Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management in Barcelona

 

The Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management in Barcelona is a unique supply chain management Master in Europe delivered in collaboration with Zaragoza Logistics Center – MIT Global Scale Network, which focuses on providing students a fundamental understanding of the operations and supply chain function with a global perspective.

The MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management in Barcelona, Spain educates future business leaders with the core technical and managerial competencies to be successful worldwide. The Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management in Barcelona is based on innovation and sustainable practices in business, a unique program that is globally focused and gives students the competitive edge in the international market.

As part of the Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management in Barcelona students will be visiting Zaragoza’s logistics platform Plaza – the leading supply chains hub in the Southern Europe, home to many companies from the industry and research projects where the latest innovations in the area of supply chain management are being developed.


Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC) is a research institute established by the Government of Aragon in Spain in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Zaragoza. Founded in 2003, the ZLC headquarters is located in the heart of PLAZA, the largest logistics park in the southern Europe that operates as a working laboratory to transfer new knowledge and best working practices.

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DEGREE

Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management

Certificate of attendance to Zaragoza Logistics Center awarded by ZLC-MIT Global Scale Network

Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management awarded by ZLC-MIT Global Scale Network *(under revision)

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DURATION

9 months

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LANGUAGES

English

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LOCATION

Barcelona and
5 days in Zaragoza

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ANNUAL INTAKES

OCT | JAN | APR

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FORMAT

Full Time
Mornings & Afternoons

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TUITION FEES

€14,640 +
approximately €500
for transport & accommodation
in Zaragoza

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


master in operations and supply chain in Barcelona faculty with experience

Faculty with Industry
Experience & Leading Experts
in Supply Chains

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Practical 5-day Visit to
Zaragoza Logistics Center

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Additional Certificate
Awarded by ZLC-MIT
Global Scale Network

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Students from More
than 70 Different Countries

master Supply Chain in Barcelona Knowledge Applicable on a Global Scale

Practical Knowledge on
Supply Chain Management
Applicable on a Global Scale

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Career Opportunities with
Top Multinational Companies

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS


Fully accredited by ASIC approved by Ofsted and an affiliate of ENQA

master in Operations and Supply Chain Barcelona ASIC accredited

Partner of Zaragoza Logistics Center – MIT Global Scale Network in delivering the MSc in Operations & Supply Chain Management program

master in Supply Chain in Barcelona LEADER IN Business EDUCATION

A recognized member of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

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Ranked as a Leader in Business Education by Newsweek Magazine

master in Operation and Supply Chain in Barcelona LEADER IN Business EDUCATION

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


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GAIN RELEVANT UNDERSTANDING:
Develop an understanding of the core management techniques and tools needed to be successful in the field of operations & supply chain management in Spain, Europe and around the world.

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COMMUNICATE AND COLLABORATE:
Learn to foster a relationship between supply chain management and other operations departments within an organization while you study for your Master in Operations & Supply Chain Management in Barcelona, Spain.

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ANALYSE OPERATIONS AND PURSUE OBJECTIVES:
Create a framework to assess the management of business activities such as product development, sourcing, production and logistics, and the management of resources and related means the organization needs to accomplish its strategic objectives.

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MEET THE INDUSTRY LEADERS:
Become familiar with the most innovative techniques and standards in the field of operations & supply chain management today by visiting Zaragoza Logistics Center and having faculty members who are industry experts themselves.

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ADVANCE MANAGERIAL COMPETENCIES:
Earn your Master in Operations and Supply Chain Management in Barcelona and improve your ability to lead teams effectively through activities that provide training in teamwork, management, communications, and creativity.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Utilize GBSB Global’s career resources and design the framework for your future professional career as a competitive and highly talented operations and supply chain manager. GBSB Global supports its MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management students in Barcelona ready to advance their careers by offering students the opportunity to attend professional workshops, meet guest speakers from Spain and other countries of Europe, and participate in study tours.

Career Development Workshops, Services Online Directory, Internship Assistance, Finding Employment

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Optional Intensive Free Spanish Language Course for Beginners

Become a Leader and Enhance Your Soft Skills

  • Leadership and Managing Multicultural Teams
  • Ethics and Responsibility

Understand Strategic Areas Around Operations & Supply Chains

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Research Methods in International Business

Core Courses in Operations Management

  • Operations Management
  • Digital Operations
  • Strategic Retail Management
  • Analytics in Operations (Big Data)
  • Importing and Exporting in a Global Market

Core Courses in Supply Chain Management

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Global Project Management
  • Supply Chain Strategy & Finance
  • Trend Topics in Supply Chain Management
    • Globalization of Innovation
    • E-commerce Management
    • Industry 4.0 and Logistics 4.0

5 Day Visit to Zaragoza Logistics Center *

Zaragoza´s Logistica Platform PLAZA

Company with Automated Supply Chain or SC Process

Multimodal Transportation Tour

European Research Projects Presentation

Visit to Technology Institute

Supply Chain Simulation Game

Topics with Industry Experts


Capstone Master Project:
A practical group project in which the students perform an original research on a specific topic of interest in the area of international business.

