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Short Learning Programme

Fundamental Transport Economics

NQF Level: 5
Successful logistics and supply chain management is based on sound development, evaluation and implementation of logistic and supply chain principles.
The aim of this SLP is for a student to develop the ability to apply principles of supply and demand to the transport sector. This short learning programme will suit individuals who want to prepare themselves for a career in the transport sector.
Course Outcomes

After successful completion of this short learning programme, you will be able to:

  • Explain and apply transport economics, management and regulatory concepts and principles
  • Identify and describe the variety of role players in the transport sector and reflect upon the role and/or needs of each
  • Describe the importance and role of the transport industry and the regulation thereof on a macro- and micro-level, particularly with respect to the contribution of transport to the national economy and the relationship between transport facilities, economic growth and development
  • Reflect on the way in which a road transport operation is structured managerially
  • Design a strategic plan to reach objectives for the organisation in a transport environment, and apply this concept in a defined environment
  • Be equipped with knowledge to assist with the assessment of investment opportunities within the transport industry
  • Reflect on the necessity to satisfy client demand and measure performance in the road freight operations in this and other respects
Duration
3 days or 6 months
Admission Requirements
You must be able to communicate effectively using English in written and/or oral form. There are no further admission requirements for self-enrichment programmes

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Please note: Prospective students over 23 years of age who do not meet the minimum requirements could apply to the Registrar for possible admission through Recognition of Prior Learning or gain approval to complete the OLG Higher Education Access Modules

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