Logistics involves the organisation, movement and storage of materials and the people associated with them. By extension, it is the science of order and the optimisation of all human efforts. From the classification of vegetables to steel production and exploration of space. It is the cornerstone of all modern economies, a set of tools, techniques and strategies that accompany goods and services from the start of the process to production, storage and dispatch, and distribution to final consumers.
|Introduction to Statistics||3||6|
|Introduction to Computers for Logistics||3||6|
|Principles of Management||3||6|
|Introduction to Transport and Transportation||3||6|
|Introduction to Logistics||3||6|
|Procurement and Inventory Management||3||6|
|Introduction to Economics||3||6|
|Principles of Accounting||3||6|
|Transport and Transportation Logistics||3||6|
|Supply Chain Management||3||6|
|Introduction to Marketing||3||6|
|Introduction to Finance||3||6|
|ERP and Warehouse and Distribution Management||3||6|
|Import / Export Management||3||6|
|Human Resource Management||2||4|
|Business Law and its relevance in Logistics||2||4|
|Advanced Global Logistics||3||6|
|Practical Training I||3||6|
|Warehouse Management Systems Software||2||4|
*P.P.W.: Period per week. Duration: 55 minutes
Introduction to Statistics
Introduce participants to the basics of statistics and its applications and uses. Topics include the proper display and description of data as well as an understanding of the normal curve, regression, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing.
Introduction to Computers for Logistics
The course focuses on the latest application of software and operating systems used in the business world. The course will prepare students to use computers, understand the basics of operation systems and to be able to access word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and the Internet through "hands-on" laboratory sessions.
Principles of Management
Introduce students to basic business principles and concepts. There will be a particular focus on two major schools of management: the classical (traditional) theories and the modern (contemporary) theories of management.
Introduction to Transport and Transportation
The course introduces the key ideas, concepts and themes of transport and transportation. It offers an empirical theoretical analysis and appreciation of the important role of transport for economic, environmental and urban activities.
Introduction to Logistics
This course highlights the core activities in logistics management and introduces students to the fundamentals of logistics.
Procurement and Inventory Management
This course places emphasis on the design and management of processes and control systems of the inbound supply chain.
Introduction to Economics
Introduce economics, principles, theory and fundamentals. Topics include an introduction to the main principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics as well as an identification of the market structures in specific economic systems, including the concepts of perfect and imperfect competition.
Principles of Accounting
This is an introductory accounting course. It imparts accounting information from the perspective of the external users (i.e. investors and creditors), study of accepted accounting principles, recording of accounting entries for business transactions, accounting cycle, profit measurement, adjusting entries, merchandise accounting, owner’s equity reports and the preparation of financial statements.
Transport and Transportation Logistics
The course builds the key ideas, concepts and themes of transport and transportation geography covering the bases of the discipline for students of transportation logistics. It is an empirical theoretical discourse that highlights the important role of transport for economic, environmental, and urban activities.
Supply Chain Management
The course highlights the activities involved in the flow of products and information between the suppliers, customers, producers, and service providers.
Introduction to Marketing
Introduce students to the science of Marketing and its applications in business and organisations. There will be an analysis of the activities, institutions and offerings related to the process of marketing and the value that can be created as part of this process for the organizations, the customers and the society at large.
Diagnose and analyse business organisational micro and macro environments and the impact that individuals, groups of people and structures have on overall organizational success.
Introduction to Finance
Introduce students to principles and practices of finance and investments. Topics include the determination of the different sources of income for an organization, budgeting preparation as well as the importance of the use of credit.
ERP and Warehouse and Distribution Management
This course covers the functions, techniques, and tools utilized generally within the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system of an organization, analysing its relationship with elements and concepts such as: materials management (MM), supply chain management (SPC), customer relationship management (CRM), finance and human resource management (HRM). In-depth emphasis is given on the relationship.
This course introduces various aspects of purchasing and their impact on materials management, supply chain, transportation and global logistics processes.
Import / Export Management
This course introduces the elements of import and export operations from transportation to documentation, finance, and security and the effects these have, on the global supply chain.
Human Resource Management
Introduce the basic principles of human resource management in organizations and the processes that can have a potential negative or positive impact in the overall productivity of employees, working both as individuals and in groups.
Business Law and its relevance in Logistics
The course covers the basics of Business Law and reviews, its relevance and applications in Supply Chain Logistics.
Advanced Global Logistics
This course covers the advanced application of global operations and logistics strategies, planning, technology, risk and management necessary to cope with the global business environment.
Practical Training I
Students will have practice in industrial, commercial and administrative organisations. Over a period of 12 weeks, students will have the opportunity to observe and take notes of relevant to their areas key aspects, tools and systems as they are implemented in the organisation they are at.
Warehouse Management Systems Software
This course provides for a basic understanding of the practices and technologies used in a Warehousing Management System (WMS) software in order to optimize the warehouse operations within the supply chain network of an organisation.
