Why this program?
A relevant topic for every business manager and company:
A company's operations and its management of its supply chain, both internally and externally, are critical success factors in today's globalized and risk-prone business environments. The rapid changes in global marketplaces, sourcing, communications, and digitalization require companies to optimize and tailor their operations to support their overall competitive strategy by managing the flow of products, information, and funds to maximize the value for the entire system. Today's turbulent environments make resilient supply chains more critical than ever.
Combination of evidence-based research and practical input
The course combines theory and practice: Professors and researchers from TUM and our partners provide the academic knowledge, while industry experts share valuable practical insights. This course is designed as an active-learning module and will combine lectures, case studies (eg from software industry, food or luxury goods), simulation games (eg distribution, management) and group work.
Applying the knowledge right away
Participants will learn to think analytically in order to successfully apply their knowledge and technical expertise acquired during the course to solve a variety of real business problems.
Participants can broaden their professional network:
Participants will get to know professionals from academia, practitioners and peers from different industries and can establish new contacts and learn from others.
Experienced executives, professionals, or managers who wish to expand their knowledge in operation and supply chain management.
Relevant full-time professional experience – initial leadership experience is an advantage.