International Summer School Supply Chain and Logistics Management


Course name International Summer School Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Institution The KLU Executive Education GmbH
Location Germany
Language English
Contact information

Holly Fulkerson

Program Coordinator

Tel.: +49 40 328707-181

Fax: +49 40 328707-109



Course objective

Twelve professionally organized days of executive learning experience with outstanding international lecturers. A balanced mix of theory and practice. Exciting excursions in the logistics metropolis Hamburg. Highly motivated participants from all corporate sectors. An attractive supporting program. This is the International Summer School “Supply Chain and Logistics Management” at THE KLU.

In compact form, held within twelve days, it introduces participants to the most important subject areas in the fields of logistics and management. Important topic areas for managers are first described in modules covering general management in business contexts. Subsequently, these topic areas are applied to concrete business issues. With carefully selected case studies, which also involve international companies, problem solving methods are presented and discussed.

The International Summer School “Supply Chain and Logistics Management” consists of eight modules. The length of the modules varies according to the relevance and complexity of the topic. The sequence of the modules is based on an effective correlation of contents to deliver a highly interdisciplinary program.

Sector Private
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

The program is composed of nine modules, including the master thesis.

Business in a Global Context

Global Competitive Strategy

Organizing for Sustainable Value Creation

Managing Supply Chains for Value (Study Trip to the Ohio State University)*

Developing Valuable Products for customers and Society

Sustainable Operations Management

Sustainable Logistics Operations (Study Trip to Tongji University)*

Reinventing the Organization

Master Thesis

Focus commodity Not indicated
Accredited Yes
Accredited by Kühne Logistics University (KLU)
Certificate name Degree
Degree name Upon successful completion, students obtain a Masters in Business Administration degree from the Kühne Logistics University
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives Not Specified
Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 60
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

Admission Requirements:

• A bachelor\'s degree or equivalent from a recognized university or college

• 5 years of work experience, managerial experience is recommended

• English proficiency proven by TOEFL (79 up) or IELTS (Band 6.5)

Course fee $30
Course fee description

Apply now and pay our special price of € 30,000 (includes teaching materials, excludes educational trips.

Discount available Yes
Discount description

KLU scholarships:

Kühne Logistics University offers several scholarships for financing the tuition for the Executive MBA program. The following scholarships are available:

1 scholarship in cooperation with AGA Unternehmensverband that covers 50% of the tuition. You need to be associated with a member company of AGA.

1 scholarship in cooperation with Logistik Initiative Hamburg (LIHH) that covers 50% of the tuition. You need to be associated with a member company or LIHH.

To apply for a KLU scholarship, please complete and submit the application form by August 15, 2015. See the application form for any additional requirements. Please submit your scholarship application together with your application to our Executive MBA in Leadership & Logistics program.

Another alternative is our Brain Capital financing:

Brain Capital financing is an innovative way for students to finance their studies at Kühne Logistics University. In this plan, the KLU tuition fee fund carries the tuition fees of 30000€ 30,000 for the Executive MBA program. Students can pursue their degree without having to pay tuition fees or any interest. In return, students commit themselves to make income‐dependent payments after graduation.

Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

THE KLU is a private research-oriented university, dedicated to providing quality degree programs for students and executive education programs for logistics professionals. It consists of two departments, Logistics and Management & Economics, designed to provide the whole spectrum of university and executive education, from Bachelor‘s degree and two Master’s programs to the structured PhD program. In collaboration with Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, who have delivered custom corporate education programs since 1955, we offer the International Summer School “Supply Chain and Logistics Management”.

Program Services

Our Program Management team ensures that your course of study meets our quality standards and runs as smoothly as possible. They will support and assist you with regard to any study-related issues and questions about the curriculum, courses, and lecture material. Program Management takes care of planning the semester, provides you with your schedules, and ensures that you have a well-balanced workload throughout your studies. (more...)

Arrival and Orientation Services

For foreign applicants, the Student Services team will help you organize your journey to Hamburg upon acceptance and continue to assist you throughout this process. Our team will advise you on visa issues, help you to find suitable accommodation, arrange for a pick-up service upon arrival, and assist you with health insurance, setting up a bank account, residence registration, and more.