Foundation Course

The Foundation course on Multimodal Transport & Logistics is tailored to facilitate an entry into the freight forwarding and logistics industry and is ideal for school leavers wishing to join the industry.The course is conducted in association with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP).
The duration of the programme is 2 months and covers the basics that are essential for beginners joining the industry.

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Module

 01

Globalization, Trade and Transport Linkages.

 02

International Sale Transaction & Documentary Credit Sales

 03

International Commercial Terms

 04

Transport Documents

 05

Plan & Execute an Export Shipment

 06

Evolving role of the Freight Forwarder

 07

Cargo & Cargo Packaging & DG

 08

Multimodal Transport Operations

 09

Unitization of Cargo

 10

Selecting & Assessing the Transport Routes

 11

Introduction to Logistics & Supply Chain Management

 12

The Scope of Liability of the Parties in the Transport Chain

 13

Parties in the Transport Chain & Insurance Cover

 

Foundation Course

Certificate Course in Logistic Services, Freight Forwarding & Multi Modal Transport is designed for professionals with two years of industry experience.This course qualifies the company / student with the requirements stipulated by the Director of Merchant Shipping for the licensing of Freight Forwarders through the Gazette dated 2 August 2011.
The duration of the programme is 4 months and covers key areas to enhance knowledge in logistics by focusing on the theoretical aspects.

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Module

01

Introduction to Freight Forwarders & NVOCC Operators

02

Carriage of Goods by Air

03

Carriage of Goods by Sea

04

Incoterms

05

Documentation

06

International Trade, Finance & Payment Methods

07

Legal aspects of carriage goods by sea, air & land

08

Quality Management- ISO & Other Standards

09

Introduction to Dangerous Goods

10

Multi Modal Transport

11

Introduction to Supply Chain Management

12

Working with Customs & other regulatory bodies

13

Marketing in logistics

14

Business Communication

15

E-Commerce-Introduction to industry related E-Commerce

16

Project cargo handling

 

The FIATA International Diploma is a globally recognized Diploma designed for professionals in a managerial level position within the freight forwarding and logistics industry. The duration of the programme is 2 years.

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Module

 01

 Introduction to Freight Forwarding

 02

 Sea Transport (general)

 03

 Maritime Containers

 04

 Multimodal Transport

 05

 Air Transport

 06

 Road Transport

 07

 Rail Transport

 08

 National / International Carriage by Inland Waterway

 09

 Customs Procedures

 10

 Logistics

 11

 Insurance

 12

 Dangerous Goods

 13

 Safety and Security

 14

 Information & Communication Technologies in Forwarding