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Executive Master in Supply Chain Management & Logistics


The Executive Master's in Supply Chain Management & Logistics aims to provide professionals with the right skills to effectively manage logistics and supply chain by integrating all new technologies and following all trends.

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Formula Executive
Method On campus (Rome)
Language Italian
Start Date October 2024
Enrollment 79%
Available seats 11
Scholarship valid until March 1st
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Executive Master in Supply Chain ​Management & Logistics Overview

Through this master’s degree program, the following will be explored in particular: supply chain strategy and sustainability, how to analyze and design effective global supply chain operations and efficient logistics management.

Participant will equip themselves with the knowledge about how to use digital applications and block chain to solve problems and make informed decisions and the role of electronic supply chain, business analytics, and circular economy in modern supply chains.

The Master is taught entirely in Italian.

Learning Outcomes 

  1. Develop extensive skills in tools and techniques used in supply chain and logistics planning, scheduling, and control.
  2. Utilize corporate strategy, research, product and process design, production concepts, and tools to address challenges and opportunities in supply chain and logistics.
  3. Apply concepts, tools, and techniques in the analysis, planning, and management of supply chain and logistics.
  4. Understand and make the best use of solutions to digitize supply chain and logistics and leverage Operations Technology support.
  5. Evaluate innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities inspired by the sustainability of supply chain and logistics from ecological, social, and economic perspectives.

Shape your professional path through 4 pillars:

True link with companies

An international network of partner companies that will directly impact the students academic experience through the Business Practice LAB, Company visits, in class exercises and exclusive lecturers that will approach the theoretical contents of the master to the current professional reality.

Internationality

Rome Business School is proudly the most international business school in Italy. Everyday we are capable to immerse our students in a stimulating environment, thanks to our international faculty. our class with mixed ethnicity and our exclusive experience: Bootcamps. Students will have the opportunity to participate in bootcamps in Silicon Valley, Barcelona, Paris, Qatar, Lagos, Rome and Tuscany.

Professional Impact

Our goal is to have a true impact on our students professional career, both through the academic and through our Career Services. In addition to the lectures, our Masters provide different services to build our students profile through a structured Career Services, company meetings from top international companies, Company Shadowing or Individual Coaching sessions and a soft skills programs.

Higher Purpose

Following our motto, Better Managers for a Better World, we believe in managers that build businesses with a higher purpose. For that, we will train leaders to be responsible and innovative, and to drive change in society starting within their own companies.

5 reason why to choose our Executive Master in Supply Chain ​Management & Logistics

Gain Experience

The master gives a great exposure to companies and industry professionals. Students will obtain practical skills by carrying out activities such as:

  • Preparation for the Supply Chain Professional certification ASCM (APICS) Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)​– administered byAPICS
  • Capstone Project: Participants will be assigned on real project led by the involved companies with the goal to deliver results with real business impact.
  • Career Impact

    Average salary increase of 47% one year after completion of the Master's degree. Students work in companies in the Supply Chain area such as: Leroy Merlin, Glovo and Pirelli

    International Bootcamp

    Practice global leadership and differentiate your CV ​by gaining international experience while learning business. Be a global student: broaden your professional horizons and begin expanding your business network with a one-week intensive formula that explores key sectors in some of the world's most cosmopolitan business hubs: Silicon Valley, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, China, London, Lagos, Qatar, and Tuscany.

    Prepare for Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)  certification

    Get the industry's only certification that covers the entire supply chain, from start to finish, and add value to your experience. The examination and certification are in English.

    Empowering Mentorship Program

    Achieve your goals and boost your self-confidence through a path with a qualified and experienced coach. Executive mentoring for curriculum material review and executive mentoring for preliminary orientation to entrepreneurship.

