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What are the different courses offered in transport management and the top colleges to pursue them?

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With the advent of e-commerce and other related industries, transport management has become an important aspect. Supply chain and logistic form a critical part of any business thereby forming the front and back end of the value chain. So, it’s critical to choose manpower that can manage supply chain with efficiency as well as handle customer from the front. The various aspects like- warehousing, demand forecasting, procurement, supplier relationship management, decision inventory management, supply chain analytics, supply chain benchmarking etc. has to be achieved by efficient brains.

Transport management course is generally taught either as MBA transport management or distance education. However, there are some benefits of acquiring MBA course compared to others.

  • Courses in accounting, finance, and marketing have become much common and have reached the point of saturation. Therefore transport management is quite unique.
  • It’s a special specialization stream in MBA; the first year being quite like other courses but the second year makes the difference.
  • There is a great demand in companies looking out for people mastering the art of transport and logistics; to fill in this demand, this course deserves special mention.
  • MBA always has special techniques that will boost any business.
  • This helps to boost strategy needs for a particular situation.

Read also: What are transport management and the career scope for the aspirants?

The various course in MBA taught which deserve special mention are:

  1. Indian Institute of materials management offers Post graduate diploma in supply chain management, 2-years full-time course.
  2. Indian Institute of Materials management offers Post graduate diploma in logistics management, 2-years full-time course.
  3. Institute of Logistics and Aviation management (India) offers Post graduate diploma in Logistics and supply chain management, 2-years full-time course.
  4. XLRI Jamshedpur offers Post graduate diploma in Transport and Logistics management, 2-years full-time course.
  5. The school of Business Logistics offers MBA in shipping and Logistics, it’s a 2-year full-time course.
  6. The school of business logistics offers MBA in shipping and logistics, a 2-year full-time course.
  7. Indian institute of logistics offers MBA is logistics and shipping, logistics and port management, logistics and International transport, 2-years full-time course.
  8. Asian school of business management offers post graduate diploma in logistics management and supply chain management, 2-years full-time course.
  9. University of petroleum and energy studies offers MBA in logistics management and supply chain management, 2-years full-time course
  10. Institute of supply chain management post graduate certificate course in supply chain management, 1-year full-time course.
  11. PERF India institute of management offers MBA in supply chain management, 2 years full-time course.
  12. VELS University offers MBA in logistic management and supply chain management, 2-years full-time course.
  13. Global school of foreign trade offers MBA in supply chain and logistics management, 2-years full-time course.
  14. Indian institute of social welfare and business management (IISWBM) offers post graduate diploma in transport management, 2-years full-time course.
  15. CILT certificate course in logistics and transport,
  16. 1-year course,
  17. Advanced certificate course in shipping and logistic, 8 months course
  18. CILT diploma in logistics and transport course, 1-year course.

Read also: What are the challenges ahead and the rewards to the transport management professionals?

Apart from these distance education is offered by the following universities in transport and logistics management.

  1. Kalinga university ( 1-year course in supply chain management)
  2. MKU university ( 1-year certificate course in logistic management)
  3. Jaipur national university ( 1-year course in shipping and logistics)
  4. NIMS university ( 2-year course in transport management)
  5. Integral university ( 1-year course in logistics and supply chain management)
  6. Himalaya university ( 1-year course in supply chain management)
  7. Periyar university ( 1-year course in sea logistics management)
  8. Subharti university ( 1-year course in nautical management)

The fee for distance education is much lower than that of regular courses. There are certain benefits of distance education.

  • Healthy interplay with students and networking facilities
  • Virtual specialist assistance
  • Video material is provided to our students as per university regulations
  • Unified curriculum especially for students
  • Infrequent residency experiences
  • Providing e- library and study material support
  • Mobile and social media support compliant
  • Special classes held online according to university rules
  • Online mock examinations are conducted
  • Examination results are given online with an explanation.

The various subjects that are taught are- cargo management, distribution and logistics, freight forwarding, marine transportation, public transport, road transport, warehousing and reverse logistics.

Read also: What are the companies that absorb transport management professionals and what are the remuneration packages offered by them?

The main criteria are that a student needs to secure at least 45% in graduation. Transport management as a career prospect had come up in the curriculum in this millennium and is gaining roots. After all, the companies did understand the need for logistics and transport management experts. No company can do well without logistics support. A developed world cannot prosper without planned logistics. In fact, an aspirant can aspire for masters in transport management after having some practical experience in the job, that’s always a value addition to the career.

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