FUNDAMENTAL TRANSPORT ECONOMICS

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FUNDAMENTAL TRANSPORT ECONOMICS

Successful logistics management is based on sound development, evaluation and implementation of logistic principles. This short learning programme (SLP) will benefit individuals who:

  • want to upskill themselves in a specific area in the logistics and supply chain industry;
  • want to study but have time constraints; or
  • need to sharpen their workplace skills in a specific area.
IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR ME?
The aim of this SLP is for a student to develop the ability to apply principles of supply and demand tothe transport sector. This short learning programme will suit individuals who want to prepare themselves for a career in the transport sector.
WHAT CAN STUDENTS EXPECT?

After successful completion of this short learning programme, you will be able to:

  • Explain and apply transport economics, management and regulatory concepts and principles
  • Identify and describe the variety of role players in the transport sector and reflect upon the role and/or needs of each
  • Describe the importance and role of the transport industry and the regulation thereof on a macro- and micro-level, particularly with respect to the contribution of transport to the national economy and the relationship between transport facilities, economic growth and development
  • Reflect on the way in which a road transport operation is structured managerially
  • Design a strategic plan to reach objectives for the organisation in a transport environment, and apply this concept in a defined environment
  • Be equipped with knowledge to assist with the assessment of investment opportunities within the transport industry
  • Reflect on the necessity to satisfy client demand and measure performance in the road freight
    operations in this and other respects
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
You must be able to communicate effectively using English in written and/or oral form. There are no further admission requirements for self-enrichment programmes.
DURATION

We offer these programmes as three-day contact sessions or six months distance learning.

OPTION 1:THREE-DAY CONTACT SESSIONS These sessions can be done in-house at a company and allows:

  • Three days of focused contact sessions that offer a compact, yet value-filled approach to the area of learning
  • Flexibility: contact sessions can be offered at your company premises
  • Training from industry experts that includes practical, on-the-job/real-time advice

OPTION 2: SIX MONTHS DISTANCE LEARNING

Once registered for the SLP, students will receive login details to the Student Portal where they can access their material electronically. Study material will also be sent to students and they will be notified of contact sessions where they will interact with facilitators. Students must be able to access the Internet in order to access Moodle, OLG’s online learning platform.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS AND CLIENTS SAY ABOUT US

OLG allowed me to do my best and it has been so worth it at the end of the day as I have achieved my Higher Certificate in Logistics Management..

Shelly-Anne Joshua

Higher Certificate in Logistics Management

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