During the first module of the International Master in Supply Chain Management and Logistics, students will learn notions of:
- 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 will be able to manage projects, examine data and information, and have a diagnostic approach in 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.
During the second module of the International Master in Supply Chain Management and Logistics, students will learn:
1) Business Strategy and Supply Chain
- Integrated Supply Chain Management
- Modelling Business Requirements
- Demand and Supply Integration
- Supply Management and Procurement
- Risk Management in SC
- Quality Management
- Continuous improvement and Lean Management
2) Managing the Supply Chain
- Manufacturing and Service Operations
- Inventory Management
- Logistics outsourcing
- Order Fulfillment and Customer Relationships
- Maintenance Management
3) Digital Supply Chain
- Information Systems for Supply Chain Management
- Digitalisation, Blockchain & Industry 4.0
- Implementing change & agile approach
4) Supply Chain Law and International Markets
- Law and Global Supply Chain Management
- Regulatory in Logistics
During the third module of the International Master in Supply Chain Management and Logistics, students will explore:
5) Reverse Logistics, Sustainability, CSR and Supply Chain Finance
- Reverse Logistics & Sustainability
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Financial Supply Chain
6) Innovative Trends and Best Practices in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- Best Practices in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Case studies, Business games)
Future managers, business owners, and professionals who are prepared to take advantage of the advantages of digitalization, go global, and make a positive contribution to society are what Rome Business School seeks to develop.
- By focusing on in-demand skills, electives are the perfect tools for students to increase their employability.
- Students can become more competitive and carve out a niche for themselves with the help of electives.
- Students are exposed to courses in electives that they might not have otherwise experienced.
- A unique curriculum that promotes life and career skills is offered by electives. Six main areas of interest make up the organization of elective courses:
- Innovation & Growth
- Tech & Digitalization
- Industry Business Excellence
- International Business
- Preparation for Professional Certifications (DASCA)
- Global Electives with RBS School partners
Rome Business School Practice Lab is the place where theoretical concepts are put into practice and participants learn through experience. The Lab is run by DHL managers who will examine different specialist knowledge, work on exercises, and network while sharing their experience and expertise with the students. This Lab is entirely run by DHL managers with whom you will create strategies to guide customers through the customer’s journey of DHL.
The Global Trends lab consists of 2 virtual sessions:
Session 1: How to Find Sources to identify global trends. Deep dive into the global world trends shaping the world of today – guest speakers from UN, UNIDO, ILO. Examples of Global Trends:
- The Future of Work
- AI, Blockchain, and Technology
- The World in 2030 – Future Scenarios (UN, IMF, ECB)
Session 2: Understand the impact of global trends on businesses, and explore ways in which businesses can adapt and transform based on future trends and forward-thinking strategies.
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:
Illy is known and admired on five continents for the high quality and unmistakable velvety taste of its coffee, anoutstanding blend made up of nine types of pure Arabica. The challenge is developing in the Procurement Excellence area with the principal target to review and improve the procedures and standards in the Supplier Lifecycle Management, in particular in the Risk Monitoring and Audit Management.
Previous years’ experiences
The Practical Challenge:
Bialetti, a point of reference in the market of coffee-making products, is a brand of the Bialetti Industrie S.p.A Group, whichworks in the production and marketing of Houseware products. The challenge consists of an analysis of the current logistic service and evaluation of potential different services based on market opportunities.