Enhancing career development

  • Education
  • Monday, 07 Oct 2019

SUPPLY chain management involves actively streamlining the supply-side activities of a business to maximise customer value and gain a competitive advantage. In short, it refers to management of the flow of goods and services, including the processes in transforming raw materials into final products.

MISI offers a unique combination of a world-class supply chain education taught in a truly global setting.

For those looking to go further in this field, the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (wholly own by Malaysia Logistics Innovation Bhd, a subsidiary of Universiti Teknologi MARA) (MISI) Master of Science in Supply Chain Management programme is built on the top-ranked curriculum created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Centre for Transportation and Logistics (MIT-CTL) that has offered globally recognised programmes in logistics and supply chain education since 1998. The MIT Masters in supply chain management programme is World Ranked Number One (#1) by “Eduniversal” in 2015-2016,2016-2017,2017-2018 and 2018-2019 (four years in a row).

The PSCM programme can enhance career development prospects.

The Part Time Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (PSCM) programme can enhance career development prospects by filling the high demand for talented supply chain professionals needed globally and especially in the Asia region. MISI strongly believes the programme is a means to upscale career prospects and earnings and is very proud to be the only centre in Malaysia able to offer this specialised supply chain management and procurement education programme.

MISI’s Master of Science degree in supply chain management offers a unique combination of a world-class supply chain education taught in a truly global setting at MISI located in Shah Alam.

The programme is designed for professionals with demanding work schedules who aspire to further hone their skills and expertise within the supply chain domain while aiming to improve their academic and professional profile.

Forty-eight credit units are required to graduate on this modular-based programme. Every effort is made to balance the topics and workload for each module to allow students to study supply chain management theory and practice in the most effective manner.

Each year there are two intakes in January and July. Classes are held on weekends (Saturday and Sunday). Students may choose which weekends they can attend.

The programme offers significant flexibility in terms of attendance and allows up to five years for completion, enabling students with hectic work schedules to complete it at their own pace.

The MISI campus strives to provide a dynamic environment that promotes innovation and excellence.

The MISI campus strives to provide a dynamic environment that promotes innovation and excellence; its facilities include lecture halls, student area, student lounge, gymnasium, library, auditorium, administration and faculty areas as well as the campus cafeteria.

PSCM students are an impressive batch of competent professionals who share the same passion for knowledge in supply chain management. They stem from all sectors of industry and organisations which include, finance, IT, consultancy, sales, transport, distribution, warehousing, oil and gas and education. Their job functions cover the full spectrum from first, second and third line manager, consultant, officer, executive, director or even self-employed. The average age of a student is 35 years.

MIT interaction (SCALE Connect) is offered to PSCM high achievers – a unique opportunity for students to attend the Independent Activities Period (IAP) semester at MIT in Boston, Massachusetts, where students from all Global SCALE network centres meet in January each year to participate in a wide variety of activities. For PSCM high performers who meet the criteria, MISI will pay the airfare and provide accommodation.

Admission to the programme is open to students who hold a minimum first degree (in any discipline) from an accredited university from any sector of the economy.

Beyond education, a minimum two years’ work experience is preferred. Prospective students will need a good command and comprehension of English.

Financing for the programme is offered on a modular basis with an easy “pay as you go” method of payment. Students pay for each course module as they take it, so there’s no need to invest the entire fee beforehand.

The programme cost is RM63,250 and MISI offers RM20,000 scholarship to qualified Malaysian citizens. There is also an early bird reduction of RM2,000 for those who sign up within the specified time frame. Financial advice and help with EPF withdrawal is also available at MISI.

A PSCM preview session (open day) will be held to further explain this programme on Oct 13 (Sunday) at the MISI Campus, Shah Alam. Admission is free.

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For more information, contact 03 7841 4843, email at marketing@misi.edu.my or visit @www.misi.edu.my

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