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Supply Chain Management Education & Short Courses

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The National Institute for Transport & Logistics (NITL) was founded to provide expertise in transport, logistics and operations management matters (total supply chain integration and management) to firms operating in and from Ireland or in overseas markets. NITL is managed by the Department of Transport Engineering at Dublin Institute of Technology.

The NITL creates a fundamental resource for logistics and sustainable transport efficiency in Ireland and provides an increased focus on logistics and sustainable transport including raising awareness to logistics and transport issues. NITL also conducts academic and applied research into aspects of supply chain management and sustainable transport.

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Academic & Training Programs


Masters Programs

  • Executive MSc in Supply Chain Management (Part-Time): The aim of the program is to develop the leaders of change and business improvement in all sizes and types of companies and is particularly suitable for logistics and/or transport personnel who require flexible learning to fit around their work commitments. Its unique delivery provides work/study flexibility and an ideal opportunity for graduates from a wide variety of disciplines to acquire the necessary skills, knowledge and competencies to build a career in this exciting and rapidly developing field.
  • MSc in Supply Chain Management (Full-time): The aim of the full-time MSc program is to develop these professionals - the leaders of change and business improvement in manufacturing, process, retail, transport and logistics service companies. It achieves this through broad-based vocational postgraduate education, providing the student with a thorough knowledge of and competence in the key elements of logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Research Programs

  • MPhil/PhD: NITL offers structured research degree programs in association with DIT. Graduates may qualify for reduced loyalty fees.

Short Courses

  • Transport and Distribution Management
  • Analyzing Organizations               
  • Marketing and Supply Chain Integration
  • Change Management
  • Project Management
  • Outsourcing
  • Partnerships in Supply Chain Management
  • Manufacturing Strategy and Operations
  • Purchasing
  • Transport and Distribution Management
  • Understanding Customer Service
  • Warehousing and Inventory Management
  •  Information Technology in Supply Chains
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Project Planning, Management and Control
  • Problem Solving Techniques
  • People Management
  • Communications and Team Working
  • Business Context
  • International Supply Chain Design
  • Marketing and SCM
  • Financial Management Fundamentals
  • Supply Chain Re-engineering

LAST UPDATED ON Nov 21, 2017

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