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This program enables students to:
UD MBA in Operations & Logistics Management prepares the student for the career life as the program is aligned with international professional certifications & qualifications which will give the graduates higher possibilities of placement in international companies and give them preference and higher competitiveness among other job seekers. Below are the international professional awarding bodies which are aligned to UD MBA in Operations & Logistics Management
|1||MBA 600||Managerial Economics||–|
|2||MBA 625||Business Research Methods||–|
|3||MBA 605||Marketing Management (Simulation-based course)||–|
|4||MBA 610||Accounting & Financing Decisions||–|
|5||MBA 620||Organizational Behavior (Simulation-based course)||–|
|6||MBA 630||Managing Services Operations and Projects (Simulation-based course)||–|
|7||MBA 640||Ethics, CSR & Corporate Governance||–|
|8||MBA 645||Strategic Management (Simulation-based course)||18 C.H|
|Specialized Courses||9||MLOM 700||Operations and Supply Chain Strategy||18 C.H|
|10||MLOM 720||Global Logistics and Transportation Management||18 C.H|
|11||MLOM 705||Managing Supply Chain Operations||18 C.H|
|12||MLOM 708||Sourcing in Procurement and Supply||18 C.H|
|13||MLOM 715||Purchasing and Sourcing Strategy||18 C.H|
|14||MLOM 725||Managing Contracts and Relationships in Procurement and Supply||18 C.H|
|Work-Based Project or 2 Electives||15||15th course has two options|
At the end of this program, students will be able to:
MBA 600 Managerial Economics
The first section of the course covers essential concepts such as supply, demand elasticities and efficiencies in Industries. The subsequent section focuses on advanced topics in market analysis viz. role of externalities and imperfect/ asymmetric info, with specific reference to UAE/GCC/MEA economies.
MBA 625 Business Research Methods
This course advances students’ ability to think, adapt, build, apply, evaluate and conduct business research in support of business decision making. Topics include research design process, designing a research proposal, selecting the research instrument, ascertain reliability and validity of instruments, scale measurements, sampling and data collection methods, using and interpreting the results of univariate and multivariate statistical techniques, and writing the final report.
MBA 605 Marketing Management
The course focuses on understanding customers, their preferences for designing appropriate products & services and in determining appropriate products & services, the way to conduct international relations, besides determining appropriate methods to communicate to capture & to deliver value to customers.
MBA 610 Accounting & Financing Decisions
This course blends the use of information (financial and non-financial) for making operating and financing decisions. It links information to manage organizations and finance their activities. Topics covered include financial reporting and analysis, managing working capital, sources of financing business activities, equity analysis and valuation, risk analysis and decision-making under uncertainty, Financial planning, and capital budgeting decisions.
MBA 620 Organizational Behavior
This course provides a framework for understanding the values, attitudes and behaviors of an individual in an organizational setting. This course explains how individuals and groups function to achieve goals and the reasons for successes or failure in achieving these goals. Ultimately, this course teaches students how to manage behavior of individuals and groups within an organization in order to achieve organizational goals.
MBA 630 Managing Services Operations and Projects
This course reviews concepts and tools for effectively and efficiently managing service operations and successful projects within an organization. Upon successful completion of this course, students will gain the knowledge and confidence to manage any service industry project from beginning to end. Theory will be explored through examination of service operations & project management case studies. To add rigor to the course, the course curriculum will be aligned with Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM) certification, an international certification offered by Project Management Institute (PMI).
MBA 640 Ethics, CSR & Corporate Governance
This course focuses on Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance, ethics and the law within the UAE and international context.
MBA 645 Strategic Management
The course is designed to integrate knowledge acquired from MBA Courses and apply it to the management of the firm at the Corporate and Strategic planning level. Hands on Simulation of business game at the MBA level and case analysis assure the student has mastered the tools, techniques and methods of the Strategic Management Process. In this course students will act as managers making decisions that contribute to the success of a business
MLOM 700 Operations and Supply Chain Strategy
The course focuses on current trends in global supply chain design. There is an emphasis on strategies for efficient procurement, distribution and operations of global supply chains.
MLOM 720 Global Logistics and Transportation Management
The course focuses on the importance of International Supply Chain Management (SCM). The coverage includes an over view of international logistics, global strategy for Logistics & SCM, structuring the global supply chain, international sourcing & distribution, role of ports & airports in international product movement, economics of international air & ocean carriers, freight forwarding industry, security & risk management for international supply chain.
MLOM 705 Managing Supply Chain Operations
This course empowers students with the tools and strategies needed to achieve aligned global supply chains to achieve business objectives. There is an emphasis on the operational challenges of different stages of the supply chain, and how they can be aligned through state of the art strategies.
MLOM 708 Sourcing in Procurement and Supply
The course focuses on the importance of sourcing in supply chain management (SCM). The coverage includes an overview of sourcing of requirements from suppliers, sourcing decision-making, assessment of the financial stability of potential suppliers, sources of information on market data, processes used for obtaining quotations and tenders, criteria commonly applied to the assessment of quotations or tenders, electronic systems used for sourcing of requirements from external suppliers, legislative, regulatory and organizational requirements when sourcing in the not for proﬁt, private and public sectors and international suppliers..
MLOM 715 Purchasing and Sourcing Strategy
The course focuses on purchasing and sourcing strategies to enable global supply chains to achieve their business objectives. There is an emphasis on the optimization of the procurement network with the goal to minimize procurement cost and the risk of inventory shortage.
MLOM 725 Managing Contracts and Relationships in Procurement and Supply
This course concentrates on approaches to contract and supplier relationship management involving stakeholders in these processes. Personnel involved in creating contracts and relationships with external organizations need to ensure outcomes that achieve organizational requirements including costs, quality, risk management and timing.
Hedging & Financial Risk Management
Islamic Finance & Accounting
Leading Innovation & Change
Leading People & Organization
Brand Management & Marketing Communication