MSc Global Supply Chain Management and Change (full-time)

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Program Description

MSc Global Supply Chain Management and Change (full-time)

The Global Supply Chain Management and Change program has been developed to meet the growing demand for supply chain experts who understand the importance of innovation in business success. The program is taught in Venlo, an entrepreneurial city about 80km from Maastricht, giving you the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice in the region’s industrial heart.

What will you learn?

Global Supply Chain Management and Change takes elements from different disciplines to give you a comprehensive understanding of global supply chains and their wider position in global business and economics. You will acquire the skills to maintain a ‘big picture’ overview of every link in the supply chain while having the leadership skills to drive change processes that will benefit a business’ bottom line.

At the end of the program, you will be able to:

• carry out effective supply chain planning,
• use your entrepreneurial and innovative skills to identify areas for improvement,
• deal effectively with suppliers, buyers, and customers,
• work in and manage (international) teams.

Career prospects

As a graduate of this exciting new program, many opportunities will be open to you. The ability to manage and improve global supply chains will make you invaluable to the project and staff departments of global retail and logistics companies. And the business and leadership skills you develop will put you on the fast track to a senior position. If you are interested in starting up your own company, your strong sense of entrepreneurship will put you one step ahead right from the start.

We expect graduates to find positions in:

  • multinationals,
  • start-ups,
  • consultancy firms.
Last updated Jul 2019

About the School

Maastricht University (UM) is the most international university in the Netherlands and, with 16,300 students and 4,300 employees, is still growing. The university stands out for its innovative educati ... Read More

Maastricht University (UM) is the most international university in the Netherlands and, with 16,300 students and 4,300 employees, is still growing. The university stands out for its innovative education model, international character and multidisciplinary approach to research and education. Read less