University Master's Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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Content Official Master's Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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Ideal student profile

To be admitted to the master's degree you must hold an official university qualification valid for admission to master's degree courses in the country in which it was obtained.

Basic skills

  • Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.
  • Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously.
  • Solve problems in new or little-known situations within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study
  • Integrate knowledge and use it to make judgements in complex situations, with incomplete information, while keeping in mind social and ethical responsibilities.
  • Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialist and non-specialist audiences

Specific skills

  • Address problems of management and coordination of logistics operations in production, transport and services in a holistic approach, by means of the consistent application of the supply chain management concepts and strategies, taking into account the pertinent aspects of environment, human capital, quality, technology, and economics.
  • Analyse, organise and discuss situations in logistics in order to identify and model the dependency relationships, influence and impact that usually occur in the main performance indicators and quality factors as well as evaluating their complexity.
  • Select and apply the most relevant analytical methodologies, strategies and current technologies for designing solutions to the problams of management and coordination of material, information and financial flows.
  • Elaborate solid arguments based on quantitative models and analytical methods in order to convince and motivate decision makers, determine the adequate LCSM partners and then plan and coordinate the project to implement the solution.
  • Apply quantitative methods and techniques based on optimisation and/or simulation models in order to evaluate the different alternatives and select the most promising solution to be implemented

Cross-curricular skills

  • Demonstrate abilities in oral and written communication both in the student's native language and in English.
  • Demonstrate synthesis skills and ability in presentation techniques.
  • Demonstrate information management skills: ability to retrieve and analyse information from different sources.
  • Work collaboratively in a group. Demonstrate abilities to document and reflect the problem-solving process in order to extract the lessons learned.
  • Apply a rigorous and efficient approach to problem solving.
  • Face a new problem under a scientific perspective.
  • Identify the main aspects to be planned in the resolution of a logistic project, specifying the project boundaries, and leading with a solution