Master Supply Chain Management
Is it your ambition to organise and innovate supply chains? Make this ambition happen by completing the Master Supply Chain Management!
Why choose BUas?
- Close industry connections
- Working in an international team of lecturers and professionals
- Responding to the market’s demand for supply chain leaders of the future
Within five minutes you will find out if our small-scale study environment is the right fit for you!
The first semester starts with five courses in Leadership, Research Methods, Business Intelligence, Supply Chain Strategy, and Change & Innovation. You will have masterclasses during the first semester. At the end of the semester you will take examinations and hand in assignments for these courses. Moreover, you will submit a thesis topic and a graduation internship for approval.
In the second semester you will start with the course Integrated Supply Chain Cases. In this course you will learn to integrate and apply the different disciplines from the first semester and quantitative modeling skills in several supply chain cases. ln week 5 of the second semester you will start at your graduation company with preliminary supply chain research and you will deliver a research design (course Research Proposal). In week 9, the thesis period will begin. During the thesis period you will be challenged to design and improve a supply chain on a strategic level, to deliver an implementation approach, to influence the implementation process and to develop a leadership style.
Throughout the entire second semester you will also be part of learning communities. In these communities, students, lecturers and industry professionals work together to learn from each other.
All examinations, assignments and the thesis will be assessed on an individual basis.
Please find out more about the programme and its background in this presentation (pdf).
The supply chain manager of the future
Markets are changing rapidly in a dynamic environment and supply chains are in need for innovations accordingly. Therefore, the supply chain manager of the future is competent in a wide range of disciplines. Future supply chain leaders have specialist knowledge on the entire supply chain and understanding of the latest developments. They have the right analytical skills in the areas of data-science, research skills and business intelligence, as well as the right social skills in the areas of leadership, collaboration and change. This is the core of our master's programme in supply chain management.