Online Diploma in International Transport

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Professional Diploma in International Transport (Online, 30 ECTS, Master in International Business in English)

The objective of the Online Professional Diploma in International Transport taught by EENI Business School & HA Independent University is to provide all the knowledge, tools and techniques necessary to manage all the aspects related to the International Transport of a company (exporter or importer): international transport documents (AWB, Bill of Lading...), different types of transport (air, maritime, multimodal, rail, road), containerisation, safe stowage of goods, the main international transport conventions (CIM, CMR, Rotterdam, Hamburg, COTIF), the role of the main organisations (IMO, FIATA, IATA, ICAO, IRU, OTIF), calculation of the logistics costs, etc.

Six modules compose the Professional Diploma in International Transport:

Course Master: International Transport and Logistics

  1. Introduction to International Transport and Logistics (5 ECTS, PDF)
  2. Maritime Transport (5 ECTS, PDF)
  3. Road Transport (10 ECTS, PDF)
  4. Rail Transport (5 ECTS, PDF)
  5. Air Transport (4 ECTS, PDF)
  6. Multimodal transport (5 ECTS, PDF)

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  1. Credits of the Professional Diploma in International Transport: 30 ECTS
  2. Total Tuition Fees: 720 Euros (Pricing Policy)
  3. Financing
  4. Duration: 6 months
  5. Download the syllabus (PDF) of the Professional Diploma
  6. Students can begin the course when he/she wishes (open enrolment) and from any place in the world
  7. Requires an average dedication of 12 hours per week
  8. Area of Knowledge: International Transport and Logistics

Course materials are available in Master in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Diplôme en transport international Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Diploma en Transporte Internacional Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Curso de especialização em Transporte Internacional. The student has free access to the course materials in these languages (free multilingual training).

Aimed at: all those who wish to specialise in the international transport applied to the foreign trade. No previous experience or knowledge of the international transport is necessary, but the knowledge of the foreign trade (Incoterms, Customs...) is recommended.

The students who complete all the exercises will obtain the “Professional Diploma in International Transport” issued by EENI Business School & HA Independent University.

Oussama Bouaziz (Tunisia) Master and Doctorate in International Business EENI

Graduate students in this Diploma taught by EENI Business School & HA University, will be able to access the Master in International Transport applied to the foreign trade and the Professional Doctorate in International Transport and Logistics validating the subjects already studied in this program.

Subjects of the Professional Diploma in International Transport

1- Introduction to International Transport (5 ECTS)

  1. International Logistics and foreign trade
  2. International transport chain
  3. Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)
  4. Selecting a mode of International Transport
  5. Costs and insurance of the International Transport
  6. Transport Documents related to the foreign trade
  7. Export Packaging
  8. Containers and international transport
    1. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC)
    2. International Convention for Safe Containers
    3. Convention Relating to Temporary Admission
  9. International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)
    1. Negotiable Combined Transport Bill of Lading (FIATA FBL)
    2. Electronic FIATA Bill of Lading
    3. Non-negotiable FIATA Multimodal Transport Waybill (FIATA FWB)
    4. Warehouse Receipt (FIATA FWR)
    5. Forwarders Certificate of Receipt (FIATA FCR)
    6. Forwarders Certificate of Transport (FIATA FCT)
  10. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
    1. United Nations Convention on the Liability of Operators of Transport Terminals in International Trade

International Convention for Safe Containers (CSC) Course

The objectives of the subject “Introduction to International Transport and Logistics” are:

  1. To have a global vision of the logistics and the international transport applied to the foreign trade
  2. To understand the functioning of the global transport chain
  3. To know the different techniques of export packaging and the importance of the containers
  4. To understand the basic concepts related to the documents, costs and insurance of the International Transport
  5. To analyse the main documents of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)

2- Maritime Transport (5 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to the International Maritime Transport
  2. International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
  3. International Chamber of Shipping
  4. Analysis of the International Maritime Trade
  5. Main ports of the world
  6. Regular lines and charters
  7. Maritime Transport Agents
  8. Bill of Lading (B/L)
  9. Electronic FIATA Bill of Lading (eFBL Bill of Lading)
  10. Maritime Transport Costs (freight). Insurance
  11. Legislation related to the International Maritime Transport
    1. Rotterdam Rules
    2. Hamburg Rules

International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Course

The objectives of the subject “International Maritime Transport” are the following:

  1. To understand the importance of the Maritime Transport in the foreign trade
  2. To know the key concepts related to the Marine Transport of goods and containers (freight, safety, stowage, risks, insurances...)
  3. To understand the functioning of the international maritime transport
  4. To know the key players and the market of the Maritime Transport of goods
  5. To examine the different concepts related to the insurance and the main clauses of the Maritime Transport.
  6. To analyse the documents related to the Maritime Transport (Bill of Lading) and how to fill them out
  7. To study the main rules and conventions of the maritime cargo transport (Rotterdam, Hamburg, FAL Rules)
  8. To understand the role of the main institutions related to the Maritime Transport: International Maritime Organisation, International Chamber of Shipping, FIATA...

