • Online exams - Each week you will be sent an email notifying you of the exam/s that are due to be completed by you. These exams help you in your studies and keep you on track with the course timetable. They also contribute 40% of your overall course mark,
  • Past exam papers are available for download with your course notes,
  • Personal Course Plan - Your e-Tutor will contact you once a week regarding your course plan and to motivate you to keep on track with your course plan,
  • Personal e-Tutor - You will be nominated a personal e-Tutor, all communication with your e-Tutor will be done via email. You may contact your e-Tutor at any time regarding your course,

Passing your course

On passing your course you will :

  • Be sent an original Diploma via post and
  • A laminated Container Specification Table,
  • Plus a ShippingCollege gift.

Course Objective

With the successful completion of this course you will be able to :

  • Secure a position in the Global Logistics industry,
  • Be eligible for advancement within your company,
  • Be confident that you are professionally trained and equipped for the Logistics industry.

Testimonials

Although I had some knowledge on the subject it was not as comprehensive as now after successfully completed the Global Logistics Diploma with ShippingCollege. The breaking down of the course into certificates and the continuous assessment to consolidate the course contents was very effective. Thanks to my e-tutor your tutorship has been highly appreciated! Global Logistics Diploma - Lucky Martin Jeremy - Juba, South Sudan

The Global Logistics Diploma was the best option for me as I work full time in the pharmaceutical industry. The course material was comprehensive, easy to understand and spread out logically. I highly recommend this course for industry professionals to further their knowledge on logistics. I would like to emphasis how helpful and professional the college's services have been. I have already recommended this college to my colleagues. Global Logistics Diploma - Mark Zammit - Malta

By far one of the most useful courses I have ever attended. Global Logistics Diploma - Reese Goh - Singapore

I was very impressed with this course content it was excellent, I believe everyone in my company should attend it. Global Logistics Diploma - Shane Tillsley - Austria

ShippingCollege is very well organised in providing online studies especially to people who want to apply for different positions globally. My special thanks should go to my e-tutor, for her tireless efforts. Global Logistics Diploma - William Kasenga - Tanzania

My experience at ShippingCollage was a great one. I rose from a level of complete ignorance to that of mastery of the basic knowledge and concepts about Global Logistics. I can describe the course as simplistic and easy to assimilate even for those who have never had any prior knowledge about logistics. I am very thankful for the time effort and supervision my e-tutor gave me throughout my study at ShippingCollege it was a great and knowledge enriching experience for me. Global Logistics Diploma - Ngah Wanneh Mbave - Cameroon

The knowledge that I have gained has tremendously helped me in my field of work and it is something that has given me confidence. My perspective has changed and I now see things differently as I am able to make sound judgement in my decisions. Thank you ShippingCollege. Global Logistics Diploma - Royston Maphewe - Zambia

The course material was up to date with the industry standards and the support was excellent it felt like studying in a classroom. All the modules greatly enriched my confidence. I have been able to apply what I have learnt in my work which has been beneficial to me in my career. In addition the support from the tutors has been incredible which made it easy for me to study. Global Logistics Diploma - Rodney Mwansa - Lusaka, Zambia

I was a complete novice in the Shipping and Fowarding sector before I enrolled with ShippingCollege, I completed the Clearing and Forwarding and Global Logistics Diploma. The course module and outline is simplified in a way that enhances your understanding and assimilation. The tutors are readily available to guide you in areas where you need more explanation. I am now well equipped to play a major and leading role in the Shpping industry. Global Logistics Diploma - Obi Mohanyem - Nigeria

For online studying I would highly recommend ShippingCollege. This college has transformed my career life in the Shipping industry. I have learnt a great deal which will go a long way in enhancing my career. I now stand out amongst my colleges in my company and I feel very confidence after successfully completing my Maritime Shipping Diploma and Global Logistics Diploma. May I thank my e-tutor who guided me throughout my course duration. Thank you ShippingCollege. Global Logistics Diploma - Yusuf Zoza - Kenya

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