Global Supply Chain Management is a specialisation of the professional bachelor of International Business Management.
So what will you get?
A dynamic programme that immerses you in international business and the global supply chain
Real experience working in this fast-paced business sector – keeping goods flowing and meeting customer demands.
You'll learn how to drive sustainability in the supply chain – making it greener, leaner and more efficient
And benefit from practice-based learning in Antwerp – Europe’s second largest port and a logistics hub
Network, network, network! We'll introduce you to our industry contacts built up over the past 50 years
A three-month international internship in a logistics company - now, that brings value!
You'll start with the basics of international business – accounting, cross-cultural communication, economics, law, management, marketing, logistics and trade.
The logistics lab gives a first, practical taste of your specialisation. Map out a viable supply chain from source to customer, mindful of its ecological footprint. Draw on expert insight, visit a company, and troubleshoot issues as a team.
Build on this as you progress. Learn to forecast demand, and respond to geopolitics. Delve into supply chain management and its push for sustainability, international transport, customs, import and export management. Fine-tune your international business skills too.
Explore maritime transport, port logistics, customs and warehousing’s digital revolution in the final year. Then round off your degree with an international internship in a logistics firm – ideal preparation for this fast-paced, dynamic industry.
You are someone who likes to plan ahead – a born organiser. Problem-solving comes easily. So does thinking on your feet. Could you scale these up? Certainly. Your eye is on the big picture, and you have a flair for all things business. A people person with a world outlook. Your analytical mind makes sense of complex data, and innovation excites you. Above all, you see yourself making a difference. You crave a sustainable future where green solutions play their part on the world stage.
This course is taught in English so a good proficiency in English is required.
You hold a secondary education certificate that grants access to a comparable higher education degree programme in the country it was granted.
Strongly motivated, open-minded and goal-driven students.
Our programme requires curiosity, a strong will to use all of your talents, a readiness to explore, to learn and to perform in an international team.
This new specialisation is modelled on our existing Dutch-language version. Its graduates have started careers in logistics companies, transport firms, shipping companies, as well as the service and manufacturing sectors.
Our 50+ years of teaching in this sector gives us the insight to develop a sought-after graduate profile. We have built our expertise through strong collaboration with industry contacts, and in doing so, keep our curriculum responsive to developments from the field.
See yourself as a future purchasing manager, logistics operations manager, freight forwarder or supply chain planner?
The global nature of the supply chain brings with it job opportunities at each step of the way.
Or perhaps you want to continue with your studies? Then a master’s degree in maritime and logistics management or supply chain management are potential options.