What is Transport Management and Logistics?
Transport Management oversees the development and maintenance of transportation systems. The shipping business is an important and exciting new major. This major serves in spreading the shipping business among the new generation. It also helps in bridging the gap in Industry needs.
Why is it important?
Shipping has become a key economic sector and the most important factor in international commerce. In Lebanon and abroad, it has become hard to find qualified workers in the field of transportation.
Work opportunities are plenty, while, the industry needs are growing. Transport is important since it enables trade between people, which in turn establishes civilization.
What are the benefits of enrolling in this major at AUT?
AUT has teamed up with the 3rd largest shipping company in the world, (CMA CGM) and with the most prestigious university in the field of maritime economics, (ERASMUS UNIVERSITY ROTTERDAM) in Netherlands order to offer our students a high-quality up-to-date program and for internship full-time opportunities. In addition, collaboration with the top Arab university in the field of transport, the (Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport)(Alexandria, Egypt) allows for groups of students to spend short residencies in Alexandria for short intensive courses and make use of their state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment.
Students also benefit from top international experts in the field who come for intensive teaching periods at AUT. Among them are Dr. Hercules Haralambides, Dr. Michele Acciaro and many more. Field trips to ports, airports and shipping agencies in Lebanon are also part of the curriculum and prepare students for success in their professional lives.
What kind of courses do I take in this Undergraduate program?
- Transport Economics
- Ports Management and Economics
- Supply Chain Management
- Marine Technology
- Shipping Economics
- Maritime law
Does the program include professional certifications?
Yes. Students earn up to three international certifications along the way which make them more competitive in the job market.
Where can I be employed once I graduate?
Our students of each graduating class will have the chance to be recruited by CMA CGM and Net Logistics, Sky Net, TNT courier.
Hiring graduates may also be done by other shipping companies (air, rail, road, cable pipeline, and space), and by related import/export and transport enterprises. Insurance, storage packaging
What is Transport Management?
Transport Management systems required to get a product from the source to the place of delivery and end user.
Logistics requires a significant amount of detail to arrange, prepare a release, track, resolve and deliver a product.
About the School
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