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
Location Spain, Zaragoza
Language English
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.

Sector Other
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 Yes
Accredited by Zaragoza University and MIT
Certificate name Degree
Degree name Master of Engineering in International Logistics & Supply Chain Management from Zaragoza University and a certificate from the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program.
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives No
Incentives description


Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 80
Audience Open Enrollment
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

Bachelors degree or 4 year equivalent, GRE or GMAT scores

Course fee $28,900
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 available Yes
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

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