Operations and supply chains are essential to competitive performance. Opportunities are provided for participants of the programme to analyse and examine the most up-to-date, cross-sectoral developments in operations and supply chain practice through a series of industrial lectures and a best-practice industry visit. It is expected that programme graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to reach senior managerial positions and become the operations, logistics and supply chain management strategists of the future. There are three main target groups. The first are graduates in management, engineering or science who wish to move to the area of Operations Management to improve employment prospects. The second group are practising operations professionals who wish to update or expand their knowledge of the area and its potential benefit to their businesses. The third group are graduates, managers and professionals working outside of the Operations area who need or have a desire to appreciate the strategic and business implications of contemporary operations and supply chain management.
Graduates of the MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management are now working for Bayer Healthcare Ltd, AMECO, MedAire, Jaguar Landrover, United Utilities, Colliers International, Gist Ltd, Ocado, and Bosch Global. Graduate roles include Purchaser Expert, Process Engineer, Supplier Management, Project Manager, and Import and Export Analyst.
From the moment you start your MSc you will have access to a specialist careers team which includes a professionally qualified MSc Careers Adviser and a dedicated International Employer Engagement Officer.
Master's Consultancy Challenge
Master's students at the Management School have the opportunity to take part in the ‘We can work it out’ master’s consultancy challenge. Students form several groups and are presented with consultancy problems from a number of organisations.
In 2019, Unilever, Mando, Airbus, Sysdoc, Chester Zoo, PwC, Santander, Open Programmatic, Deal Moon, Decathlon, Rad Wraps, Hays, and Totem learning all took part in the challenge and worked with our students. During the challenge students have access to a consultancy expert and benefit from workshops such as ‘developing consultancy skills’ and ‘pitching an idea’.
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