This programme aims to develop your knowledge, critical appraisal, and reflection of practice, of supply chains, logistics, and analytics. Therefore enabling you to:
1. Gain knowledge and skills necessary for successful strategic supply chain management and logistical thinking, within the context of dynamic local and global challenges.
2. Source, analyse, and critically appraise various types of business data and practice.
3. Integrate cutting-edge strategic research and practice to achieve business transformation.
Graduates from the programme will receive an exemption from the academic requirements for membership (Chartered Member or Full Member) of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
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Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Global Logistics Systems
Developing Business and Operational Excellence
Dr Eoin Plant-O’Toole is an Associate Professor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Edinburgh Napier University Business School. Eoin also sits on the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Ireland and currently chairs CILT Ireland’s Policy Committee. Eoin is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport. Eoin has been on national expert advisory panels (Ireland) for logistics and supply chains. He has also published in a variety of international journals. His research is not only focused on the policy level, but also the practical elements for industry.
Dr. Miles Weaver, Associate Professor in Sustainability & Supply Chain Management. Dr Weaver has research interests in Sustainability, Strategy and Supply Chain Management. Particularly, the use of systems-based approaches for cross-sector collaboration to accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
Dr Mahinda Bandara is an Associate professor at Napier Business School. He graduated from the University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka specializing in Economics and obtained PhD from National Center for Ports and Shipping, Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania. His main research interests include transport pricing and econometric application in maritime and port and transport economics, and SDGs in logistics industry. Dr Bandara is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport.
Dr Matthew Smith is a Lecturer in Strategy at Edinburgh Napier University Business School. Dr Smith's main research interests focus on the application of advanced social network models to economic, business networks, and data analytics. He has applied network analysis to international trade data to explain the organisation of production in the modern global economy. He is also interested in examining networks of interlocking directorates and the impact these have on firm outcomes and behaviour. Prior to joining Edinburgh Napier University Dr Smith has worked as a lecturer in International Business at the University of Greenwich, and as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Oxford.