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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 Transport & Logistics programme, featuring modules from the Logistics, Railway Engineering & Transportation specialisations. 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 Transport & Logistics programmme can be found here.



  • Upgrade your skills by learning from recognised experts
  • Increase your professional network and make overseas contacts
  • Taught by German professors from TUM and other established professionals in the industry
  • Certificate of Attendance (Professional Certificate) for each completed module issued by TUM Asia. (Attending the written exam is optional for Professional Certificate participants. Those who take the exam will obtain a TUM Asia transcript with the reflected grade.)



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 the fields of Transportation, Logistics, and Railway Engineering. Each short course will be recognized as a Professional Certificate which will add value to your career skills and your resume. Dates are also listed in the drop-down tabs.


Click on the drop-down tabs to view the modules available. For the full content description of each available module, click here.


Modules Available


    • 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
      15-26 May 2017 (45x45min)


    • Decision Support for Logistics Management
      Shortest path problem, travelling salesman problem, vehicle routing problem, warehouse location problem
      Prof. Dr. Oliver Kunze, Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences
      Two consecutive weeks in Q4 2017* (45x45min)


    • 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
      27 Mar – 7 Apr 2017 (45x45min)


    • 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
      17-18 Apr 2017 (45x45min)


    • Health Care Logistics
      Modern hospital management, health care value chain, strategic sourcing and logistics for hospital management
      Prof. Dr. Jörg Schlüchtermann, University of Bayreuth
      13-24 Mar 2017 (45x45min)


    • Industrial Logistics
      Manufacturing industry, SCM driver and global manufacturing, procurement and inbound logistics, production
      Dr. Hanns Zeltinger, z-consult Pte. Ltd. Singapore
      Two consecutive weeks in Q4 2017* (45x45min)


    • 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.
      21-25 Aug & 23-27 Oct 2017 (45x45min)


    • 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
      Two consecutive weeks in Q3 or Q4 2017* (45x45min)


  • 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.
    3-13 May 2017 (45x45min)

Railway Engineering

Modules Available


    • Rail Transport and Rail Planning
      Train-track interaction, track quality, safety, passenger comfort and wear, station layout, cross-section design
      Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Lechner, Technical University of Munich
      16-20 Oct & 27 Nov-1 Dec 2017 (45x45min)


    • Rolling Stock
      Wheel-rail interaction, bogie frames/suspension, EMU and DMM, risk analysis and safety, environmental issues
      Prof. Dr. Ing. Markus Hecht, Technical University of Berlin
      7-18 Aug 2017 (45x45min)


    • Trackworks I
      Track loading (static and dynamic impacts), track maintenance, environmental impacts, track stability
      Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Lechner, Technical University of Munich
      Two consecutive weeks in Q1 2018* (45x45min)


    • Trackworks II (Urban Rail Focus)
      Metro and light rail, noise and vibration, floating slab track, embedded track, tram tracks, open tracks
      Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Lechner, Technical University of Munich
      Two consecutive weeks in Q2 2018* (45x45min)


  • Train Control and Signalling Systems
    Signalling functions, train control systems, risk analysis of electronic systems, ERTMS, train scheduling
    Dr. Michael Leining, Deutsche Bahn Netz, Frankfurt
    Two consecutive weeks in Q1 2018* (45x45min)


Modules Available

    • Airport and Harbour Design
      Airport characteristics, air traffic management, sea port planning, turning basin, sea port on reclaimed land
      Prof. Dr. Dieter Schmitt / Mr. Pui Syn Kong
      Two consecutive weeks in Q1 2018* (45x45min)


    • Basics of Traffic Flow and Traffic Control
      Models for traffic flow, models to determine delays and stops, urban traffic control with traffic signals
      Prof. Dr. Fritz Busch, Technical University of Munich
      Two consecutive weeks in Q1 2018* (45x45min)


    • Highway Design
      Interaction between vehicle/pavement, road planning, environmental issues, road pavement; asphalt & concrete
      Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Lechner, Technical University of Munich
      9-13 Oct & 27-28 Nov 2017 (45x45min)


    • Public Transport Planning
      Transit modes, transit lines, rail transit network, transfers and transit speed, public transport scheduling
      Dr. Andreas Rau, TUM CREATE
      One day per week Q1 & Q2 2018* (45x45min)


    • Statistical Methods for Transportation and Logistic Processes
      Probability and statistical concepts, statistical inference, survey sampling, time series analysis and forecasting
      Dr. George Sun, Land Transport Authority Singapore
      One day per week Q3 & Q4 2017* (45x45min)


    • Traffic Impacts, Evaluation of Transport and Logistic Processes
      Pollution, vehicle emissions standards, climate change, sustainable transport, cost-benefit analysis (CBA)
      Dr. Andreas Rau, TUM CREATE
      One day per week Q3 & Q4 2017* (45x45min)


    • Traffic Operation and Control (ITS)
      ITS technologies, urban traffic control, integration in traffic control, motorway control systems, green wave
      Prof. Dr. Fritz Busch / Mr. Martin Margreiter, Technical University of Munich
      Two consecutive weeks in Q1 2018* (45x45min)


    • Transport and Urban Planning
      Urban planning issues, planning methodology, transport modes and networks, transport demand analysis
      Dr. Evan Gwee, Land Transport Authority Singapore
      One day per week Q3 & Q4 2017* (45x45min)


    • Transportation Modelling and Simulation Tools
      Simulation tools, behaviour models, simulation studies, traffic assignment, macro, meso and micro simulation
      Mr. Martin Margreiter, Technical University of Munich
      Two consecutive weeks in Q1 2018* (45x45min)


  • Urban Road Design
    Planning strategies, urban transport, urban intersection, parking for cars and buses, public transport integration
    Dipl.-Ing. Torben Heinemann, Head of department for General Planning, City of Leipzig
    Two consecutive weeks in Q1 2018* (45x45min)



The fee for one participant per modules is priced at SGD 1,780.00 (incl. Goods & Services Tax).


For a limited time, TUM Asia offers participants and companies a preferential module price package if you take up a combination of multiple modules or multiple participants per company for a module*:

1 module – SGD 1,780.00 (includ. GST)
2 modules – 10% discount on total sum
3 modules – 15% discount on total sum
4 or more modules – 20% discount on total sum


*We allow multiple individuals from the same organization 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.

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