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The 1st edition of the Master in Logistics and Port Management in Colombia is still going ahead and will start in September

Valencia – 04.06.20. The first edition of the Master in Logistics and Port Management of the Fundación Valenciaport in Colombia continues, despite the new situation resulting from the Covid-19, and, after an adjustment of dates, will finally begin the second half of September.

The Fundación Valenciaport has already opened the registration period for this programme, a degree from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), which will be taught in blended mode and has the support of the National Association of Entrepreneurs of Colombia (ANDI).

This Master, which has already been successfully taught in Argentina and Brazil, will be held in Bogota (Colombia), and will address both conceptual and practical knowledge that will allow students to acquire the necessary skills to perform management functions in the field of logistics and port management. The curriculum is structured into different subjects including: maritime traffic; transport infrastructure and means; port planning and management; business management applied to the port environment; production and logistics; supply chain strategy; and logistics and supply chain techniques.

The programme consists of a total of 600 hours: 500 academic hours, of which 66% will be in the virtual mode and 34% in the face-to-face mode (138 hours in Bogotá (Colombia) and 30 hours in Valencia (Spain), plus 100 hours dedicated to TFM development (final Master’s work). As in previous editions, students will have the opportunity to do a one-week internship in Valencia where they will give extraordinary lectures and visit different facilities related to the subjects taught.

The teaching staff will be made up of lecturers from the Polytechnic University of Valencia with proven international teaching experience and professionals from the port logistics sector linked to the Fundación Valenciaport, the Port Authority of Valencia and companies from the port logistics sector in Valencia. Local teaching staff will also participate in classroom-based modules, sharing sessions with the international lecturers.

The admission period for applications to this Master’s Programme will end on 30 August 2020.

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