Master in Supply Chain Management and Logistics

The Specialized Master in Supply Chain Management & Logistics of Rome Business School aims to equip professionals will the right skills to effectively manage logistics and supply chain by embracing all the new technologies and follow all the trends.

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Formula: Specialized

Language: English

Enrollment: 91%

ROME: 9 Available seats

Intake: October Open Scholarship up to 15% valid until September, 30th.

Supply Chain Management and Logistics’s Overview

Rome Business School Specialized Master in Supply Chain Management and Logistics is made in partnership with the CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals):

The Specialized Master in Supply Chain Management & Logistics of Rome Business School aims to equip professionals will the right skills to effectively manage logistics and supply chain by embracing all the new technologies and follow all the trends.

Rome Business School is a member of Planeta Formación y Universidades, an international network created in 2003 by the De Agostini and group Planeta that embodies a strong commitment from both companies, university education and vocational and lifelong training

Shape your professional path through 4 pillars:

  • Real link with companies

An international network of companies partners to help young and senior professional in building their careers and RBS to create the better learning experience possible, thanks to Business Practice LAB, Company visits, in class exercises and exclusive lecturers

  • Internationality

Rome Business School is proudly the most international business school in Italy, being able to immerse our students in a stimulating environment, thanks to our international faculty, our exclusive Bootcamps in Silicon Valley, Barcellona, Paris, Rome and Tuscany and mixed ethnicity in our classes

  • Professional Impact

Our higher purpose is to build managers and leaders. For this reason we’ve built our Masters around our student’s professional and personal growth, providing different service and experiences, just like our Career Service, multiple company meetings, Company Shadowing, Individual Coaching sessions and a soft skills program.

  • Higher Purpose

Following our motto, Better Managers for a Better World, an entire section of our Masters is fully dedicated to higher purpose in business, Corporate Social Responsibility and creation of a sustainable approach and mindset to business

Why choose our Master in Supply Chain Management and Logistics?

  • Practice Lab

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Where theoretical concepts are put in practice and participants learn through experience. All labs are run by managers from national and international companies, who teach participants how to prepare and present real company cases.

*company partners are subject to change during the year

  • Salary Increase

After the completition of the Master, our students get on average a +24% salary increase, thanks to:

    • Independence and decision making: 91% have increased both
    • Responsibilities: 84% of students have gained more responsibilities in their current job
  • Global Experience

International Bootcamp in Silicon Valley, Barcelona, Paris, Rome and Tuscany

During 2022 RBS has decided to upgrade the Bootcamps offer, adding 3 more international experience, in which students will experience an intensive and fully immersive business experience, meeting international managers and developing new bonds with foreign students

  • Career Service

Structured and divided in two main pillars

    • RBS4ENTREPREUNERSHIP

Dare to think differently. Dare to act innovatively.

A 5-step structure is built to help you discover how to organize, chose and bring to life your business idea

    • Career Accelerator Program

Explore, Build, Engage, Act, Evolve

An entire team of professionals provides our attendants with a personalized Career Path specifically designed to shape his or her own professional profile in order to become a competitive figure in nowadays’ job market

Supply Chain Management and Logistics: The master program’s structure

The Specialized Master in Supply Chain Management and Logistics, run in an Online or On-Campus format, is designed to equip professionals with the right skills to effectively manage Logistics and the Supply Chain by embracing all new technologies and the latest trends. These professionals will gain an in-depth understanding of supply chain strategy and sustainability, analyzing and designing effective supply chain global operations, managing logistics efficiently logistics, using digital applications and blockchain to resolve problems and make decisions.

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Mind-Opening & Knowledge Management Setting

25% Program

Core Management Competences

  • Marketing: Traditional & Digital   ​
  • Project & Operations Management ​
  • Managerial Economics​
  • Accounting and Budgeting ​
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning ​
  • Business Strategy​
  • Human Resources Management

Innovate

Focusing and specializing

60% Program

  • Business Strategy and Supply Chain
  • Managing the Supply Chain
  • Digital Supply Chain
  • Supply Chain Law and International Markets

Transform

Being an innovative and responsible leader

15% Program

Reverse Logistics, Sustainability, CSR and Supply Chain Finance

  • Reverse Logistics and Sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Financial Supply Chain

Innovative Trends and Best Practices in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Best Practices in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Case studies, Business games)

Leadership Program

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
  • High Performance Collaboration
  • Agile Leadership
  • Scenario & Forecasting
  • Emotional Intelligence

Business Practice

Practice Lab | In partnership with

Rome Business School Practice Lab is the place where theoretical concepts are put in practice and participants learn through experience. The Lab is run by managers from leading national or international companies in the sector/industry, who will examine different specialist knowledge, work on exercises and network, while sharing their experience and expertise with the students. The Lab is entirely run by the School’s Partner Companies and the activities included are specific for each Master program and goal.