* For 2018-2019 academic year the visit is scheduled on April 29, 2019 – May 3, 2019.

GBSB Global Business School uses the quarter system where there are four 10 week study periods (or quarters) during the year. Students are expected to attend three quarters, but may attend all four quarters (including summer quarters) to graduate sooner. Summer quarters are available based on the number of students signed up.

STARTING DATES ACADEMIC YEAR 2018- 2019

Our flexible approach to education and unique curricular design allows new students to start their studies in the beginning of each academic quarter. The starting dates for new undergraduate and graduate students are the following:

BBA/MBA/MSc Programs
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2018
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019

MA Programs
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018; February 19, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018; May 21, 2018
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2018
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2018-2019

WINTER QUARTER

January 2018 - March 2018

Orientation Day
January 8

WEEK 1

January 8 - 12

WEEK 2

January 15 - 19

WEEK 3

January 22 - 26

WEEK 4

Jan. 29 - Feb. 2

WEEK 5

February 5 - 9

WEEK 6

February 12 - 16

WEEK 7

February 19 - 23

WEEK 8

Feb. 26 - Mar. 2

WEEK 9

March 5 - 9

WEEK 10

March 12 - 16

WEEK 11

March 19 - 23

SPRING QUARTER

April 2018 - June 2018

Orientation Day
April 9

WEEK 1

April 9 - 13

WEEK 2

April 16 - 20

WEEK 3

April 23 - 27

WEEK 4

Apr. 30 - May 4

WEEK 5

May 7 - 11

WEEK 6

May 14 - 18

WEEK 7

May 21 - 25

WEEK 8

May 28 - June 1

WEEK 9

June 4 - 8

WEEK 10

June 11 - 15

WEEK 11

June 18 - 22

FALL QUARTER

October 2018 - December 2018

Orientation Days
September 27-28

WEEK 1

October 1 - 5

WEEK 2

October 8 - 12

WEEK 3

October 15 - 19

WEEK 4

October 22 - 26

WEEK 5

Oct. 28 - Nov. 2

WEEK 6

November 5 - 9

WEEK 7

November 12 - 16

WEEK 8

November 19 - 23

WEEK 9

November 26 - 30

WEEK 10

December 3 - 7

WEEK 11

December 10 - 14

ACCA, MOS exams

December 13 - 18

WINTER QUARTER

January 2019 - March 2019

Orientation Day
January 7

WEEK 1

January 7 - 11

WEEK 2

January 14 - 18

WEEK 3

January 21 - 25

WEEK 4

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1

WEEK 5

February 4 - 8

WEEK 6

February 11 - 15

WEEK 7

February 18 - 22

WEEK 8

Feb. 25 - Mar. 1

WEEK 9

March 4 - 8

WEEK 10

March 11 - 15

WEEK 11

March 18 - 22

ACCA, MOS exams

March 21 - 27

SPRING QUARTER

April 2019 - June 2019

Orientation Day
April 1

WEEK 1

April 1 - 5

WEEK 2

April 8 - 12

Easter Break

April 14 - 22

WEEK 3

April 23 - 26

WEEK 4

Apr. 29 - May 3

WEEK 5

May 6 - 10

WEEK 6

May 13 - 17

WEEK 7

May 20 - 24

WEEK 8

May 27 - 31

WEEK 9

June 3 - 7

WEEK 10

June 10 - 14

WEEK 11

June 17 - 21

ACCA, MOS exams

June 19 - 26

EASTER BREAK 2018: March 26 - 30

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2018: March 26 - April 8

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2018: June - October 2018

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2018: June 28, 2018

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec 22 – Jan 6

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2019: March 23 - 31

EASTER BREAK 2019: April 14 - 22

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2019: July - October 2019

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2019: June 27, 2019

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (January): (Week 3 of Winter term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (April): (Week 3 of Spring term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (June): (during last week of the month)

 

Bank Holidays (Barcelona Campus)

January: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April: 19th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 22nd: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide)

June: 10th: Monday of Pentecostes(Local), 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

September: 11th: Diada(Autonomic), 24th: Virgel de la Merce(Local)

October: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide)

December: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 8th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide), 26th: Saint Esteban(Autonomic)

 

