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CURRICULUM

The MIT-Zaragoza-Ningbo Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (3C) builds upon the successful curriculum at MIT, which is consistently ranked number one in the area of logistics and supply chain management. Students must complete core and elective coursework, a capstone project, and participate in the international exchange. Graduates receive Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the University of Zaragoza  (MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program) and Graduate Certificate in Logistics & Supply Chain Management from the MIT Global Scale Network.




FALL

INT. EXCHANGE

SPRING
LEADERSHIP FOCUS

Personal

Team

Thought




PRACTICAL FOCUS

Integrated Operations

Organization & Change

Strategy




COURSEWORK

Logistics, Information & Financial Systems

Analytical Methods

Supply Chain Innovation & Leadership Series

Supply Chain Challenge

Electives

Capstone Project

Orientation Period - Pyrenees, Spain

Registration       
Orientation: Team Building and Career Workshops       
Preparatory Sessions: Mathematics and Finance       

Fall Semester - ZLC campus, Spain

Logistics Systems       
Inventory Systems       
Analytical Methods       
Supply Chain Information Systems       
Financial Systems and Supply Chain Management       
Supply Chain Analytics       
Spanish Language
Project Proposal       
Advanced Topics       

International Exchange - MIT campus, USA

Leading Global Supply Chains       
Advanced Topics       

Spring Semester - NSCIIC Campus, China

System Dynamics        
Global Supply Chain Management
Logistics Facilities and Operations
Supply Chain Strategy       
Supply Chain Network Design       
Writing Seminar       
Capstone Project       
Elective
       
Capstone Project

Students will have the opportunity of integrating and applying the knowledge acquired along the program into a capstone project, where they will be able to leverage on new ideas or students’ companies and three options are available. Students will decide which option they go for:

  • Research Project: a benchmark in industry or between industries: search for an idea and identify a problem in a chosen field related to supply chain management that needs to be solved or to answer a question that has not yet been answered, pick a topic by a process benchmarking, evaluating their processes in relation to best practice companies' processes allowing companies to develop plans on how to make improvements or adapt specific best practices, usually with the aim of increasing some aspect of performance. Pick companies of a similar size and but also compare with firms outside their particular sector who excel in areas they want to measure - importing their approach could help them leapfrog competitors.
  • Bring a company with a real problem: work closely with professionals on a real challenging supply chain problem bringing new insights and approaches to a current supply chain challenge or opportunity. Bring one project from the company you have worked for before enrolling in the program or a completely different one.
  • Entrepreneurship project: create a successful business model to add value and competitive advantage, work through several key issues such as competition, market and demand dynamics as well as understanding the supply chain. Typical activities to be analyzed and deployed for this kind of projects are around the definition of inbound logistics (reception, warehousing and inventory management), operations to convert raw materials into a finished product or service, outbound logistics once all operations are completed and the end product is ready for the customer.

Advanced Topics Seminar - ZLC campus, Spain and MIT campus, USA

The Advanced Topics Seminar spans several terms, featuring elite professors who offer short, intense seminars on advanced topics. We typically feature professors from MIT and from leading schools around the globe. Some examples include: Prof. Yossi Sheffi "Supply Chain Resilience"; Prof. Amir Samii "Energy and Sustainable Supply Chains"; Prof. Richard Pibernik "S&OP".