The Practice Lab consists of 3 main phases:

Phase 1 | Manager Meet-Ups

Students meet two managers from the Partner Company, from different areas or divisions, such as finance and marketing, who share their experience of their day-to-day work and business, with a specific and relevant focus for the Master.

Phase 2 | Hands-on Class

Students gain first-hand insight from the direct experience of company managers, enhancing the knowledge and skillset acquired on the Master. They will analyze, assess, create and develop, a certain plan or strategy given by the company in relation to what they have studied in class and the company’s business operations.

Phase 3 | Get on Task

The company managers present two in-class business scenarios (business cases), so that, by implementing the concepts learned, the students find solutions and create strategies. At the end of the class, they orally present the final results and ideas.

Capstone Project

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 an innovative business plan or define a revolutionary Marketing strategy in line with the trends and challenges of the today’s global industry.

Work on one of two real Business Challenges of a specific company. Choose between a Business Plan, or a Suplly Chain / Operation  plan.

The Structure

To create your final project, follow the Ready, Set, Go Structure

    • Ready

Stage 1: Team Creation

Stage 2: Capstone Project – Kick Off

    • Set

Stage 3: Project Proposal, followed by two Mentoring Sessions

    • Go

Stage 4: Knowledge in Action

Stage 5: Capstone Project Presentation

Capstone Project presentation and grading  

 You will present your Capstone Project to the Academic Committee composed of the Master’s Program Director, and (if applicable) a select group of industry experts and managers.  

 The project will be evaluated in terms of content, originality, and presentation, plus a bonus for an excellent teamwork activity. 

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

  1. Silicon Valley – “Silicon Valley Bootcamp” to open your mind 360°
  2. Paris – ESLSCA | “Bootcamp: When Art meets Fashion and Luxury”
  3. Barcelona – EAE Business School | “Bootcamp on Entrepreneurship & Design Sprint”
  4. Rome – Rome Business School | “Bootcamp on International Business Leadership”
  5. Tuscany – Castle Volognano | “Bootcamp on Tourism, Food, Wine & Experiential Luxury”

Your Mentors

An International Leading Team | CAB

The Corporate Advisory Board embodies the spirit of collaboration between the academic world and the real management sphere by becoming one of the key players in the Quality Assurance Process, the process of continuous improvement of the Rome Business School’s range of Management Training programs.

Composed of 70 Leaders, Managers and Professionals from key areas of National and International Businesses, through the Corporate Advisory Board, Rome Business School activates a process of continuously updating its training programs, relying on numerous business interactions and inputs provided by the members of the committee in the annual meetings and discussions with the school.

70

Members

13

CEO and General Management

19

Marketing and Sales Communication

Faculty

Rome Business School’s Master in Supply Chain Management and Logistics are held by highly selected international university professors, trainers and business managers, drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields. The teaching approach is aimed at the acquisition of know-how, in order to transfer truly useful competencies for the attendees’ professional development.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

PAOLO FINCATO

He has a Bachelor Degree with honors in Electronic Engineering from La Sapienza University in Rome. After working for a few years in the technical area (Ericsson, 1993/1995), he developed professionally in the management area by taking a Master in Business Administration at the SDA Bocconi University in Milan. Since then, he has gained over 25 years’ experience in the Purchasing and Supplier Management area, both as a consultant and in managerial positions. From 1995 to 2001, he worked in projects of change management, process redesign and cost reduction at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), then at Solving International, and finally at Wind Telecommunications. From 2002 to 2014, Paolo worked for BravoSolution, now Jaggaer (software tools for Purchasing and Supplier Management delivered in Cloud/SaaS, and consulting services on purchasing), beginning with the company as a startup and then having a decisive role in the business development in Italy both in industrial sectors (Finmeccanica Group, SKY, ARISTON, etc.) and in regulated sectors (Rome Airports, Italian Railways, ANAS, etc.).

