Mr. Tadlo Sintayehu (MBA)
Head, Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Message from Head of the department//
A study in Logistics and Supply Chain Management provides learners with relevant insights in market needs, planning methods and controlling flows, required to analyze logistical performances, gain management skills, planning and organizational skills and analytical skills. It can prepare them for a career in management of operations in manufacturing, service and distribution enterprises or as a logistics analyst.
Moreover, the globalization of businesses, the implementation of several projects both by private and government sectors, introduction of dry ports, as well as the government’s focus on logistics not only for implementation of the 2nd five years “Growth and Transformation Plan” but also for elimination of resource wastages necessitate workforce with knowledge, skill and attitude in the field of logistics and supply chain management.
By considering the country’s demand on skilled professionals on Logistics and supply chain management, the University of Gondar has been started training first degree in Logistics and Supply chain management at the academic year of 2006 E.C. Due to the department need, the program has been launched postgraduate program since 2009.
The need for the program is apparent in terms of University of Gondar’s strategic plan as it intends to generate competent people who will assist organizations and institutions in properly managing and coordinating logistics activities, their value chains so that they stay competitive. It is also in line with the national priority agendas as it aims to produce graduates who can uplift the economy by properly managing the networks or chains a particular organization.
The program has been established with the mission of producing qualified and competent graduates in the area of Logistics and Supply chain Management and has been undertaking a number of problem solving research, community service and technology transfer projects.
The department welcomes any kind of research, community service and technology transfer requests.
“Priority for Value generation”
With best regards//