Master in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

60 Credits (ECTS)

Master in Supply Chain and Logistics Management

You will get to learn about what goes behind the scenes in the creation and delivery of any product. And how to make your business more competitive by optimizing your value chain and operations.

Highlights of this course are:

  • 60 ECTS  Master program from Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy.

  • GMU, accredited by the Ministry of Education, Italy, is a member of the Bologna Process in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and a NARIC-approved and WES-accepted university.

  • Successful learners will be eligible for Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management from CIQ, UK and Certified Supply Chain Professional from CMI, UK (Optional).

  • 100% Online with Personal Tutor Support.

  • Fee Payment: Pay as You Go Scheme.

  • Flexible Duration: You can complete the program in as less as 9 months to 24 months.

  • Opportunity to attend the annual convocation conducted by the University at Italy.

Course Module & Fee

Enroll in a 100% online course consisting of 6 modules and a dissertation. Opt for a pay-as-you-go scheme to learn without any financial burden.

Fastrack Plan

Registration Fees

$500 (To Start With The Course)

Course Fee

$2800 (To Be Paid Upon A Monthly Basis, $350 per Month, Total 8 Installments)

PGD-CIQ Certification Fee

$300 (On Completion Of Course Modules)

Degree Certification Fee

$1000 (To Be Paid Upon Successful Completion Of The Program)

Total Fee

$4600

CMI Certification Fee

$300 (Optional)

Flexible Plan

Module Fee

$3000 (500 Per Module, Total 6 Modules)

Dissertation Fee

$1300 ( To Be Paid In 2 Installments Of $650 Each)

PGD-CIQ Certification Fee

$300 (On Completion Of Course Modules)

Degree Certification Fee

$1000 (To Be Paid Upon Successful Completion Of The Program)

Total Fee

$5600

CMI Certification Fee

$300 (Optional)

Admission Requirement

Academic Route

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (or academic equivalent) in any subject.

Mature Entry Route

If you don’t have a Bachelor’s degree, you can apply through our mature entry route. You’ll need to provide evidence of 5 years (Minimum) of relevant managerial work experience, along with certificates of your highest diplomas/degrees/professional certifications and an updated resume. Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Please send these details to admissions@uniathena.com. Applicants should be 23 years of age or above. Admission through Mature Entry Route will be subject to the discretion of Athena Global Education and the respective Awarding Bodies/Universities.
Applicants admitted to the program via the Mature Entry Route are required to obtain their Postgraduate Diploma Certificates as a mandatory step.

English Language Proficiency

If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a bachelor’s degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.

Why UniAthena?

Flexible

At UniAthena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.

Affordable

With UniAthena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

UniAthena has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.

Stackable

Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.

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Certifications

Master in Supply Chain and Logistics Management, PGD in Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Certified Supply Chain Professional
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Awarding Body Accredited By

Ministry of Education, Italy
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Learning

Online

Course Fees

Fastrack Plan

(12 Months)

$4600

Flexible Plan

(9-24 Months)

$5600

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What You Learn

Module 1

Sustainability and Business

Sustainability and Business

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module will critically review sustainability challenges and opportunities for organizations in a global context.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 2

Strategic Supply Chain And Logistics Management

Strategic Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module supports strategic decision-makers as well as operational managers to manage successful logistics across their business.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 3

Strategic Leadership and HR Practices in Organisations

Strategic Leadership and HR Practices in Organizations

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module equips learners with knowledge, skill, and competencies to manage human resources in organisation.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 4

Operations Management

Operations Management

Duration: 21 to 60 days

The module will provide you an introduction to a broad range of operations and project management problems, tools, and knowledge facing managers working in modern organizations.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 5

Strategic Management And Leadership

Strategic Management and Leadership

Duration: 21 to 60 days

The module helps learners to evaluate the relationship between organizational strategies, performance and stakeholder expectations.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 6

Supply Chain & Logistics in the Global Context

Supply Chain & Logistics in Global Context

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module supports strategic decision-makers in international and domestic markets to manage successful logistics across their business.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 7

Research Methods and Dissertation

Research Methods & Dissertation

Duration: 3 to 6 Months

The aim of this module is to give you a thorough grounding in research methodology and methods. This module provides you with your vital training in research which will serve you well when you come to write your thesis.

3 to 6 Months

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 18 ECTS Credits

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Students would Recommend this Course 

77.78%

Students Observed Improvement in Performance at Work 

Partners of this Programme

Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU) is based in Rome, Italy and it is the first Italian Open University recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR). It appears among the 25 top performers worldwide in the categories of the U-Multirank ranking system for open-access publications, international joint publications, and regional joint publications.


Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK is a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is founded on the vision of helping individual learners and employers in attaining quality accredited awards. With centers across the Middle East, Europe and the African region, CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world.


Chartered Management Institute, backed by royal charter is the only Chartered body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. CMI’s management qualifications are recognized throughout the UK and Europe and provide a progressive framework that enables one to develop and broaden management skills. Their qualifications are designed in consultation with employers to meet today's demands and therefore it is valued by them.


