Master in Transport & Logistics Management

General

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Program Description

Scholarships available until September 30th, 2020

“We believe that everyone with the desire and qualifications to study at IUBH should have the opportunity to do so. Therefore, all applicants by September 30th, 2020 will receive a 2.500€ scholarship from IUBH University of Applied Sciences. The amount of scholarships is limited and only available for the first 100 accepted applicants. Apply today and receive the scholarship!”

Due to COVID-19, all lectures at IUBH University of Applied Sciences will occur in a virtual classroom until further notice. We aim to ensure that the current special circumstances will not result in students being disadvantaged in their course of study.

Take the driving seat

When it comes to transport from point A to B, it is becoming more and more important in our globalized world to recognize and solve strategic and logistical problems. With its international focus, this Master’s degree programs examine current trends and provide insights into new approaches to passenger and freight transport.

You learn to master practical challenges and are prepared for a future in the logistics and transport industry. As experts in logistics planning and management, successful IUBH graduates are in high demand as logistics managers, supply chain analysts, traffic planners, and operations managers in various areas such as logistics services at federal, local, and public transport authorities.

The focus in the 2-semester and the 3-semester Transport & Logistics Management program is on in-depth knowledge of the logistics and transport industry. In the 4-semester program, you deepen your knowledge in the field of general management in addition to gaining technical skills.

Facts & Figures

Degree: Study model: Duration:
Master of Arts (M.A.) on Campus 2,3 or 4 semesters
Intakes: Tuition Admission
Bad Honnef: March, September from 5,290 EUR per semester Bachelor’s degree, placement test if necessary,
proof of English language skills

Brief Explanation from IUBH Professor Schulke

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What you will learn from us

The Transport & Logistics Management Master’s degree programs prepare you to analyze strategic and logistical problems with scientific methods, to develop solution concepts, and to implement them within a company:

  • You learn and practice the application of scientific methods in the field of transport and logistics.
  • You deal with passenger traffic as well as goods traffic in both theory and practice.
  • You learn about business and economic methods, concepts, and contents that you can apply in nationally and internationally oriented companies in the industry.
  • You acquire the skills to analyze strategic and logistic problems using scientific methods and to develop relevant solutions.

Course of study at a glance

60 ECTS

1st Semester

  • Transport Business - Modes & Models Ground Transport
  • Transport Business - Modes & Models Aviation and Sea
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Transport Policy
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Strategic Aspects of the Service Industry

2nd Semester

  • Master Thesis & Colloquium

90 ECTS

1st Semester

  • International Business Ethics
  • Corporate Governance in an International Context
  • Transport Business - Modes & Models Ground Transport
  • Transport Business - Modes & Models Aviation and Sea
  • Transport Policy
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Strategic Transport & Logistics Marketing

2nd Semester

Electives (choose 1 out of 3):

  • Current Trends and Issues in Aviation
  • Current Trends and Issues in Ground Transport
  • Effective Decision Making

Regular Courses:

  • Transport Intelligence
  • Transportation Project
  • Transportation and Logistics Seminar
  • Yield Management and Pricing
  • Strategic Network Management

3rd Semester

  • Master Thesis & Colloquium

120 ECTS

1st Semester

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Applied Statistics
  • International Business Ethics
  • Corporate Governance in an International Context
  • Service Operations Management
  • Performance Measurement and Management
  • International Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Negotiation Skills in an International Context

2nd Semester

  • Transport Business - Modes & Models Ground Transport
  • Transport Business - Modes & Models Aviation and Sea
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Transport Policy
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Strategic Transport & Logistics Marketing

3rd Semester

Electives (choose 1 out of 3):

  • Current Trends and Issues in Aviation
  • Current Trends and Issues in Ground Transport
  • Effective Decision Making

Regular Courses:

  • Transportation Intelligence
  • Transportation Project
  • Transportation and Logistics Seminar
  • Yield Management and Pricing
  • Strategic Network Management

4th Semester

  • Master Thesis & Colloquium

logistics, truck, frachtschiff geralt / Pixabay

Where you will be studying

You can pursue our Transport & Logistics Management Master’s degree at our German campus in Bad Honnef.

Career Possibilities

Logistics Consultant

As a Logistics Consultant, you develop future-proof logistics concepts for your clients. The main goal is always to reduce stock levels, reduce throughput times for goods and wares, and improve delivery readiness and service. You can work in a large consulting firm or highly specialized engineering or IT consultancy company for example.

Sourcing Manager

A Sourcing Manager takes care of the procurement of resources. The typical responsibilities of a Sourcing Manager include identifying suitable suppliers, negotiating contracts, and coordinating transport. The primary goal is to secure the highest quality raw materials, goods, or services at the best possible prices. This requires continuous monitoring of market conditions and industry trends. Many also assume management roles in the areas of marketing or logistics.

Process Manager

As a Process Manager, you direct processes on the basis of numbers, data, and facts. You identify success factors and plan process goals. And you ensure the up-to-dateness of process documentation and organize the training of new employees in your process. You monitor compliance with process standards, ensure the definition of a uniform application method, and intervene when the process is about to get out of hand. And you report the results to management. You also try to constantly improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and conformity of the process.

Last updated Apr 2020

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