Master in Operations and Logistics Management

General

Program Description

The Master of Science in Operations and Logistics Management is defined as the most advanced studies, from a professional and academic perspective, in the direction and management of operations and logistics. The challenges of the business environment demand professionals capable of creating and directing companies of all kinds at a national and international level. Given this, the Master's Degree in Operations and Logistics Management at Universidad Panamericana , pursues the training of professionals in the areas where they participate as part of the supply chain, in the assumption of responsibilities and in the development of the main competencies directives of this branch.

To do this, the Master's Degree presents a learning and specialization program in the best management practices and in the development of the necessary skills and attitudes that facilitate decision-making and the resolution of operations and logistics problems, which students as executives in the real world and in their day-to-day life they can face and carry out all these steps and decision-making based on and supported by business simulators from the technological partner CompanyGame®. It is the perfect option for those who want to direct the operations and logistics area within a company or corporation and have excellent analysis capabilities, as they will have to learn to provide solutions to the market with real and potential clients.

The Operations Directors with the other areas of the company have a very strong relationship, but the central work of the operations and logistics professional ensures that the process of production and delivery of goods is developed in the most appropriate way responding to market demand. same. Students who access and fully pass the Master's Degree in Operations and Logistics Management at Universidad Panamericana, in addition to having these skills and knowledge acquired, access a degree with validation endorsed by the CEPS

Modality

100% online with specialized tutors.

Professional Field

It is the perfect option for those who want to direct the operations and logistics area within a company or corporation and have excellent analysis capabilities, as they will have to learn to provide solutions to the market with real and potential clients. The Operations Directors with the other areas of the company have a very strong relationship, but the central work of the operations and logistics professional ensures that the process of production and delivery of goods is developed in the most appropriate way responding to market demand. same. In this relationship is where the specialist must demonstrate their skills and knowledge in order to support and improve the objectives set by the operations and logistics management, which they will develop through this master's degree from Universidad Panamericana (Guatemala) in addition to having these skills and acquired knowledge, access a degree with validation endorsed by the CEPS.

Admission profile

  1. Graduate and graduated professional at grade level of any university university career recognized by CEPS in Guatemala.
  2. Graduated from engineering or business administration careers.
  3. Possessing qualities and attitudes towards respect, appreciation and ethical commitment.
  4. Possess positive mentality to be able to face and solve problems.
  5. Desire to improve the ability to make decisions after an in-depth analysis.
  6. Have experience in the areas of production, warehouses, transport, purchases, verifiable of at least 2 years in middle or high positions.
  7. Comply with the registration requirements established at Universidad Panamericana.

Egress Profile

Evaluate the environment of the company to make relevant decisions.

Structure strategies for the management of operations and logistics processes for various types of companies.

Design purchasing policies to maximize operating costs

Implements development plans for operations and logistics staff.

Proposes solutions to operational problems of production, storage and transportation or anticipates them, through analysis and timely situational diagnosis.

It stimulates the capacity for teamwork among its collaborators during the decision-making process.

Apply managerial and negotiation skills necessary to ensure success in your work life.

Designs the logistics planning to place the product in the distribution channels on time.

Design processes under the Lean Six Sigma philosophy to reduce costs due to wastage and waste

Study pensum

Bimester 1

  • Purchasing and Supplier Management
  • Human Resources Department

Bimester 2

  • Inventory management
  • Business culture

Bimester 3

  • Order and Stock Management
  • Strategy Foundations

Bimester 4

  • Cost accounting
  • Lean Manufacturing

Bimester 5

  • Management skills and negotiation
  • Warehouse design and organization

Bimester 6

  • Operations and production processes
  • Logistics planning

Bimester 7

  • Safety and risk prevention in the warehouse
  • Operations management

Bimester 8

  • Total quality
  • Optimization of the logistics chain

Bimester 9

  • Propedeutica simulator
  • Egress simulator

Egress System

Students will graduate by preparing a final degree project that will be developed in the simulators provided for this purpose. Students will have the support of a specialist and the classroom and classroom training of the two previous simulators and their final development with the GlobalMarket model described. This point is possible because this Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Universidad Panamericana (Guatemala) is professional in nature, which means that graduates have a completely applicative and cutting profile, in this case, managerial. Therefore, the traditional thesis and its preparation are accepted and replaced by the use of simulators arranged for this purpose, and the practical application within the virtual environment that is presented of everything learned and received at a theoretical level is evaluated. This will give the student a more enriching and profitable experience for his future by bringing him more directly to a business environment.

Administrative Discharge Processes

Students who have closed their pensum and approved their final report for what was developed in Business Simulator III Final Work (described above) in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) of Universidad Panamericana (Guatemala), must develop the following steps of the administrative process of egress:

a) Be enrolled in the Universidad Panamericana as a regular student.

b) Request their cash solvency, stating that they have no debts with the University.

c) Request library solvency.

d) Request solvency in Academic Control.

e) With the respective solvencies, request the respective opinions from the secretariat of the faculty.

f) Present to the Secretary of the Vice-rectory the printed version of the result of their final work, including the opinions for a final review of the form on the main pages of the document that will be sent to print.

g) When the graduation work is printed, three printed copies and a digital version will be delivered to the central library and one will be kept on file in the dean.

Last updated Aug 2020

About the School

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