Logistics and Supply Chain Management

PHILOSOPHY

The MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed for those who want to work in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in manufacturing and service organizations. It covers the tools and techniques to evaluate, manage and improve services, operations and supply chain processes.

 

1.2       OBJECTIVES

The specific objectives of the programme are;

  1. To expose students to specialized courses in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
  2. To provide students opportunity of obtaining practical knowledge to solve marketing problems in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • To update students with knowledge in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

 

1.3       SCOPE

The Executive MBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management covers the core MBA business courses, in addition to a minimum of 36 credit units in the third and fourth semesters covering special areas made up as follows;

1.4       Entry Requirements

Candidates for the Executive MBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management should have the following:

  • Minimum of 3 (three) years working experience in industry
  • Bachelors’ degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in any relevant discipline (Marketing, Maritime Studies, Management, Economics, Public Relations, Engineering, Mass Communication, etc.)

Admission is twice in a year, March/April and September/October.

1.5       Mode of Study

The mode of study for the Executive MBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management shall be by course work, organisational case studies, seminars, practical navigations and case project reports.

 

1.6       Duration

The duration for the Executive MBA programme shall be four (4) semesters – 18 months

 

1.7       Employment Opportunities

The Executive MBA programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management will enable students to develop professional skills in business management. The programme trains them to occupy positions of responsibility in private and public sector organisations, as well as engage in consultancy.

 

1.8       Fee Structure

The fee shall be N210, 000 per semester for 18 months (4 semesters).

 

 

COURSES

FIRST SEMESTER

 

 

Course Code              Course Title                                                                    Unit Loads

EMB 801                    Managerial Economics                                                           2

EMB 803                    Strategic Management and Business Ethics                           2

EMB 805                    ICT Appreciation for Decision Making                                  2

EMB 807                    Accounting Practice                                                                2

EMB 809                    Banking and Finance                                                              2

EMB 811                    Marketing Process and Practice                                              2

EMB 813                    Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility          2

EMB 815                    Research Methodology                                                           2

                        Total                                                                                       16

 

SECOND SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE                   COURSE TITLE                                          CREDIT UNIT

 

EMB 820                      Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting

and Auditing Firms                                                                           2

EMB 822                      Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking and

Financial Institutions                                                                        2

EMB 824                      Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in

Marketing Organisations                                                                  2

EMB 826                      Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business

Organisations                                                                                    2

Total                                                   8         

 

THIRD SEMESTER

 

COURSE CODE              COURSE TITLE                                                       CREDIT UNIT

EML 831                        Seminar Presentations in Logistics and Supply Chain

Management                                                                                    2

EML 833                        Seminar Presentations in Logistics Operations and

Outsourcing Management                                                                2

EML 835                        Seminar Presentations in Managing Resilient Supply Chains        2

EML 837                        Seminar Presentations in Storage and Warehousing

Techniques and Management                                                         2

EML 839                        Seminar Presentations in Supply Chain Strategy

and Sustainability                                                                            2

                                      TOTAL                                                                                            10

 

 

FOURTH SEMESTER

 

 

COURSE CODE                              COURSE TITLE                               CREDIT UNIT

EML 890                                           Project Report                                                   4

                                                                   TOTAL                                                   4

 

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

EMB 801        Managerial Economics                                                         (2 Units)         

Economics of and in the Decision-Making Process; Understanding the Micro and Macro Environment of Business (specifically the Macro economic Variables); Demand and Supply; Types of Market Models; Theory of Games

 

EMB 803        Strategic Management          and Business Ethics              (2 Units)

Concept of management; principles of management; professionalism in management; ethical issues in the practice of management.

 

EMB 805        ICT Appreciation for Decision Making                              (2 Units)         

Basics of Computer, Applications of ICT in Business Problem-solving; Computer Software and packages, The Future of Business in an ICT-driven Economy

EMB 807        Accounting Practice                                                              (2 Units)

Core Topics in Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Management Accounting Practice; Core Topics in Auditing; Core Topics in Accounting Theory and Corporate Reporting

 

EMB 809        Banking and Finance                                                            (2 Units)

Money and its Relevance to Business and the Economy; Sources of Business Finance; Bank Lending and its Implications for Business; Aspects of Financial Management/Corporate Finance; Monetary and Fiscal Policies

EMB 813        Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility (2 Units)                      

The Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship; Personal Characteristics of Entrepreneurs; Theories of Entrepreneurship Development; Identification of ideas and Venture Capital Opportunities; Keeping Records; Writing Business Plans; Entrepreneurial Practice – Success and Failure; The Entrepreneur in Micro, Small, Medium and Large Scale Enterprises

 

 

EMB 815        Research Methodology                                                         (2 Units)

Application of Scientific Methods in the Study and Analysis of Business Activities; Research Designs; Data Collection Methods; Sampling techniques; Data Analysis Methods, Measurement Scales; Interpretation and Presentation of Business Research Results; Applications of Research in Business Problem-Solving of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Management and Marketing

 

EMB 820        Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Business Organisation                                                                                                                               (2 Units)

Cases will focus on guiding business organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

 

EMB 822        Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Banking in Financial Institutions                                                                                                                         (2 Units)

Cases will focus on guiding banking and financial institutions to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

 

EMB 824        Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Marketing Organisations                                                                                                                          (2 Units)

Cases will focus on guiding marketing organisations to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

 

EMB 826        Case Studies and Analysis on Leadership in Accounting and Auditing Firms                                                                                                              (2 Units)         

Cases will focus on guiding accounting and auditing firms to a higher productivity, managing people and conflict resolution. Others include issues on effective leadership skills, ethics, emotional intelligence, creative thinking etc.

 

EMK 811        Marketing Process and Practice                              (2 Units)

General Marketing Principles, Marketing Communications Systems; Consumer and Buyer Behaviour Analysis; Professionalism in Marketing Practice; Ethical Issues in Marketing.

 

EML 831   Seminar Presentations in Logistics and Supply Chain Management                                                                                                                                  (2 Units)

The Total Logistic concept, the Supply Chain concept, value-chain and value Network, Dimensions of Logistics and characteristics of supply chain management.

 

EML 833        Seminar Presentations in Logistics and Operations Management                                                                                                                                  (2 Units)

This course will examine the relationship of logistics and operations management strategy with overall business strategy, manufacturing strategy make/buy policy, theory and principles of supply chain management, basic planning and control techniques such as forecasting demand, scheduling and sequencing, capacity management, just-in-time, 3 rd party logistics, 3PL contractor selection framework, tender evaluation, new logistics outsourcing business model (4PL), contract management and dispute resolution.

 

EML 835        Seminar Presentations in Managing Resilient Supply Chain

(2 Units)

The course covers supply chain risks management, vulnerabilities and resilience, introduction to the key concepts, large scale disasters examples and their impact on global supply chains, ripple effects in supply chains, trade-offs in supply chain resilience management e.g. redundancy versus efficiency, centralization versus dispersion.

 

EML 837        Seminar Presentations in Storage and Warehousing Techniques                                                                                                                                                           (2 Units)

The role of warehouse in today’s supply chain, types of warehouse operations and warehouse processes, warehouse IT and automation, warehouse Layout and equipment, warehouse costs and performance measure, the future of warehousing.

 

EML 839        Seminar Presentations in Supply Chain Strategy and Sustainability                                                                                                                                         (2 Units)

The course intends to provide a sound foundation to the programme by introducing the principle of logistics and supply chain management and the potential impact on a focal firm’s competitive position and its performance; the different types of supplier relationships from arm’s length transaction to joint ventures, nature of collaboration between supply chain members and supplier networks, managing the lead-time gap as measured by the production; demand time ratio.

 

EML 890        Project Report                                                                                   (4 Units)

Candidate is required to write a case project report on an approved topic which will be defended before the supervisor and any other person appointed by the Co-ordinator of Studies (MBA Programmes).