All about this master, MIT Masters in Supply Chain Management (USA, Spain, Malaysia, and Luxembourg) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics - MIT Global Scale Network
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Supply Chain and Logistics
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics - MIT Global Scale Network
MIT Masters in Supply Chain Management (USA, Spain, Malaysia, and Luxembourg)

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Program overview

Our master's programs are designed for early-career supply chain professionals who want to return to school to receive advanced, specialized training in supply chain management.

The MIT Global SCALE Network is a balanced network of six innovation centers on four continents. Independently and collectively, centers engage faculty, researchers, students, and affiliated companies to collaborate on projects that will create supply chain and logistics innovations with global applications.

Students apply to study at MIT (USA); The Zaragoza Logisitcs Center (University of Zaragoza, Spain); The Luxembourg Center for Logistics (Luxemburg), or the Ningbo Institute for Supply Chain Innovation, or The Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (Malaysia)

Curriculum (courses, subject modules)

MIT-SCALE supply chain management master's program curriculum emphasizes analytical problem solving, leadership, and communication skills. Students must complete core and elective coursework, a master's capstone or thesis, and join students from all SCALE centers on the MIT campus in for the intensive SCALE Connect/IAP period in January.

Students complete four major phases: Orientation (basic analytical skills), Fall Semester (fundamental theory), SCALE Connect (theory into practice), and Spring Semester (strategy and specialization). In addition, students complete industry-sponsored research projects to address real-world problems, gaining invaluable business insights in the process, and graduate with a Master of Science or Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor

Employment opportunities & career impact

Employment opportunities :

Our master's degree students benefit from a robust career services program with exceptional job placement outcomes. MIT's global SCALE network unites bold thinkers from industry and academia to pool their knowledge and learn from one another. Immersed in this rich environment, our students graduate as thought leaders ready to engage in an international, highly competitive marketplace.

Choose a Master, an MS or an MBA in Supply Chain and Logistics

Pictogramme The Sector of Supply Chain and Logistics

The current global and competitive economic environment requires enterprises and organizations to become more efficient, faster and more productive. Logistics and the supply chain is in charge of the flow of goods and information from the supplier to the final customer. They are decisive for achieving a greater degree of efficiency and immediacy in the provision of a service or in making a product competitive on the market.

Companies need in their areas of operations multifaceted professionals, who are skilled whith the most advanced management techniques, who are able to control the information technology systems and who know how to detect new business niches, and even open new markets if necessary.

Pictogramme Follow a Masters/MS/MBA in Supply Chain and Logistics

The Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management & Logistics brings the theoretical-practical knowledge to professionals who perform their functions in different types of companies that have the management of the supply chain and in logistics. They gain the abilities to improve the value added and reduce the critical processes, so that they can design, implement and maintain a strategic vision of the global supply chain.

Nowadays, the logistics and supply chain of a company necessarily implies global organizations, so with the mastery in logistics we pay special attention to the way to manage change and adaptation to technological advances and to the possibilities and needs of relationship and operation in a broader international context. This master will equip participants with skills to lead the transformation of traditional business models, generating new markets, understanding their new requirements, managing information in real time and promoting collaborations and alliances for the adoption of solutions that drive the growth of the company.

Pictogramme To Work in Supply Chain and Logistics

When you work in Supply Chain and Logistics you will provide a comprehensive view on the management of supply chain business processes, you will manage the area of operations and logistics of a company, you will optimize the management of the area by applying information technologies that allow an efficient response to current needs. Some of the professional profiles for which the students after graduating are: director of operations, director of logistics, director of the distribution, director of import/export, chief of procurement, , logistics and operations consultant and head of stock control…

Pictogramme Supply Chain and Logistics in 2019

The supply chains of a company face constant challenges, both inside and outside the company, such as: globalization, constant technology innovation, changes in demands, trust in suppliers and high competition. For every corporation is necessary to invest in their logistics team as it has become a key sector in the business activity. In recent years, job offers in the logistics sector have increased, so much so that, according to the logistics thermometer of the ICIL Foundation, more than 57% of the companies in this sector expect to increase the workforce. In this way the area of logistics becomes one of the markets with the highest demand for employment after the economic crisis.

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