Thursday, February 24, 2011

Full Training For Logistics And Supply Chain Professionals

Summer School Offers Comprehensive Instruction
Shipping News Feature

GERMANY – Anything which bears the name of entrepreneur Klaus-Michael Kühne is bound to be taken seriously by freight professionals. Now the Kühne Logistics University, named in his honour, is hosting the international summer school “Logistics & Supply Chain Management”. The twelve-day executive education programme, which comprises eight compact modules all taught in English, gives participants a comprehensive understanding of logistics and supply chain processes and is aimed at executives from the fields of logistics, commerce and industry as well as from the service industries.

The summer school will be organised in conjunction with Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business and headed by Professor Douglas Lambert, recent studies rate Fisher as one of America’s top ten business schools for logistics education. The Kühne Logistics University is based in the HafenCity docklands area of Hamburg and is an independent private university sponsored by the not-for-profit Kühne-Stiftung (Foundation).

Once fully established the school’s 21 designated professorships will ensure all key research areas in the fields of logistics, transport and corporate management are represented and offer an unrivalled concentration of teaching and research expertise in logistics and corporate management.

For application forms and more details on the course content and agenda click HERE or email No previous academic qualifications are required and participants will receive a certificate of study upon completion. The international summer school is supported by network partners the AGA Unternehmensverband (employers’ association) and the Logistics Initiative Hamburg. The fees are set at 5,000 euros per person.