Become a sought-after specialist in the field of logistics and operations management. Successful implementation of a business strategy depends on excellent supply chain management. The Master's program in Supply Chain Management is a world-class degree program that equips you with the expertise to design, implement and manage competitive operations processes and global supply and distribution networks - both essential for an organization's competitive edge.
Academically-challenging and strongly oriented towards real-world application, the program examines how the execution of a company's primary processes and its network with suppliers and distributors are key to its performance; how companies can develop the best global operational networks; and how to optimize the management of the distribution chain so that a company's operations can optimally serve its customers.
Companies today are developing global operational networks to meet the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities presented by economic globalization. Purchasing, production, and distribution activities are all taking place in various parts of the world. These companies need professionals with your expertise the field of logistics and operations management.
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A Tilburg University Master's program in Supply Chain Management offers you: •Break-through scientific theory combined with insights from industry. Your combined theoretical knowledge and understanding of how to apply it in practical ways to the decisions you make will serve you throughout your future career •Diverse and engaging teaching methods that challenge and inform on multiple levels, from lectures and tutorials to guest lecturers from prominent industry practitioners, group assignments and an internship at an organization •Global and local perspectives on supply chain issues as reflected in the content of the program, the experiences and perspectives of your international teachers, and the contrasting ideas of your global classmates •Ideal preparation for a successful career as a manager, specialist, or consultant on operations and supply chains
You will need a solid academic basis in the following areas in order to qualify for the Master's in Supply Chain Management program: Organization Theories, Academic Training, Economics and Business, Supply Chain Management (at least two undergraduate courses) and Methods (research methods, mathematics, statistics). If you have a university bachelor's degree that does not completely meet the requirements above, Tilburg University gives you the opportunity to complete a Pre-Master's program. A GMAT and an English proficieny test(TOEFL/IELTS/CPE) are also required