MBA in Supply Chain, Shipping & Logistics


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Program Description

MBA in Supply Chain, Shipping & Logistics Management
Awarded by UCAM, Spain

Study online, part-time or distance learning mode from UAE (Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi), Saudi Arabia (Riyadh, Jeddah), Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja), South Africa (Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban), Rwanda, Ghana, India etc.

Supply chain management (SCM) is the broad range of activities required to plan, control and execute a product’s flow, from acquiring raw materials and production to distribution to the final customer, in the most streamlined and cost-effective way possible. With a special focus on International Supply Chain, Supply Chain Drivers, Patterns of Sea Transport and International Logistic, this specialisation is specially designed for the professionals who want to gain a comprehensive outlook of Supply Chain industry and be abreast with the latest trends in the domain. The specialisation also covers supply chain design and implementation.

The one-year MBA (Master of Business Administration) in Supply Management, Shipping and Logistics is a comprehensive programme designed for the supply chain professionals who are looking forward to a great career in shipping, logistic, supply chain and procurement industry. Post completion of the programme, the learners will be awarded a postgraduate diploma in the supply chain, shipping and logistics management from Cambridge International Qualifications, UK and an MBA in Supply Chain, Shipping and Logistic Management from Universidad Catolica de Murcia, UCAM.

The students enrolling in MBA in Supply Chain, Shipping and Logistic Management will undertake the core modules on International Human Resources, Strategic Change Management, Strategic Management and Leadership and Operations Management and specialised modules in Strategic Supply Chain and Logistic Management and International Supply Chain, Planning, Design and Implementation in First Part while in the second part the students complete the module on Socio-Economic – Legal Environment and thesis work.

UCAM – CIQ Dual Certification Programme

The dual certification MBA Programme at Westford will be facilitated by renowned faculties with decades of experience in the domain. During the programme, the students will be exposed to industry-specific case studies, business simulations and in-class presentations. All the students enrolled in an MBA programme will have access to Westford’s e-library that contains 1000s of journals and books, regular industry visits and career fairs. Post the completion of the programme, the student has an option of attending the university convocation at the UCAM campus in Murcia, Spain.

About UCAM – Catholic University of Murcia

UCAM is a university with excellence based out of Murcia, Spain. Started in the year 1995, UCAM has an active student base of 21,000 learners and has an academic staff of more than 1000. The MBA in International Business programme at UCAM, Murcia, Spain is accredited by ANECA and the university is a member of ENQA, Universia and EUA. UCAM has a strategic partnership network of more than 300 universities including Stanford, the National University of Singapore and National Technological University. UCAM has a corporate strategic partnership with industry leaders including Coca Cola, Microsoft, Soft and SAP. Consider as a university of sports, UCAM has more than 20 Olympiads as its alumni.

Programme Outline – Part A

Part 01 consists of six modules out of which four modules are core while two are specialised modules. The six modules will be delivered over a period of six months. All the learners who complete part 01 will attain 40 ECTS which is equivalent to 120 UK Credits.

  • International Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Change Management
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Strategic Supply Chain, Shipping & Logistic Management
  • International Supply Chain Planning, Design and Implementation
  • Operations Management

Programme Outline – Part B

Part 02 consists of a mandatory module and thesis work. It has a duration of 6 months and all the learners who complete part 01 and part 02 will be awarded an MBA degree in Supply Chain, Shipping and Logistics Management from UCAM Spain, and will attain 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) which is equivalent to 180 UK credits.

  • Socio-Economic – Legal Environment
  • Thesis work

Supply Chain Management Practitioner

The two-module professional programme designed in association with the Chartered Management Institute and Project Management Institute helps the professionals in obtaining a certificate of ‘Supply Chain Management Practitioner’ from Chartered Management Institute, UK.

For the past few decades’ rapid evolutions of innovative concepts and techniques in supply chain management has made the organisations constantly develop their staff. A programme which covers key practices of forecasting, planning, procurement, transportation, systems thinking, cold storage, operations, warehousing and logistics

Delivery – Online

MBA in Supply Chain, Shipping & Logistics Management will be delivered through state of the art online learning system and all the learners will have access to international journals and books. All the programmes will be delivered by international faculty and students can attend the live lectures from senior international faculties by logging into the system. All the sessions will be recorded and the students can listen to the lectures at their leisure. The LMS has an option for doubt clarification sessions and online classroom activity. The classes will be held twice a week (Sunday and Tuesday) for three hours each.

Delivery – Class Room

For the learners who wish to attend classroom sessions, Westford will facilitate classroom sessions every Friday at its campus in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. All the sessions will be delivered by senior faculty members. All the learners will also get access to the state of the art learning system which has the option for uploading assignment and reference materials and journals.


Established in 2009, The Westford University College is the most trusted executive educational institution in UAE, providing the most flexible learning and affordable programmes for regular students and working professionals (Perfect ‘Work-Life-Study’ Balance). We provide top-rated MBA Programmes, Bachelors Courses, Professional Programmes and corporate training. 5000+ Students, 3000+ Global Students, 34+ Courses, 113+ Nationalities, 16+ Academic Partners, 10+ Years in the Market.

Our Student Base

Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, Lebanon, Namibia, Nigeria, India, Malaysia, Singapore etc.

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

Westford University College is one of the leading and prestigious business schools, located in the UAE offering quality educational deliveries across under-graduate, graduate and vocational profession ... Read More

Westford University College is one of the leading and prestigious business schools, located in the UAE offering quality educational deliveries across under-graduate, graduate and vocational professional programmes carrying significant value and recognition from awarding bodies and accredited universities having its presence in UK, Lebanon, US, Africa, India, and UAE. Our strategic partnerships and understanding of evolving industry requirements and deep analysis of economic realities ensure that we offer a meaningful and diverse portfolio of management, fashion and technology-based programmes. We have developed an integrated alliance with Liverpool John Moores University and Cardiff Metropolitan University in the UK and UCAM in Spain. Over thousands of students from more than 100 different countries are studying at Westford and they have become a part of a learning community that promotes critical thinking, experimental learning, innovation and enterprise. The institution has been recognised for excellence in educational delivery and efficient learning pedagogies and several accolades were offered across the period 2015-19. We have been awarded by Forbes Middle East in 2019, received MENAA award for ‘Best Corporate Brand’ 2019, Asian Education Leadership Award for ‘Asia’s Best Emerging Business School’, Middle East’s ‘Best International Business College’ in 2017 and The Times Higher Education Award for ‘Outstanding Student Support’ in 2016. Read less
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