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 of Science in Operations and Supply Chain Management
Accredited by University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia (UVic-UCC) – University-specific programs
Certificate of attendance to Zaragoza Logistics Center awarded by ZLC-MIT Global Scale Network
(dual degrees and additional certifications are subject to admission and graduation requirements and terms & conditions)

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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

€13,490

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

master supply chain management in Barcelona high student diversity

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

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Awarded as a Four Stars Business School by QS Ranking System

master in Barcelona Awarded as a Four Stars by QS Ranking System

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

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Ranked as TOP50 Worldwide and TOP5 in Spain program by QS World University Rankings 2021

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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 2020- 2021

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/MA/MSc Programs
Spring Quarter – April 13, 2020
Fall Quarter – September 25, 2020
Winter Quarter – January 11, 2021

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2020-2021

SPRING QUARTER

April 2020 - June 2020

Orientation Days
April 13-14

WEEK 1

April 13 - 17

WEEK 2

April 20 - 24

WEEK 3

Apr. 27 - May 1

WEEK 4

May 4 - 8

WEEK 5

May 11 - 15

WEEK 6

May 18 - 22

WEEK 7

May 25 - 29

WEEK 8

June 1 - 5

WEEK 9

June 8 - 12

WEEK 10

June 15 - 19

WEEK 11

June 22 - 26

Defense Week

Jun 29 - Jul 3

FALL QUARTER

September 2020 - December 2020

Orientation Days
Sept 24-25

WEEK 1

Sept. 28 - Oct. 2

WEEK 2

October 5 - 9

WEEK 3

October 11 - 16

WEEK 4

October 19 - 23

WEEK 5

October 26 - 30

WEEK 6

November 2 - 6

WEEK 7

November 9 - 13

WEEK 8

November 16 - 20

WEEK 9

November 23 - 27

WEEK 10

Nov. 30 - Dec. 4

WEEK 11

December 7 - 11

Defense Week

December 14 - 18

Christmas Holidays

Dec. 19 - Jan. 10

WINTER QUARTER

January 2021 - March 2021

Orientation Day
January 11

WEEK 1

January 11 - 15

WEEK 2

January 18 - 22

WEEK 3

January 25 - 29

WEEK 4

February 1 - 5

WEEK 5

February 8 - 12

WEEK 6

February 15 - 19

WEEK 7

February 22 - 26

WEEK 8

March 1 - 5

WEEK 9

March 8 - 12

WEEK 10

March 15 - 19

WEEK 11

March 22 - 26

Defense Week

Mar. 29 - Apr. 2

Global Study Trip

March 26 (Tentative)

Spring Holidays

Mar. 27 - Apr. 11

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2020: March 28 - April 12

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2020: June 27 - September

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2020: July 2, 2020

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: December 19 - January 10

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2021: March 27 - April 11

 

Bank Holidays (Barcelona Campus)

April 2020: 10th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 13th: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May 2020: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide)

June 2020: 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August 2020: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

September 2020: 11th: Diada(Autonomic), 24th: Virgen de la Merce(Local)

October 2020: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November 2020: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide)

December 2020: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 8th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide), 26th: Saint Esteban(Autonomic)

January 2021: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April 2021: 2nd: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 5th: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May 2021: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide)

June 2021: 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August 2021: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

 

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

Enrolment Fee (Paid upon Admission)

200 EUR

Annual Administrative Fee

950 EUR

Optional: partner university fee for issuing diploma (according to Spanish state regulations)

190 EUR in 2019

Tuition Fee for the Program (60 ECTS credits)

13,490 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)

6,745 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.
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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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