Message from Rector

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We welcome the learners of Athena Global Education to our qualifications and wish them the very best on their future endeavours.

Prof. Alessandra Briganti

Guglielmo Marconi University, modeled around education and research, promotes innovative ICT-based educational methodologies, stimulating learners to develop high cognitive and practical competences. The strong point of this educational system is the focus on the current educational demands required by the ever-changing working environment. By considering these developments, GMU offers learners high-quality market-oriented courses. We have been continuously growing our presence around the world through many strategic partnerships during past years and the Westford Education Group was the one of the major partnerships which has been very successful since 2015.

Athena Global Education is a new venture of Westford Education Group. A future ready education solution, Athena Global Education utilizes the latest technology aimed at improving the learners experience. We are happy to have partnered for this new project and are eager to expand our partnership into different domains. The association with Westford Group has produced hundreds of graduates in past years and we look forward to enhancing the portfolio and providing accessibility to education around the world.

We welcome the learners of Athena Global Education to our qualifications and wish them the very best on their future endeavours.

Message from Dean

We believe in developing highest standard of education for all our students.

Dean

Dr. Rainer Masera

GMU Business School, Italy

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Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

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Why This Course ?

Course Resources

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Why This Course ?

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Demand > Supply

To remain competitive in Business, Businesses need to optimize their operations and costs, creating an demand for professionals specialised in this Business Area.

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A Plethora of Career Opportunities

With competence in Supply Chain, your profile will be considered favorably for varied roles in varied industries. You can take up roles of Consultant, Operation Manager, Analyst. in industries varying from eCommerce, Retail, Manufacturing, Healthcare to Transportation and logistics.

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Global Recognition

This Master is a European Accredited degree awarded by a world-class Italian University, Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU). European degrees are recognized worldwide and are highly regarded by employers and educational institutions alike.

How You Learn ?

Engage with a scientifically developed learning pedagogy that ensures a quality and effective journey for the learners. Enjoy a seamless learning experience tailored to your level of expertise on the subject matter.

What You Receive ?

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:

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Master in Supply Chain and Logistics Management issued by

Guglielmo Marconi University
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60 ECTS Master Degree Transcript issued by

Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy
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Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain and Logistics Management issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK
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Postgraduate Diploma Transcript issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK
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Certified Supply Chain Professional (Optional) issued by

Chartered Management Institute, UK

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learners wishing to be admitted to the program should satisfy the following requirements:

1. Possess a Bachelor's degree in any subject
2. If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a Bachelor's degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.
3. Applicants without a Bachelor's degree can apply through our mature entry route. Applicants will need to provide evidence of 5 years (Minimum) of relevant managerial work experience, along with certificates of your highest diplomas/degrees/professional certifications and an updated resume.
4. Applicants admitted to the program via the Mature Entry Route are required to obtain their Postgraduate Diploma Certificates as a mandatory step.

All applicants are required to upload the following documents in order to be eligible for admission:

1. Proof of having earned a Bachelor's Degree - such as a Degree Certificate. If the documents are not in English, official translations should be submitted.
2. The final transcript of Bachelor's Degree.
3. A copy of the government-issued photo identity card.
4. Applicants without a Bachelor's degree can apply through our mature entry route. Applicants will need to provide evidence of 5 years (Minimum) of relevant managerial work experience, along with certificates of your highest diplomas/degrees/professional certifications and an updated resume.

Follow these steps to formally enroll into the Master program by GMU:

1. Register on Athena Global Education for a free 7-day trial.
2. Upload all the documents as required under the 'Eligibility Criteria' to the learning portal by clicking on 'Enroll Now' on the learning dashboard.
3. The academic panel will then review your documents and if found to be eligible, send you an 'Admission Offer Letter'.
4. On receiving the 'Admission Offer Letter', you can start your payment.
5. You will be given access to subsequent module content only after completing the previous module.
Once your payment is confirmed, you will be sent an official 'Admission Letter' along with a receipt for the amount paid. You will also get access to the Assignment-related documents in the 'Project Details' section.

If you are unsure about your eligibility or if you do not have a Bachelor's degree, then contact us at admissions@uniathena.com and attach the relevant documents to your email. You won't be asked to make a payment until we determine you are eligible to be admitted.

Once you register for the course, you will have access to the learning resources of the first module (or "course" in the American system) where you can access the learning materials and the e-library. Your access to these learning resources will end after 7 days of registration and you will need to enroll for the program. In order to be eligible for admission, you must upload all the eligibility-related documents on the learning portal and subsequently must have received an 'Offer of Admission' letter.

We have two different payment methods fast-track and flexible plans. Both are meticulously designed to provide learners with seamless and convenient learning experience according to their budget plans. The fast-track plan comes with monthly payment options, propelling learners to fast-forward their learning journeys and offering substantial savings on module fees. It will serve as an ideal choice for those seeking to optimize both their time and budget. In contrast, the flexible plan is tailored to work around the hectic schedules of professionals, enabling them to progress and eliminate monthly financial obligations.

