The MBA in Logistic Management course will zoom in on core concepts of logistics, supply chain and competitive strategies. The course will introduce the students to the practice models and tools with clear examples that have proven their usefulness to many organizations.
The phenomenon of courier and logistics has become a global and Nigerian
imperative in the development realities. This disposition has necessitated the
concern to train and re-train practitioners of courier and logistics on the relevant
derivatives for effective and efficient last mile delivery of goods and services. The
thematic focus of this module, therefore, is how courier and logistics
organizations can achieve high performance level in the delivery network through
human capital development.
Consequently, this module concentrates on concepts of courier and logistics, entrepreneurship, environment, fleet management, warehousing, supply chain management, marketing, ICT, Management principles and techniques, communication and branding, business development, challenges and solutions. The focus in this module is on applications of these concepts to the Nigerian context.
Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM) are nowadays accepted as one of
the key concerns of organizations. Dedicated managers are appointed who are
responsible for end-to-end pipelines that link supply to demand. The central
theme of this module is to argue why and how organizations van achieve
competitive advantages through SCM. Moreover, organizations compete as
supply chains, rather than as stand-alone organizations. This module sets the
stage for developing logistics and supply chain solutions that are flexible and
capable of adapting to the revolutionary changes in the business environment.
The module will zoom in on core concepts of logistics, supply chains and competitive strategies, including delivering customer value (from SCM to demand network management); management of (new) channels of distribution, including e-commerce; performance indicators; lead-time management; the role of information in the supply chain; service logistics; and management of global supply chains.
In addition to the theory, this module – like many modules – will introduce the student to practical models and tools with clear examples that have proven their usefulness to many organizations. In this module the focus will be on tools in general management; general problem-solving tools; performance management; financial management.
The logistics industry is changing rapidly and radically, and growing in importance. The required knowledge and skills of logistics managers and staff levels the increased responsibilities and the scope that working in logistics entail. This module helps (future) logistics managers in their quest to improve service and reduce cost, and makes them aware of the many different aspects of logistics and the supply chain. The module is aimed at both (future) logistics managers and logistics specialists. The module covers a broad arrange of key subject areas in logistics:
In addition to the theory, this module – like other modules – will introduce the student to practical models and tools with clear examples that have proven their usefulness to many organizations. In this module the focus will be on tools in general management; general problem-solving tools; performance management; financial management.