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University of Salford: Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Institution University of Salford
Department Salford Business School
Web http://www.salford.ac.uk
Email enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Telephone 0161 295 4545
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme will encourage and challenge you to develop your knowledge and skills in global procurement, logistics and supply chain management. Our teaching team is research active and you will learn from them the up-to-date theoretical knowledge in areas such as automation and artificial intelligence. You will also look at the opportunities and challenges provided by Big Data Analytics, the Internet of Things, additive manufacturing, 3D printing and robotics. Our expertise is supported by input from industry partners such as Jaguar Landrover, Brother International and Manchester Airport who have helped to develop the programme.

There is substantial technical context and input in the areas of Demand Forecasting, Inventory Management, Process/Supply Chain/Logistics Optimisation and Analytics. In particular, the module “Advanced Project and Logistics Management” brings together two very important skills widely sought after in the industry.

You will be encouraged to broaden your horizons by going beyond the academic literature to look at the very latest developments published in the relevant trade press. You will also be challenged to consider the ethical implications of global sourcing, for example looking at global catastrophic events in relation to production and service provision.

As well as learning from academics, you will have the opportunity to learn from other students, from expert guest lecturers and from your interaction with the two professional bodies, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and Chartered Institute of Logisitics and Transport (CILT) at conferences, invited events and more.

Entry dates in September, November, January, March and June.

You will: - Enhance your employability through a CIPS and CILT accredited programme

  • Put your learning into practice through either a paid Industry Placement or the Industry Collaboration Project

  • Learn to use latest theories, concepts and models to solve complex problems in global environments

  • Develop your skills in using Management Information Systems to improve operations

  • Consider the effectiveness of emerging technologies in logistics and project management

Find out more at www.salford.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/procurement-logistics-and-supply-chain-management

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