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    Executive Master in Supply Chain Management & Logistics:

    The Executive Master in Supply Chain Management and logistics is designed to equip professionals with the skills necessary to enhance supply chain strategy and sustainability. The program focuses on analyzing and designing efficient global operations, effective logistics management, and the use of digital applications and blockchain technology for problem-solving and informed decision-making. It also addresses the role of e-supply chains, business analytics, and the circular economy in modern supply chains, along with procurement strategy, logistics decision-making, reverse logistics, and inventory management.

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    Develop Managerial Skills and Obtain Anlaytical and Practical Insights for Effective Supply Chain Management

    During the first module of the in Supply Chain Management & Logistics, students will learn how to:

    • Managerial Economics
      This module aims to prepare students by providing them with the essentials of entrepreneurship and business planning.
    • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning
      With this module, the managerial skills required to understand a Business Plan and its structure will be developed.
    • Business Strategy
      Through this module, students will know how to understand the long-term direction and strategy of a company, and will be able to identify the strategic business units of organizations.
    • Accounting & Budgeting
      This module is aimed at students understanding the importance of financial management and control principles, with key indicators such as ROI, EBIT, GAAP.
    • Project & Operations Management
      With this module, students can manage projects, examine data and information, and have a diagnostic approach to solving problems.
    • Marketing: Traditional and Digital
      Students will learn the application of marketing principles in organizational decision-making.
    • Human Resource Management
      This subject area focuses on strategic human resource issues such as workforce acquisition, development, motivation, and retention.
    • Data Analytics ​for Managers
      This course is designed to equip students with the basic knowledge needed to analyze and interpret large sets of data, to make effective business decisions and strategies.
    Integrate logistics and global business supply chain strategies with new digital

    During the second module of the Master in Supply Chain Management & Logistics, students will learn how to:

    1) Business Strategy and Supply Chain:

    • Integrated Supply Chain Management
    • Business Requirements Modeling
    • Demand Management and Aggregate Planning
    • Supply Management and Procurement
    • Risk Management in Supply Chain
    • Continuous Improvement and Lean Management

    2) Supply Chain Management:

    • Production and Support Operations
    • Inventory Management
    • Warehousing and Transportation
    • Logistics Outsourcing
    • Maintenance Management
    • Quality Management and Service-specific Issues

    3) Digital Supply Chain:

    • Information Systems for Supply Chain Management
    • Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain & Industry 4.0
    • Change Implementation and Agile Approach

    4) Supply Chain Regulations and International Markets:

    • Legislation in Global Supply Chain
    • Regulations in Logistics
    Managing new technologies to achieve and sustainable supply chains

    During the third module of the Master in in Supply Chain Management & Logistics, students will learn how to:

    5) Circular Logistics, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Financial Supply Chain:

    • Reverse Logistics & Sustainability
    • Economic and Financial Management of the Supply Chain
    • Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility

    6) Innovative Trends and Best Practices in Logistics and Supply Chain:

    • Critical Success Factors
    • Successful Business Cases
    5 Interactive Courses to Improve Your Soft Skills

    Soft skills are personal attributes that can affect relationships, communication, and interaction with others, which are crucial for business success and effective leadership in the high-tech world and digital transformation in which we live. None of the new technology and innovation can be applied without proper leadership. The Leadership Program is a path towards self-discovery, empowerment and reinvention, enabling participants to become leaders of the future. The program is practice-based, consisting of 5 interactive courses, including a self-assessment test, role plays and quizzes.

    • Communication & Persuasion in the Digital Age
    • Team Work Effectiveness
    • Agile Leadership
    • Negotiation & Conflict Management ​
    • Emotional Intelligence
    Skills to be competitive
    1. Individual Coaching
    2. Executive Mentoring production review of curricular material
    3. Company meetings with leading companies
    4. Executive Mentoring for preliminary orientation towards entrepreneurship
    An educational experience

    At the end of your educational experience, you will have the chance to prove your abilities by tackling a real business challenge. Use your talent to identify opportunities and create a truly innovative strategy.

    Tackle a real company challenge. You can choose to be part of a small team and design a Marketing plan for a new business or develop a strategy to increase online sales or create a loyalty offering for different generation.

