Master in Integral Logistic

Masters College Barcelona

Program Description

Master in Integral Logistic

Masters College Barcelona

Why take the course of Master in Integral Logistic?

You will acquire an integral vision of logistics as a dynamic and heterogeneous business sphere with a splendid future. You will understand the process of evolution of the market in terms of which, in many areas, logistics is taking a still more important position than production. You will learn how to use Information and Communication Technologies that are omnipresent in the logistics environment and that have had a spectacular evolution during the recent years. You will develop necessary abilities to take decisions in the operations area while taking into consideration their influence on the global business strategy of a company while analyzing possible consequences that are every time more complicated, dynamic and international.

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Program Presentation

Two aspects are important in the economic and business world today. Globalization, which involves the internationalization taken to the extreme and technological change, which involves the substantial shortening of the life cycle of products. In this context, logistics has become, and it will be even more in the future, a basic tool for solving complex global competitive pressures and to promote the strategic and comprehensive development of enterprises in continuous technological change.

Objectives

  1. Provide a strategic and adapted vision for the global supply chain.
  2. A strong background in of the supply chain management as well as the latest trends and developments in business management.
  3. Introduce students to the aspects and international logistics trends.
  4. Show how to lead logistics operations in chains of local and international supply.
  5. Develop knowledge and best practice models of cooperation with suppliers and customers.
  6. Design, implement and perform control of the supply chain by providing a comprehensive strategic vision in the company.

Methodology

A student enrolled in the Master program attends classroom classes in the Campus of Masters College Barcelona in Barcelona city. Every class has a theoretical part and a practical part. The method of case studies is applied to the learning process in order to develop the decision- making abilities of the student. The learning process is reinforced by broad knowledge and experience, both in academic and business spheres of the teaching staff. Through simulation games, students face business problem situations where teamwork is essential. Our students receive tutoring support within the whole learning process, from the beginning to the development of a thesis project. Our students can profit from high technology tools that support their course of studies, such as the Moodle platform that allows them to access a virtual campus on which they can share their acquired knowledge and engage in further discussions to deepen their theoretical and practical understanding of the contents of the Master. Classroom classes are complemented with online modules through our own methodology of 4- learning. In some cases, our students can get access to additional sessions, recorded with the latest technological systems and stored in the Mediateca section. Masters College Barcelona introduces to its masters the case methodology developed by the prestigious Harvard University. Students will work on real cases developed by the Harvard Business School. It is an innovative teaching method that will allow students to investigate solutions to real problems and develop their organizational and management capabilities.

Audience

Designed for university graduates and professionals who want to extend their knowledge and abilities in logistics and all the areas that integrate it. In order to obtain leadership skills that are highly required in the business world, while taking into consideration current challenges and specific risks that are set out in the sector of global trade.

Academic Program

MODULE 1 - 6 ECTS Logistics and Management: Evolution and Trends

  • Historical evolution of the concept of production, distribution and supply
  • New challenges and trends for logistics management
  • Outsourcing logistics services
  • Strategies global operations and innovation
  • Corporate Performance Management
  • Creating value in the supply chain

MODULE 2 - 6 ECTS Key Strategies for Supply Chain Management

  • Human resources management and leadership
  • Executive management tools
  • Financial Management
  • Reverse logistics as strategic differential factor
  • Service management

MODULE 3 - 6 ECTS Logistics Sourcing and Suppliers

  • Effective management of procurement and provisioning
  • Prospection, approval and evaluation of suppliers
  • The framework of relations with suppliers and negotiation
  • Management and advanced design of warehouses. Inventory Control
  • ICT in purchases
  • Strategic vision of purchases
  • Simulator logistics distribution

MODULE 4 - 9 ECTS Manufacturing Logistics

  • Introduction to operations
  • Planning techniques for analysis and demand management
  • Management and design production processes
  • Quality management in production processes
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Simulation for decision making
  • Analysis and optimization of production processes
  • National Marketing Vs international marketing
  • Analysis of international environments

MODULE 5 - 9 ECTS Logistics and Management: Evolution and Trends

  • Introduction to operations
  • Planning techniques for analysis and demand management
  • Management and design production processes
  • Quality management in production processes
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Simulation for decision making
  • Analysis and optimization of production processes
  • National Marketing Vs international marketing
  • Analysis of international environments

MODULE 6 - 9 ECTS Key Strategies for Supply Chain Management

  • Commercial terms for the International Sale
  • International Taxation, Customs and Excise
  • Management of international transportation
  • Port Management. Shipping Business
  • Insurance in international transport
  • International Macroeconomics

MODULE 7 - 15 ECTS Master Final Thesis In the final thesis, the student is developing Project management international activities of a company. Among others, you can develop a study of a foreign market, plan the strategy of introducing a product in a new market, designing more targeted distribution channel to the destination country, analyze international competition, etc.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Spanish


Last updated October 3, 2018
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9 - 9 months
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5,360 EUR
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