Executive Certificate in Freight Management Course

1½ Months Part Time

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Executive Certificate in Freight Management

Course Objective

This Executive Certificate course equips students with the knowledge and practices of managing freight operations in an organisation.

This specialised course comprises TWO modules: an online module on Transportation for Integrated Logistics (TIL) and a Skills Project on Freight Management.

The TIL module covers key topics on management of freight and carrier, import and export procedural requirements, and Incoterms. The Skills Project requires students to apply the online knowledge gained on TIL and work on a project for effective freight management of an organisation.

Topics for TIL Module

1. Freight Management and Documentation

2. Transport Efficiency & Carrier Management

3. Import Regulations and Documentation

4. Export Procedures and Operations

5. FTA, Trade Liabilities, and Incoterm

Course Duration & Frequency

This part-time course can be completed within six weeks, comprising 18 contact hours and about 18 non-contact hours. The course is intensive and requires students to attend class sessions once a week.

Faculty & Mode of Delivery

This course incorporates a blended learning mode, where students will attend classes and undertake online learning through pre-recorded videos. Our faculty comprises highly experienced practitioners with post-graduate academic and professional qualifications.

The delivery mode for TIL module is online learning. The Skills Project module is facilitated through the class sessions and conducted in phases where students are guided to work on an approved project until completion. Students are expected to make use of relevant websites for the purposes of learning and working on the project.

Admission Criteria

An applicant must be at least 21 years old, and have at least 1 year of relevant work experience. Those who do not meet the criteria but have at least 3 years of work experience can be considered on a case-by-case basis subject to review by the Academic Board.