    You will be given two case studies from two real companies that will allow you to test your knowledge learnt during the master’s course.

    Previous years’ experiences 

    The Practical Challenge:

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    The challenge is developed in the Procurement Excellence area with the main objective of reviewing and improving procedures and standards in supplier relationship management, particularly in risk monitoring and audit management.

    The Practical Challenge:

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    Develop a model called a lighthouse. Since the latter is important for appropriately managing the decision-making process for activating/deactivating value streams, the main approach will be materials management and procurement.

    Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

    During the full week you will experience an intensive and fully immersive business experience, facing challenges, dealing with managers, students and lecturers, and creating your own project that will be presented at the end of the Bootcamp Experience 

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    Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

     

    Change your life forever: discover where the World Technology was born and grown. From microprocessors to computers, from browser to social media, from sharing economy to crypto currencies.

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    The challenge is how to combine creation and management in a luxury house as in all types of companies.

    Sup de Luxe welcomes every year more than 500 students from all over the world. Since its creation, the school has enjoyed an undeniable success with its network of 3.500 graduates.

     

    Develop a completely new business idea through the Google Ventures Methodology: The Design Sprint. How innovation and entrepreneurship are leading the change of the global market.

     

    The aim is to mix together contents and network to become leaders in the strategy of your current or future company.

     

    Experience Italy through a native person’s perspective by a cultural exploration and understanding of not only the process of winemaking, but mostly the convivial importance of food and wine.

     

    Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how to do business, generate growth as a socially responsible leader and discover the giant of Africa.

     

    Discover and develop unique opportunities to grow in a dynamic environment with a traditional yet modern approach to business.

     

    Participating in a Bootcamp in London is an extraordinary experience that combines intensive and immersive learning in a urban environment rich in opportunities. The city itself is a melting pot of cultures and innovation, offering a vast network of professionals and leading companies. A Bootcamp in London allows you to gain cutting-edge skills in a cosmopolitan and stimulating atmosphere, preparing you for global work challenges and creating valuable connections for your professional future.

    A Bootcamp in China is an extraordinary adventure that immerses you in a country rich in history, culture, and innovation. This intensive journey allows you to acquire top-notch skills, discover new professional perspectives, and create global connections in a setting where the ancient and the modern blend in a unique harmony. Participating in a Bootcamp in China is an extraordinary opportunity for personal and professional growth that will open up new horizons for you.

    Faculty 

    Rome Business School’s Executive Master in Supply Chain Management & Logistics is taught by highly selected international university professors, trainers, and business managers drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields, from advertising to sales, from entrepreneurship to digital marketing. The teaching approach is oriented toward the acquisition of know-how in order to transfer skills that are truly useful for participants’ professional development. 

    Bernardo Nicoletti

    Program Director

    Bernardo Nicoletti began his career in 1983, working as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Alitalia Airlines. He then served as Vice President and then CTO at GE Money, before moving to the GE Oil & Gas team as CTO and Chief Information Officer (CIO). He later worked for SBD as Director and for AIG UPC Universal Processing Center as CIO for Latin America.

    He was then Director for Europe and the Middle East at TranSigma Partners, a process-oriented consultancy covering three key areas: cybersecurity, process transformation and strategy delivery. In the meantime he also covered the role of Chief Process Improvement Leader at the Istituto per il Credito Sportivo (ICS), and those of Process Improvement Leader and (subsequently) of Temporary CIO and Procurement Leader at CDI Manager Srl, a leading special purpose company in the Temporary Management and in Executive Search.

    To date he holds various roles: Director for almost 15 years at Pinion Services Limited; Member of the Advisory Committee at Roaring Pride Ventures; Professor in Procure Management, Supply Chain Management and Operations Management at Temple University and at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. As a business consultant, he actively applies his theory of Lean and Digitalize, based on the joint application of Lean Six Sigma and Digital Transformation. He has also published twenty books and several chapters, which have been translated into many languages, including Chinese: The Future of Fintech and Banking 5.0., Agile Procurement, Lean Procurement, Procurement 4.0 and Supply Network 5.0, Lean and Digitize.

