Leadership Skills in Transport and Logistics Course

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This course is designed to develop leadership skills specifically tailored to the transport and logistics industry. Participants will learn essential leadership principles, strategies, and techniques to effectively lead teams, manage operations, and drive organizational success in the dynamic field of transport and logistics. Through a combination of theoretical concepts, practical exercises, case studies, and interactive discussions, participants will enhance their leadership capabilities and become better-equipped leaders in the transport and logistics sector.

Target Audience:

Transport and logistics managers, team leaders, aspiring managers, supervisors, department heads.


5 Days

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Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental principles of leadership and their application in the transport and logistics industry.
  • Develop effective communication and interpersonal skills to inspire, motivate, and influence teams.
  • Apply strategic thinking and decision-making skills to solve complex problems and drive organizational growth.
  • Lead by example and foster a culture of accountability, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the organization.
  • Manage change and navigate challenges effectively in the fast-paced environment of transport and logistics.
  • Develop and empower team members to achieve their full potential and contribute to organizational success.
  • Lead with integrity and ethics, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and ethical standards in all aspects of operations.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Leadership in Transport and Logistics

  • Overview of leadership principles and styles
  • Importance of leadership in the transport and logistics industry
  • Characteristics of effective leaders in transport and logistics
  • Developing a personal leadership style
  • Communication skills for effective leadership
  • Case studies: Analyzing leadership challenges in transport and logistics

Module 2: Strategic Leadership and Decision Making

  • Strategic thinking and planning in transport and logistics
  • Setting organizational goals and objectives
  • Developing a vision and mission for the organization
  • Decision-making techniques and processes
  • Risk management and mitigation strategies
  • Practical exercises: Strategic decision-making simulations

Module 3: Leading Teams and Managing Change

  • Building high-performance teams in transport and logistics
  • Motivating and empowering team members
  • Managing conflicts and resolving disputes
  • Leading change and innovation in transport and logistics
  • Overcoming resistance to change
  • Case studies: Successful change management initiatives in the industry

Module 4: Ethical Leadership and Compliance

  • Ethical leadership principles and practices
  • Importance of integrity and transparency in leadership
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements and ethical standards
  • Creating a culture of ethics and integrity
  • Leading with fairness and impartiality
  • Role-playing exercises: Ethical leadership scenarios

Module 5: Leadership in Action and Personal Development

  • Leading through crisis and adversity
  • Personal development and continuous learning
  • Developing a leadership action plan
  • Course review and reflection
  • Feedback and peer evaluation

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Course Administration Details:


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010,+250 789 621 067  or mail [email protected]/[email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before course start date.

Send proof of payment to [email protected]/[email protected]

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