Global Logistics Courses

ShippingCollege

Program Description

Global Logistics Courses

ShippingCollege

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

We offer:

- Global Logistics Pilot Certificate Courses

- Global Logistics Diploma Course

More information on these courses is below.

Global Logistics Pilot Certificate Courses

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.
  • Student Forum - A student forum is available online at the e-Campus for discussions, questions and networking with like-minded colleagues

Passing your course

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

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

This is the first Pilot course in the Global Logistics Diploma.

Course Outline

  • Glossary of Industry Terms

2. Logistics and Global Trade Certificate

This is the second of eleven Pilot courses in the Global Logistics Diploma.

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

This is the third of eleven Pilot courses in the Global Logistics Diploma.

Course Outline

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

4. Incoterms Certificate

This is the fourth of eleven Pilot courses in the Global Logistics Diploma.

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

This is the fifth of eleven Pilot courses in the Global Logistics Diploma.

Course Outline

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

6. Logistics in the Economy and Organisation Certificate

This is the sixth of eleven Pilot courses in the Global Logistics Diploma.

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

This is the seventh of eleven Pilot courses in the Global Logistics Diploma.

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

This is the eighth of eleven Pilot courses in the Global Logistics Diploma.

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

This is the ninth of eleven Pilot courses in the Global Logistics Diploma.

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

This is the tenth of eleven Pilot courses in the Global Logistics Diploma.

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

This is the eleventh and final Pilot course in the Global Logistics Diploma.

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

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,
  • Student Forum - A student forum is available online at the e-Campus for discussions, questions and networking with like-minded colleagues.

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.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 20, 2018
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