Beirut Academy for Travel Sciences (B.A.T.S.) is pleased to offer two educational programs for staff of international freight forwarders who wish to acquire the knowledge of skills required to succeed in the business of moving freight on an international level.
Our professional education programs are certified by CIFFA (Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association),
This program compromises in-class instruction. A Certificate in International Freight Forwarding, jointly issued by CIFFA and BATS, is awarded to successful students.
- Understanding Freight forwarding
- Transportation Geography
- Land Transportation
- Air Freight
- Ocean Freight
- Terms of Trade
- International Payments
- Export Packaging and Warehousing
- Commercial Documentation
- Transportation Insurance
- Cargo Security
- Dangerous Goods
- Alternative methods of trasnportation
- Costing and Quoting
CIFFA Advanced Certificate
The prerequisite is the successful completion of the Certificate Level.
This is an advanced level program revolving mainly around the new logistics domains. An Advanced certificate in International Freight Forwarding, jointly issued by CIFFA and BATS, is awarded to successful students.
- About Ships
- Charting a Vessel
- Chartering an Aircraft
- Project Cargo
- Transportation Law and Legal Liability
- Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- Introduction to sales and marketing
- International sales and marketing
- IT and E-Logistics
Upon completion of CIFFA Certificate and Advanced Certificate (around 1 year program), students/staff are eligible for the FIATA Freight Forwarding International Diploma, a top–notch qualification.