After enrolling in a particular program or receiving the admission letter, we are unable to offer refunds as per our policy. However, prior to enrollment, all learners have the option to utilize the free trial period, which lasts between 3 to 7 days

The Referral Policy is a UniAthena initiative to make our degree programs more  affordable to the learners. Learners can  share programs with  friends, family or even peers. If the Invitee enrolls for the suggested program, the next module is made free of charge.

The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading materials. The video lessons and reading materials will provide you with adequate knowledge to understand the module content.

Additionally, you will also be learning from webinars, online library, additional learning materials and case studies curated by faculty.

Every learner is assigned a personal tutor for each module in his course, the learners can reach out to his/her personal tutor for any academic assistance with his/her learning. Besides, academic assistance, learners are allocated a learner Experience Executive, who will be there to assist learners with any pastoral support (non- academic). You can reach out your Student Engagement & Experience on see@uniathena.com.

There are no written exams for this program. All the modules are assessed based on the module-specific project. Once you are enrolled in the module, you will be able to access the assignment brief under the 'Project Details' section in the learning portal. Apart from the assessment brief, you will be given the learning outcomes and performance criteria to know what is expected in the project from the learner. We are here to give you the help you need.

As soon as you are enrolled in a module, you will have 60 days to submit the assignment. However, submissions will be accepted from the 21st day of enrollment. You can choose to submit anytime during this 21-day to the 60-day timeline and immediately proceed to the next module. You can use this time to go through all the videos, read all the case studies and articles, and ask questions as you begin to write your assignment. After final submission changes cannot be made.

After you have submitted the assignment, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for failure. You will have to rework the project according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You will need to rework only the areas where you failed and not on the entire project. You will have to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for the resubmission.

If you fail to submit the assignment within 60 days of the enrollment date, you can request an extension of not more than 60 days and pay a fee of USD 100.00 ($100).

If you do not resubmit the failed assignment within 21 days of the published results, you may request an extension of not more than 60 days by paying USD 100.00 ($100).

If you fail again on your Re-submission, you may apply for a Re-Take by paying USD 150 ($100). You will have another 60 days of access to the resources and will need to submit the assignment within 60 days from the retake date. The process then restarts as mentioned above.

Once you move to the dissertation (thesis) stage, you will be assigned a Dissertation guide who will support you through the Research and Dissertation project. The Guide normally has 4 meetings with the learner: first, the proposal meeting, then the first review, third, a second review and lastly, a final review.

A dissertation will have about 10,000 words. We will be conducting Dissertation guidance classes every month which you need to attend to get a clear understanding of dissertation work and what is expected out of your research. This is in addition to the Dissertation guide meetings. Once you submit the final dissertation, then you may be called for a "viva" to defend your dissertation depending on the decision of the assessor. The result will be published within 30 days of submission of the dissertation; if you fail the dissertation, then you will have an opportunity to resubmit the work as per the feedback provided by the assessor and the corrected work should be submitted within 30 days of publishing the results.

If you fail on your resubmission, then you may have to pay the dissertation fee again and you will need to start over on a new project.

Once you have enrolled for the Dissertation, you need to submit the final work within 6 months of enrollment. In case of failure of submission, an extension fee will be applicable. The shortest time allocated to submit the dissertation is 60 days.

Once you have registered for the course, the maximum time allowed to complete the program is 24 months. If you are unable to complete the course within 24 months, you may apply for an extension of 12 months by paying a Course Extension fee of USD 500.00 ($500)

The minimum duration of the course is defined as 9 months though some exceptions may apply.

We are following the ‘Pay as you go scheme for our learners. Learners can select how to proceed by choosing either flexible or fixed payment, learners have to complete each module within 21 to 60 days from the enrollment date based on the chosen payment method.

Yes, the Master is awarded by a University approved by the Ministry of Education, Italy as well as ENIC NAARIC (National Recognition Information Centers of the European Union), hence it is globally accepted. However, different countries have different requirements, so they may enforce their own regulations.

This Degree is awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU), Italy which is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Italy.  Besides, GMU is part of the Bologna process of European Union and is a NARIC approved university ensuring international recognition. 

Under any unforeseen circumstances, if you want to withdraw from the program, you may apply for an Early Exit Award. Based on the credit earned and modules completed, you might receive a credit statement or a diploma, or an extended diploma by paying the certification fee. You will be able to resume the course at a later date by re-enrolling and may resume from where you stopped, depending on the availability of that particular course at the time of re-enrollment.

Successful learners will be able to attend the annual graduation ceremony conducted in Italy. GMU will provide an invitation letter to all such learners which can be used for processing your visa for this purpose.

On successful completion of all the modules and Dissertation, students can claim for a certificate by making the payment for certification fees. Upon claiming the certificate, it will take a maximum of 3 months for the learners to receive the certificate from the awarding body.
Extra Courier charges of $50 has to be paid for receiving the hardcopy of the certificate.

GMU certificate will be issued within 3 months of the declaration of result and payment of certification fee whichever comes latest. (for more information: http://uniathena.com/certification)