Advanced Certificate in Transport and Fleet Management

This course aims to provide fleet managers and executives practical lessons, and best practice strategies in transport and fleet management in which they can readily bring them back to their day-to-day work and implement seamlessly. It aims at guiding you step-by-step in achieving vehicle fleet management excellence!

Current intake:  April /May

Start date: 23rd March 2019

About This Course

Transportation & Fleet Management activities account for over 70% of an organization’s supply chain costs. It is critical that organizations get the transport and fleet management function right to meet personnel mobility needs, provide maintenance operations or to execute successful delivery of goods and materials. Fleet management covers the selection of vehicles and equipment and the setting up of systems and procedures necessary to monitor and manage a fleet of vehicles.


  • Learn how to develop an effective fleet management model, system and strategy
  • Learn how to improve process management and achieve process optimization in transport and vehicle fleet management.
  • Be in position to improve life-cycle and maintenance management for fleets.   
  • Understand finance and cost management of vehicle fleets.
  • Learn and understand Safety Management of Vehicle Fleets.
  • Understand how to comply and adapt to regulations for vehicle fleet management.
  • You will have best Practice Fleet Performance Review, Measurement, Bench marking & Reporting.
  • You will learn to leverage technology including telematics, fleet management information systems, big data and automotive technology to enhance vehicle fleet management.
  • Increase overall fleet cost & operational effectiveness by developing a fleet management improvement plan.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to transport & fleet management
  • Transport strategy & managing transport providers
  • Modes of transport
  • Planning Goods’ movement, destinations, and routes
  • The function of fleet management
  • Setting up a fleet
  • Ownership (Choosing the right vehicle, procurement info, insurance etc)
  • Managing fleets
  • Utilization of vehicle fleets
  • Maintenance of fleet of vehicles
  • Fuel Management
  • Fleet Safety (Accidents analysis, road safety training)
  • Environmental control
  • Drivers’ Management

Target Groups

  • Freight and Logistics industries.
  • Oil and Gas industries.
  • Manufacturing industries.
  • Warehouse Distribution companies.
  • Automotive industries.
  • Institution/ Organization department heads from areas of the above given industries
  • Mining Industries
  • Food and Beverage Industires

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Advanced Level of Education / Certificate
  • Relevant Working Experience

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  • Duration:

4 weeks

  • Mode of Delivery:


  • Online Classes:

Monday: 8 pm – 9 pm

  • Cost:
USD 400 – Uganda
USD 600 – International
  USD 800 – Organistions
  • Venue:

Virtual University Uganda Camapus

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  • Phone :

+256 700 518 378