Masters Degree in Operations Management in United Kingdom

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Operations Management

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Operations management is a multidisciplinary field intended to help businesses maintain efficient operating practices and procedures while using minimal resources and manpower. Students of operations management undergo education relating to the planning, organizing or supervising of the production of goods and services.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

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Global Executive Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management (GEMOS)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Part time 12 months

The Global Executive Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management is a twelve-month long program taught on campus at two European schools, MIP Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy, and EADA Business School in Barcelona, Spain. [+]

Best Masters in Operations Management in United Kingdom 2017. Language: English Type: Part Time Length: 12 months Location: Milan, Italy and Barcelona, Spain PLUS week-long study module in Hong Kong, China Tuition fee: € 18,000 The Global Executive Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management is a twelve-month long program taught on campus at two European schools, MIP Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy, and EADA Business School in Barcelona, Spain. GEMOS represents the marriage both between Milan and Barcelona, two attractive locations focused on business and supply chain, and between MIP and EADA, renowned for their brand and academic excellence. Course Objectives The course aims to instruct working executives on the key elements and theories of modern operations and supply chain management. Participants in the program will gain the opportunity to study in two of Europe’s premier business schools, and earn an Executive Master Degree whilst studying in a part-time delivery format. Additionally, the program involves extensive collaboration with partner companies and firms, including project work, consultation opportunities and networking events, where students work on relevant industry related projects. The course is ideally suited for managerial executives with 5 years experience in a relevant position, looking to expand and diversify their knowledge and expertise in the field of supply chain and purchasing management. The global degree on offer from MIP and EADA ensures students will gain a comprehensive educational and training experience, leading to greatly enhanced skills and knowledge of operations and supply chain management, applicable to a wide range of industries and sectors. MIP Politecnico di Milano and Eada Business School MIP Politecnico di Milano MIP has been recognised as a prestigious business school for over 30 years, attracting graduates interested in a managerial career in business or public administration, together with companies wishing to enhance their organisation and strategies. MIP devotes considerable effort to supporting innovation and growth in the global business system. It has built up an extensive network of international businesses, universities and institutions, developing training courses based on theory and practical experience, whilst at the same time managing and promoting innovation for internationally oriented companies. EADA Business School EADA Business School, founded in 1957 in Barcelona, was one of the first Spanish educational institutions to offer management training programs to the business community. As a private and independent institution for over 50 years, EADA is at the forefront of management and In Company training for the Spanish and international business communities. EADA focuses not only on hard knowledge, but above all on the management skills that accelerate the professional and personal development of participants. These skills provide a competitive advantage both for participants and for the companies in which they work. Polytechnic University, Hong Kong (China) The Polytechnic University of Hong Kong was founded in 1937 as the Government Trade School. The School was the first publicly funded, post-secondary technical institution in Hong Kong. To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind is the motto of PolyU. Course Objectives The programme seeks to teach executives the fundamentals of operations and supply chain management, with a specific focus on gaining the keen senses and attributes to enable them to assume broader tasks and responsibilities. Graduates of the programme will benefit from vastly improved managerial capabilities, enhanced leadership skills, greater confidence and directional vision, as well as the ability to influence and impact positively upon the future of their company and career. Programme Details The course focuses on delivering education in a highly active and 'hands-on' manner, with an emphasis on a 'learning by doing' approach. The methodology reflects companies’ demand for professionals with skills such as the capacity to reflect, the ability to act in the face of change, the versatility to work in teams and the adaptability to face the challenges of a global environment. These competencies are developed through the case method, business projects, business simulations, analysis and discussion groups and team-working activities, with students constantly working on real-life business cases, and making strategic decisions. The programme will address certain key issues within operations and supply chain management: Process Analysis Finance for OM and SCM Operations Management Strategy and Innovation Information Systems Supply Chain Management As the programme is part time, students are able to employ the ideas and practices learnt in class, directly into their current working professions. This allows for simultaneous growth and development, and the ability to effectively implement the didactical and cognitive skills and functions relevant to their position. Programme Structure The GEMOS programme is divided into 7 study modules held every 2 months, with the location of each module alternating between MIP in Milan and EADA in Barcelona, with one special week-long module in Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China for the second last module of the programme. The programme will begin in April each year and will end in April of the following year. The first module will take place in Barcelona, whilst the final module will take place in Milan. Admissions Ideal Candidates for the GEMOS Programme The Global Executive Master in Operations and Supply Chain is ideally suited for professionals with experience in operations or supply chain management. Additionally, students are expected to exhibit qualities and attributes acquired during their working experience, and have the ability and desire to further specialize in this area. Admissions Requirements The minimum requirements for the GEMOS programme are(*): Application form CV or resume in English Copy of Passport or European ID 1 Passport-size photo Copies of degrees and academic transcripts 1 letter of recommendation (preferable) English certificate (if available) Application fee of €100 Applicants will have to sit for a final motivational interview. GEMOS Course Fees The tuition fee for the course is € 18,000 (optional € 500 enrolment fee for Politecnico di Milano). The fee does not include: accommodation in Milan, living and travel expenses. Accommodation in Barcelona will be provided at EADA Campus and is included in the tuition fee. [-]

