Moving products and materials from point A to point B isn’t as easy as it once was. Globalization has dramatically impacted the way companies do business, and qualified professionals are in demand in the logistics and supply chain management field. Consumers want products faster, and the marketplace is under pressure to meet those demands. Now, more than ever, companies are seeking qualified professionals who can identify efficient and cost-effective solutions for transporting goods.

The Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at East London University prepares students for management positions in government, military and the private sector. Advanced areas of study include acquisition, sustainability, integrated logistics, collaborative supply chains, performance measurement, risk management and process optimization.

From procurement to production to distribution and beyond, ELU’s Master’s degree with a concentration in Logistics/Supply Chain Management offers students the foundational knowledge and practical skills that are essential for efficient supply chain operations. This concentration combines core managerial philosophies with a focus on logistical support and supply chain integration. The degree’s curriculum links industry-tested concepts with real-world examples to illustrate techniques for distribution management, inventory control, material acquisition, and supplier management from a global perspective.

The degree available through ELU is a 180-quarter credit program built around general education, core knowledge and classes in the logistics and supply chain management concentration. After students complete their learning in classes like business law, financial management, international business communication and spreadsheet applications, they go on to take courses in their area of business administration specialization.

Concentration classes include:

  • Contract Management
  • Procurement and Acquisition
  • Quality Management
  • Supply Chain Negotiation