Supply chain networks and e-supply chain networks may be designed for services ormanufacturing. These networks can be global or domestic in scale. They encompass the functions ofprocurement, production, distribution and customer service, and have a diverse rangein design and structures.
The market for postgraduate qualifications in logistics and supply chain management(SCM) has been growing rapidly. Companies are demanding that senior managers arebetter qualified and better prepared to address the deeper issues involved in the twingoals of cost reduction and service enhancement.
This programme offers a unique curriculum that includes many practical examples oflogistics and SCM in action.
We are one of very few university programmes in the UKwhich has been accredited by both the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport(CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). This means thatstudents are recognised by these professional bodies as holding their professionalqualifications to full professional status Level 6 upon completion of the Mastersprogramme.
Links to industry
Students participate in CILT and CIPS activities including the CILT studentconference. Students will visit industrial locations, have seminars given by guestspeakers from industry and collaborate with business partners for dissertation projects.
In the final stage of the programme, all students will undertake a one week consultantproject organised by the university, which has been highly valued by previous students.
The aims of the programme are:
- To gain a systematic understanding of relevant knowledge about logistics andsupply chain management
- To be able to apply relevant knowledge to a range of complex situations takingaccount of relationships and interaction with other areas of business ororganisations within logistics and supply chain networks
- To obtain critical awareness of current issues in logistics and supply chainmanagement and e-supply chain management which is informed by leading edgeresearch and practice in the field.
Business - Logistics
Logistics, supply chain management, purchasing, procurement and transport. Whatever you choose to study, you'll gain cutting-edge knowledge, practical experience and professional accreditations.
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