Dual Award in Operations Management

Newcastle University Business School
Campus Full time 17 months August 2017 United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne

This unique Dual Award programme provides students with the opportunity to study at two highly respected European institutions, Newcastle University Business School and the University of Groningen, while experiencing two amazing European cities. The key feature of this distinctive programme is its focus on operations management in different contexts of culture and business environment... [+]

Dual Award in Operations Management This unique Dual Award programme provides students with the opportunity to study at two highly respected European institutions, Newcastle University Business School and the University of Groningen, while experiencing two amazing European cities. The key feature of this distinctive programme is its focus on operations management in different contexts of culture and business environment. On completion students will be awarded degrees in: Operations and Supply Chain Management MSc (Newcastle University); and Technology Operations Management MSc (University of Groningen). Students will learn how to analyse operations functions in different countries, understand various institutional environments and develop a sharp eye for operations management within multinational enterprises. The programme also enables students to develop operations strategies, instruments and processes while developing skills to efficiently communicate and cooperate with people from different cultural backgrounds. The programme will enhance students' employability for a wide range of operations management careers in international, multinational or transnational companies. Who is the programme for? The programme should be of interest to graduates with a background in relevant subject areas (i.e. science, engineering, maths and management). Graduates from other disciplines may also consider this programme. The programme aims to produce graduates with the necessary specialist knowledge and skills appropriate to pursue careers in operations management, technology management, supply chain management, general management, and consulting. For students interested in further study, the programme will enable them to develop advanced research skills, the ability to critically evaluate and utilise current research, and to generate directions for further study that open onto to PhD routes. Practical skill development On a practical level, students will be able to: conceptualise real world problems using analytical frameworks drawn from operations theory identify key factors and theories, critically analyse and evaluate the concepts and practices of operations strategy in different contexts solve operations problems within different business environment with particular emphasis on operations strategy integrate evidence from a variety of sources to effect improvement in the operations performance advise within the workplace on operation functions and strategy in both national and international contexts Modules The programme is modular in structure, comprising 180 credits, which are studied on a full-time basis over 17 months. Semester One is studied at Newcastle University and Semester Two at the University of Groningen. Supervision for the dissertation is managed jointly across the institutions. For Semester Three, participants can choose to undertake their dissertation at either University. Supervisors will be allocated from both Universities, regardless of which institution is chosen. As well as the inclusion of specific modules addressing some advanced context, a range of the module assessments give students the opportunity to develop and practice intercultural communication and learning, harnessing the international experience of their programme and the international cohort and staff teaching the modules. Semester One: Newcastle University Purchasing and supply chain management (20 credits) Technology change and innovation management (10 credits) Advanced Management Accounting (10 credits) Students would then follow either: Stream A - This stream is for students without an undergraduate degree in Operations Management Operations management (20 credits); Or Stream B - This stream is for students with an undergraduate degree in Operations Management. Studying this route is at the discretion of the Degree Programme Director. Supply chain and logistics modelling and control (10 credits) All students following Stream B must then choose one 10 credit module from the following: Understanding organisations (10 credits) International business environment (10 credits) Market analysis (10 credits) Semester Two: University of Groningen Product and service development Process improvement and change Asset management Inventory management Research methods for technology operations management Behavioural operations management Semester Three: Provided jointly by Newcastle University and University of Groningen Dissertation (60 credits) Modules will be offered subject to availability. Entry requirements Applicants should normally hold an upper-second class degree (2:1 level) or international equivalent. The programme should be of interest to graduates with a background in relevant subject areas (i.e. science, engineering, maths and management). In certain circumstances graduates from other disciplines will be considered by the Degree Programme Director. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with a minimum of 6.5 in written English, and a minimum of 6.0 in all other sub skills. Please be aware we do not accept the pre-sessional English programme for entry onto this programme. Applicants should quote the programme code 4120F on the application form. Visa information for Dual Award programmes International students will require a UK Tier 4 student visa for their first semester at Newcastle University, this visa will be curtailed when relocated to the University of Groningen for the second semester. To obtain your visa for The Netherlands you will have to prove to the Dutch immigration authorities that your financial resources are sufficient to support yourself during your stay. The Admissions Office at the University of Groningen expects you to transfer €10,750 which includes a non-refundable legal fee of €300 for your visa and residence permit, this will be payable during Semester one. Once you have paid this deposit the University of Groningen will apply for your visa on your behalf. The deposit minus the legal fee will be returned to you once you have opened a Dutch bank account with a local bank. Please note that it is NOT possible to arrange a visa for yourself at the Dutch embassy in your home country or in the UK. All students are welcome to return to Newcastle University for their research semester to carry out their dissertation. International students are required to apply for a student visitor visa for this period; this can be applied for whilst in The Netherlands. Note that a student visitor visa does not allow students to work whilst in the UK and they must leave at the end of the programme of study. Special note for applicants from PR China Chinese students will require a NUFFIC certificate to apply for a visa in The Netherlands. [-]