- Strategic Operations Management
- Strategic Purchasing Management
- Theory and Practice of Lean Operations
The MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management programme covers all aspects of effective operations and supply chain management in a highly competitive global marketplace.
In a world where international supply chains are increasingly disrupted by economic, political, environmental and technological challenges, the ability to predict and adapt to these challenges is paramount. The MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management programme covers all aspects of efficient operations and supply chain management in a highly competitive global market.
The programme and IBSS maintain a close partnership with the Yangtze River Delta Supply Chain Research Center and the international business community, and MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management is one of the few all-English graduate training programmes in this category in China.
As a Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management (QTEM) member school, IBSS is also able to provide students with additional communication and learning opportunities at 25 top schools around the world. IBSS students are able to take advantage of the school’s extensive industry links with companies in Suzhou and Shanghai for their research and future careers, as well as the school’s own research centres.
By the time you graduate from the MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management, you will have:
The university offers a broad range of activities aiming to enrich master students’ theoretical and experiential learning and professional development. Trainings, workshops and seminars, covering varieties of themes and topics, both generic and subject-specific, are often offered at both university and school/department levels. Additionally, IBSS programmes offer discipline- specific supplementary modules which will aid to broaden your knowledge in that specific field and enhance your skills. These would include opportunities to work as a teaching assistant, research assistant, or intern at XJTLU. Depending on the programme, field trips and company visits will be organized, and invited talks will be given by the industrial experts and professionals. All these activities will not only support you in your programme study, but also develop your personal and professional skills and enhance your overall career and employability.
Upon graduation, students will possess the foundation required for senior management positions and strategic roles in operations, logistics and supply chain management. Our graduates have been employed across a range of diverse sectors by companies such as Jaguar, Bosch, Mondelez, Accenture, Caterpillar, Mercedes-Benz, the Ford Motor Company, General Electric, Maersk, Unilever, Unipart, Westinghouse and Cargill.