Professional manager education on logistics and supply chain management

Erturgut R., Soyşekerci S.

3rd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), İstanbul, Turkey, 3 - 07 February 2011, vol.15, pp.2771-2775 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 15
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.04.186
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.2771-2775
  • Keywords: Logistics, proffesional manager, logistics education, supply chain management, manager education
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


The logistic takes the lead among the fields of today's business administration open to develop. On the other hand, the Supply Chain Management (SCM) that includes the logistic and the reverse logistic operations is on the way to become an academic discipline on its own. At this point, it becomes inevitable for the professional managers to receive Logistic and SCM education as in the high education. In this research, the importance and necessity of Logistic and SCM education for the Professional managers (Adult education) are emphasized. In the detailed study of the literature regarding the subject, a number of determinations and suggestions regarding the significance of logistic and SCM education in terms of adult education and their sides open to develop are put forward. (C) 2011 Elsevier Ltd.