The logistics industry is an important driver of economic growth and development. It is being brought sharper into focus with Mauritius’s aim to become a maritime hub, an air hub and the modernisation of inland transport system. This programme will equip students with logistics and transport management techniques and provide them with a wide understanding of how organisations incorporate and manage these functions. Students will also be taught key practical skills in the specialist subject areas required for a career in business, purchasing and supply chain management. In short the programme equips students with tools and techniques to manage the value chain. The component of work placement has been incorporated to allow students to gain hands on experience in the industry and at the same time identify an area of interest to write their dissertation.
Logistics is a booming industry, full of opportunity and growth. With globalization making even the furthest reaches of the globe more and more connected, now is a great time to be looking into the field of logistics. Jobs in the field of logistics and supply chain management include logistics manager, integrated programs director, supply chain director, inventory manager, supply chain planning manager, and other specified careers.