Course title: I ed. MÉXICO. MASTER IN PORT LOGISTICS AND MANAGEMENT (MLGP)
Date: Octubre 2021 - Diciembre 2022
Logistics has become one of the key aspects, not only in the competitiveness of companies but also in that of countries. According to the 2018 Logistic Performance Index (LPI), Mexico is in 51st position out of 160 countries, with ample room for improvement and opportunities in this area. According to the report of the Spanish Observatory of Logistics and Transport, “the economic weight of the logistics sector in 2014 represented 3.1% of GDP, maintaining its relative contribution in a stable manner in the period analysed (2008-2014). Related to logistics and considered as one of the pillars of the LPI, are the infrastructures necessary for it to be carried out properly. One of these infrastructures are the ports and the management systems necessary for them to be efficient. The union of knowledge, techniques and practices related to logistics and port management is a necessity for both countries and companies.
This Master’s programme aims to provide students with the knowledge, both conceptual and practical, that will enable them to acquire the necessary skills to develop managerial functions in the field of logistics and port management.
GENERAL OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME:
To learn about the main aspects related to the transport of goods by sea or land from different points of view: technical, operational, commercial, legal, economic, political and supply chain.
Learn the role that ports play within the transport logistics cycle, and gain in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of their organisational, planning, economic, commercial and operational peculiarities.
Identify and design alternatives in logistics, the Supply Chain and its Strategies.
Develop innovative strategies for Supply Chain Management.
Apply technologies applied to logistics to improve competitiveness.
Who it is aimed at
- Management and executive staff of:
- Private companies in the port cluster in a broad sense.
- Public administrations linked to the maritime, logistics and port sector in Mexico.
Total hours: 600
Number of places: 30
a. In order to be admitted to the Master’s Degree, students must hold an official Spanish diploma, degree, engineering degree or university degree or another degree issued by a higher education institution in the European Higher Education Area, which grants access to official postgraduate studies or another degree in accordance with education systems outside the European Higher Education Area and which accredits a level of training equivalent to the corresponding official Spanish university degree and which qualifies students in the country issuing the degree for access to postgraduate studies.
b. A minimum of 3 years’ professional experience in companies in sectors related to the subject of the Master’s Degree will be valued.
c. Successful completion of the Master’s degree will entitle the student, where appropriate, to obtain the corresponding Master’s Degree of the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, signed by the Rector.