MOISES ROJAS DONADA

Academic Background
BBA, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
MSc, Business Research, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Master Degree, Financial Management and Finance, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
Accountant and Financial Consultor, Moises Rojas Gras, Spain
Associate Professor, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain
Associate Professor, CEA Study Abroad, Spain
Associate Professor, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Manager, Caixa, Spain
Manager, BBVA, Spain

BERTIL HUGER

Academic Background
MSc, European Governance and Public Administration, ENA, France
Bachelor, Business Administration, ESADE, Spain

Career Experience
Head of Business Development, Real Estate Project, India
Marketing and Sales Director, ASMP/KUMZ, Switzerland
Director of Industrial Implementation & Material Sourcing, Airbus, Russia
Executive Assistant to the Head of Manufacturing, Airbus, France

RITA RUEFF LOPES

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Psychology, ISCTE, Portugal
MA, Human Resources Management and Services, The University of Bolton, UK
PhD, HRM and Organizational behavior, ISCTE, Portugal

Career Experience
Founder, Refugees Aid Barcelona, Spain
Lecturing / Research projects / Master Thesis Coordination, ESADE Business School, Spain
Analyst of NGO Activities, SIGWATCH, Germany
Country Manager, Datamonitor, UK

GONZALO MARTIN

Academic Background
BBA, University of London, UK
MSc, Operations Management, Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, UOC, Spain
Master Degree, Chinese Business and International Relations, BFSU Intl. School of Business, China

Career Experience
Procurement Representative EMEA, Ecolab, Spain
Indirect Category Manager EMEA, BrightPoint, Spain
Senior Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager, Compo, Germany
Senior Financial Auditor, EY, UK

GURSEL ILIPINAR

Academic Background
BSc, Economics, University of Istanbul, Turkey
Master Degree, Marketing and Information Technology, Georgia State University of Atlanta, USA
Master Degree, Research Management in Design & Innovation Management, ESADE Business School, Spain
Executive Education Certificate, Design Thinking, Art Center College of Design, USA
PhD, Management, ESADE Business School, Spain

Career Experience
Head of Catalyzer for Innovation, Design, Entrepreneurship & Research, Binus University International, Indonesia
Product Manager, AT&T Telecom, USA
Central America Technology Operations Manager, BellSouth Latin America, USA
Coordinator of Master of Design Management, Instituto Europeo di Design, Italy
PostDoc Researcher in Design and Entreprenership, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

VICTORIANO TRAVIESO MORALES

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Law, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
PG DIP, Legal Studies, Contractual, Conveyancing, Trusts & Equities, European Competition Law, Criminal Law, Commendation, London South Bank University, UK
Postgraduate Degree, Legal Practice, BPP Law School, UK

Career Experience
Senior Spanish Lawyer and English Solicitor, Gimbrere International Advocaten, S.L.P., Spain
Practicing English Solicitor, Stepinlaw Abogados, Spain
Spanish Lawyer and English Solicitor, De Haan & Mulder, S.L.P., Spain

TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO MASTER IN OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT IN BARCELONA, YOU MUST:

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Have earned a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or higher;
be in the process of finalizing your Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent),
or demonstrate a high level of relevant professional experience

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Have a high level of English language

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Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

Tuition Fee for the Program (60 ECTS credits)

14,640 EUR

Approximate Expenses for Transportation & Accommodation During the ZLC Visit (Paid directly by the student/not charged by GBSB Global)

500 EUR

Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)

4,880 EUR

Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)

244 EUR

(Visiting students)

Payment Conditions:

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)

4,880 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (Non-EU Students)

7,320 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance and a requirement to send visa documents

The remaining Tuition Fees are due the first Friday (Week 1) of the program.

Master´s Program Duration: 3 Quarters = 1 Academic Year

A discount may be applied if the student choses to pay
the full amount at the time of program acceptance.
·
If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee is applied as per Terms and Conditions.
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Payment are accepted by bank transfer or PayPal (commission charges apply).
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Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
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Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.

 
 

WHY BARCELONA


GBSB Global Business School Barcelona Campus first in europe

Barcelona is a 1st in Europe
for quality of life and
clearness of environment

(European Cities Monitor 2011, 2012 Quality
of Life City Rankings - Mercer Survey)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona second place in europe for business center

Barcelona is a 2nd Place in Europe
(after London) for beign promoted
as a business center

(European Cities Monitor 2011)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona 1,6 million residents

Million Residents in Barcelona
(2016)

GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona mediterranial climate

Barcelona has a typical Mediterranean
climate
with mild winters
and warm, sunny summers

GBSB Global Barcelona 2,342 mobile industry companies

international companies (that work
in the mobile industry) come

to the yearly World Mobile Congress in Barcelona

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