    ALESSANDRO IACOPONI
    Alessandro Iacoponi Director EUTECH IoT Chamber

    Alessandro Iacopini has professional experience in IoT (Internet of Things), Industry 4.0, Supply Chain Management and Operations, B2B, Research and development, Engineering and Commodities, Augmented and Virtual Reality. He currently works as Business Partner - Commercial & Program Manager, at WEL Srl, providing IoT solution for industry, commerce and tourism, He is also a MISE accredited manager and has working experience as Commercial Director at Magneti Marelli.

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    Enrico Camerinelli Vice President Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Italy Roundtable

    Enrico Camerinelli holds the positions of Vice President of the Round table of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Italy and Senior Strategic Advisor for Aite Novarica Group. The lecturer interacts with Supply Chain Managers, Procurement Officers, Finance Directors, showing them how and why to use innovative technologies such as Blockchain, Digital Manufacturing, B2B marketplaces and platforms for Working Capital optimization. Enrico Camerinelli is a subject matter expert and a member of the team that facilitates domestic and international trade transactions through the development of the international supply chain reference model for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. He is also the author of "Measuring the Value of the Supply Chain," a book on the link between financial results and supply chain performance. As far as Rome Business School is concerned, he teaches the course ''Digitalisation & Supply Chain 4.0''

    Grazia Torrente
    Grazia Torrente  Owner Torrente Vignone Studio Legale Internazionale

    Grazia Torrente is a lawyer specializing in civil and international law and also Lecturer in Transportation and Logistics Law at Milan State University in the Fashion Law Master's Program and Catholic University in the SCHMIDT Master's Program on New Technologies. She has a Master's Degree for Corporate Lawyers from Bocconi University - 1999, Master's Degree in International Commercial Arbitration from Queen Mary University - 2007. He also works as a Senior Associate at Eversheds Bianchini. He has been the owner of Torrente Vignone Studio Legale Internazionale for 11 years. His areas of specialization are logistics, domestic and international road transport, product labeling, merger filings with the Competition and Market Authority, financial services, and hotels and accommodations. The Master's program teaches the module: Legislation related to Supply Chain and International Markets.

    ANDREA APPOLLONI
    Andrea Appolloni Prof. of Sustainability, Operations and Innovation Management

    Andrea comes with an exceptional educational background, holding a PhD in Management, an MBA in International Business, 4 Master's degrees, and a Post-graduate qualification obtained in China. With over 20 years of experience, he has held various roles, including Senior Consultant Analyst at Accenture, External Researcher at Confartigianato Imprese and Leonardo, Research Project Member at Fondazione Italiana Accenture, FEACO, and ASSOCONSULT Confindustria, Research Collaborator at the Ministry of Economic Development, Member of the recruitment process commission at the Ministry of the Interior, Senior Research Associate at CNR, Senior Content Moderator at the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), and more. Simultaneously, he pursued an academic career, often working as a Visiting Research Scholar, Fellow, and Lecturer at various institutions, including Cranfield University, University of Tennessee, Tianjin University, ETH Zurich, ELIS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, LUISS Guido Carli, Dalian University of Technology, and others. Currently, he holds several roles, such as Expert Evaluator at the National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes of the Ministry of Education, External Collaborator for Research and Teaching Activities at IBM, Expert Member at the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), Coordinator of the Marie Curie Project Horizon 2020 at the European Commission, Training Expert at Snam and the State Police, and more.

    Your Mentors

    Corporate Advisory Board

    By becoming a key player in the Quality Assurance Process, the process of continuous improvement of the Rome Business School’s range of Management Training programmes, the Corporate Advisory Board embodies the spirit of collaboration between the academic world and the real management sphere.

