Excellence in Supply Chain Management

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Location and start date
Tilburg: 
March 7, 2017
Duration 1 year
Study load 15 hours a week
Fees € 14,000
  • Rapidly get up to speed on the key fundamentals and industry best practices of operational excellence.
  • Discover the myriad of benefits significantly enriching your professional network can have.
  • Take an academic leap, completed modules are transferable to our Executive Master in Operational and Supply Chain Excellence.
  • Immediately benefit your organization by incorporating your new-found knowledge into your work process.

This part-time certificate course enables you to develop a deeper understanding of the driving factors governing supply chain management and optimization. You will be able to develop practical and sustainable ways of streamlining your business processes for maximum efficiency and higher revenues.

Improve your overall managerial effectiveness with a clearer insight into the inner dynamics of your organization. Become a master in supply chain management. Sign up now for our Excellence in Supply Chain Management program.

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This English speaking, certificate program is designed for experienced professionals to garner innovative ways of effectively managing your organizations supply chains.

Our Excellence in Supply Chain Management program offers the latest in academic thinking and research. A balanced mixture of lectures, group work assignments, case studies and scenario analysis form the basis of a solid development platform.

Program Aims

Upon completion of the program you will be able to:
  • formulate analytical overviews and strategic insights within your organization
  • develop practical ways to improve the SCM-related core activities of your organization
  • communicate with experts in your field and extend your network
  • create awareness for improvement opportunities and launch new improvement initiatives

Profile

Our Excellence in Supply Chain Management program is aimed at middle to senior managers, or their advisors. Join fellow students from varying sectors and diverse professional backgrounds. Typically they include directors of manufacturing, new product developers, divisional or business unit managers, consultants, plant managers or other senior staff.

Course Outline

Our Excellence in Supply Chain Management certificate program comprises 4 core modules and 2 modules of your choice, taught over a 12-15 month period. You will be assessed at the end of each module by a written assignment related to course content.

Core modules

  • Preparation module 
  • Module 1: Business Research Methods
  • Module 2: Strategy and Innovation
  • Module 3: Operations Management
  • Module 4: Service Network Design

Modules of your choice

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Quality Management
  • Purchasing
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • IT Management
  • Management and Governance of Projects, Programs and Portfolios of Projects
  • Life Cycle Management
  • International Study Trip - Innovation.

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Successful enrollment is subject to a number of admission requirements. This is to maintain admissions quality. That way you can benefit from a high potential, motivated group of talented individuals to further enhance your learning experience.

Admisssion requirements

  • minimum of 5 years relevant work experience
  • a relevant university degree or successful completion of a relevant higher vocational degree

Our participants have varying educational experience and it is of great importance that all participants starting the Master’s program do so from a similar level of knowledge and skills. You must therefore successfully complete the preparation module to proceed with the Master’s program. 

Upon receipt of your application our Program Adviser will contact you to arrange an interview. Your interview will take place with the Academic Director.

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Faculty

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...
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...

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Total program price is € 14,000 (4 mandatory modules + 2 modules of your choice).
The price of the extra modules is € 2,400 per module, the price of the international study trip is € 3,000.

The Supply Chain Management program includes: 

  • All study books
  • All reading materials
  • Access to the Virtual Campus
  • Alumni site access where you can browse specialist webinars and must-read articles

Additional costs:

  • Travel and accommodation costs (hotels and diners) during the study trip

This course is exempt from VAT.

Persuade your employer with convincing company benefits

  • A professional within the organization capable of harnessing the latest supply chain developments.
  • Rapidly get up to speed on the key fundamentals and industry best practices of operational excellence.
  • Immediately benefit your organization by incorporating your new-found knowledge into your work process.
  • Immediate profit from papers you will write on actual topics within your organization.
  • Your company gains the latest insights and knowledge.
  • Renowned lecturers. Our faculty comprises leading experts and known scholars, who are active researchers and publish their work: TIAS School for Business and
  • Society is a university-based educational institute.
  • Thesis assistance from seasoned tutors. Active collaboration on solutions for company specific models and situations.
  • Recognized business school: praised by the Financial Times as the best educational facility for Open Executive programs in The Netherlands.

How will you finance the Excellence in Supply Chain Management program?

  • Your employer invests in you and takes care of (part of) the costs.
  • You pay for tuition yourself and take out a loan.

More information or advice

Please contact a program adviser if you have any questions about financing your education? For practical examples consult our flyer.

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Chantal Stevels
Chantal Stevels
Program Adviser
+31 13 466 8638