With the start of the academic year 2008/2009, a new study programme – the part-time study programme of Business Logistics – will commence under the aegis of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana and BTC Logistics Centre. At the end of the three-year programme, students will obtain the title of BS in Economics in the field of Business Logistics. Apart from university professors, experts from the field of well-known providers of logistics services and the most important logistics managers from trading and production companies will also hold lectures.
The content of the three-year internationally comparable study programme has been approved by the Council of Higher Education of the Republic of Slovenia and will commence this year on the condition that at least 20 or more candidates have applied for it. Lectures will be held at the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana, where the lecturers hold faculty posts, and at the Logistics Centre in BTC. Guest lecturers will include internationally acknowledged experts from well-known logistics companies and the most important logistics managers from trading and production companies. They all possess academic experiences and some are already qualified lecturers.
The study programme is primarily intended for managers in logistics, trading and production companies with ambitions to develop logistics with the most up-to-date, technological and organizational methods, and candidates who would like to work in the field of logistics, one of the fastest growing industries. Tilen Baloh, Head of the Office for Undergraduate Studies at the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana, and Janko Pirkovič from BTC Logistics Centre believe “the study programme offers an excellent link between theoretical knowledge and practical experiences, and consequently it is intended for managers who have ambitions to assume more responsible work tasks”.
The part-time study programme of Business Logistics will commence this October and enrolment will take place in September at the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana. The condition is a completed four-year secondary school programme before 1 June 2005 or a completed matura (finishing examination). After finishing the three-year programme, graduates will have the possibility of continuing their studies in the internationally comparable master’s programme Business Logistics at the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana. The tuition fee for one semester together with the enrolment fee amounts to 1,097.06 euros, excluding the costs of study materials.
For further information contact:
BTC d.d., Maja Oven, Director of Market Communications and Public Relations, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org