Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (September 2019)

Institute of Technology, Carlow (CW-BRSCM-M)
Key Programme Details
Award

NFQ Level 9

NFQ Level

9 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

90

General Information
Contact

Augusta Adekoya

Email

Springboard@itcarlow.ie

Phone

0599175288

Address

Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow

Role

Springboard Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

09/08/2019

Start Date

10/09/2019

End Date

31/08/2020

About this Course

This Masters programme offers a robust understanding of the concepts and best practices in Supply Chain Management for application in today’s global economy. Supply chain management and sourcing have become a central focus for companies due to the rapid changes in demand for products and services, globalisation and technology. With operations becoming more complex, companies in the manufacturing, retail and technological sectors are searching for individuals with supply chain expertise. This programme has been designed in collaboration with industry to address those needs.

Objectives

On completion, graduates of the programme will be able to:
• Apply comprehensive knowledge of theory and practice of Supply Chain Management to a variety of industry operations;
• Build and develop multi-disciplinary teams across all functions to bring about radical improvements in supply chain capability;
• Effectively plan and 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 led supply chains from supplier to customer;
• Communicate effectively with teams at all levels internally and build more sustainable, beneficial relationships along all stages of the supply chain from supplier to customer.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are a Level 8 degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours, Grade 2 in a related discipline or equivalent. IT Carlow operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPL) scheme whereby applicants may be considered, based on relevant work and other experience, for exemptions from programme 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 for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme

Long Description

This course offers a robust understanding of the concepts and practices of Supply Chain Management with academic and practical applications being incorporated into it. Supply chains and sourcing have become a central focus for companies due to the rapid changes in demand for products and services, globalisation and technology. With operations becoming more complex, companies in the manufacturing, retail and technological sectors are searching for individuals with supply chain expertise. This specialised Masters is relevant to individuals who wish to pursue careers in management consulting, managing information systems, product management and supply chain management. Graduates of this course will be well prepared to work as supply chain analysts, project managers, logistics managers, operations consultants or manufacturing or service operations managers.

Career Opportunities

In light of current skills shortages in industry in the area of Supply Chain Management, this Masters programme will provide participants seeking jobs in this sector with a competitive edge. For those participants currently working in the area, the programme will enhance existing roles both on a professional and personal level by building on the practical skills and techniques required to succeed. It will also develop critical skills in areas such as process improvement, resource management, analytical and critical thinking, communication and sourcing and managing quality-led sustainable supply chains from supplier to customer. This Masters programme will prepare graduates to work in a number of job roles:
• Supply Chain Analyst or Manager
• Project Managers
• Logistics Managers
• Operations consultants/Manufacturing or Service Operations Managers
• Warehouse/Inventory Manager
• Purchasing Manager/Buyer/Planner.

Timetable Info

1 YEAR - Part Time
(2 nights per week
7-10 pm & some
Saturdays)

Delivery Location

Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow

Delivery Notes

In class.

Application Procedures

Apply online at www.springboardcourses.ie
This programme is 90% funded for those in employment, students that fall into this category must pay a fee of €700.00. This fee becomes payable before registration in August.
This programme is free to those in receipt of qualifying Social Welfare Payments and Returners - see details below.

When making your application (or as soon as possible after) you MUST EMAIL to Springboard@itcarlow.ie a brief recent CV and a scan / photo of one of the following documents to demonstrate your eligibility to be offered a place on the programme:
1) If you are employed: a recent payslip / most recent P60 / letter from your employer confirming employment.
2) If you are unemployed: a DSP payment slip / letter from DSP confirming your payment type/what you are signing for.
3) If you are a returner who has been at home or other caring duties for 9 of the last 12 months OR you are economically dependent on a partner or spouse and have been unemployed for 9 of the last 12 months you must supply a notarised affidavit confirming this (a template for this is available here: https://springboardcourses.ie/pdfs/Declaration%20for%20Returners%20(V2%202018).pdf
4) If you were previously self employed: a letter/statement from Revenue stating that you are no longer trading or a similar letter from your (former) accountant.

Applications that do not EMAIL the relevant documentation cannot be assessed for a place on the programme, and places are limited, so it is imperative that you EMAIL/upload all necessary documentation when making your application or as soon as possible after.

With regard to eligibility for a place on this programme, if offered a place you will also be asked to declare that you have lived in an EU country for three years out of the last five in addition to the requirements above.

You must also upload a copy of your highest/most relevant qualification, as per the entry requirements above to the application system.

Please Contact Augusta Adekoya, Faculty of Lifelong Learning at Institute of Technology Carlow if you have any queries in relation to this-

Email-Springboard@itcarlow.ie

Phone Number: 0599175288