    Composed of 103 Leaders, Managers, and Professionals from key areas of National and International Businesses, Rome Business School activates a process of continuously updating its training programmes through the Corporate Advisory Board, relying on numerous business interactions and inputs provided by the committee members in the annual meetings and discussions with the school.

     

    103 Members
    14 CEO and General Management
    14 Operation and IT

    Career and Entrepreneurship Services

    Throughout your Executive Master in Supply Chain Management & Logisticsyou will be accompanied and supported by our Career Services team. With over 10 years’ experience in education, we help young talents and managers to build their future, guiding them along the path that best suits their capabilities, desires and professional goals.  

    To give our students the best support achieving their professional objectives, we’ve structured our Career Service into two core areas: 

     

    The master is particularly suitable for those who want to pursue a career in the following roles:

     

    • Director of Purchasing
    • Digital Supply Chain Consultant
    • Technology Consultant for Supply Chain applications
    • After-Sales Service Manager
    • Supply Chain Strategist

     

    • Supply Chain Manager
    • Production Manager
    • Supply Chain Strategist
    • Supply Chain Analyst
    • Procurement Manager

    Admission process

    Rome Business School works hard to maintain the highest standard of quality in the programs we offer. That’s why, in order to ensure the eligibility of the candidates, all applicants must undergo and successfully pass a selection process structured as follows:

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    Evaluation of credentials
    2
    Application Confirmation
    3
    Selection Interview
    4
    Admission
    Enrollment

    The admission process is aimed to verify the candidate’s eligibility to attend the Executive Master in Supply Chain Management & Logistics. The candidate’s academic history, previous experiences in the topics covered in the Master and motivation will be matters of the evaluation. Once it’s sent, the application will be evaluated by the Rome Business School’s academic committee. In order to ensure the application’s suitability, it is important to deliver all of the required documentation.

     

    Master in Supply Chain Management & Logistics: Financial Aid and Tuition

    Fee

    Payment of the participation fee of € 8,900 can be made in the following ways:

    • Installments from moments of enrollment (earlier enrollment for more installments)
    • Full Payment with an additional discount of -10%

    Scholarships

    Based on their personal profile, experience and proven motivation, the candidate may be awarded a scholarship to partially cover the participation fee. In fact, Rome Business School offers the most deserving candidates the opportunity to benefit from 7 different types of scholarships. These partial economic hedges can consist of 6 months of interest-free financing.

     

    • Early Bird Enrollment Scholarship.
    • Lifelong Learning Scholarship.
    • Executive Women Scholarship.
    • Academic Excellence Scholarship.

     

    • Entrepreneurial Grant.
    • Better Managers for a Better World Scholarship.
    • Student Loan Assistance Grant.

     

    Competition for scholarships increases as the starting date approaches and funds are limited, so it is advisable to apply as soon as possible. 

     

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    FAQ

    To professionals who want to enhance their knowledge in order to progress in their career. The Master’s programme provides strategic and executive skills across different business functions.

    Definitely the Supply Chain Manager who is in charge of managing the movement and transport, demand and quantity consequences of products and actively collaborating with Marketing.

    The Master in Compliance can be followed in three different ways: fully On Campus, fully Online or, in special cases, in blended mode. Here is the link to the online mode

    Student Testimonials

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    Nicoleta L.​ Termoficare – Purchasing Lead​
    There are a couple of reasons for choosing Rome Business School. First, its growing reputation and positive feedback from former students, secondly, it is affordable and finally, the location of Rome Business School – being in Italy made me feel like home. ​
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    Enrica C.​ - Italy UPS – Solutions Engagement Consultant​
    I would recommend it to anyone who wants to enrich their knowledge and skills and is looking for a way to complement their work activity that allows organizational flexibility.​
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    Laura M.​ Coca Cola HBC – Cross Border Planner​
    The opportunity to have an international experience both academic and professional​​ was one of the main reasons why I chose RBS. ​​ The master in Supply Chain Management is an excellent booster to my career and ​​ has given me amazing opportunities in the labour market.

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