Shipping refers to physical process of transporting goods and cargo. In broader sense shipping can be associated with Logistics which refers to flow of goods, information and other resources, including energy and people, between the point of origin and the point of consumption. Thus shipping and logistics combinely include all aspects of transportation, storage and packaging of goods and commodities. Despite the many variables in shipped products and locations, there are only three basic types of shipments: land, air, and sea. Quantum growth in inter-regional and intra-regional trade has made shipping and logistics industries a favoured place for the new generation. With increasing complexity qualified professionals are required to manage shipping and port industries across the globe.
Vidyabharathi Pioneers in offering Logistics courses since last 10 years formulated several programs to create a pool of talented logisticians to meet the growing demand in the sector. The Institute is promoted by the Falcon Infrastructures, the largest logistic integrated hub in the state. The Falcon group supports the Institute with training and placement.
The major logistics courses the Institute was offering are Diploma and PG Diploma in Logistics, MBA in Logistics and SCM with collaborative programs offered by CII Institute of Logistics, KITCO-ASSOCHEM CONSORTIUM, MAERSK etc. The Institute is the authorized study centre of Bharathiar University for offering MBA and presently BBA in International Shipping and cargo Logistics. The courses and the curriculum are well accepted by the industry and the students have been gainfully placed and the Institute has the history of achieving 100% placement.
Shipping and Port Managers can find suitable employment opportunities in government departments like Railways and Defense. PSUs like Shipping Corporation and other agencies in the field of logistics and shipping are favoured place for shipping managers. However, working with private logistics and shipping companies are the best option available to shipping and port managers. These professional also can work with private packer and movers and transporters. Heavy industries dealing with high volume of inflow and outflow of goods and commodities also require logistics managers to ensure smooth and in-time supply. Besides, opportunities are also available with organizations specializing in cargo handling.
BBA in Shipping and Logistics Management course is one such industry/sector-specific management education course. This course focuses on two sectors- shipping and logistics management.
Shipping sector plays an important role in transporting goods from one place to another. Shipping industry is an integral part of logistics operations taking place around the world.
BBA in Shipping and Logistics Management course has been designed to meet the requirements of the shipping, logistics and supply chain management sectors. The main aim of this course is to churn out skilled management professionals who are capable of managing logistic operations and organizations.
Graduates may find a job in the following work setups –
- Shipping Companies
- Ports and Harbors
- Consultation Agencies
- MNCs and Business Houses
- Import-Export Firms
- Logistics Companies
Bharathiar University BBA Program In International Shipping and Cargo Logistics
- 1st Year
- Language 1 & 11
- Management Process
- Accounting for Managers
- I Mathematics for Managers
- 2nd Year
- Organizational Behavior
- International Strategic Management
- Introduction to Logistics Management
- Inventory Management
- Supply Chain Management
- 3 rd Year
- Principles of Logistics Information
- Foreign Trade Procedure and Documentation
- Air Cargo Logistics Management
- Shipping and Ocean Freight Logistics Management
- Domestic Logistics
Eligibility: Plus Two or Equivalent Duration: Three Years
Non semester, Annual Examination.