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.
The specific objectives of the programme are;
- To expose students to specialized courses in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
- 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.
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.
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).
Course Code Course Title Unit Loads
EMB 801 Managerial Economics 2
EMB 803 Strategic Management and Business Ethics 2
EMB 805 Accounting Practice 2
EMB 807 Issues in Banking and Finance 2
EMB 809 Marketing Process and Practice 2
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EMB 820 ICT Appreciation for Decision making 2
EMB 822 Entrepreneurship & Corporate Social Responsibility 2
EMB 824 Leadership in Business Organizations 2
EMB 828 Research Methodology 2
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EML 831 Seminar Presentations in Logistics and Supply Chain
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
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDIT UNIT
EML 890 Project Report 4
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
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).