Master of Engineering in International Logistics & Supply Chain Management (ZLOG)
|Course name||Master of Engineering in International Logistics & Supply Chain Management (ZLOG)|
|Institution||Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Zaragoza University, Spain|
|Contact information|| |
|Course objective|| |
Set a global view with strong involvement with the industries and international aid organizations– international students, faculty, and experiences. Develop problem solving skills – combine theory and practice. Develop leadership and communication skills – individual and team.
|General course topics||Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail|
|Specific course topics|| |
Core Courses- Logistics Systems: demand forecasting; distribution and supply network design; inventory theory and control; models of sourcing and procurement; transportation mode selection; carrier network optimization; and routing and scheduling with inventory considerations, Logistics Facilities & Operations: technological and managerial issues involved in the design and operation of physical distribution and logistics facilities, Analytical Methods: problem solving in logistics with an emphasis on developing the ability to identify and use the appropriate technique for practical application rather than the underlying theory, System Dynamics: business cycles, market growth and stagnation, the diffusion of new technologies, the misuse of forecasts, and the rationality of managerial decision making, Supply Chain Information Systems: specify and develop logistics and SCM software on a conceptual level, evaluate and select systems, and investigate new concepts and technologies such as XML, BPML, Web services, and Workflow Management, Financial Systems & Supply Chain Management: define your role in an organization, analyze the position of a corporation in the marketplace, leverage financial information for decision making, and value the impact of supply chain effectiveness on financial performance, Supply Chain Leadership: develops team leadership skills and teaches practical approaches to supply chain management, Supply Chain Strategy: design supply chain strategies to fit with the particular requirements of various competitive environments, as well as a company\'s competitive strategy, investigates barriers to integrating supply chains, including behavioural issues and operational execution problems. Elective courses change but have included: Supply Chain Coordination & Contracting, Advanced Planning & Execution Systems, Factory Logistics, Mass Customization, Advanced Forecasting, Service Operations Logistics, Reverse Logistics, Impact and Use of Auto-ID & RFID, Decision Support Systems, Operations Strategy, Project Management, Economics of the Firm for Supply Chain Management, Retail Supply Chain Management, and Humanitarian and Public Health Supply Chains.
|Total time commitment||1764|
|Focus commodity||Any or other commodity|
|Accredited by||Zaragoza University and MIT|
|Degree name||Master of Engineering in International Logistics & Supply Chain Management from Zaragoza University and a certificate from the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program.|
|Incentives description|| |
|Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate)||80|
|Pre-requisites description|| |
Bachelors degree or 4 year equivalent, GRE or GMAT scores
|Course fee description|| |
Includes application fee and course fees only, does not include living expenses admin fees, books or travel expenses to and from home and for the Boston January exchange
|Discount description|| |
Several scholarships available from 25% reduction in tuition to full tuition paid, one scholarship exists that pays part of living expenses, one internship available as well as a negotiated bank loan for all accepted to the program.
|Course included in analysis||Yes|
|Additional comments|| |
Full time graduate program starting in late August through May of the following year; 9 months of study. Classroom hours estimated at 364 and 1400 for total homework and lab hours. This does not include the Masters Thesis. Full time attendance and one tri