Foundation Certificate in Fundamentals of Logistics (FCFL)

Shipping and logistics are dynamic and evolving areas that need to be continuously understood. The disciplines associated with logistics continue to transform the competitive landscape and has become one of the key business drivers. Both the academic and business worlds accept the need to adopt a complete view of shipping and logistics, and consequently, interest in the professional study of shipping and logistics have grown in all private and public sector organizations. This course is designed to give an overview of the basics of shipping and logistics, covering an array of topics ranging from the basics of shipping and logistics operations to concepts such as safety, customer service and documentation. Successfully completing this course would act as a foundation to anyone aspiring to broaden and/or transform career opportunities, and pave the way for further learning intothe logistics industry.

Program Category

Business School


Foundation Certificate in Fundamentals of Logistics


  • Introduction to Shipping and Logistics 
  • International Trade Practices & Payment Methods 
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea – Sea Freight 
  • Carriage of Goods by Air – Air Freight 
  • Sales, Sales Targets & Sales Leads 
  • LCL and MCC Consolidation 
  • Shipping Documentation 
  • 3PL and Warehouse Management 
  • Handling Dangerous & Hazardous Goods 
  • Free Zones & Free Ports 
  • E-commerce and Order Fulfilment 
  • Impact of Technology on Logistics 
  • Express Freight and Courier Operations 
  • End-to-End Logistics Services 
  • International Safety Protocols in Logistics 

Entry Criteria

•  One year experience in logistics and freight forwarding (preferably)
•  Basic English language
•  Computer literate


Registration Fee = MRF 50

MVR 250 per module (Total two installments of each, MVR 2000)

MVR 250 for re-registering to a module

16 Weeks