About This Masters Degree
The International Master in e-Supply Chain Management seeks to provide skills and competencies to people who want to successfully respond to the new challenges we face today in our society. A new operational approach is required for an environment that is characterized by a structural change in every way.
In a global market, companies ought to constantly create and develop new ideas to have a good positioning and get new competitive advantages. The management of the supply chain corresponds to the combination of current technology and best worldwide business practices. Improving the internal operations, lowering costs and achieving greater savings, benefits and the increase of customer satisfaction are some of the goals that contribute to it.
This program is not intended to theorize about the supply chain, but to develop the necessary criteria to enable you to have a clear, current and comprehensive overview of operations and see how they efficiently and effectively interact in our current environment.
Thus, this program aims to train professionals on having a strategic vision, so that they not only mastered the logistics but that they focused on developing the internationalization of the company, going beyond transport and storage, so that they mastered all the needs and areas such as planning, management and control of logistics strategy and internationalization of the company.
In the program the theoretical approach is used only to induce the student to “learn by doing” exercises, such as debates and case studies, which seek the enrichment of participants, by identifying all possible solutions and alternatives to the different business situations.
The target of this program:Are professionals, businessmen/women, students, entrepreneurs and everyone who wants to acquire a new vision and dimension of the today operations in the supply chain. People who need to consolidate and develop an innovative mindset for the process of creating, managing and maintaining companies through a managing leadership.
Experienced professionals, University Students, Management Leaders coming from different sectors: Engineering, Healthcare, Consulting, Banking, Services, Automotive, Construction, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Energy, Industry, Public Administration, and so on.
Final projectThroughout the International Master in e-Supply Chain Management, you will develop all your skills and competencies, especially your entrepreneurial sense, since you will be required to develop an International Business Operation Plan during the master, which will have to be viable in the current market. The International Business Operation Plan will be developed in work teams.
Therefore, our goal is that as you go through the master you could be able to consolidate the knowledge learned in your project. Along the master there are three mentoring sessions held by experts, who provide guidance and support to project development.
Finally, at the end of the master each team will make a presentation of their project in front of a panel of specialists and experts, who will evaluate them.
ECTS Educational SystemThe International Master in e-Supply Chain Management is regulated by the European Credit Transfer System, a system which measures and values the required work to be done by the students in order to acquire all the necessary competences, knowledge, and skills to overcome the different subjects of the Master.
This master has a total of 60 ECTS, equivalent to 1500 hours of student involvement of which 15 ECTS correspond to the completion of the final Master project.
Modules of the ProgramModule 1
A Strategic and Global Vision of the Supply Chain Management (SCM).
SCM Innovation and Optimization.
Demand, Strategy, Purchasing, Sourcing and Procurement in SCM.
Distribution, Storage, Handling, Transportation and Reverse Logistics, Strategic Management of Stocks in SCM.
Productivity and Operations, Quality, Work Safety and Risk Prevention and environment in SCM.
Business Game Simulation
Final Master Project
Methodology of the MasterThe methodology of the International Master in e-Supply Chain Management is based on active participation of students in many activities, such as analysis and resolution of real business experiences and case studies. Therefore our methodology is based on “learning by doing”, relying on software tools and Simulation Systems Business.
Furthermore, the master requires a combination of individual and team work, analyzing and resolving different activities, real business experiences, case studies, business simulations, forums, discussions, etc. Not to mention the final Project of the master, which is the backbone of this Master.
Teaching staffOur Teaching staff are not just academics but businessmen, entrepreneurs, professionals and executives who are at top positions in different businesses and sectors. They focus on innovating in their companies, defining profitable and successful business models that add value to their employees and society.
Our teachers seek to train students offering them an edgy and realistic view of the business world, as well as giving them the opportunity to practice different skills that students will be able to immediately bring in at their work places
International Master in e Supply Chain Management
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Resume (CV) Motivation letterPassport or ID copy University or Bachelor DegreeAcademic record (Transcript/Grades)Professional experienceProficiency / Advanced level in English or Spanish skills, depending if you choose to study the master 100% in Spanish or 100% in English, in case it is not your mother tongue.