Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management is the process of planning, implementing and controlling an efficient and effective flow of goods, services and related information from the moment of raw material acquisition to the point of consumption for the purpose of meeting customer requirements. The definition includes inbound, outbound, internal and external processes and return of materials for environmental purposes”.
During the study programme you will learn to
- coordinate and control a(n) (international) supply chain at a tactical and operational level;
- (re)design and implement supply chain processes;
- contribute to supply chain strategies and translate strategies into quantified targets;
- make use of supply chain information systems and relevant ICT tools;
- assess how the internet and all kinds of electronic devices influence the way organisations enhance their business processes.
After completing the programme, you will be able to solve supply chain problems while working together with specialists in other professional fields and to balance the demands of the market with the environment in which the company operates. You will be able to analyse problems from a broad perspective and contribute to the functional aspects of problem solving. Based on these aspects, you will be able to reach balanced solutions, taking into account both economic and social obligations with regard to employees, the organisation and the society.
The system of accreditation in higher education aims to guarantee that study programmes meet the highest standards. Supply Chain Management is a minor of our Logistics programme, which is a legally recognized programme. As all accredited programmes of University of Applied Sciences, this programme is listed in the Central Register of Higher Education Programmes (Croho).