Upon completion, graduates of this course will be able to:
- Apply a comprehensive knowledge of supply chain management theory and practice to a variety of industry operations.
- Build and develop multidisciplinary teams across all functions to achieve radical improvements in supply chain capacity.
- Plan and effectively manage resources at each stage of the supply chain.
- Use critical thinking and research skills to design / redesign, implement and improve more sustainable, competitive and quality supply chains from supplier to customer.
- Communicate effectively with teams at all levels internally and build more sustainable and beneficial relationships throughout all stages of the supply chain from supplier to customer.
In light of the current skills shortage in the industry in the area of Supply Chain Management, this Master’s course will provide participants seeking work in this sector with a competitive advantage. For those participants currently working in the area, the course will enhance existing roles both professionally and personally by developing the practical and technical skills necessary to be successful. You will also develop critical skills in areas such as process improvement, resource management, analytical and critical thinking, communication and sourcing, and quality-based sustainable supply chain management from supplier to customer.
This master’s course will prepare graduates to work in a number of job roles:
- Supply chain manager or analyst
- Project managers
- Logistics Managers
- Operations Consultants / Manufacturing or Service Operations Managers
- Warehouse / Inventory Manager
- Purchasing Manager / Buyer / Planner.
Entry requirements are a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent. IT Carlow operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPL) scheme by which applicants can be considered, based on relevant work and other experience, for exemptions from the course modules and advanced entry.
All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The Department reserves the right to require applicants to attend an interview to determine their suitability for the course.