SİLİFKE TAŞUCU VOCATIONAL SCHOOL
Head of Department: Dr. Abdurrahman GÜMRAH

Erasmus Co-ordinator: Hasan HAKSES

Farabi Coordinator: Yavuz ÇAKMAK

Mevlana Coordinator

ECTS Coordinator: Instructor Gökhan AKANDERE

Purpose: The goal of the Logistics Program is raising qualified members of logistics profession who can provide efficient and economic support to global activities of businesses, fluently speak foreign languages, use information technologies, perform customer relations and who have competency and knowledge on logistics.

Vision: The vision of the program is becoming the most demanded program among vocational schools.

Mission: The mission of the program is raising up logisticians who have the required knowledge on logistics and who can interpret and evaluate data using the basic knowledge and skills they acquired at school, define problems, realize professional plans and projects, develop solutions, efficiently define and use required techniques, tools and information technologies related to logistics, solve unpredictable problems during applications, take responsibility in team work or work individually, communicate effectively and speak foreign languages well enough to follow innovations in the subject field and who respect social values, have social responsibility, have social and professional ethics awareness, follow scientific and technological developments with an awareness of the need for life long learning and adapt themselves to these developments, keep up with developments in businesses in the labor safety, industry and service sectors and apply these to their profession.

Program Language: Turkish

Program Description: For the businesses to be one step ahead of their competitors in todays competitive professional environment, there should be no delays in professional processes. Efficient logistics is required in the journey of products starting from the first raw material until they reach to the customer as the ultimate product. This requirement brings along with the importance of raising intermediate staff who is competent at transportation management, supply chain management, warehousing techniques, decision making methods, basic information technologies, foreign trade, customs, production logistics and other national and international regulations in the logistics sector which is the basis of international trade. Selcuk University, Vocational School of Social Sciences, Program of Logistics focuses on raising qualified staff who fit to the changing and developing conditions of Turkey and who can work at any branch of the sector from the moment they graduate. The course are prepared in accordance with the needs of the sector are carried in the modern lab-assisted classrooms. In addition, the curriculum of the program involves sector-specific courses related to all modes of transportation (road, rail, air,sea, inland waterways).

Admissions Requirements: Candidates are required to have high school diploma and admitted according to the related regulations of the Council of Higher Education (YÖK).

Recognition of Prior Learning:

Graduation Requirements: Students are required to complete 120 ECTS and 50 days of compulsory internship and have graduation grade average of 2.0 points at the end of two years education.

Principles of Assessment and Evaluation: Students are required to enroll courses online at the ning of each semester and attend %70 of theoretic courses and %80 of applied courses in order to take the final exams. Students need to take one mid-term exam and one final exam for each course. Mid-term exam mark (mid-term exam mark can include marks obtained from other assessment tool as assignments and application) affects the final grade at 40% whereas final exam is affective at 60%. All exams are evaluated over 100 points. Students who get AA, BA, BB, CB, CC grades for a course succeed that course. For students who get DC, DD grades to succeed the course, they need to have average grade of 2.00 points for that semester.

Employment Opportunities: For the graduates of the programs, there are three main dimensions of the logistics sector logistics service providers, those who get logistics services and organizers. Logistics program graduates have employment opportunities in establishments that provide logistics services, get logistics services or organize logistics services. In detail they can work at fields such as purchasing, transportation(air, road, sea, rail), customs, insurance, warehousing, supplier, order tracking, demand foreing, inventory management, logistics information system, spare parts provision, distribution, reimbursement operations, providing material to production, value added services (labelling, price-barcode, packaging, batching-sortation, order picking etc.), route planning and transportation via vehicle optimization (loading and planning arrival time). In addition, graduates who can complete their undergraduate education by doing vertical transfer can find employment opportunities in academia along with post-graduate studies.

Jump to Top Degree Programs: Candidates who get their associate degrees can apply to undergraduate programs determined by Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM) by doing vertical transfer. These undergraduate programs are Business Administration, Logistics Management, Air Transportation Management, Transportation and Logistics, International Finance, International Logistics and Transportation, International Logistics Management, International Trade, International Trade and Logistics, International Trade and Logistics Management.