Sustainable and Digital Supply Chain Management

Online brochure
Start- and course dates
September 5, 2024
Tilburg Campus
Duration
5 to 31 days
Fees
Full program: € 9600 (exempt for VAT) / Alumni offer € 8500 (exempt for VAT)
Language
English
Rankings
Executive Education - Open Programs

Leading future fit supply chains

In a world where the dynamics of supply chain management are increasingly influenced by sustainability demands and digital innovation, the need for skilled leaders who can architect and operationalize forward-thinking supply chain strategies is paramount. Our Advanced Program in Sustainable and Digital Supply Chain Management is meticulously designed for professionals dedicated to mastering the art and science of modern supply chain design and operations.

Participant profile

This program is tailored for supply chain executives, managers, and professionals aiming to elevate their expertise in sustainable and digital supply chain practices. It is particularly beneficial for those seeking to enhance their strategic planning, operational efficiency, and leadership skills in the context of modern supply chain management. Whether you're looking to transform your organization's supply chain into a strategic asset or innovate within the field, this program offers the knowledge, skills, and strategic frameworks to achieve impactful leadership in supply chain design and operations.

Our participants include

  • Director of operations of Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Logistic and Supply Chain managers
  • Operations strategy Consultant
  • Sustainability an Innovation Manager

Admission requirements

We aim for groups of highly talented, experienced and motivated participants with a lot of potential. To guarantee education at the highest level, we apply admission requirements.

We ask:

  • At least a bachelor's degree from a relevant program
  • Experience in a relevant position in operations or supply chain management
  • If applicable, successful completion of the required components of the premaster.

Transformative Outcomes for Tomorrow's Leaders

Upon completion of this Advanced program, you will emerge as a leader equipped with a holistic understanding of how to drive innovation and sustainability in supply chain design and operations. The program blends theoretical depth with practical insights, preparing participants to tackle contemporary challenges and capitalize on opportunities in the supply chain domain. Through a blend of interactive sessions, project work, and expert guidance, you will develop the strategic vision and operational expertise to lead supply chains that are sustainable, digitally empowered, and aligned with overarching business goals.

  • Work on developing your strategic vision and operational expertise, with scientific knowledge at its core.
  • Develop proficiency in creating both economic and social value within supply chains by focusing on impactful leadership, digital empowerment, resilience, and responsibility.
  • Stand out by integrated, critical and forward-thinking, so you don’t just grow in your position but can also contribute to your organization’s transformative impact.
  • Expand your network and build strong relationships with other operations and supply chain professionals. 

How will this program benefit you?

During the part-time  program, a lot of attention is paid to practical cases of participants. You apply the latest knowledge and insights directly to your own organizational business case. As a result, this advanced program gives immediate results.

Learning objectives:

  • You will learn about the latest developments in design and the improvement of primary operational and supply chain processes
  • You develop a solid operations strategy in response to the dynamic nature of the logistics market
  • You will gain hands-on experience with digital tools, learning how to leverage data analytics for decision-making and automate processes for improved performance.
  • You are able to contribute to socially responsible business operations by: - Using your knowledge of closed-loop supply chain management - Reducing the carbon footprint of your organization - Implementing green logistics solutions

Why TIAS School for Business & Society?

  • Financial Times top-ranked business school for executive and in-company education.
  • All lecturers are top experts from academia and the business world.
  • Directly applicable scientific and practical knowledge.
  • Flexible programs tailored to your needs.

Part of our Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management (MOS) program

In addition to the Advanced Program Sustainable and Digital Supply Chain Management, TIAS also offers the opportunity to follow an Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management (MOS).

The full Executive Master program (MOS) consists of the following modules:

  • Launch module - Business Research Methods
  • Module 1 - Operations Strategy
  • Module 2 - Operations Management
  • Module 3 - Supply Chain Management
  • Module 4 - Quality Management
  • Module 5 - Purchasing
  • Module 6 - Financial and Managerial Control
  • Module 7 - Sustainable Supply Chains – part of the Sustainable and Digital Supply chain Management program
  • Module 8 - Digital Transformation - part of the Sustainable and Digital Supply Chain Management program
  • Module 9 - Service Network Design - part of the Sustainable and Digital supply chain Management program
  • Module 10 - Elective
  • Module 11 - International Study Trip – Innovation

For all participants of the Sustainable & Digital Supply Chain Management program, if you later decide to pursue the full Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management, you are not required to retake or repurchase the modules you have already completed. This condition applies if you complete the entire Master's program within six years.

Our Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management (MOS)is accredited by the NVAO (Accreditation Organization of the Netherlands and Flanders), allowing you to use the internationally recognized MSc title.

Mastering the art and science of modern supply chain design and operations

Our Advanced Program in Sustainable and Digital Supply Chain Management comprises three comprehensive modules designed to equip professionals with the knowledge, skills, and strategic frameworks to achieve impactful leadership.

The beginning of each module consists of four weeks of online learning. This preparation is followed by three days of interactive sessions. The program consists of interactive lectures, simulations, debates, peer supervision, experiential learning, and more. There is a strong link between theory and practice.

Module 1 - Sustainable Supply Chains
This module focuses on balancing operational excellence with environmental stewardship, teaching strategies to embed sustainability across all supply chain operations.

Module 2 - Digital Transformation in Supply Chains
In this module we explore the integration of digital technologies like IoT, AI, and blockchain to enhance efficiency, visibility, and adaptability, providing hands-on experience with these tools.

Module 3 - Advanced Supply Chain Design and Operations
This module emphasizes strategic supply chain design principles, including network optimization and transportation operations, to create efficient, resilient, and adaptable supply chains suited to the dynamic global market.  

For more information about the program content, check the online brochure.

Costs of the Sustainable & Digital Supply Chain Management Program

The cost of the Sustainable & Digital Supply Chain Management Program is Full program: € 9600 (exempt for VAT) / Alumni offer € 8500 (exempt for VAT).

Academic Director

Freek Aertsen
Adjunct Professor

Faculty

Ed Weenk
Lecturer
Frans Pannekoek
Adjunct Professor
Erik Beulen
Full Professor
Freek Aertsen
Adjunct Professor

Date and location Sustainable & Digital Supply Chain Management Program

NameLocationStart date
Sustainable & Digital Supply Chain Management - 5-7 September, 3-5 October & 7-9 November 2024Tilburg CampusSeptember 5, 2024

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Annemiek Slofstra
Annemiek Slofstra
Program Adviser
+31 13 466 86 35

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