EXECUTIVE MASTER OF

OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

#1 Business School in Executive & InCompany Education in the Netherlands for 2020, according to the Financial Times

2,500 students enrolled annually, with a network of 18,000 alumni

A flexible learning path tailored to your needs: choose individual modules or study the entire Master

Responding to the rapid changes in logistics

As an operations or logistics manager, you need to be able to constantly respond to the rapid changes in logistics. Developments in areas such as globalization, digitization, and sustainability are creating new logistical challenges. The part-time Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management (MOS) will help you stay abreast of the latest models and developments.

A degree that lets you have an impact on business and society? I’ll be happy to help you find the program or course of study that best suits your ambitions, learning goals and career path.

Annemiek Slofstra Program Adviser +31 13 466 86 35

FOR WHOM?

Participant Profile

Do you have at least five years' professional experience in operations or logistics as an operations manager or supply chain manager, for example? And do you want to develop further in areas such as globalization, digitization, and sustainability? The Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management (MOS) is for you!

  • Background: higher professional education or university degree
  • Average professional experience: 10 years
  • Average age: 36

InCompany Program for Organizations

TIAS School for Business and Society maintains close contacts with nationally and internationally operating organizations. We develop tailor-made courses for all subjects, disciplines and functions that are relevant to business transformation. This can be a 100% tailor made program or a customized program, made up of existing program components from our open courses.

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WHY CHOOSE THIS PROGRAM?

Operations & supply chain expertise: learn how to make sound operational or logistics decisions

Broader, deeper understanding: gain expert knowledge and insights in your own field and extend your learning to other fields

Flexibility: MOS can be fully tailored to your needs: choose individual modules or do the entire Master

Individual support: Our one-on-one support and highly efficient learning methods will help you maximize your results

Practice-oriented concepts and challenging approaches encourage fresh ways of thinking that are immediately applicable in your work

Interaction with a diverse group of participants: learn with and from each other through interactive assignments and discussions

Programme of Excellence: the 2019 Keuzegids Masters has named MOS a Program of Excellence

Participant rating Our own participants rate MOS 8.6 out of 10

Flexibel studeren Studeren aan TIAS betekent flexibel leren. Je kunt altijd terecht bij de Program Adviser om te overleggen welke studieonderdelen voor jou van belang zijn en hoe je je studie zo optimaal mogelijk kunt combineren met je baan. Ook krijg je advies over de ontwikkeling van je carrière, zodat je de juiste keuzes kunt maken voor een succesvolle loopbaan. Deelnemers aan de Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management bieden we de volgende flexibele opties aan:

  • Kies ervoor de hele master of losse modules te volgen
  • Kies zelf wanneer je start: de opleiding kent meerdere startmomenten per jaar
  • Kies ervoor langer over de opleiding te doen als dat nodig is

What is the added value for you as an operations or supply chain manager?

A WORD FROM ONE OF OUR PARTICIPANTS

JOERI'S EXPERIENCE

‘The program has a strong focus on ethics and human values and standards’ “I have three reasons for recommending the part-time MOS Master's program:

  • The quality of the education
  • The quality of the lecturers
  • The expansion of your network as you get to know your fellow students and lecturers, including those in their networks

The program has a strong focus on ethics and human values and standards. You learn to weigh these in the decisions you make in business and society, now and in the future.″ Joeri Kuik Vice President - Global Head of Lead Logistics Partner – DHL

Content

The Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management (MOS) consists of 12 modules, followed by writing a paper as part of your graduation. The modules are spread over a period of 12 months. Once you have finished the modules, you have 8 months to write your Master's thesis. The beginning of each module consists of four weeks of online learning. This preparation is followed by three days of interactive meetings and lectures. The study load of this part-time MOS Master’s program is 12-15 hours a week.

The modules

The Executive Master of Operations and Supply Chain Management consists of 12 modules that are spread over a period of 12 months. At the end of the program, you write a Master's thesis on a topic that is relevant to your own organization. The program consists of interactive lectures, simulations, debates, peer supervision, experiential learning, and more. There is a strong link between theory and practice.

Premaster

We aim to create groups in which the participants have an equal level of knowledge. That is why a premaster may be part of the admission procedure. The premaster prepares participants for the various modules and focuses on basic academic skills and knowledge. The premaster consists of three modules: Accounting and Finance, Quantitative Methods, and Academic Reading and Writing. To finish the first two modules you must take an online test, for the last module you must write a paper.

Result: Master's degree (MOS or MSc)

Upon successful completion of the program, you may use the Master's degree MOS or the internationally recognized title of Msc. The program is accredited as a scientific Master by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO).

A WORD FROM OUR ACADEMIC DIRECTOR

Develop and implement excellent solutions in the supply chain “The areas of operations and supply chain management are undergoing significant changes. Developments such as 3D printing, sustainability, and digitization, together with consumer demand, mean you have to constantly re-visit your way of working. This part-time Master's program will help you acquire the skills to set up and implement excellent operational processes and find solutions to problems. You will increase your problem-solving skills in a number of areas and develop a broader strategic vision on operations and the supply chain. You will be able to apply the latest insights and knowledge in your work from day one, which means that you will have recovered the costs of the course within three modules. After this part-time MOS Master's program, many participants have gone on to take the next step in their careers in operations and supply chain management. I am very interested to hear about your next career move!″ Dr. Freek Aertsen Academic Director

COURSE OUTLINE

Duration

3 days per module/20 months for the full Master

Costs

€3,000 per module/€31,500 for the full Master (VAT-exempt)

Modular

You can study individual modules instead of the entire program

Location

Tilburg

Language

English

LEARN AT TIAS

Do you want to create more impact on your organization and on society?

With the flexible approach of TIAS, you create impact:

  • Tailor your education and learning path to your learning needs
  • Learn a lot in a short time through frequent interaction
  • Individual attention is at the heart of the TIAS approach
  • Learn at your own pace, both online and on-site
  • Start whenever you want

Would you like more information about our program design?

THE NEXT STEP

Would you like more information? Please contact me for all your questions about this master.

Annemiek Slofstra Program Adviser +31 13 466 86 35

Our vision We believe business exists to serve society

Our purpose

We develop leaders who serve society by transforming business

Our ambition

We are the go-to-school for business transformation that serves society. An international hub for life long development for leaders who want to have an impact on society through business, now and in the future.

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