International Transport - Master / Doctorate

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Module: “International Transport and Logistics” - Professional Master of Science / Doctorate in International Business (e-learning)

The module “International Transport and Logistics” (34 ECTS) is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA Independent University:

  1. Professional Master of Science (MSc) in International Business (eLearning)
  2. Professional Master in Foreign Trade and Global Marketing
  3. Professional Doctorate in Foreign Trade and International Marketing

The module “International Transport and Logistics” consists of six modules:

Master Business (International Transport)

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

The objective of the module “International Transport and Logistics” is to provide all the knowledge, techniques and tools necessary to manage all issues related to international freight transport:

  1. Different types of transport (air, rail, road, maritime, multimodal)
  2. Role of the main organisations related to international transport (ICAO, IRU, OTIF, UNCTAD, IMO, FIATA, IATA...)
  3. Main conventions of international cargo transport (CIM, CMR, Rotterdam, Hamburg, COTIF)
  4. International transport documents (bill of lading, AWB...)
  5. Containerisation
  6. Stowage of goods
  7. Insurance and freight of international transport
  8. Calculation of logistic costs of export or import operations

In the PDFs you can download the index, structure and objectives of each module

Main subjects of the module on international transport:

Introduction to International Transport and Logistics

  1. Containers and International Transportation
    1. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC)
    2. International Convention for Safe Containers
    3. Convention relating to Temporary Admission
  2. International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)
    1. Negotiable Combined Transport Bill of Lading (FIATA FBL)
    2. Non-negotiable FIATA Multimodal Transport Waybill (FIATA FWB)
    3. Warehouse Receipt (FIATA FWR)
    4. Forwarders Certificate of Receipt (FIATA FCR)
    5. Forwarders Certificate of Transport (FIATA FCT)
    6. Electronic FIATA Bill of Lading (eFBL Bill of Lading)

Maritime transport

  1. International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
  2. Rotterdam Rules
  3. Hamburg Rules
  4. International Chamber of Shipping
  5. Analysis of international maritime trade

Road transport

  1. International Road Transport Union (IRU)
  2. TIR Convention
  3. CMR Convention
  4. International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport
  5. Silk Road

International air transport

  1. International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  2. International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)

Rail transport

  1. International Rail Transport Law
  2. International Union of Railways
  3. Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF). COTIF Convention
  4. Organisation for Cooperation between Railways

Multimodal transport

  1. Road-Rail Combined Transport

African Student, Master International Business

Master in International Business: Globalisation, World's Economic Areas, Foreign Trade, International Transport, International Marketing, Adaptation to student's country (Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe), Thesis, Career Opportunities

Samples of the module “International Transport and Logistics”:

Negotiable Combined Transport Bill of Lading (FIATA FBL), Course

Containers and International Transportation, Course

Analysis of International Maritime Trade, Course

CMR Convention, International road transport

Organisation for Cooperation between Railways (Course)

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