MSc in Operations Management and Supply Chain Management

Overview

The Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management is designed to provide you with a fundamental understanding of company operations from a global perspective, with a focus on the leveraging effects of the operations and supply chain management on organizational performance. The program will prepare managers who will be able to work in Europe, Asia, Latin America and other regions and help their companies build a competitive edge based on high levels of technical and managerial competence.

The Masters Operations Management degree courses aim for a high level of integration between management techniques and the technologies that they control, with emphasis on the strategic decision-making. The curriculum covers such topics as global supply chain design and management, global project management, quality management, and financial management. Students who chose Masters in Operations and Supply Chain Management degree are often pursuing management or consulting positions in Europe and around the world in supply chain management, operations management, manufacturing, purchasing, or related fields.

With Masters Operations and Supply Chain Management degree you learn how to develop, plan and operate a business in Europe and worldwide, manage its sections, supply chains, and take strategic operational decisions. The degree aims to provide a theoretical and practical explanation of the factors that are necessary for effective operations and supply management in today’s global and highly competitive markets.

General Information 

 Program

MSc - Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management awarded by Global Business School Barcelona

 Class Language

English

If your English Language level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive English Language Preparation course before starting the MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management degree

 Duration

Students would normally be expected to complete the Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management degree in English within one academic year of full-time studies. Depending on the starting quarter it may take from 9 to 12 months. 

 Application Deadline

Because of the modular format, applications are accepted all year round. Students can start studying for their Masters Operations and Supply Chain Management degree courses in October, January and April. Students who are not the citizens of European Union are encouraged to apply earlier in order to allow time for student visa processing. 

 Class Schedule 

Monday to Friday

 Commitment

Full-Time

 Tuition Fees € 12 090 per academic year (More information on Tuition Fees). Scholarships are available for this program (More information on scholarships)

 

Program Design 

MSc - Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management degree program from Global Business School in Barcelona consists of 60 ECTS. A Master student must complete three quarters of full-time studies. During each quarter a student is required to complete 20-25 academic credits. For detailed course requirements, please refer to the outline of the MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management curriculum.

The Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management is structured around four blocks of operations management and managerial competencies courses that provide students with a comprehensive business education in core global marketing concepts.

  • Understanding the Global Business Environment: Globalization infers the cross-border movement of goods and the emergence of global competitors and opportunities across competing supply chains within an industry. In these courses students learn about the complexities of cross-border operations that are greater than in a single country and develop the ability to compete in the global environment.
  • Core Courses in Global Operations and Supply Chain Management: The core courses in this program will provide students with a solid foundation for decision-making in Operations and Supply Chain Management, essential to the future career in this management area.  
  • Managerial Competencies for Global Leaders: The successful management of future challenges requires future business leaders to not only possess high professional qualifications but also a certain personality traits. The courses provide instructions on presentation techniques, ethics, leadership, and international negotiation techniques.
  • Elective Courses: The students can personalize their Masters Operations and Supply Chain Management degree with electives which will provide an opportunity for each student to explore areas of interest that are not included in the core operations and supply chain management curriculum. Students can study the geographic markets of interest by participating in our global regions courses which represent the application of a common set of strategic management principles across most world markets: Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, Russia and CIS.

How Will This Degree Benefit You?

Career Impact: Looking beyond the nearest future, a masters degree from an international business school is a long-term investment. With Master’s degree in Operations and Supply Chain Management you will emerge with the specialist knowledge and skills that companies in Spain, in Europe and around the world increasingly need to improve their operations and supply chain performance. You will be equipped to become one of the operations and supply chain strategists of the future. 

International Focus: Of particular benefit to students and their future employers is the strong international focus of our Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management degree program. This comes not only from the global-conscious course offerings, but from interaction with fellow students. Students come not only from Barcelona, Spain or Europe, but from most regions of the world.

Gaining a Global Perspective: All courses offered on our Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management program include global business perspective. You will learn how to identify, analyze, and practice the best ways to manage when faced with economic, political and cultural differences across Europe, Asia, Middle East, Latin America and other regions of the world.

Study in Barcelona: Over the last decade the Mediterranean city of Barcelona has fully utilized its potential as the gateway between Spain and the rest of Western Europe. Considered the fifth-best city in Europe for business, it gathers 50 percent of the Japanese, French, German, Italian, US, and Dutch companies based in Spain. 

If you have any questions or doubts regarding our MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management degree program, please do not hesitate to contact one of our educational advisers.

Prospective students, wishing to participate in the Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management degree program, please apply online.

Admission Requirements
 
 

To be qualified for admission to the Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management Degree Program, you must:

  1. Have earned a Bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher
  2. Provide a proof of English language proficiency
  3. Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

See Application Guidelines - Master for more details.