Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of Europe’s leading technical universities and strives to create a lasting value for society through excellence in education and research. Following the same vision, TUM Asia opened its doors in Singapore in 2002 to bring German academic excellence to Asia, and has been conducting Master and Bachelor programmes since then.
To meet the growing demand of trained professionals in the industry, TUM Asia is now offering individual course modules as Professional Certificates in order to meet the needs of the Asian logistics, transport and rail industries.
Learn from recognised experts in the Master of Science in Rail, Transport and Logistics programme, featuring modules from the Logistics specialisation. Upgrade your skills and broaden your network with like-minded students from all around the world.
More information about the full-time Master of Science in Rail, Transport and Logistics programmme can be found here.
Open to individuals and professionals in the fields of Transportation and Railway Engineering as well as individuals and professionals in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Individuals and professionals may select relevant topics beneficial to their area of work for skills training or professional upgrading.
The modules listed are available as short courses for individuals seeking new knowledge in Logistics. Each short course will be recognised as a Professional Certificate which will add value to your career skills and your resume. Dates are also listed below. Attending the written examination is optional for Professional Certificate participants. The participant will be issued a certificate of attendance as long as he/she meets the minimum attendance of 75%.
For the full content description of each available module, click here.
|Module Title and Description||Instructor(s)||Date(s)||Teaching hours|
|Consumer Industry Supply Chain Management
Consumer goods logistics and supply chains, from store to supplier, E-commerce and innovative applications
|Prof. Dr. Christian Kille, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt||1-5 Mar 2021
8-12 Mar 2021
|Decision Support for Logistics Management
Shortest path problem, travelling salesman problem, vehicle routing problem, warehouse location problem
|Prof. Dr. Constantinos Antoniou, Technical University of Munich||TBC (3rd or 4th quarter 2021)
|Design and Application of Material Handling Systems
Load units, storage technology, sortation, robot handling, packing and loading, IT-systems, courier & express
|Dr.-Ing. Roland Johannes Fischer, Fraunhofer||*Not offered for year 2021||45 hours|
|Green Supply Chain and Risk Management
Evolution of green movement, green supply chain planning, green packaging, global and local risk management
|Dr. Hanns Zeltinger, z-consult Pte. Ltd. Singapore||10, 11, 12, 14 May 2021
17-21 May 2021
|Health Care Logistics
Modern hospital management, health care value chain, strategic sourcing and logistics for hospital management
|Prof. Dr. Jörg Schlüchtermann, University of Bayreuth||12-16 Apr 2021
19-23 Apr 2021
Manufacturing industry, SCM driver and global manufacturing, procurement and inbound logistics, production
|Dr. Hanns Zeltinger, z-consult Pte. Ltd. Singapore||TBC (3rd or 4th quarter 2021)
|Introduction to Business Logistics
Megatrends for the future of logistics, footprints of logistics, logistics from “the bottom up”, SC configuration
|Prof. Peter Klaus, D.B.A./Boston Univ.||TBC (3rd or 4th quarter 2021)||45 hours|
|Introduction to Supply Chain Management
The right supply chain for your product, inventory management, global supply chain design, SC coordination
|Prof. Dr. Stefan Minner, School of Management, Technical University of Munich||TBC (3rd or 4th quarter 2021)||45 hours|
|Logistics Service Provider (LSP) Management
Value chain design, LTL, FTL, pick-up and delivery, tracking and tracing, order processing, marketing
|Prof. Peter Klaus, D.B.A./Boston Univ.||26-30 Apr 2021
3-7 May 2021
The fee for one participant per module is priced at SGD 2,200.00 (before 7% GST).
For a limited time, TUM Asia offers a preferential module price package for multiple modules sign-ups or group sign-ups*:
*We allow multiple individuals from the same organisation to consolidate their module choices to benefit from the package. For example, if Company A is sending two employees for a total of 4 modules (2 modules per employee), Company A will receive a total of 20% discount on their total price paid. Do note that the discount packages are only available if the multiple modules are paid at one go and in the same invoice. To check if you are eligible for the discount, contact us to find out more.
Registration will close one week before the course commences. Payment for the course has to be made before the course commences.