Certificate in International Logistics (3 Months)
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Certificate in International Logistics


Program Description

The Certificate Program in International Logistics designed by Confederation of Indian Industry, Institute of Logistics (a Centre of Excellence) and offered in collaboration with UPES is a seamless integration of Academic Pedagogy and Global Industry Knowledge Base in relevance to international logistics and related global supply chain functions. With vivid and avant-garde coverage of International Logistics Scenario, Port and Customs Management, Import and Export Procedure, Freight Transport Management and Incoterms, the program offers a deep insight that truly carves the participants to his or her own aspiration levels.
The program stays in relevance with both core and current trends of international logistics business services, shaping the participants to be industry ready at global benchmark levels. With the dynamic and progressive developments globally in Logistics and related Supply Chain functions in the recent years that integrate global sourcing-cross docking-sea, air and multimodal transportation-freight forwarding-routing distribution, this Industry-Academic Certificate Program fills the skill gap in providing competent and knowledgeable human resources to global as well as domestic logistic sectors.


  • Duration :
    3 Months
  • Eligibility :
    Open for all
  • Program Fee (INR) :


Program Learning Outcomes

After completing this program, the participants will be able to:
  • Define international port formalities, incoterms, customs and import-export procedures facilitating exposure in global logistics concepts
  • Describe the functions of container freight stations and inland container depot facilitating exposure in international logistics
  • Explain freight transport management (sea, air and multimodal), containerisation and their managerial aspect
  • Understand global logistics operation, finance and exchange rate risk management
  • Understand contract and reverse logistics

Salient Features

  • Curriculum and program designed by industry experts and professionals aligning academia
  • Individual attention through CII LMS and SMS online portals
  • Continuous monitoring and mentoring on various defined developmental metrics
  • Opens career opportunities in prospective field of International Logistics and Shipping Operations
  • Insights to real-world case analysis and challenges in International Logistics
  • Conceptual mapping of Foreign Trade, EXIM Finance and Forex Management

Program Benefits

  • This program enables participants to demonstrate critical thinking skills to navigate complex demands of international logistics and related functions that expand their career progression until top management level.
  • National Skill Development Corporation has estimated close to 30 million job opportunities in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain in coming years. The certification and knowledge acquired by participants leverages them with a competitive advantage with acumen and wide scope to assume managerial, executive and supervisory job roles in International Logistics, Foreign Trade, EXIM and Port Operations Management in Indian and Middle East freight forwarding, seaport, airport, shipping, manufacturing, contracting and end-user organisations involved with export and import activities.
  • Program completion provides path way to participants in their career mapping by perfect blending of industrial applications with academic theory to face real world logistics challenges

Program Structure

The program includes 4 courses and runs over 3 months.
  1. Introduction to Trade & Commercial Terms
  2. Customs & EXIM Procedures months
  3. International Logistics
  4. Contract & Reverse Logistics

Learning Resources

The program is delivered through blended learning that includes live webinars, videos and online assignments. You are expected to spend 60 hours (48 hours of self-paced study and 12 hours on live webinars) to complete the program.


Each course in this program is supported with assignments. The course is supported with a few formative assignments and 1 final assignment. The formative assignments help you evaluate your own progress.

The final assignment is the graded assignment. This 2-hours final assignment is conducted online, at the end of the program.

About UPES

Conceived in 2003 in Dehradun, UPES is amongst the best-known University in India and first in Asia to offer domain focused programs. It has undisputed leadership in in International Business, Energy, HSE, Project Management, Aviation. Logistics, IT and others.

    UGC recognized University 12,000+ successful alumni across the Globe
  • Excellent peers consisting of professionals, self-employed, Govt. officials & policy planners
  • 16 years of consistently delivering excellence in learning and career outcomes