Master's Programme in Supply Management

Global supply networks and supply chains around the world are essential part of today's business.

Extracting competitiveness and increasing sustainability for a company from its supply networks and chains requires special skills, competencies and tools for exploring and managing global supply networks.

Supply management is a unique Master's programme in Finland providing expertise of strategic supply and supplier management. The programme is designed to correspond to the growing needs of today's business life in terms of educating open-minded, innovative managers in the fields of supply management and purchasing.

Supply management is a cross-functional activity of a firm requiring a broad understanding of international business. Your studies will integrate disciplines of strategic management, international business and relationship management in supply networks.

In this programme you will focus on supply strategies, global challenges of sourcing and development of purchasing and supply chains.

Your studies will aggregate theories and concepts of business and technology and present recent applications and methods in the field, thus promoting your problem solving, decision making and analytical skills. You will gain specialised knowledge about the elements of supply strategies and factors of interaction in supply networks.

The studies include interactive case studies, company assignments, group work, independent exercises, literature studies and lectures. About 95% of the programme's Master's theses are based on real-life business problems and are prepared for companies or public sector organisations.

The MSM programme also offers students a possibility for double degree studies at the University of Twente, the Netherlands.

Supply Management

Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

120 ECTS credits

2 years


Tuition Fees and Scholarships
EUR 10 000 Non-EU/EEA students
Scholarships available

Academic unit
LUT School of Business and Management


Rolling admission
1 October 2018−31 May 2019

Regular admission
3 December 2018−23 January 2019

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