Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Program

Our program aims to produce graduates with leadership skills who are equipped with the following competences:

1)    The ability to use modern logistics knowledge, methodologies, and tools to formulate logistics strategies and deploy logistics policies in order to enhance corporate performance

2)    The ability to think critically, diagnose logistics problems, formulate innovative solutions, make effective logistics decisions and develop and manage logistics projects

3)    The ability to adapt to change in a rapidly-evolving global environment

4)    The potential for academic research and knowledge creation should one desire to continue to undertake graduate level studies
In addition to providing a world-class international logistics management education, through close interaction and collaboration between faculty, business and industry, and professional, civic and governmental organizations, our program is designed to nurture our students to become contributing members of their team, organization and society by bolstering:

5)    Competence in written and oral communication in English and Turkish

6)    Cultural appreciation and respect for diversity  

7)    A strong sense of personal integrity, professional ethics, active citizenship and social responsibility

8)    An appreciation and motivation for the lifelong learning process and the ability to assess and improve their personal development

Graduates of the Undergraduate International Logistics Management Program should: 

1) Understand the essential body of knowledge in the International Logistics Management discipline (supply chain design and planning, procurement, manufacturing, materials management, warehousing and transportation, sales and distribution, strategic alliances, risk management, and performance measurement). 

2) Be able to formulate effective supply chain and logistics strategies, make effective logistics decisions, and design supply chain and logistics networks to support the corporate mission and business objectives. 

3) Be able to identify the uncertainties and risks that surround the processes of material and information flows within the supply chain, and propose measures to mitigate these risks. 

4) Be able to critically evaluate the empirical applications of logistics and supply chain management and diagnose logistics and supply chain management problems. 

5) Be able to formulate innovative solutions to logistics and supply chain problems to improve business performance. 

6) Be able to classify the main actors, challenges and dynamics of the international supply chain and logistics environment. 

7) Have the awareness and understanding of the legal framework, and the national and international rules and regulations that shape the boundaries of international logistics. 

8) Be able to select and effectively utilize available resources to collect and analyze data, and draw appropriate conclusions from their research. 

9) Be able to appreciate and recognize contributions of individuals from diverse backgrounds, and effectively communicate and positively contribute as a team leader or member. 

10) Be able to use common computer technologies employed in supply chain and logistics management. 

11) Understand the importance of adaptability and the need to manage change in a complex, rapidly evolving global business environment. 

12) Be able to effectively communicate in writing or orally with individuals from diverse backgrounds in English and Turkish. 

13) Demonstrate awareness and understanding of the ethical standards and social responsibility in the international logistics management profession. 

14) Understand the importance of self-assessment and life-long learning in order to maintain personal and professional development.