Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc

 

Course code: 5154F

Full time: 12 months

 

 

 

Our Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc provides in-depth knowledge of the major areas and philosophy that underpin operations and supply chain. It shows how an integrated approach to operations and supply chain management can impact on businesses.

Organisations are constantly evaluating ways to reduce costs, shorten production and distribution times, and better manage risk in order to develop and maintain a competitive advantage.

On completion of this course you will be able to apply the knowledge you have learned in a thorough, systematic, informed and creative way in order to advance the effectiveness and competitiveness of organisations. The course provides you with the knowledge and understanding how an integrated approach to operations and supply chain management can impact on business performance. Each year an industry visit is arranged for this course and guest speakers from industry are invited to share their experiences and insights with you.

This course develops your critical skills which will help you to evaluate, synthesise and apply theories and concepts in operations and supply chain management. You apply these skills to a range of complex, open ended problems, demonstrating your understanding of theory and in the future to shaping organisational performance. Our teaching covers topics in a national and international context.

The course shapes your understanding of quantitative analysis approaches in logistics and supply chain management; how the mainstream supply chain information systems work; and how information technology can improve the efficiency of supply chain management

Your development

On completion of this course you will be able to

  • critically evaluate, synthesise and apply theories and concepts in operations and supply chain in a national and international context
  • demonstrate analytical and evaluative skills in the application of operations and supply chain theory and concepts to conduct independent research
  • learn independently and inter-dependently and use reflective skills to enable you to become a lifelong learner and capable problem solver in a business environment
  • critically apply relevant theory and concepts to a range of complex, open ended problems, and use a full range of transferable professional skills
  • provide technical, commercial and managerial leadership communicate effectively and possess good interpersonal skills

 

Career focus

You will be able to pursue a wide range of careers in human resource management in private, public and third sector organisations. They will also be suited to positions in management consultancy, management education and training.

  • A sample of job titles our graduates now hold include: Head of Operations / Enterprise Risk Manager / Resource Delivery Manager / Supply Chain Graduate
  • A sample of employers who our graduates now work for include: Indonesia Port Corporation / BT Openreach / Ronaldsway Aircraft Company

 

 

Course accreditation

CIPS This course is accredited by Charted Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and successful completion of the course leads to associate membership of this premier global organisation.


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