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Full-time Master's Priogramme 2015-16

MSc Supply Chain and Logistics Management (SCLM) Modern business trades across international boundaries and management of the flow of materials and information effectively is essential to success. Our MSc in Supply Chain and Logistics Management is designed for the further development of people who want to work in logistics and supply chain management in manufacturing and service organisations. The central content is the concept of a supply network, constructing the relationships which bring it into being, commissioning the technologies which enable it to operate, managing the input, the material and information flow, and distributing the product. This will be supported by the availability of personal development opportunities in more generally applicable competencies such as statistical methods, quality management, business and industrial law and improving personal performance. The course will provide The tools and techniques to evaluate, manage and improve service, operational and supply chain processes and conduct market analysis. You will learn to use enterprise resource planning systems in order to improve the operational functions of a business and develop a broad understanding of strategy development and design. Project A suitable dissertation should demonstrate knowledge of a logistics related topic such as purchasing/ outsourcing, material/production control, inventory reduction, material flow, warehousing and distribution, supply chain management, transport planning, product lifecycle management or reverse logistics. Some examples of recent projects include: ▪ Simulation of goods handling at an international seaport ▪ Delivery performance of a steel foundry in Asia ▪ Analysis of alternative forecasting methodologies ▪ Inventory management of packaging materials MSc Supply Chain and Logistics Management (SCLM) Key facts Entry requirements: British Second Class Honours degree or overseas equivalent in variety of disciplines. A high level of numeracy is important. Language requirement: (applies to non-native English speakers) IELTS: 6.5 PTE: 62 Study programme: 10 taught modules – assessed by: ▪ post module assignments (3 ,000 – 4,000 words each) ▪ in-module assessment (additional for some modules) Research project – assessed by: ▪ 20,000 word dissertation ▪ oral examination Core modules: x 7 ▪ Financial Analysis and Control Systems ▪ Logistics and Operations Management ▪ Organisations, People and Performance ▪ Problem Solving with Statistics ▪ Supply Chain Management ▪ Procurement and Inventory Management ▪ Storage and Warehouse Techniques ▪ Transportation Techniques and Management Elective modules: x 3 Three to be chosen from the full module list on pages 34-35 Applications: www.warwick.ac.uk/go/ wmgmasters/entry Contact: wmgmasters@warwick.ac.uk go.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/courses/sclm 30


Full-time Master's Priogramme 2015-16
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