In 2014, he started his own business with the aim of supporting companies determined to achieve significant improvements in their Purchasing, Supplier and Supply Chain Management. The main areas are: 1) Strategic Approaches to Purchasing through Category Management; 2) Cost Reduction based on Purchasing; and 3) Implementation of tools to support Supplier and Supply Chain Management processes. He works for both big customers (Ferrari, Magneti Marelli, McDonald’s Italy, Riello, etc.) and small and medium-sized companies (Pasta ZARA, Cantina La-Vis Group, Favini, Angelantoni, Viticoltori Ponte, etc.).

He is a member of the Board of the CSCMP Roundtable Italy, for which he runs training courses on his areas of specialization.

PROFESSORS

ANDREA CARAPELLESE 
International Expert on Investment and Technology at UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization). He has a Bachelor Degree in Political Science and a Master in International Relations, both from Luiss Business School.

ANTONIO SCIALLETTI
Antonio is a senior advisor to European Companies for internationalization to China/Asia and to Chinese state-owned enterprises (for investments, M&A, JV for strategic acquisitions into Europe). He also has extensive experience in supporting business development for other EU markets, as well as monitoring industrial commercial companies reporting to European headquarters. He also has experience as an Executive Director at GEA International, as a General Manager at William George Asia Ltd, as a Managing Director at William George Europe SRL.

MIGUEL SERRACANTA DOMENECH

Miquel is an Advisor and Coach at Solutions & Decisions, advisory services company focused on leading since 2009, improvements in the three key axes of the Supply Chain: Organization, Processes and Tools. Working with family-owned and multinational companies in FMCG, Retail, Industrial, Pharmaceuticals, Distributors, 3PL, e-commerce and Technology, mainly.  Manager/Executive at Grupo BIMBO-Sara Lee Bakery Europe until 2009. During this period, he was a member of the Management Committee, with responsibility for Supply Chain, Purchasing and Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) for Spain and Portugal. Director of the Masters in Supply Chain at EAE Business School in Barcelona, since 2014.

ALESSANDRO IACOPONI​

His main professional experiences are in the IoT (Internet of Things), Industry 4.0, Automotive, International Business, Marketing & Sales, management of calls for tenders and international offers, B2B, Research and development, Engineering and Commodities, Augmented and Virtual Reality. He currently works as a Business Partner – Commercial & Program Manager, at WEL SRL, providing IoT solutions for industry, commerce and tourism. He is also an Accredited Innovation Manager at MISE and, previously, has been Commercial Director at Magneti Marelli.

FABIO REBECCHI ​

Entrepreneur with 25 years’ experience in the ICT industry, with a special focus on data, AI, industrial research and project management. Fabio is currently an Open Group Invited Expert at the Data Scientist Profession Working Group, focusing on defining the Data Science Body of Knowledge, as well as a Board Member for the Data Scientist submissions and a Master Certified Data Scientist. Fabio is also the CEO and owner of Academia Domani, a MOOC scale-up, and an international startup advisor and investor, and co-founder of Scale Foundry, an Amsterdam based startup accelerator. Fabio is also an agile practitioner and an Expert Scrum Master.

ROBERTO REALI
Technologist in the Italian National Research Council CNR, responsible for the Cultural Landscape project within the CNR Department of Cultural Heritage. He was also responsible for the national CNR project for EXPO – Milan 2015, within the Department of Biology, Agriculture and Food Sciences. He is a Consultant in Marketing and Digital Communication, Project Manager and Digital Strategist. He has worked for Deliradio.it, Gecko Way SRL, Bee lnclusion.com, Pop Up live Sessions, MM Line Production records, Perilcane.it and Vikschool.

RAFFAELE MANNELLA

Over 26 years’ experience as an Export Manager, Entrepreneur and Project Manager. In 2005, he co-founded Comtaste SRL, an IT consulting company of which is still the CEO, mainly taking on strategic projects for the company and directly managing key clients, which include several multinational companies, such as Adobe, Google and HP.​ In 2019, he founded TS Mood SRL, an innovative startup specializing in online booking services for the tourism industry. He has a Master with honors in Economics and Business from the University La Sapienza, Rome. He is also PMP® Certified.

FRANCESCO AMENDOLA​

He currently works as the Director of the ICT Department in the largest local public transport company in Italy, and one of the largest in Europe. He was the CIO (Chief Information Officer, IT Operations Manager) for almost 10 years at one of the largest technology service providers specializing in solutions for the global gaming market. His most relevant experience is in IT Service Management and IT Governance, in which he is also certified by ITILv3 Foundation and Green Belt Six Sigma.

