Programmes for Future Experts and Managers
Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Purchasing, and Supply Management are promising sectors with ambitious and well educated experts and managers at the fore. Their task is to set up the value chain of today optimally. The management thereof includes making decisions about make-or-buy production, supplier selection and evaluation, planning and controlling of goods and information flows in procurement, distribution and disposal, as well as controlling and risk management. ISCM provides excellent education at the Bachelor Degree, Master Degree and PhD levels.
ISCM education incorporates the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Management from the EBS Business School. The undergraduate courses Strategic Value Chain Management and Operations Management provided by the ISCM team are mandatory for all students of the programme. Furthermore, two concentrations are offered within the Bachelor programme: 1. Purchasing and Supply Management, 2. Logistics and Supply Chain Management. In addition, term papers in Purchasing, Logistics & Supply Chain Management can be written at the ISCM.
For the Aviation Management Bachelor programme, the specialized course Purchasing and Supply Management for Aviation Management is offered.
For further information regarding the Bachelor programme at EBS (admission procedure, prerequisites, modules, etc.) please see the EBS homepage.
The Master in Management (M.Sc.) specialization, Supply Chain Management, qualifies future leaders for planning and controlling global networks. The programme imparts scientifically established knowledge, as well as practice-oriented analysis and solution competences. Students learn to develop, evaluate and implement strategies, concepts, and management approaches in logistics and supply management.
Students acquire an in-depth knowledge of theories, concepts, methods, empirical research, and practice in Purchasing, Supply Management, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management.
A strong focus is placed on the application of theoretical knowledge in the corporate environment. Typical business situations are introduced in case studies. Problem-solving skills and methods for managing supply chains and networks are practiced. Important corporate topics, current research and recent developments in the business world are addressed. Discussions, students’ presentations, and interactivity within the courses further contribute to an in-depth understanding of the topics.
- Development of Supply Chain Strategies
- Methods for Managing Supply Chains
- Trends and Strategies in Supply Chain Management
- Network Design, Supply Chain Planning and Controlling, Organisation in Supply Management and Logistics, Risk Management and Cooperation in Supply Chains
- Integration of Operations Management, Innovation Management, Quality Management
- Field trips and case studies to apply knowledge in Supply Chain Management
- Seminar about recent topics in Supply Chain Management
- Integration of guest lecturers
Students with this specialization have the opportunity to earn a Dual Degree at one of two international universities:
- Master in Supply Chain Management at Tongji University, Shanghai, China
- MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Academy of National Economics, Moscow, Russia.
Partnerships with other universities are in negotiation.
For general information regarding the Master programme at EBS (admission procedure, prerequisites, modules, etc.) please see the EBS homepage.
For information regarding the SCM Master specialisation please download the pdf file "Specialisation ebs Master in Supply Chain Management in brief" here.
Preparing young reserachers for an academic or business career is one of the main goals at ISCM. The ISCM doctoral prgramme is integrated in the EBS PhD programme and supported with further training and supervision from ISCM professors. ISCM provides two courses accessible for all EBS doctoral students: Case Study Research and Application of Organization Theories for Empirical Research.
For general information regarding the PhD programme at EBS (admission procedure, prerequisites, modules, etc.) please see the EBS homepage.