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Contact Department of Logistics

HOD : Dr C Mafini
Telephone : +27 16 950 9520
Fax : +27 16 950 9849

Email


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Administrator : Ms EC Leemisa
Tel : +27 16 950 6883
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Fax : +27 16 950 9849
VUT- Faculty of Management Sciences



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Department of Logistics

Departmental Staff Details

Surname, Initials & Title

Designation

Highest Qualification

Pooe, RID (Dr)

Leemisa, EC (Ms)

Chinomona, R (Dr)

Makhitha, KM (Ms)

Mathu, KM (Dr)

Boloang, K (Mr)

Machobane TDG (Mr)

Mafini, C (Mr)

Monaisa, KEG (Ms)

Niyimbanira, F (Ms)

Van der Westhuizen, J (Mr)

Matsheke, OT (Ms)

Tsepetsi, TK (Mr)

HoD

Administrator

Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer

Lecturer

Lecturer

Lecturer

Lecturer

Lecturer

Lecturer

Lecturer

Junior Lecturer

Junior Lecturer

PhD

BTech

PhD

MCom

DTech

BTech

MCom

MSc

MEd

MCom

MCom

MBA

BTech

BTech

Six semesters / three years full-time of class attendance at the University.

What are the Functions of a Logistics Management Graduate?

Upon completion the respective student should be in the position to analyse and conceptualise Logistic processes, policies and procedures in a critical manner with the aim of executing all related dispatching, sourcing, commodity expediting and procurement responsibilities.

Career Opportunities

A career in Logistics offers challenging and exciting opportunities in both the private and public sectors. There is a continuous demand for trained Logisticians.

Entry level : Junior Purchaser and Order Clerk

Middle level : Senior Purchaser and Assistant Logistics Manager

Top level : Logistics Manager and Transport Manager

Curriculum

First Year

Second Year

· Business Management I

· ICT Skills

· Applied Communication I

· Purchasing Management I

· Cost & Estimating

· Purchasing Management II

· Business Management II

· Logistics II

· Economics I

· Commercial Law I

· Applied Communication II

Third Year

· Business Management III

· Purchasing Management III

· Logistics III

· Operations Management III

Assessment

Assessment takes the form of tests, assignments, practicals, tutorials and final examinations.

Articulation Options

Baccalaureus Technologiae: Logistics Management

· Admission Requirements:

ND: Logistics or an equivalent qualification.

An average of 60% is required in the exit level subjects (3rd year) in the ND.

Curriculum:

Year 4

· Purchasing Management IV

· Business Management IV

· Logistics IV

· Research Methodology

Magister Technologiae: Logistics Management

· Admission Requirements:

BTech: Logistics Management or an equivalent qualification.

An average of 65% is required in the BTech or an equivalent qualification.

An entrance interview with the Head of Department may be a requirement.

Research methodology course completed / Postgraduate research programme completed within the year of registration.

· Curriculum:

Research project by dissertation.

Doctor Technologiae: Business

· Admission Requirements:

MTech: Logistics Management or an equivalent.

· Curriculum:

Research project by thesis.

Professional Bodies

Membership to a professional body is not compulsory but is advisable. However, students at BTech, MTech and DTech level are advised to affiliate with the Certified Institute of Purchasing and supply (CIPS) Purchasing South Africa which is an association which relates to matters in the field / industry of Purchasing.

Enquiries

Enquiries may be addressed to:

HoD: Logistics Tel : +27 16 950 6883

Faculty of Management Sciences Fax : +27 16 930 5070

Vaal University of Technology E-Mail : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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VANDERBIJLPARK, 1900 Website : www.vut.ac.za

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Enquiries

Enquiries may be addressed to:

HoD: Logistics Tel : +27 16 950 6883

Faculty of Management Sciences Fax : +27 16 930 5070

Vaal University of Technology E-Mail : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Private Bag X021 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

VANDERBIJLPARK, 1900 Website : www.vut.ac.za

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