SERGIO VACCA

Senior SCM Advisor, SCPro certified instructor, APICS CPIM, CSCP, SCOR-P Master Instructor and adjunct professor at Rome Tor Vergata University. He has held end-to-end roles as an executive in multinational companies at a regional and global level, as a Senior Director at LVMH/Bulgari and previously as a Group Manager in Product Supply at Procter & Gamble, relocating to different European countries. His experience includes manufacturing, logistics, planning, projects, organization development and category management. He currently supports companies and nonprofit humanitarian organizations to improve their operations efficiency through consulting and education. He is Vice-President of Education at the CSCMP Italy Round Table. He has a Master in Chemical Engineering.

Career and Entrepreneurship Services

Throughout your Master in Supply Chain Management and Logistics, you 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.

In particular, according to the most recent statistics:

  • 92% have received new employment offers
  • 74% of our students manage to increase their salary after completing their Master
  • 46% of our students are employed before completing their Master program
  • 73% of our students get a job within 6 months of finishing their Master program
  • 84% of our students increase their professional responsibilities after doing the Master

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

  • Career Acceleration Program

The Career Acceleration Program will help you develop the knowledge, market insights and tools that you need to pursue a successful career in a specific industry. You will benefit from valuable connections with top companies and recruiters.

  • RBS4Entrepreneurship

We focus on your entrepreneurial side.

Are you planning to start up your own business or dreaming about becoming the fresh and innovative driving force within an organization? We will equip you with skills and knowledge to discover, test and improve your entrepreneurial skills, develop a business idea and finally launch your own business.

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

  • Director of Purchasing, Supplies, Demand Planning, Transport, Storage, After-Sales Service
  • Consultant or Advisor in any management process of the Supply Chain
  • 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
  • Demand/Supply Planner
  • Procurement Manager

RBS EXPERIENCE

The Campus

Innovative technology

We use innovative technologies in our classrooms to enrich the overall educational experience and improve student learning outcomes on campus and online. The platforms and technologies in use have a profound impact on student learning.

All classrooms are networked and feature SMART Board technology:

  • Professional audio mixers and microphones in each class, required for the interaction of students in the classroom simultaneously with students online.
  • High-resolution webcam inside the classrooms connected to the platform and the big pad, so that online students see the teacher and them on campus colleagues remotely.
  • Wireless access that allows students to be connected wherever they are
  • Computers and laptops for students available in the school library.

A Historical Heritage

The building, designed by Achille Zinnari, was built for the 1911 Universal Exhibition.

In that occasion, an Exposition celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Unification of Italy was also organized in Rome, and a national architecture competition was launched for the construction of ten villas. Among these, the Villino Avenali, now the Rome Business School campus.

Networking and partners

Rome Business School has established solid partnerships with several world-renowned leading companies, such as Enel, Fendi, Bulgari, Eataly, IBM Italia, Land Rover and many others. To ensure that our students can build a strong professional network, we constantly organize guest meetings, visits, events and lectures with representatives of elite business ecosystems, encouraging interaction between leading professionals and students, and facilitating the process learning.

Multicultural classes

Thanks to the school’s purely international mold, students will have the opportunity to take part in classes with students from more than 150 countries. This will allow participants to increase their knowledge of other cultures other than their own.

Student Hub

Every year we welcome students from all over the world: from cities and small towns, of all cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Rome Business School enhances the experience of students, supporting them in obtaining visas and identifying accommodation, creating opportunities for learning, involvement, personal and cultural development that go well beyond the lessons.

Events

Our students will be able to participate in various activities: visits out of town, Coffee Meetings with the CEOs of prestigious multinational companies, company visits or simple events designed to promote socialization and intercultural exchange which has always been the central point of our school.

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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The admission process is aimed to verify the candidate’s eligibility to attend the Master. 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 and Logistics Financial Aid and Tuition

Payment

Payment of the participation fee of €7,500 can be made in the following ways:

  • 6 interest free installments after the course starts
  • Installments before the course starts with an additional 5% discount
  • Single payment solution by the enrollment deadline with an additional 10% discount

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.

  1. Early Enrollment Incentive
  2. Lifelong Learning Scholarship
  3. Academic Excellence Scholarship
  4. Executive Women Scholarship
  5. Entrepreneurial Grant
  6. Better Managers for a Better World Scholarship
  7. 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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