AKÖREN ALİ RIZA ERCAN VOCATIONAL SCHOOL
Head of Department: Lecturer Hatice Saray

Erasmus Co-ordinator: Lecturer Dr. Metehan Ortakarpuz

Farabi Coordinator: Lecturer Hale Akin

Mevlana Coordinator Lecturer Dr. Mehmet Burak Ceran

ECTS Coordinator: Lecturer Hatice Saray

Purpose: The aim of the program is to train qualified staff who are appropriate for the changing and developing conditions of Turkey on Logistics and who can take place in every branch of the sector from the moment they graduated. Courses which have been prepared according to the needs of the sector are performed in modern classes supported with foreign language and computer laboratories. Also there are sector-specific courses regarding all transportation types (road, sea route, railway, airway and inland waterway) in the curriculum.

Vision: To be a program that trains the preferred logisticians.

Mission: To train logisticians who have necessary infrastructure on the issues related to Logistics, who can interpret and evaluate the data by using the acquired basic konowledge and skills in the field, who can identify problems and realize vocational plans and projects, who can use the necessary techniques, tools and information technologies for the logistics-related applications, who can take responsibility in workgroups and who have the ability of working individually, who can communicate effectively and who have the adequate knowledge of foreign language, who respect historical and social values, who have social responsibility, who have universal, social and professional ethics-consciousness, who can follow and apply the works done in job security, industry and service sector.

Program Language: Turkish

Program Description: There shouldnt be any delays in business processes for the business to be one step ahead of its competitors in todays competitive business environment. Effective logistics is needed from the raw material stage of the product to the reaching of it to the consumer. This necessity makes important to train intermediate staff in logistics sector who have comprehensive knowledge of other relevant national and international laws and regulations about transportation management, supply chain management, storage techniques, business management, decision-making methods, basic information technology, foreign trade, customs and production logistics. Logistics Program, which has been established to meet the industrys need of qualified intermediate staff, has a very wide working area. Technological developments have also led to changes of production methods, administrative and financial management approach in the industrial sectors. Especially advances in the information technology have allowed for effective and quick working of the coordinaton between the units. However, the need of intermediate staff that have many technical and social qualities has emerged during the implementation of this new technology to the industry. Logisticians take very important parts in every stage between the workers and engineers-managers as intermediate staff in the energy or service sector. The courses prepared in order to gain knowledge and skills required by the age are taught both theoretically and practically by using technology and techniques.

Admissions Requirements: Candidates must have high school and equivalent school diploma and must have received an adequate score from the University Entrance Exam.

Recognition of Prior Learning: Students enrolled in Logistics may be exempt from some courses within certain regulations. Provided that the content and credit of the courses taken from another institution are in conformity with the content of the course in this program, the student may be exempted from that course.

Graduation Requirements: The program period is 4 semesters (2 years). Passing all the courses available and achieving at least 2.00 CGPA are required in order to complete the program successfully. In addition, 30+30-work-day training course must be completed successfully.

Principles of Assessment and Evaluation: All the students have to register for the courses at the ning of each term, and have to join at least % 70 off all the courses and % 80 off all the practices in order to be able to have final exams. The students have at least 1 mid. term exam and final exam for each course. The mid. term. exam contributes %40 and the final exam contributes %60 to total grade. All the exams are assessed over 100 scoring tem. The students who get one of the letter Marks such as ( AA ), ( BA ), ( BB ), ( CB ), and ( CC ) are accepted to achieve the course. The letter Marks such as (DC) AND (DD) mean conditionally successful. Moreover, a student is required to get at least 2.0 Great Point Average ( GPA ) in order to be successful in the course whose work is ( DC ) or ( DD ). To be succesful in a course, the letter grade received must be at least CC. The instructor may level down the necessary point for CC letter grade. Students should repeat any course that they couldnt pass.

Employment Opportunities: Graduates of the program have the opportunity to work in the planning and product design, marketing, production planning, materials management, inventory management, warehousing, distribution, transportation, insurance, customs services, purchasing, customer services, foreign trade and sales departments of the private and public sector. Graduates of the program can work in the following institutions and organizations: Logistics departments of Manufacturing, Service and Sales Companies, Carriage Works Organizers (Freight Forwarders), Road, Air, Sea, Rail and Intermodal Transportation Companies, Logistics departments of insurance, finance, audit and foreign trade companies, Logistics Consulting&Training Institutions, Logistics departments of universities and research institutions, State Planning Organization, Ministry of Transport and relevant units of State institutions and organizations etc.

Jump to Top Degree Programs: On condition that the graduates of the program get a sufficient score from the Vertical Transition Exam conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM), they will be able to transfer and register to the following departments: Business, Aviation Management, Logistics Management, International Trade, Civil Air Transportation Management, Transportation and Logistics, International Finance, International Finance and Banking, International Logistics, International Logistics and Transportation, International Logistics Management, International Trade and Logistics, International Trade and Logistics Management.