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Welcome to Stellenbosch University

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Maritime, Ports, Transport and Logistics Academy

 

​​​​​​​​​Who a​re w​​​​e

The Maritime, Ports, Transport & Logistics Academy offers short courses and management development programmes which are developed based on local and international curricula and ​best  practices tailored to the local situation in Southern Africa. To support this, we also provide technical assistance and research services. 

The Academy is a partnership between Stellenbosch University, Department of Logistics and STC International, Rotterdam. 

Stellenbosch University is recognised as a leading, research-driven higher education institution on the African continent, with research and innovation output characterised by excellence and relevance. 

STC International, a Netherlands based organisation, is a worldwide strategic combination of well-established education, training, research and consultancy that cover the entire shipping, port, transport, logistics chain and the port-related oil, chemical and offshore industry on a door-to-door basis. 

Our Academy contributes to the strengthening of the maritime, port, transport and logistics sectors and related industries by adding knowledge and support to enhance your competitive advantage and contributing to further ​socio-economic development. 

The vision of our Academy is to be recognized for our commitment to excellence in management development, knowledge transfer, technical assistance and research through the combination of international and South African expertise. We will contribute to the improvement of the operational  efficiency and competitiveness of transportation and logistics systems in Southern Africa.​


 

Our services

 

​​​​Technical assistance and research 

​The Academy provides technical assistance and research in the field of maritime, ports, transport and logistics according to your organisations’ strategic needs.


 

​​Short courses & programmes

We offer individual short courses as well as management development programmes with specific focus on Maritime, Ports, Transport and Logistics for the public and private sectors and entrepreneurs.​

​A total of 3 management development programmes are offered in Maritime & Shipping, Ports & Terminals and Transport & Logistics. These programmes consist of 8 short courses, of which 2 short courses are foundation courses and similar for all 3 industries. These courses are followed by 6 short courses specifically developed for  each of the industries. The Academy also offers a total of 15 elective courses.​​​​​

In addition, we can collaborate and jointly design short courses and/or programmes​ to align with your specific needs and strategic objectives.​

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Short courses are offered through different learning approaches (standard, e-learning and blended platforms) across Southern Africa, supported by a unique ​​combination of Dutch (Rotterdam) and South African expert facilitators.​

Upon successful completion of a short course and/or programme, a joint certificate from Stellenbosch University and STC International will be awarded.​​



Upcoming​​ short courses

​​​Ship Management 

(23rd - 25th of October 2018)

Insights to Maritime, Ports, Transport and Logistics 

(30th of October - 1st November 2018)

Download brochure here​​

Container Terminal Management 

(6th - 8th of November 2018)​​

Intermodal Transport & Hinterland 

(29th - 31st of January  2019)

International Maritime Organisation (IMO)

(19th - 21st of February 2019) ​

Insights to Maritime, Ports, Transport and Logistics 

(5th - 7th of March 2019)



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