Coordinator of the Programme: Marina Konstantinou
Office: 5 Kallipolis Avenue, 1055 Nicosia
Employment Status: Part Time
Programmes of Study: LOGISTICS
Short cv: Mr. Demetris Constantinou is a Lecturer at KES College since 2017. He holds a Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Higher Technological Institute and a BSc in Technology Management from the Oxford Brookes University. Moreover he holds an MBA from CIIM. His professional career began in 2004 after completing his studies. He started working for MPM Eurocars, as Purchasing Supervisor and Warehouse and Supply Chain Assistant. In 2006 he worked at ALCO Filters Ltd, as a Sales Supervisor for one year. He then worked until 2010 at the Cyprus Airways Department of Engineers and Warehouses at Larnaca Airport, as Warehouse and Supply Chain Manager. From 2010 - 2015 he worked for Etex Ltd, as a Group Sales Coordinator and Import and Export Supervisor. Since then, he has been working for a law firm in Cyprus as accounts manager in the compliance department. At the same time, since 2017 he has been lecturing and delivering seminars in the Supply Chain area. He teaches subjects of his specialty.
Employment Status: Full Time
Programmes of Study: LOGISTICS, HOTEL MANAGEMENT, CULINARY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, OFFICE ADMINISTRATION AND SECRETARIAL STUDIES, PHARMACY ASSISTANT (TECHNICIAN)
Short cv: Mr Demetris Demetriou is a Lecturer at KES College since 2015. He is in possession of a Post Graduate Degree in Εducational Leadership and Politics from Cyprus Open University and a Degree (BSc) in Accounting and Finance from University of North Texas. He is an Accounting Lecturer in numerous educational institutions from 1992. Moreover he worked as an Auditor from 1988 to 1991 acquiring significant experience on issues related to his profession. He also participated in numerous seminars whereby, he had the opportunity to enrich his knowledge and improve his skills. He is accredited by the Human Resource Development Authority as an internal trainer.
Employment Status: Full Time
Position: Programme Coordinator, Senior Lecturer
Specialization: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, LOGISTICS
Programmes of Study: CULINARY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, LOGISTICS, MEDICAL REPRESENTATIVES, CULINARY ARTS
Short cv: Ms Marina Konstantinou is a Coordinator of the Logistics, Business Management, Office Management and Secretarial Studies Programs of Studies and a Senior Lecturer at KES College since 2019. She holds an MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University and a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Macedonia. She has successfully worked in the retail sector as a Purchasing Executive where she specialized in food and management of the supply chain. She also worked for seven years as a Purchasing Manager in the industry sector. She teaches subjects of her specialty.
Employment Status: Full Time
Programmes of Study: HOTEL MANAGEMENT, TRAVEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT, CULINARY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, BEAUTY THERAPY AND BEAUTY THERAPY UNITS MANAGEMENT, MEDICAL REPRESENTATIVES, LOGISTICS
Short cv: Mr Costas Yerokostas is a Lecturer at KES College from 2005 - May 2016 and October 2017 - present. He holds an MBA and a BSc in Marketing Management from the University of Florida Metropolitan. Between 2016 and 2017 he was employed as a Deputy Academic Director at a higher education institution. He also worked as the Head of the Marketing & Subscriptions Service Department at CreditInfo Cyprus from 2004 to 2008 and at Leptos Group of Companies as a Marketing Executive from 2000 to 2002.
Students with difficulties in English that do not meet the admission criteria for English language are required to attend and complete the Foundation Course before joining any main programme of study. The duration of the Foundation Course usually lasts (1)one or up to (2)two semesters.
The main objective of the Foundation Course is to provide the necessary knowledge and English language skills required to ensure that students are eligible and prepared to follow their main academic programme of choice.
The Foundation Course is offered three times a year in October, February and June.
By successfully completing the Foundation course, a certificate of attendance will be issued.
* Important note: At the end of the Foundation Course, no credit, transcript or any qualification will be issued and/or given.
|Techniques in Writing||4|
|Introduction to Computers||2|
|*PPW: Periods per week. Duration of the teaching period: 55 minutes|
This course introduces non-Greek speaking students to the use of Greek Language in their everyday life, teaching them basic grammar and vocabulary.
Techniques in Writing
This course aims to help students use written English in real-life situations. It is designed to build the student’s ability to communicate their ideas in written form. The content is carefully selected to motivate students and stimulate learning.
This course aims to teach new students the basic structures of English and to demonstrate how English is used in real-life situations, enabling students to use it in meaningful contexts. It is designed to build the student’s ability to communicate their ideas fluently, accurately and confidently. The content is carefully selected to motivate students and stimulate learning.
Introduction to Computers
This course prepare students to become informed and proficient users of computers, to understand the main concepts of Information Technology (IT) and to acquire knowledge and skills in using the basic functions of a computer processor.