This MSc Operations & Supply Chain Management (online) develops skills and knowledge and specifically focuses on the areas of business related to procurement & supply chain management in an operational management context.
Case studies are utilised throughout the online modules to highlight situations, solutions and problems solving methods and this will include analysis and synthesis. The contribution to profitability through understanding of purchasing, procurement, and logistics will also be understood. There will be critical review of the strategic value related to procurement, and supply chain management.
Key intellectual skills developed will include: -Design of process models and evaluation of internal and external influences -Abilities to conduct research and analysis to manage long, medium and short term issues including problem solving strategies and their use and outcomes
Why choose this course?
MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management has been running successfully on campus for seven years by the School of Engineering and Technology. With their progressive approach and career-relevant programmes, the School of Engineering and Technology has an international reputation for attracting students and developing talented graduates who are highly sought after by employers.
Building on these successes this on campus Master's course has now be developed for 100% online delivery. Ideal if you do not wish to put your career on hold for study or unable to get to our campus in Hatfield, UK.
Underpinning the knowledge, understanding, intellectual and practical skills these studies will allow you to increase your key transferable skills.
This course is accredited by the Institute of Manufacturing (IManf). Graduates of this programme will be entitled to "Fellow membership of The Institute of Manufacturing" and once they can demonstrate 2 years’ work experience in Manufacturing Management they will be entitled to apply for the award of “Certified Manufacturing Practitioner”.
A minimum 2:2 honours degree in and Engineering or Technology (with a relevant analytical content) based discipline, or; any other contiguous discipline the subject content of which does not overlap with that of the programme to any substantial extent, or; a qualification from any other recognised International academic institution which is of comparable academic standard to those identified above.
Recipient: University of Hertfordshire
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