This degree is offered in three streams namely, Transport, Supply Chain Management and Finance. The course is specially designed considering the students’ future requirements; it ensures competencies of military and non-military students’ fine-tuned knowledge and skills in Logistics Management to serve as future professionals, may it be military officer or civilians. Notably, the specially designed course entails core competencies in leading and managing the most important logistic issues in a critical war stage. while providing non-military students with skills in Logistics Management.
To develop a sound academic background for undergraduates to build confidence in resource utilization and interpersonal relations in a work place by incorporating different aspects of the logistics field.
Structure of the Programme
At the establishment phase of this degree, it was especially designed for military students. This degree paves the path for officer cadets to join executive branches as officers once they have completed their degree programme. At present, this degree is modified with separate modules for day scholars to groom their competencies to serve the industry as professionals in the field. The technical modules help them to improve working skills in technical aspects. The day scholars can gain management skills and focus on general management and operations management as per their wish to pursue their learning and career prospects.
Course Title : BSc in Logistics Management
Abbreviated Title : BSc (LM)
Streams : Suppply Chain Management (SCM), Transport Management (TM), Finance
Duration : 3 yrs.
Medium : English
Opportunities for higher studies for the Logistics Management graduates
BSc in Logistics Management degree programme provides the undergraduate an insight into the theoretical and practical dimensions of organisations and management and the changing external environment in which they operate. By tracing the roots of the subjects in management, and putting that into the context of modern business and current organisations, the undergraduates develop a deep understanding and appreciation of the complexity and diversity of management processes in the competitive environment.
Students acquire a wide-range of transferable skills, including: self-reflection, self-management and self-awareness; critical thinking, problem solving and interpretive skills, and effective written and oral communication. After completion of the BSc in Logistics Management degree the graduates can select any postgraduate programme related to the management field in any recognized university since the degree programme covers many of the management related subject modules.
Graduates are groomed to be compatible with local and foreign job market. The common areas of job specifications may be in human resources management, management consultancy, and start up enterprises, marketing, operations and technology management. Therefore, day scholars focus on a career based in the private sector and the public sector while the graduate officers continue their service in the Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Air force as commissioned officers in their respective executive branches.