Study structure - Global Manufacturing Management (Master's Programme)
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For an overview of the courses please see the study plan below.
- First and second semester consists of compulsory and elective courses.
- In the third semester you specialise further through mandatory and elective courses and specialisation project.
- In the fourth and final semester you write your master thesis. The Master's thesis should apply theoretical insights to solve industrial challenges within the following areas; Production Strategy, Technology and ICT Management, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or Project Management.
You can choose between the following specialisations:
When choosing the Production Management specialization you will collaborate with the research group for Production Management at NTNU. The group focuses on theory, models, systems and solutions to improve production and logistics within the industrial value chain.
The group is involved in various projects mostly in cooperation with firms in engineering, production, wholesale and trading. The projects are set within a variety of industries, including shipbuilding, offshore, commodity and food production.
The Purchasing Management specialization will connect you with the Operations Management research group at NTNU. The group focuses on theoretical concepts, models, frameworks, and strategies to improve purchasing and logistics within both public and private sectors.
The group is involved in various projects relating to manufacturing, services, and public procurement. The projects cover a range of businesses and organizations, including offshore, construction, health, and public authorities with a focus on sustainability and innovation.