The Master of Business Administration in Logistics and Supply Chain Management degree program is solution-oriented and addresses strategic economic and process oriented technical problems in industry, administration and commerce. The Major subjects of study are national and international global oriented enterprises in collaboration with national and international partners. The program exercises the latest business oriented thinking and provides international expert knowledge on logistical engineering and technologies as well as application knowledge in process automation, material management and leading software solutions in ERP (enterprise resource planning), process simulation and e-Commerce. In common projects in local and international industry as well as logistical service provider theoretical knowledge is applied in realistic problem solving projects. The MBA program is aimed at developing professionals in management functions like logistics, supply chain management, enterprise resource planning production planning, controlling, and procurement or material management in industrial, manufacturing and service enterprises.

This program is a 72 credit-hour program and is designed for students with a minimum of 16 years of education and degrees in a wide range of disciplines such as business, commerce, engineering, and science. The 72 credit-hour MBA program is divided into a foundation stage of 36 credit hours followed by the 36 credit-hour of rigorous MBA level courses and project dealing with strategy and SCM transformation. The program covers areas such as accounting, finance, marketing, quantitative analysis, law, economics, HRM, management and SCM and consists of foundational course work necessary for the higher level MBA courses.

Applicants with a 4-year bachelor’s degree from IoBM in non-business disciplines can claim up to 6 courses exemption from the foundational stage for the equivalent courses completed in the bachelor program.

Required Courses

Accounting Communication Finance Economics Human Resource Management
ACC419
Financial Accounting
COM402
Business Communication
FIN408
Theory and Practice of Financial Management
ECO409
Business Economics

HRM410
Managing Human Capital
HRM606*
Leadership, Ethics and Change

Management Marketing Law Supply Chain and Logistics Management
MAN403 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
MAN406
Production and Operations Management
MAN418
Management and Organizational Dynamics
MAN606*
Business Analytics for Decision Makingt
MKT402
Marketing Management
MKT404
Methods in Business Research
MKT601*
Marketing Strategies and Value Innovation
LAW409
Corporate and Business Law
SCM301
Introduction to ERP Systems
SCM601
Quantitative Methods for Logistics & Supply Chain Management
SCM605
Supply Chain Management
SCM607
Strategic Supply Chain Management
SCM612
Risk Management in Supply Networks
SCM613
Innovation Management in Supply Chain and Logistics
SCM614
Corporate Consultancy Projects in Logistics
SCM615
Design of Business Processes - Workflow Management
SCM616
Logistical Projects in ERP- Case Study Development

*Indicates MBA level courses

Elective Courses

Management Supply Chain and Logistics Management
MAN501
Total Quality Management
MAN611
Project Management
SCM604
Packaging Design- Environment Aspects
SCM606
ERP System Design and Implementation
SCM608
Procurement and Inventory Management
SCM609
Storage and Warehouse Techniques
SCM610
Transportation Techniques and Management
SCM611 Sustainability & Env. Aspects in Managing Supply Chain

Course Structure

FOUNDATION STAGE
Semester One Semester Two Semester Three
Business Economics
Quantitative Methods for Logistics & SCM
Financial Accounting
Business Communication
Management and Organizational Dynamics
Supply Chain Management
Theory and Practice of Financial Management
Managing Human Capital
Corporate and Business Law
Marketing Management
Methods in Business Research
Introduction to ERP Systems
MBA STAGE
Semester Four Semester Five Semester Six
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Innovation Management in Supply Chain & Logistics
Production & Operations Management
Design of Business Processes - Workflow Management
Logistical Projects in ERP- Case Study Development (Capstone I)
Risk Management in Supply Networks
Leadership, Ethics and Change
Business Analytics for Decision Making
Strategic Supply Chain Management
Elective
Corporate Consultancy Project in Logistics (Capstone II)
Marketing Strategies and Value Innovation