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The cargo industry is truly global, providing exciting opportunities to work with people from around the world. This course will prepare you with the relevant English vocabulary and terminology you need to know to work in this industry and communicate in day-to-day operations.
Course format: This is a distance learning course using printed materials. This course requires approximately 150 hours of study followed by a mandatory 3-hour final examination.
Upon completing this course you will be able to write and discuss the following topics in English:
- Modes of transport, including their advantages and disadvantages
Commodities that are shipped by air
Types of packaging used when shipping goods by air
Alternative routing options
Issues associated with lost or damaged cargo shipments
- Air cargo commodities
Aircraft, airlines and airports
Packing and handling facts
Warehousing and routings
Customs, documentation, liability and insurance
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Non-native English speakers working with international air cargo shipments.
An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to students obtaining 60% or higher on the final examination.
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.