MPSM in Transportation & Logistics

Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management
In Kolkata

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  • Master
  • Kolkata
  • Duration:
    2 Years

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Management House College Square West, 700073, West Bengal, India
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Course programme

ransport and distribution are of crucial importance to our economy and society, and is being brought sharper into focus with issues such as congestion and public transport in the news virtually every day. Logistics occurs in all industries and, by its very nature, is the key to their efficiency and effectiveness. Logistics is concerned with the flow of materials in the supply chain, from source through the total industrial process to the customer, and then on to disposal or re-use/re-cycling. By coordinating all resources, logistics ensures that service levels are acceptable to customers. Thus, our Master Degree course on Transportation & Logistic Management under Public Systems Management highlights the economic, operational, societal and environmental issues related to the transport and distribution industries. Consequently there are excellent career prospects for Transportation & Logistics professionals. Coupled with a detailed knowledge and understanding of the transport and distribution industries, students will gain the professional, academic and management skills necessary to enter any sector of the industry, and to move between sector of the industry, and to move between sectors during student's career. Student's management skills will also prepare student for a large number of alternative graduate jobs. The breadth and depth of our PG Degree course will give you a head start in your chosen career. Our course will also provide you with a detailed understanding and knowledge of logistics and its place in all types of industries. The range of professional and general management skills you will develop will be invaluable for careers in logistics and many other areas of graduate employment. You will examine all aspects of logistics, covering the whole spectrum of the ‘supply chain’. You will achieve this through studying human resource management, financial management, systems analysis and information technology.

This program is designed as a PG Degree course, using examples, illustrations and case studies from the transport and distribution industries. Student's studies will incorporate all the relevant management skills, accounting, marketing, human resources and operations management. All are set within the context of the transport related industries, including passenger and freight modes. Student's business skills will also be enhanced by courses such as economics, data analysis, operations research, computing and information management.

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