The Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management in Transportation and Logistics is offered by University of Technology Sydney.
Program Length: 4 YEARS.
The ever-growing interest among business managers and academics in supply chains, the emergence of advanced service economies, connected information systems including disruptive technologies, cloud computing and data analytics, new management practices and approaches, and the pressure of global competition has placed a premium on those who have a broad understanding of how to plan and manage complex business operations and related processes. Further, in today's volatile environment, risk and complexity in supply chains have been major issues faced by industry which encourage businesses to engender a more organic capability to deal with unexpected disruptions. This course is designed to cater to the needs of those employed in all sectors of business and who seek advanced knowledge of supply chain and service networks, procurement strategies, operations, quality and logistics management. The Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management (Extension) is designed for students who wish to gain significant insight and specialised skills in these areas.The additional subject choices this program provides include opportunity to specialise more deeply in the core strategic and tactical aspect of network and logistics network design, as well as the systematic application of improvement methodology within procurement and supply chain processes which help reduce variability and uncertainty through the supply chain, enabling better control of product and service quality. In addition to operations and supply chain management capabilities, students enhance skills in professional practice, specialist knowledge and build capabilities through a better understanding of organisational and management practices and international contexts across both inter- and intra-organisational contexts.The course is designed to cater for the needs of those employed in all sectors of business including private, public and not-for-profit and who seek specialised knowledge and practical insights of supply chain and service networks, procurement strategies, operations and logistics management.See less