Global Manufacturing Management

Global Manufacturing Management

Global Manufacturing Management (Sivilingeniør) (Master's Programme)

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  • MasterFull time, 2 years
  • Location Trondheim
  • Requirements See Admission
  • Max. places See Admission
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Apply before1. March *(varies, see admissions)
MSGLOMAN, Wed Jun 07 21:24:55 CEST 2023 | M2

Would you like to work with management and leadership within international technology companies? Then this is the perfect programme of study for you. 

Master in Global Manufacturing Management are expanding your engineering expertise with a combination of courses in strategy, industrial economics, production, logistics and technology management.

Global Manufacturing Management aims at giving you a theoretical foundation and analytical skills to effectively address the intensifying competitive challenges in the world market. You get an understanding of how strategic improvements can be made at the supply chain, enterprise and operations level.

You will also gain a broad and integrated set of capabilities, combining engineering and management competences with a global perspective.

Globalization has economic, technological, cultural and political aspects. Insight and understanding of these aspects are Important in order to lead projects and technology across national boundaries. Knowledge of strategic management is the key to successful global players; simultaneously the technology and engineering knowledge is fundamental to all technology leaders.

This programme of study provides an in-depth understanding of a company's strategic position and how to develop competitive advantage in the global market.

You can choose one of the following specialisations:

  • Production Management
  • Purchasing Management

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With a Master's Degree in Global Manufacturing Management you will have the skills to take part in developing the future technology and sustainable solutions for global enterprises. 

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As a student on Global Manufacturing Management you will be part of a student group with both national and international students. Globus is the Global Manufacturing Management's student organization. 

Trondheim is known for its great student environment and has been named Norway's best student city. Whatever you like to do in your spare time, you will definitely find something to do in Trondheim. 

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This master's degree programme extends over two academic years (4 semesters) and constitutes a course load of 120 ECTS credits.

It is possible to take one semester abroad during your studies.

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Admission to this programme is open to Students with a Bachelor's degree in Technology or Engineering.

In order to qualify for admission to one of NTNU's 2-year Master of Science programmes in Technology, you must have a minimum of 30 ECTS credits in mathematics and statistics in your Bachelor's/undergraduate degree, including at least one statistics course.

The study programme has 8 study places for international students and 8 study places for Norwegian/Nordic students.

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