Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management (MSc)

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Location and start date
Tilburg:  November 6 , 2019
Duration
Individual modules
Study load
12-15 hours / week
Fees
€ 2,800 per module/€ 31,500 for complete master’s program (tax-deductible)
Accreditations
MSc

Making progress possible

As an operations and supply chain management professional, you have to constantly be able to respond to the incredibly rapid changes in logistics. Developments in globalization, digitalization, sustainability and other fields present new logistics challenges. Update your knowledge to further develop your own vision and implement changes. Hone your skills as a professional to get the most out of yourself, your team and organization to make progress possible.

What are the benefits of this program?

  • Expand and update your knowledge on the design and planning, control over and improvement of primary operational and supply chain processes.
  • Develop the skills you need to improve performance in operations and supply chain management.
  • Discover the advantages of corporate social responsibility through knowledge of closed-loop supply chains, carbon footprint reduction and CO2-efficient transportation solutions.
  • Use the knowledge you have acquired to achieve operational excellence at your company.

Why should you choose this program?

  • Evaluation by past participants: MOS has been rated by our own participants with a score of 8.4
  • The program scores very high in the 2018 Master’s Selection Guide: “The professionals studying at TIAS believe they get value for money. The program has received an exceptionally high score.” A 98 out of 100.
  • The learning pathway is tailored to your needs thanks to a flexible structure: Choose from individual modules or the complete master’s degree.  

As the CEO of TATA Steel Maastricht, Bert-Jan Westerik has seen many employees graduate from the Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management (MOS) degree program. This is a source of pride for him: “The graduates add so much value for TATA.”

Customization

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Studying at TIAS means the opportunity to choose a tailored program. Our personalized advice procedure allows us to provide assistance based your own personal needs and those of your organization. You can be flexible in how you set up the program so you can focus on your development. Students enrolled in the Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management program can elect to participate in the full master’s program or choose individual modules. There is also the option of spreading the study program out over a longer period of time.

Read more in our blog about the options for gearing the program to your personal situation in terms of time and content.

 

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Location and start date
Tilburg:  November 6 , 2019
Duration
Individual modules
Study load
12-15 hours / week
Fees
€ 2,800 per module/€ 31,500 for complete master’s program (tax-deductible)
Accreditations
MSc

Program content 

The Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management program is an English-language program with a module-based structure. You can decide to enroll in the full program which concludes with an international study trip and a graduation project that will result in a Master of Science degree. For your graduation project, you will study a current problem at your organization. 

You can also elect to enroll in modules that align with your knowledge needs, and put your own program together. 

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During the modules, a great deal of the focus is on practical case studies contributed by the students. This gives you the opportunity to apply the latest knowledge and insights directly to your own practical situation. Not only does this yield rapid results, there is also a very good chance you will see a return on the program costs during the program by achieving considerable cost savings for your company.

Knowledge and personal growth

The program offers you the latest theories, techniques and skills you need to successfully define and implement your company’s operations strategy. Corporate social responsibility and the company’s social impact are also addressed. Since leadership skills are absolutely indispensable to enacting change in an organization, the program also serves as a platform for peer review and reflection. The goal is to become an effective leader in your organization.

Program structure 

Major

  •  Operations Strategy
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Service Network Design
  • Life Cycle Management

Minor 1

  • Business Research Methods 
  • Purchasing
  • Digital Transformation
  • Quality Management

Minor 2

  • Project and Change Management
  • Innovation
  • Finance
  • Modules from other programs

Admission requirements

We aim to compile groups of students with a great deal of talent and potential. One of the ways we do this is by imposing admission requirements on the Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management (MOS). This enables us to guarantee a top-notch education.

Enrollment requirements
We require students to have the following:

  • Relevant and completed university or higher vocational education degree
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a relevant position
  • Excellent comprehension of English (the program is given entirely in English)
  • Successful completion of the required components of the pre-master’s.

Costs

The costs of the Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management program are €31,500. This includes the literature, course materials, meals and part of the costs of the study trip. The costs of the program are tax-deductible. Additional costs include the pre-master’s (if applicable), availability of a laptop and the costs for flights and hotels during the study trip.

It is also possible to participate in individual modules of the program. The price for an individual module is €2,800. Would you like to put together your own program package? If so, please contact the program adviser for further information.

Tax-deductible study costs
As an employee or independent contractor, you can often apply the tax-deduction scheme for study costs. Employees may use the personal allowance deduction and independent contractors have the option of the tax deduction for study costs. Read our flyer for handy tips on financing your study program and refresher courses.

Course load

The Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management program is a 20-month program and is given at the campus in Tilburg. The course load for this master’s program is 12 to 15 hours per week.

Result: master’s degree (MSc)

If you complete the entire program successfully, you will receive a Master’s degree in Operations and Supply Chain Management (MOS). The program is accredited by the NVAO (Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organization) which also entitles you to use the international MSc title.

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The Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management (MOS) provides you the latest theories, techniques and skills. You also obtain an extensive professional network. Therefore participants and alumni believe the program has been of great value.
  • Tjeerd den Os
    Strategic Supply Chain Planner Heineken Nederland Supply

    http://youtu.be/Q8UqK7EN3zE

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    Bert-Jan Westerik
    General Manager TATA Steel Maastricht
      
    Being general manager at TATA Steel Maastricht, Bert-Jan Westerik has seen lots of his employees graduate at the Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management (MOS). An effort that fills him with pride: 'The graduates add a lot of value for TATA.'  

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Academic Director

Freek Aertsen
Freek Aertsen
Adjunct Professor
Freek Aertsen studied Business Administration (specialization Supply Chain Management) at Tilburg University (cum Laude) where he also obtained his Ph.D. Following that he joined Royal Philips Electronics where he has been responsible for several large multi-site forecasting, planning & control improvement... » read more
Ton de Kok
Ton de Kok
Full Professor
Graduated at the Rijksuniversiteit Leiden, The Netherlands in Mathematics and Economics in 1981. After 4 years under the supervision of prof. Henk C. Tijms he attained the doctorate (Ph.D. degree) in 1985 from the Free University of Amsterdam. Thereafter he joined the Centre for Quantitative Methods (CQM) of Philips Electronics in Eindhoven, The... » read more

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Nathalie Pabbruwe
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Program Advice