Have you ever wondered how the products you order are delivered to your house so fast? How are companies able to manage their services and operations so smoothly, together with their suppliers? The answer lies in sustainable, innovative, reliable, and efficient supply chain management.
Our research-driven MSc in Supply Chain Management will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become an expert in a discipline that is essential to business success when operating in today’s local, national and global markets.
The program in Groningen is unique in that it tackles the full range of the supply chains within all types of organizations (production, distribution, and services). You will gain the necessary managerial and analytical skills to focus on the design, integration, and coordination of supply chains at multiple levels, bringing innovative and dynamic solutions to this fast-paced business environment. The program also provides access to numerous professionals from different sectors complementing current and future perspectives taught in courses. We cooperate with companies on guest lectures, company visits, internships, career events, case studies, and thesis assignments.
Through the selection of elective courses, you can focus on supply chains in specific contexts, for example in the energy, healthcare, or process industry. The program further offers the opportunity to focus on the Energy Focus area. At the end of your studies, you will receive an MSc in Supply Chain Management from the University of Groningen, one of Europe’s top-tier business schools.
Why study this program in Groningen?
The program is a unique mixture of rigorous academic learning and practical applicability. You learn how to design, coordinate and control entire supply chains. You will learn to diagnose supply chain decision problems and propose, implement and evaluate effective solutions.
This is an internationally accredited program, ensuring a high-quality education that meets both the AACSB and EQUIS standards, which only one percent of universities reach worldwide.
Linking education to research and career preparation.
Our education is strongly rooted in business practice and society. Also right from the start of your degree program attention is paid to academic research and preprofessional development. Since an analytical and critical mind and problem-solving capabilities are important qualities in any career our students aspire.
In collaboration with external partners, we conduct research projects on (e-)logistics, healthcare, and service supply chains, resilience, port logistics, transportation, energy transition, sustainable energy supply, city-logistics, and last-mile deliveries, and sustainable logistics. Example projects can be seen at our research group Centre for Operational Excellence (COPE).