Logistics STEM



Logistician is the most popular profession. Any large company needs logisticians.


The main task of the logistician is to ensure the delivery of goods from point A to point B with minimal time and money, to meet deadlines and not damage the goods. His responsibilities is also the development of supply chains: logistics finds suppliers, calculates the cost of delivery, analyzes the transport market, coordinates work with manufacturers, buyers, warehouse and sales department.


Form of education and study period:
Full-time (after school) 4 years
After college 3 years


Specialty code: «6 В11301- Logistics»

UNT elective subjects:

after school: Mathematics + Geography
after college: Physics + Labor Protection
Academic degrees: Bachelor in Services
Scope and objects of professional activity

Bachelor of Economics and Business with a degree in Logistics can carry out analytical, research, organizational and managerial (administrative) and educational (pedagogical) activities in the following areas: management of logistics processes in procurement and distribution; transportation; logistic risk management; warehousing and cargo handling; Inventory Management; information and computer support for logistics; administration of logistics systems.

The professional activity of a logistician is carried out in the field of material production, commodity circulation, and the service sector and is aimed at ensuring the functioning of enterprises of all legal forms in order to rationally organize logistics activities taking into account the industry, regional and assortment specifics of the enterprise.

The objects of professional activity of graduates are:
  • material flows and resources (commodity, financial, personnel);
  • intangible flows and resources (information, temporary, service);
  • distribution systems;
  • production and marketing systems;
  • information support systems for production, supply, distribution, transport and technological processes.
Types of professional activity

By analogy with the European “Standards of Competencies”, in the framework of the educational program of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a bachelor in the specialty “Logistics” refers to the operational level.


The specialist in the operational stage should know the basics of logistics and supply chain management: transportation, customs formalities, warehousing, information technology, understand the logistics strategies and processes, the relationship between the logistics systems and within them (general knowledge), and also know the general principles of the software for Warehousing and accounting.

Professional Functions
  • coordination in the delivery process and selection of the best option;
  • storage and shipment of goods;
  • process control;
  • preparation of primary documentation, its systematization and the formation of registers;
  • formation and placement of finished orders;
  • preparation and submission of documents to the licensing authorities;
  • control and coordination of the warehouse, as well as the transport service;
  • forecasting optimal purchases;
  • cargo routing.
Areas of professional activity
  • organization and design of logistics systems;
  • planning of the logistics process at enterprises of various sectors of the economy;
  • optimization of enterprise resources associated with the management of material and associated flows;
  • management of the logistics process in procurement, production and distribution;
  • cross-functional and inter-organizational logistics coordination;
  • management of the main logistic functions: orders, stocks, transportation, warehousing and cargo handling, packaging, service;
  • information support for the functioning of logistics systems;
  • administration of logistics systems: controlling and audit;
  • formation of global logistics systems and international logistics;
  • design and management of macro-logical systems.
Key competencies

In accordance with the high requirements for the competence of modern specialists, a graduate in the specialty “Logistics” should have the following key competencies:


Universal (general) competencies:


  • general scientific;
  • instrumental;
  • social and personal;
  • general cultural;


Subject-specific (professional) competencies:


  • general professional;
  • profile and special.
Program features

A feature of this program is the ability to take certified courses in logistics in the Kazakhstan logistics cluster.


Advantages of the educational program “Logistics”:


  • The use of interactive teaching methods (interactive lectures, case studies, role and business games, presentations, business projects);
  • Practice-oriented training (master classes, guest and binary lectures with the invitation of practitioners, field classes in commercial structures);
  • The use of computer technology (online testing on the kahoot.it website, conducting online classes based on Adobe connect software, solving applied optimization problems and conducting a business game in the Excel program, computer testing using the econom and U-3 testing programs );
  • In-depth study of the English language with the receipt of an appropriate certificate;
  • Passing industrial and undergraduate practice in leading companies;
  • Harmonization of the curriculum of the specialty “Logistics” with the educational programs of foreign universities for the implementation of double-degree education programs.
Our partners
  • Traffic logistics group LLP
  • TLC Global Trade
  • TLC “Lomer Point Bridge”
  • Russian University of Economics Plekhanova
  • International Business Academy ID-GROUP
  • LBK – Latvian Business College
International programs
  1. The Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Science (Pennsylvania, USA).
  2. University of Applied Sciences Zittau / Goerlitz (Zittau / Goerlitz, Germany).
  3. Budapest Metropolitan University (Budapest, Hungary).
  4. WSG University of Economy in Bydgoszcz (Bydgoszcz, Poland)
  5. Siauliai University (Šiauliai, Lithuania).
  6. Baltic International Academy (Riga, Latvia).
  7. Varna University of Economics (Varna, Bulgaria).
  8. Moscow Financial and Industrial University “Synergy” (Russia).
  9. Kyrgyz Economic University. M. Ryskulbekova (Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic).
  10. Grodno State University. Y. Kupaly, Grodno, Republic of Belarus
  11. Krasnoyarsk State Agrarian University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
  12. Lodz University of Technology (Lodz, Poland)
  13. Altai State University (Barnaul)
Career prospects (professions)

In logistics, career levels of specialist, leading specialist, manager, department head and logistics director are distinguished. A young logistics specialist can find a job already while studying, having completed practice at the simplest stages, for example, in a warehouse, in the transport departments of companies. Many large companies are happy to accept our students for internships for further development within the company. The crown of a logistics career is the Director of Logistics. He is involved in developing the company’s strategy, is responsible for managing huge flows and resources, and is a member of the Board of Directors.


Graduates with a degree in Logistics can independently engage in business, since the creation of their own logistics company is quite common in this area. Such a company provides services in the field of transportation, warehousing, procurement management, participates in the development of logistics IT solutions for other companies. Of course, this will require additional training, but deep mastery of professional skills and competencies is a key factor in a successful career in this field of activity. The fact that logistics is the connecting link between all levels of the company allows the logistician, as he moves up the career ladder, to interact with most departments, to understand their work and place in the corporate governance system. Such an experience, together with an active lifestyle and the desire to succeed, can become the basis of a good career.

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