This course specialises in the logistics and transportation function within a supply chain. It focuses on demand management, customer service, information technology as well as reverse logistics and international logistics. The role of packaging in material handling is also covered.
You will be equipped to run a well-managed supply chain that reduces expenditure and improves customer satisfaction, therefore, contributing to brand image, word-of-mouth marketing, higher sales and profits.
This course contains 9 units and can be completed in 12 weeks at the recommended pace of 8 hours per week:
Unit 1: Introduction to logistics management
Unit 2: Demand and order management
Unit 3: Packaging and materials handling
Unit 4: Logistics information systems
Unit 5: Transportation management
Unit 6: Reverse logistics
Unit 7: Customer service
Unit 8: International logistics
Unit 9: Logistics control
With our structured approach to learning, you can quickly gain valuable knowledge and skills. All courses include onboarding information, video lessons, multiple assessment opportunities, and monthly live Q&A sessions with a subject matter expert.
The course is aimed at individuals that already work within logistics, supply chain, or transportation, as well as those who want to enter this career field. Positions in this field include but are not limited to; Fleet Controller, Logistics Planner, Logistics Controller, Road Haul Accounts Controller, Junior Logistics Administrator, Imports Documentation Administrator, Senior Logistics Supervisor, Logistics Coordinator, Transport Scheduler, Transportation Manager, Logistics Manager, and Regional Transport Manager.
Logistics and Transportation costs have a direct impact on the bottom line. This course aims to build knowledge of principles, concepts, and techniques that underlie the effective management of logistics and transportation in the supply chain.
Knowledge of the management of logistics and transportation can equip junior and middle management employees or those who aspire to move into these positions, with a holistic view of the logistics function enabling individuals to provide their organisation with a competitive advantage.
Our Short Course programmes are offered all year round, making enrolling easy and convenient anytime. Complete our online application form, and await a call from one of our friendly Enrolment Consultants.
At iQ Academy, we offer all our programmes exclusively through online learning. Students must have regular access to a device and a stable internet connection, whether via a mobile device or any other means.
Don’t worry about course materials, as they are all available online and can be downloaded to your smartphone, PC or tablet for offline use. We do not provide printed textbooks. If you prefer printed materials, you can easily download and print them yourself.
Our teaching and learning activities occur 100% online so you can participate in online Q&A sessions and learning activities. If you require more information, please feel free to enquire now.
Our short course programmes are courses that can be completed over several weeks or months, depending on the course you enrol for. Short courses are designed to complement a working professionals lifestyle through flexible distance learning. Assessments are done through the submission of assignments, no exams are required.
Our curricula are developed by industry experts and are internally quality-assured and approved by our Academic Board. Our short courses are institutional programmes and are non-credit bearing. For more information on our institutional registration and accreditation status view our accreditations.
Short courses are typically non-credit-bearing programmes, affording students the opportunity to build their professional credentials without the higher cost and time associated with studying for a university degree or qualification.
There are no written examinations for short courses. As part of your learning, you are encouraged to complete short quizzes throughout each unit, which help you build and test your knowledge. You must complete and submit one formative assessment at the end of each unit. To meet the requirements for a course, you will have to pass the final summative assessment at the end of the course, before you can get certified.
Once you have completed your course, you will get an iQ Academy Short Course Certificate. Your certificate demonstrates that you have acquired industry-relevant skills which can enhance your promotional and employment opportunities. In order to qualify for a certificate you will need to: