Master’s in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Jimma University

Master in Logistics and Transportation Management, under department of management, was opened in 2016 with prime goal of producing qualified Logistic and Transport Managers for contribution of transport sector of the country. Till now the program has graduated its first, second and third batch students. However, in order to go with the dynamic change of the environment it required to revise the curriculum and change the name of the program from “Mater of Art in Logistics and Transportation Management” to “Master of Art in Logistics and Supply Chain Management(LSCM)”.

The rationale behind revising the curriculum andthe name of the program are:

  • The dynamites of the environment require to update the curriculum by scanning the environment
  • Logistics and supply chain management by its nature connect internal functions of an organization with other organizations within the countries or around the globe. The concept of transportation is incorporated by the logistics and supply chain management.
  • Now a day’s industrial manufacturing firms and others are increasingly seeking well educated personnel for positions such as supply chain managers, logistics managers, operations excellence developers and procurers.
  • The workforce of today and tomorrow demands a higher level of skill people who grasp complex problems, understand technology and troubleshoot problems in the supply chain scenario.

Transportation firms, as well as logistics service providers such as management consulting firms, port industries and custom brokers, now recognizing the need for personnel with specialist skills within this area of logistics and supply chain management in the international dealings.

The revised curriculum is expected to response to the demand pressure from various stakeholders in the profession of logistics and supply chain management.

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  • Ethiopia

Academic Degree


Master degree


Long (+12 months)

  • English
  • In-Person

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