Dr. Sara ElZarka , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Head of the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Department

Biography
Education
Affiliation
Honours & Awards
Field Of Interest
Work Experience
Community Service
Publications
Teaching
Courses
Office hours

Biography

  • Dr Sara Elzarka is the head of the logistics and supply chain management department and she is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport - College of International Transport and Logistics and the Education Chairperson of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals – Egypt Roundtable. She currently teaches Supply Chain Management and Logistics Management in the AITC MBA program and in the IITL MSc Program. Dr Elzarka has previously taught courses in Principles of Management, Strategic Management, Marketing,International Business, Retail Management, Multimodal Transport and Research Methodology in the BSc program. She is currently the Program manager of the Higher FIATA diploma in Supply Chain Management. Dr Elzarka's current research focuses on logistics and supply chain management skills and competencies, in addition to green supply chain management practices. Dr Elzarka holds a BSc degree in International Transport Management from The Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport. She obtained her MSc in Trade Logistics from Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in Egypt and a PhD in Supply Chain Management from the University of Huddersfield in the UK. Dr Elzarka has published several research topics in supply chain skills and competencies and distribution. She also works as a freelance consultant for the EIB (European Investment Bank) and the EU commission on projects in the field of transport and logistics in the MENA region.

Courses Added

Courses Added
CourseAcademic yearTerm

EL411+AL411 - Research Methodology

2013 Spring View All Content
- Lectures Notes - Exams - Course Outline - Problem Sets - tutorials - Lab Material

ELS314+ALS314 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management

2011 Spring View All Content
- Lectures Notes - Exams - Course Outline - Problem Sets - tutorials - Lab Material

ELS325-ALS325 - Retail Logistics

2014 Spring View All Content
- Lectures Notes - Exams - Course Outline - Problem Sets - tutorials - Lab Material

ELS416-ALS416 - Global Supply Chain Management

2011 Spring View All Content
- Lectures Notes - Exams - Course Outline - Problem Sets - tutorials - Lab Material

ELS426+ALS426 - Humanitarian Logistics

2014 Spring View All Content
- Lectures Notes - Exams - Course Outline - Problem Sets - tutorials - Lab Material
Spring - 2013
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Monday 1pm 3pm

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Nov 2010 - up till now
    Supply Chain Management
    Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport
  • Assistant Lecturer, Jun 2006 - Nov 2010
    Supply Chain Management
    Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Sep 2004 - May 2006
    Logistics
    Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport
  • Imports Operations Assistant, Jun 2002 - Aug 2003
    Imports
    El-Hamamsy International Marine Services
  • Operations assistant, Jun 2001 - Aug 2002
    Operations
    Rafimar Shipping Company, United Arab Shipping Company UASC.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Supply Chain Management, University of Huddersfield - United Kingdom, Nov 2010
  • Master of Science in Trade Logistics, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport, Mar 2006
  • Bachelor Degree in International Transport and Logistics, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport, Jun 2004

List of Publications

    • Dr. Sara Elzarka, "DESIGNING A COMPETENCY FRAMEWORK FOR LOGISTICS EXECUTIVES: THE CASE OF THE READY-MADE GARMENTS MANUFACTURERS IN EGYPT" , The University of Huddersfield , 2010.
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    • Dr. Sara Elzarka, Dr. Nicoleta Tipi, Dr. Nick Hubbard and Dr. Colin Bamford, "Skills, Management Logistics Expertise…What Do Logistics Managers in Clothing Companies Really Need?" , Logistics Research Network (LRN) conference in Cardiff - United Kingdom , 2009.
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    • Dr. Sara Elzarka, Dr. Nicoleta Tipi, Dr. Nick Hubbard and Dr. Colin Bamford, "Creating Logistics Competency Framework For Egyptian Clothing Companies" , Logistics Research Network (LRN) conference in Liverpool – United Kingdom , 2008.
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Affiliation

  • APICS - The Association for Operations Management
  • Education Chairperson - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (Egypt Roundtable)
  • The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK - CILT (UK)

Teaching

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management,Research Methodology, Supply Chain Management, Global Supply Chain Management, Logisitcs Management, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, Strategic Management, Multimodal Transport, International Business.

Fields of Interest

  • Retail management
  • Logistics management
  • Logistics Education
  • Supply chain risk management
  • Supply chain management
  • Green supply chain management

Honours & Awards

  • Best-in-Class Poster Competition in the University of Huddersfield Research Festival UK – March 2008
    This award is granted for outstanding research posters in the annual research festival held at the University of Huddersfield - UK.
  • Fee Waiver scholarship for full time PhD in the University of Huddersfield, U.K – Awarded on April 2008.
    This scholarship is granted for outstanding research projects.

Community Service

  • Conference Coordinator of the International Association of Maritime Universities IAMU 2004
  • Conference Coordinator of the Youth Employment Summit 2002 - Bibliotheca Alexandrina

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