Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management (MASHLM)
|Course name||Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management (MASHLM)|
|Institution||Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)|
|Course objective|| |
The Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management (MASHLM) is a part-time executive program designed for humanitarian professionals. Participants learn to optimize supply chains, improve operational processes, think more strategically, and manage projects more successfully.
|General course topics||Humanitarian Action, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Management, Process and Project Management, Research Methods|
|Specific course topics|| |
Supply Chain Principles | Supply Chain Modeling | Operations and Supply Chain Management | Supply Chain Design | Supply Chain Optimization | Introduction to Humanitarian Action | Disaster Risk Reduction | Innovation in Humanitarian Relief | Organizational Behavior | Strategic Planning | Project Strategy and Scenario Planning | Developing Social Innovations | Project Management Principles | Process Management | Lean Six Sigma | Statistics | Analytical Thinking | Innovation in Humanitarian Relief
|Total time commitment||10-weeks|
|Focus commodity||Any or other commodity|
|Accredited by||Swiss Higher Education Institutions|
|Degree name||Masters of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management|
|Attendance description|| |
Students attend 5 blocks of classes in Lugano, each block lasts 2 weeks.
MASHLM is designed for humanitarian practitioners with at least 3 years of experience. Participants come from diverse fields within the humanitarian context including logistics, procurement, HR, WASH, ICT, child protection, and transportation.
|Incentives description|| |
|Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate)||50|
|Pre-requisites description|| |
|Course fee description|| |
Tuition is paid in Swiss Francs (18,000 CHF).
Travel expenses, visa fees, and accommodation are not included.
|Discount description|| |
Some scholarships available
|Course included in analysis||Yes|
|Additional comments|| |
In between the study blocks in Lugano, students work from home on pre-assignments, on-line exams, and projects. The program culminates with a written thesis. Students earn an Advanced Master's Degree and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.