This course offers a robust understanding of the concepts and practices of Supply Chain Management with academic and practical applications being incorporated into it. Supply chains and sourcing have become a central focus for companies due to the rapid changes in demand for products and services, globalisation and technology. With operations becoming more complex, companies in the manufacturing, retail and technological sectors are searching for individuals with supply chain expertise. This specialised Masters is relevant to individuals who wish to pursue careers in management consulting, managing information systems, product management and supply chain management. Graduates of this course will be well prepared to work as supply chain analysts, project managers, logistics managers, operations consultants or manufacturing or service operations managers.
On completion of this programme, students should be able to:
Provide participants with a detailed knowledge of the theory and practice of Supply Chain Management;
Develop graduate-level staff from all functions to initiate and manage multi-discipline teamwork aimed at radical improvements in supply chain capability;
Prepare graduates of all disciplines for upward job mobility;
Provide personal development opportunities for staff in parallel with their meeting job requirements