Global Manufacturing Management (Sivilingeniør) (Master's Programme)
What will you learn?
Benefit by getting digital competence
As a student on Master in Global Manufacturing Management you will get digital competency by being introduced to an IT system commonly used in the industry.
The specialisations in the master's degree programme benefit from learning how digital tools can be used in how enterprises plan their operations. This digital competence gives you an advantage in applying for managerial jobs in the industry.
Studying Global Manufacturing Management also introduces you to Industry 4.0 technologies, and how they can be used to gain strategic advantages. Within the department, there is a newly opened Logistics 4.0 Laboratory where you can conduct research for your projects. The laboratory consists of state-of-the-art technological logistics equipment.
Insights from many different disciplines
This programme of study focuses on strategic management of manufacturing in an international value chain. This means that you must combine interdisciplinary experience and theoretical insights from many different disciplines such as industrial economics, purchasing, logistics, technology management, cultural, political science, project management, manufacturing strategy, supply chain management and knowledge management.
Collaboration with the industry
NTNU is a world leader in the education of manufacturing and logistics. Through close cooperation with the industry you will gain a broad, interdisciplinary knowledge with a global perspective.
A candidate who has completed his or her qualification should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:
A Master of Science in Technology shall have:
Broad basic knowledge in Mathematics, Science, Technology and Computer Science as a basis for understanding methods, applications, professional renewal and adaptations
Broad engineering- and research-based knowledge in Global Manufacturing Management, with in-depth knowledge within a more limited area connected to active research, including sufficient professional insight to make use of new research results
Insight in selected social science, humanistic, and other non-technical disciplines of relevance to the exercise of the engineering profession, and as a basis for developing a broad perspective on the engineering discipline's role and challenges in the society
Advanced knowledge in global manufacturing management, and specialist knowledge in manufacturing strategy, production logistics, purchasing management, enterprise resource planning, or supply chain management in global enterprises
Define, model and break down complex engineering problems, including choosing relevant models and methods, and carrying out calculations and solutions independently and critically
Develop comprehensive solutions to engineering problems, including the ability to develop solutions in an inter-disciplinary context, and carry out an independent, particular engineering research and development project under academic supervision
Be able to renew and adapt professionally, including develop professional competence on his/her own initiative
Understand the role of engineer in a comprehensive societal perspective, have insight in ethical requirements and consideration of sustainable development, and be able to analyse ethical problems connected to engineering work, and contribute to innovation and entrepreneurship
Ability to disseminate, communicate and cooperate inter-disciplinary on engineering problems and solutions to specialists and the general public
Understand possibilities and limitations when using information and communication technology, including juridical and societal aspects
Ability to lead and motivate co-workers, including having an international perspective on his/her profession, and develop ability to international orientation and collaboration