Master of Science Program in Logistics Management


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.

Expected Learning Outcome

ELO1 Apply ethical, legal, global implications in business decision making
ELO2 Demonstrate understanding in business and organization management
ELO3 Effectively apply quantitative analysis to logistics management
ELO4 Apply research methodology to investigate and solve problems in logistics and supply chain
ELO5 Critically evaluate challenges of managing logistics systems
ELO6 Develop the core leadership values, or function well on multi-disciplinary, and communicate effectively
ELO7 Demonstrate technology and identify software necessary to help making decisions

Philosophy

The philosophy of the program focuses on developing bodies of knowledge and quantitative analysis, technological and administrative skills in order to produce capable personnel in logistics management with business understanding, with ability to analyze and to apply the integrated bodies of knowledge and work well with others who is also virtuous and with moral.

The philosophy and objectives of studying in this program are stated clearly and are communicated to stakeholders such as students, program faculty members, staff and employers who are all very important to the development of program quality. The program faculty members have considered and set the strategy for teaching that is clear and in accordance with the set philosophy so that it can lead to quality learning of the learner.

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.

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.

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