Management with concentration in Transport Management and Logistics

What is Transport Management and Logistics?

Transport Management oversees the development and maintenance of transportation systems. The shipping business is an important and exciting new major. This major serves in spreading the shipping business among the new generation. It also helps in bridging the gap in Industry needs.

Why is it important?

Shipping has become a key economic sector and the most important factor in international commerce. In Lebanon and abroad, it has become hard to find qualified workers in the field of transportation. Work opportunities are plenty, while, the industry needs are growing. Transport is important since it enables trade between people, which in turn establishes civilization.

What are the benefits of enrolling in this major at AUT?

AUT has teamed up with the 3rd largest shipping company in the world, (CMA CGM) and with the most prestigious university in the field of maritime economics, (ERASMUS UNIVERSITY ROTTERDAM) in Netherlands order to offer our students a high quality up-to-date program and for internship full time opportunities. In addition, collaboration with the top Arab university in the field of transport, the (Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport) (Alexandria, Egypt) allows for groups of students to spend short residencies in Alexandria for short intensive courses and make use of their state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment. Students also benefit in top international  experts in the field who come for intensive teaching periods at AUT. Among them are Dr Hercules Haralambides, Dr Michele Acciaro and many more. Field trips to ports, airports and shipping agencies in Lebanon are also part of the curriculum and prepare students for success in their professional lives.

What kind of courses do I take in this Undergraduate program?

  • Transport Economics • Ports Management and Economics • Supply Chain Management • Marine Technology • Shipping Economics • Maritime law

Does the program include professional certifications?

Yes. Students earn up to three international certifications along the way which make them more competitive in the job market.

Where can I be employed once I graduate?

Our students of each graduating class will have the chance to be recruited by CMA CGM and Net Logistics, Sky Net, TNT courier Hiring graduates may also be done by other shipping companies (air, rail, road, cable pipeline, and space), and by related import/export and transport enterprises. Insurance, storage packaging

What is Transport Management?

Transport Management systems required to get a product from the source to the place of delivery and end user. Logistics requires a significant amount of detail to arrange, prepare release, track, resolve and deliver a product. In Collaboration With


The global shipping sector invests billions of dollars every year and is now a major part of the world economy. In view of the lack of specialists in shipping and logistics, AUT developed a top-notch program in Transport Management and Logistics and linked it to the third largest shipping company in the world CMA-CGM which will provide internships to students of AUT and will hire the best each year. It has also been linked to the Center for Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL) of Erasmus University Rotterdam which has a reputation of excellence in the field. Professors from MEL will provide academic instruction for core courses so students learn from the very best in the world.

For details on this program email the Dean of the School of Business Dr Nasri Harb at [email protected]

Transport Management and Logistics (99 Credits)

General Education Requirements26 Credits 
Code# CourseTitleCrPrerequisites
Group A : Language and Communication (12 credits)
ENG260English Language Skills I (ENG 200 – English Writing Skills)3Placement
ENG280English Language Skills II (ENG 203 – English Communication I)3 
ENG305Research Methodology (ENG 204 – English Communication II)3ENG203
BUS210Business Communication Skills (COM 210 – Communication & Presentation Skills)3ENG203
Group B : General Business & Humanities (7 credits)
ENT301Start-up Business Entrepreneurship 3 
HUM212AUT Cultural Plus1 
HUM318Human Rights3ENG 203
Group C : Arts & Social Sciences (3 credits)
ART205Arts Contemporary 3 
HUM210Arts Appreciation3 
HUM211Music Appreciation3 
POL202Globalization and Political Change3ENG 203
SOC202Justice, Society and Gender3ENG 203
Group D : Mathematics, Science and Technology (3 credits)
HLT210Health and Wellness3 
NTR201Introduction to Nutrition3ENG 203
Group E : Health and Physical Education (1 credits)
PED.Physical Education1 
Major Core Requirements40 Credits 
Code# CourseTitleCrPrerequisites
ACC210Principles of Accounting I3ENG020
ACC215Principles of Accounting II3ACC210
BUS230Business Law3MGT201
BUS310Quantitative Methods for Business3MAT221
BUS491Internship1Senior Standing
ECO201Micro Economics3Co. ENG203
ECO202Macro Economics3Co. ENG203
FIN221Managerial Finance3ACC215
MAT221Calculus & Applied Math for Business3 
MGT201Management Principles3ENG203
HRM320Human Resources Management3MGT201
MIS360Management Information Systems3MGT201
MKT201Marketing Principles3ENG203
STA211Business Statistics3 
Specialization Course Requirements24 Credits 
Code# CourseTitleCrPrerequisites
TRM201Int. to Transport Economics and Policy3Co. ENG203
TRM211Elements of Maritime Law3TRM201
TRM221Elements of Marine Technology3TRM201
TRM301Shipping Economics and Mgt3Co. ECO201
TRM321Ports Economics and Management3ECO201 & TRM301
TRM332Shipping and Transport Finance3TRM201 & FIN221
TRM410Logistics & Supply Chain Management3TRM201
TRM421Maritime Logistics3TRM301
Free Elective (200 level or above)6 Credits 
Other Requirements
….….Foreign Language course3 Credits