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After you graduate Graduates can expect to be employed across a broad range of sectors from manufacturing through to service organisations including providers of third party logistics as specialists in supply chain, planning or logistics. Recent graduates have found jobs with: Philips Semiconductors (Supply Chain Officer), Abhi Impact Logistics (Operations Director), Corus (Graduate Trainee Logistics), Accenture (Senior Consultant), Decathlon (Supply Department Manager), IBM (Supply Chain Specialist), Louis Vuitton (Retail Operations Trainee Manager), Affymetrix UK Ltd (Supply Chain Analyst), SABIC (Supply & Inventory Planner), Wal- Mart (Replenishment Analyst), Innocent Drinks (UK Logistics Specialist) and TYCO Fire and Safety Products (Supply Planner). MSc Supply Chain and Logistics Management (SCLM) Core Modules Financial Analysis and Control Systems This module provides an understanding of the main accounting statements together with an awareness of basic accounting principles, terminology and techniques which will enable you to interpret financial reports and information. An introduction to management accounting practices as an aid to effective operational financial planning and control is also included. Logistics and Operations Management Logistics is recognised as a key function in meeting market requirements quickly, flexibly and without incurring punitive inventory costs. This involves the management of external companies supplying materials or services to the company as well as the management of operations internally. This module provides an introduction to the fundamentals of logistics and operations management. Organisations, People and Performance This module is intended to provide a knowledge and understanding of the importance of strategic management of the people in organisations and how this relates to the wider business strategy. It is based on the promise that people are the most important resource in the organisation and translate other resources into added value. It explores all elements of successful and effective people management practice. Problem Solving with Statistics This module describes the general context in which the use of statistical techniques can be used for problem solving and decision making. It shows how basic tools can be extended into more powerful techniques for investigating processes to gain insights to support future development and improvement. Supply Chain Management This module covers a wide range of topics in supply chain strategies, design, planning, operations and development. Emphasis has been laid mainly on the perspective of integrated supply process. You will learn about releasing value in business through relationship management, cost reduction and lean supply. The module also provides many real would cases of supply chain management, which illustrate ways of achieving enduring business competitiveness. Procurement and Inventory Management This module puts the emphasis on the design and management of processes and control systems of the inbound supply chain, and covers procurement strategies, risk pooling, multi-stage inventory control systems, value of collaboration and streamlined information and financial flow, supplier relationship management and advanced methods for analysis and planning. Storage and Warehouse Techniques This module will examine the role of the warehouse in the supply chain and look at warehouse operations and processes including IT and automation, layout and equipment. You will also cover health and safety and environmental issues, costs and performance measures, resource planning and labour management, development of solutions and the future of warehousing. Transportation Techniques and Management You will develop an understanding of the core techniques used in freight transportation in the areas of road transport, rail-freight and water borne freight. The course will examine the increasing use of intermodal transport and IT, as well as the theory behind route planning and distribution optimisation. go.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/courses/sclm 31


Full-time Master's Priogramme 2015-16
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