3- International Road Transport (10 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to the International Road Transport
  2. International Road Transport Union (IRU)
  3. TIR Convention
    1. TIR Carnet
  4. Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR)
    1. Consignment Note CMR
  5. Costs and insurance of the Road Transport
  6. International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport
  7. Silk Road

TIR Convention, International road transport, Course

The objectives of the subject “International Road Transport” are the following:

  1. To understand the importance of the Road Transport in the International Trade
  2. To understand the role of the International Road Transport Union
  3. To know the key players and the market of the Road Transport
  4. To learn the key concepts related to the Transport of Goods by road (cost, insurances, risks...)
  5. To analyse the documents related to the International Road Transport (Consignment Note CMR, e-CMR) and how to fill them out
  6. To study the main Conventions (CMR, TIR) related to the Road Transport of goods
  7. To know how to stow safely a load to be transported by a lorry

4- Rail Transport (5 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to the International Rail Transport
  2. International Rail Transport Law
    1. International Rail Transport Committee(CIT)
  3. International Union of Railways (UIC)
  4. Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF). COTIF Convention
  5. Organisation for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD)
  6. Costs and insurance of the Rail Transport
  7. Rail Transport Consignment Note
  8. Economy and railway operations
  9. Rail transport in Africa

International Rail Transport Law (Course Master)

The objectives of the subject “International Rail Transport” are the following:

  1. To understand the importance of the Rail Transport in the International Trade
  2. To understand the role of the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) and the International Rail Transport Committee(CIT)
  3. To understand the pillars of the International Rail Transport Law
  4. To know the key players and concepts of the International Rail transport
  5. To analyse the documents related to the Rail Transport (CIM Consignment Note) and how to fill them out
  6. To study the main conventions related to the Rail Transport of goods (COTIF Convention, CIM Convention, OSJD)

5- Air Transport (4 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to the International Air Transport
  2. International Air Transport Association (IATA). e-AWB.
  3. International Civil Aviation Organisation (OACI). Chicago Convention
  4. Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air
  5. Loading devices for the Air Transport
  6. Insurance and costs of the International Air Transport
  7. AWB Document (Air Waybill)
  8. Main airports of the world
  9. The global air transport market

General Air Cargo Documents Flow (OACI) Course

The objectives of the subject “International Air Transport” are the following:

  1. To understand the importance of the Air Transport in the International Trade
  2. To learn about the role of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (OACI) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  3. To understand the global air cargo supply chain
  4. To analyse the documentary flow and documents related to the Air Cargo Transport (Air Waybill, e-AWB) and how to fill them out
  5. To study the main Conventions related to the International Air Transport
  6. To know the global situation of the International Air Transport

6- Multimodal transport (5 ECTS)

  1. Introduction to the Multimodal / Combined Transport
  2. Insurance and costs of the Multimodal Transport
  3. Intermodal Loading Units (ILU)
  4. Combined Transport Bill of Lading (CTBL) of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)
  5. United Nations Convention on International Multimodal Transport of Goods (Geneva, 1980)
  6. United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (Rotterdam Rules)
  7. Combined Transport Road-Rail
  8. Intermodal Transport Chain
  9. Multimodal Transport Operator

Road-Rail Combined Transport, Course

The objectives of the subject “Multimodal Transport” are the following:

  1. To understand the importance of the Multimodal Transport in the International Trade
  2. To learn the key concepts related to the Multimodal transport (Intermodal Transport Units, Multimodal Transport Operator, cost, insurance...)
  3. To understand the role of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)
  4. To analyse the multimodal transport chain
  5. To analyse the documents related to the Multimodal transport of goods (Combined Transport Bill of Lading)
  6. To know the features of the Combined Transport Road-Rail
  7. To study the main Conventions related to the Multimodal transport

Online Enrolment Procedure (continuous):

Online Course enrolment procedure, EENI

  1. Methodology: e-learning/Distance Learning
  2. Application of the case method

Advantages EENI Business School & HA University

The subjects del “Professional Diploma in International Transport” are part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:

  1. Masters: international transport, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: International Transport and Logistics, Global Trade

The students who have approved this Diploma can validate them and register for a Master or Doctorate at EENI Business School & HA University.

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