MBA in Supply Chain Management – Master degree

MBA in Supply Chain Management – Master degree

Courses Info

Supply Chain Management focuses on efficiently managing systems of people, resources, information that deal with the movement of a product or service from supplier to customer. MBA (Supply Chain Management) combines the management and leadership grounding of the flagship MBA course with an additional focus on the management of supply chains. The course aims to accelerate your promotion to well-paid positions of leadership, either in supply chain management or in any other function. This MBA (Supply Chain Management) course will teach you to apply the best of international business concepts and models to deliver outstanding results in the workplace.

Today’s supply chain management industry requires professionals who can integrate and optimize all the steps required to produce the right amount of the right product or service and deliver it to the end user at the right time. The interdisciplinary role of supply chain management spans logistics, distribution, purchasing, manufacturing, inventory management, marketing, and product development. It involves diverse skills and knowledge, along with multicultural and global perspectives.

During the course you will develop your strategic knowledge, functional competence and problem-solving ability, and enhance your leadership capabilities. You will learn to plan and optimise supply chain operations, but also get the competencies of developing global supply networks and supplier relations. Through this you will be able to influence decisions on both the operational and the strategic level of business management.

Master of Supply Chain Management Program gives a solid grounding in everything that touches supply chain management—marketing, sourcing, manufacturing, logistics, finance, data analytics, technology and customer relations. You will gain deep, functional supply chain management expertise and the multifaceted perspective of a general manager.

The basic understanding of supply chain operations gives you the analytical capability of analysing supply chains, and build on the analysis to tweak existing supply chains or develop new ones. During the course you will learn how improve cost efficiency and responsiveness to new consumer demands or changes in the market; capabilities that create competitive advantage and have immediate impact on company finances. You will also understand how match demand and supply and to have the right product at the right time in the right place is central to the concentration, and essential for the profitability of a company.

 

Course Length: 1 years;

Start dates: January, May, September

Course Structure

      • Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
      • Managing and Leading People
      • Operations Management
      • Marketing Management
      • International Business Environment
      • Global Corporate Strategy
      • Financial Management and Control
      • Information Management
      • MBA Dissertation

       

      * The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

       

This programme aims to provide you with relevant theoretical and practical knowledge of the core areas of project management. The compulsory modules will provide a foundation in project management concepts, while the wide range of optional modules allows you to enhance your knowledge and understanding in many related disciplines. Further specialisation can be achieved through the dissertation.

Workers in the logistics and supply chain management field make sure that goods and services get into the hands of consumers. The logistics industry is an important driver of economic growth and development. All types of businesses, big and small, need logistics managers to help with inventory and accounts receivable. A small business may have one person in charge of these duties, while large corporations have entire logistics and supply chain departments.

The area of supply chain encompasses:

  • Forecasting / Planning
  • Purchasing / Procurement
  • Logistics
  • Operations
  • Inventory Management
  • Transport
  • Warehousing
  • Distribution
  • Customer Service
  • Supply Chain Management

 

Example of job opportunities for graduate with an MBA degree in Supply Chain Management:

 

  • Materials Scheduler
  • Materials Analyst/Manager
  • Procurement Analyst/Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Production Analyst/Manager
  • Production Planning Manager
  • International Logistics Manager
  • Inventory Control Manager
  • Logistics Services Salesperson
  • Logistics Software Manager
  • Process Engineer
  • E-Business Manager
  • Sales Order Planner
  • Master Scheduler
  • Demand Planning Manager
  • Production Planning Manager
  • Vice President Supply Chain
  • Vice President Planning & Forecasting
  • Supply Chain Consultant /Analyst/Coordinator/Manager/Director/Vp
  • Logistics Analyst/Coordinator/Engineer/Manager/Specialist/Director/Vp
  • Storage And Distribution Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Transport Coordinator/Planner/Supervisor/Manager
  • Fleet Manager
  • Director Of Purchasing
  • Corporate Procurement Manager
  • Lean Materials Manager
  • Inventory Specialist
  • Facilities Manager
  • Account Specialist/Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Director Of Client Management
  • Vendor Managed Inventory Coordinator
  • Vice President Planning & Forecasting
  • Shift Manager
  • Warehouse Operations Supervisor/Manager
  • Warehouse Security Management
  • Warehouse Maintenance Manager

And more;

  • Applicants are required to submit proof of Bachelor Degree Diploma;
  • For candidates with over 5 years’ experience at a managerial level but without an undergraduate degree the programme leader will review applicants based upon their suitability for the course;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language;
  • Applicants must bring their original certificates when coming for registration;

Self-Funding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

 

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, who wants to apply for a postgraduate course you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company. If you’re starting a master’s degree, you could get a Postgraduate Master’s Loan of up to £10,609 to help with course fees and living costs. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.

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