Logistics Director is a top executive manager. He should be capable of planning, building information flows, managing staff, improving the department quality, managing the document flow, organizing a rational process of product traceability, managing costs, capable of describing business processes and applying them.
Nowadays such well-known experts in the field of logistics, as J. Stock, D. Lambert, M. Christopher and M. Cooper give the following definition of logistics: «Logistics is the part of the supply chain management and is the process of planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services, and related information from point of origin to point of consumption for the purpose of conforming to customer requirements».
Logistics Director should know legislative and regulatory acts, market conditions, methods of demand analysis, concepts of logistics system design, principles of forecasting and production planning, logistics information systems, procedure of formation of agreements and contracts, documentation requirements, as well as concepts of management, marketing, modern business technologies and financial management.
Distance retraining program «Logistics Director» will provide the students with necessary practice-oriented knowledge and skills. Education involves connecting to the range of webinars conducted by Moscow Technological Institute «WTU» and the full support of professional tutors: discussion and review of term papers, conducting electronic seminars, test problem solving.