Master's Degree in Industrial Management in Jönköping in Sweden

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Industrial Management

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

A Master’s degree of Industrial Management helps Graduates understand technological advance, and how to apply it to strategic decisions for an organization. It uses science and technology to solve these issues, which in turn provides business opportunities.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Jönköping city is located in the South region of Sweden in Jönköping County. It is an agricultural town with over 90,000 residents. Jönköping has 3 universities.

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Master in Production Development and Management

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Jönköping

The manufacturing industry now faces globalisation challenges and this is the starting point of this Master's programme. The aim is to provide knowledge and competence that prepare the students for leading positions within the manufacturing industry. [+]

Masters in Industrial Management in Jönköping in Sweden. The manufacturing industry now faces globalisation challenges and this is the starting point of this Master's programme. The aim is to provide knowledge and competence that prepare the students for leading positions within the manufacturing industry. Making globalisation work Today, the manufacturing industry is an international industry. Product development and production may be carried out at different geographic locations, which require communication and coordination of the activities. The competitiveness of manufacturing companies relies to a high degree on their abilities to benefit from the increased globalisation. Preparing for leadership This Master's programme focuses on the role that production plays within manufacturing companies. Central themes include how production systems are developed, how the design of the products and the supply chain interrelate with the production system design, and how production systems are operated and managed. The programme begins with a number of courses that provides the students with a common basis for these central themes. It ends with a final thesis work, at which the students applies the knowledge and skills gained during the program. Connect theory with practice An underlying idea of the programme is that the students are given the opportunity to connect theory with practice. Therefore, important parts of the programme are carried out as project assignments. This provides the students with possibilities to relate their theoretical understanding to the real conditions of the manufacturing industry. The programme is led by a management team that includes persons representing leading positions in industry, students and teachers. The management team ensures the relevance and quality of the programme. Next generation of engineers The School of Engineering, Jönköping University, is a member of the prestigious collaborative between leading engineering schools worldwide - the CDIO Initiative™. The CDIO Initiative is an innovative educational framework to conceive and develop a new vision of engineering education and for producing the next generation of engineers. After graduation A student that has graduated from the programme is ready to take up various positions in industry, including areas such as production development, production management, production planning, or logistics. The student will also be prepared for doctoral studies. Courses within the programme Year 1 Industrial Product Realisation: Process - Methods - Leadership 9 Credits Human Factors Engineering 6 Credits Production Development: Strategy - System - Technology 15 Credits Integrated Product And Production Development 9 Credits Production Management 6 Credits Supply Chain Design 9 Credits Elective Course: Sustainable Production 6 Credits Elective Course: Mathematical Statistics 6 Credits The course mathematical statistics is compulsory to students entering the programme with less than 21 ECTS credits in mathematics in order to obtain a master’s degree. Year 2 Change Management 9 Credits Industrial Placement 9 Credits Leadership 6 Credits Research and Inquiry Methodology 6 Credits Final Project Work, Master 30 Credits Facts Credits: 120,0 credits Level: Master's Rate of study: Full-time Place of study: Campus-based Language: English Start date: Autumn 2016 Requirements: The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor’s degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 ECTS credits in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering and management, civil engineering, or equivalent. The bachelor’s degree should comprise a minimum of 15 ECTS credits in mathematics. Proof of English proficiency is required. [-]