The success of the German economy is based on its ability to produce and deliver high quality products very efficiently. Such results can only be achieved through effective supply chain management and excellent lean production. Our two year Master’s program in Operational Excellence provides students with a holistic understanding of a supply chain. Based on quality, price targets and financial demand, we discuss how international supply chains should be managed, how to meet the customer’s quality demands and how to make production more efficient. Students are also introduced to the concept of lean production and to the opportunities Industry 4.0 can offer. The concept of M2M-solutions and its successful outcomes, as well as the correlation between the analysis of unstructured data and Industry 4.0 are also topics covered during the program.
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|degree awarded||Master of Business Administration and Engineering (M.B.A. and Eng.)|
|duration||4 semesters (2 theoretical, 2 practical)|
|application deadlines||April 15 - May 31 (winter intake)|
October 30 - November 30 (summer intake)
|academic dates including|
|mid-September - March 14 (winter semester)|
March - September 30 (summer semester)
EUR 2,950 in tuition fees per semester (i.e. a total of EUR 11,800) plus approx. EUR 100 in student union fee per semester
|language of instruction||English|
Graduates of the program will be able to become manager in an overseas branch of a german company or a german branch of a foreign company in the areas of production, production planning or supply chain management.
The "Operational Excellence“ Master’s program is designed for recent Bachelor graduates with a degree in Engineering. Ideally applicants have already gained some qualified professional work experience. We are looking for ambitious people who are willing to acquire a more in-depth knowledge and practical understanding of supply chain management and production in a digital world.
The Master’s program contains 12 modules, 5 ECTS per module (4 basic modules + 6 core modules + 2 elective modules):
* Students having German basic knowledge on level A1, need to pass the modules "Facts about Germany", "German I" and "German II". Other elective modules may be passed as additional modules but will not count toward your degree.
** Students having German advanved knowledge at least on level B1, need to pass the module "Interkulturelles Training". They are free in choosing two elective modules. German may be choosen as an additional module but it will not count toward your degree.
The 3rd and 4th semesters are dedicated for an internship (30 ECTS) in a company. A colloquium (5 ECTS) will also take place at this time. During that period of study the Master's thesis (25 ECTS) has to be written as well.
All applications must be done online. Please apply here.
If you have any questions to the application process do not hesitate to contact ifwhof-university.LÖSCHEN.de.
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