Last Update: 30/5/2017

Master’s Program in Logistics Management

 Program Highlights

     Logistics management program emphasizes skill and knowledge development in aspects of quantitative analysis, technology, and management in order to create the moral and ethical graduates with holistic business understanding and capabilities of data analysis, integrated knowledge application, and working with others. Students will obtain insightful perspectives on organizational logistics analysis and management. The curriculum has been developed to be flexible and ready to meet professional demands for executives, analysts, scholars, and logistics management specialists.

     The instruction focuses on the application of information technology for logistics analysis and management, case studies, and local and international work-based learning. All students will be given an opportunity to attend a seminar abroad.

 

Key success factors for Business Success

     Every business organizations realizes that logistics management is considered the key strategy for competitive advantage because it is a high-cost business activity that has a direct effect on adding value to customer services. The overall logistics cost in Thailand is approximated to be at least 1.5 trillion baht per year, which accounts for 19% of GDP. Therefore, effective logistics management is the heart of business success.

 

Course Structure

Preliminary Courses (6-9 credits)

  • English (regular program 6 credits,
    special program 3 credits)
  • Mathematics and Statistics for Logistics Management

Foundation Courses (12 credits)

  • Data Analysis and Decision Models
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Fundamental for Logistics Personnel
  • Information Technology for Logistics Management

Core Courses (12 credits)

  • Inventory Management
  • Warehouse Management
  • Transportation and Distribution Network Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Elective Courses (13 credits)

  • Customer Relationship Management
  • International Logistics Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Forecasting
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • Logistics Simulation
  • Revenue Management
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Data Envelopment Analysis in Logistics Management
  • Other courses

Total 37 credits are required*

 

Students need to study preliminary courses as required by NIDA or the program if they have insufficient background knowledge.

Job Opportunity

     Logistics operations are the key factor of business practices that appear in all organizations under different names such as logistics and supply chain. The traditional business units including the departments of purchasing, warehouse, transportation, customer service, inventory control, and product distribution currently turn to pay a serious attention to logistics issues. Therefore, the logistics graduates have a wide range of career choices covering all organizational operations, analyses, and management.