Master in Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management


Program Description

Proper Supply Chain Management is a key factor in a company's strategy.

With this program, the professional will demonstrate that it is possible to be more efficient and innovative in the management of an operations and logistics department. It will be able to implement new processes and tools of the reference companies and will be recognized for its skills in the implementation of new projects supported by technology, efficiency and profitability, as well as for its ability to manage equipment, cause process innovation and work more effectively with other departments.

It is aimed at directors of logistics and middle management in the areas of distribution, transportation, operations, purchases, procurement, planning, warehouse and customer service who want to advance in their professional career assuming new responsibilities and challenges of a higher level.

The professional reinforces their employability with this managerial training. Acquire new technical and strategic knowledge in the area of logistics to apply in all types of companies and sectors. 100% of the students in this master's degree are working or have improved their professional career.

It will show that it is possible to be more efficient and innovative in the direction of a department.


This is a program for professionals who are working in the field of logistics and for professionals who wish to improve their employability to rejoin a new professional project within the area of operations and logistics.

The program allows the participant to be updated and specialized with the latest management tools, in order to optimize processes and make the best decisions in the world of integral logistics.

The professional obtains a global vision of the processes in all the sectors and especially the new tools of Supply Chain Management: production, provisioning, storage, maintenance, distribution and transport at national and international level.

The student will learn:

  • The professional reinforces knowledge, acquires new technical and strategic knowledge in the area of logistics to apply in all types of companies and sectors.
  • Improvement of your skills in the implementation of new projects supported by technology, efficiency and profitability.
  • Manage teams, provoke innovation in processes and work more effectively with other departments. Get a global vision of the company.
  • Knowledge about new tools and best practices.
  • Implement continuous improvement processes that guarantee the maintenance of the competitiveness of your area of responsibility.
  • To face with greater possibilities of success to the solution of the own problems of the company.
  • It will show that it is possible to be more efficient in the direction of a logistics department.
  • Improve the employability of the student and facilitate their reintegration into the professional world.

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Use of the case methodology and eminently practical sessions that allow to transform the new conceptual visions of the practice of operations and the experience of the speakers and participants in new knowledge to apply in the professional environment.

Students must make the resolution in a group of real company cases that simulate a real situation and collaborative learning.

Discussion and student participation are encouraged to promote reflection, dialogue and the exchange of ideas.

During the master's degree, students develop an End of Master Project, their own idea of creating and developing a business project. The students work in group a research work, an original project or a proposal for improvement that allows the participant to apply the knowledge and skills acquired during the master's degree and deepen a specific area of professional activity.

Finally, the teaching sessions of the master will be complemented with visits to reference companies or conferences where the student can observe how different organizations implement the concepts taught during the master.

Structure of the program

The Master in Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management (MDL) jointly taught by ADL and Fundesem is divided into 9 Modules:

I Management Module Management and Strategy

  • Logistics Fundamentals
  • Economics and cost accounting
  • Business simulation

Module II IT Applied to Logistics

  • Information systems
  • SGA
  • ERP
  • Automated logistics processes

Module III Storage Logistics

  • Introduction and basic principles of warehouse management
  • Concept, importance and function of the warehouse
  • Warehouse design and typologies
  • Equipment and elements of maintenance and internal transport
  • Inventory management, reliability and improvement
  • Description and methodologies of warehouse activities: reception, locations, picking and packing
  • Order Preparation Techniques
  • Information systems and technology
  • Plant Distribution

Module IV Purchases and Supply of Materials and Services

  • Introduction to purchases and supplies. Processes. Organization. The action plan
  • Demand management, forecast analysis and its methodology.
  • Purchasing and procurement management.
  • Global sourcing Evaluation, approval, selection and maintenance of suppliers.
  • Negotiation and contracting. Models and purchasing relationships.
  • Selection of suppliers.
  • Supplier Evaluation.
  • Procurement management, the procurement process as a pillar of the processes.
  • Stock Management: provisioning in industrial environments and distribution.
  • Economic aspects of the purchasing function.
  • The quality in purchases and operations.

Module V Management and Control of Operations and Logistics

  • SPCO and Systems planning and control of operations. Strategic planning
  • Tactical planning. Plan added
  • Operational Planning Master plan of operations. Materials planning. MRP
  • Integration of material planning and programming
  • Project Management and Management

Module VI Lean Logistics. Continuous Improvement Lean Logistics Certificate

  • LEAN Fundamentals
  • Value Stream Mapping VSM
  • Standardization. Learning to see
  • A3. Resolution Problems
  • Lean buying
  • Lean Warehousing
  • Lean Distribution Management / Pull System
  • Leadership. Human Organization GAPs
  • Quality

Module VII Distribution, Transportation and International Trade

  • Strategic management and international environment applied to logistics
  • International Business International commercial, logistic and financial operations
  • Global perspective of the new logistics trends
  • Customs Logistics Treasury-Customs-Importer-Exporter. Tax procedures. Trade regime Customs formalities
  • The Incoterms
  • Management optimization. Loading units
  • Concept and design of the physical distribution. Distribution channels
  • Distribution Planning
  • Efficient consumer response
  • Management and modes of transport. Ground transportation
  • Air Transport
  • Marine transport
  • Special transport Intermodal

Module VIII E-Logistics. Reverse Logistics

  • E-Logistics
  • Business logistics in the framework of the knowledge economy.
  • The transformations of logistics activities
  • Reverse Logistics:
    • Introduction
    • Reverse logistics and strategy

Module IX Master Final Project

As part of the training and throughout the course, a Master's Final Project will be carried out, which will allow to put into practice all the knowledge acquired in the CDM. During its completion, students will have the advice and tools necessary for their development.

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Fundesem's CDM has among its objectives, not only the acquisition of knowledge and decision tools, but also the development of personal skills or soft-skills.

  • Professional application days. In order to enrich student learning, be up to date with the latest business news and know the latest trends in the job search.
  • Strategies for effective communication. The objective of this workshop is to learn to communicate to achieve the objectives we want. Developing a good communication strategy allows you to communicate effectively.
  • Visits to companies. Very useful to bring business reality to students. The visits give students the opportunity to make contact with people, processes and business realities that provide them with updated knowledge and allows them to know the application of their career in professional practical life.
  • Development of managerial talent. The FBS methodology allows students to develop managerial skills and abilities, addressing real business problems. This methodology favors teamwork for the resolution of cases, integration and enrichment with the contributions and experiences of colleagues.
  • Networking Relationships with teachers and classmates are essential to start developing a career within any sector.

Admission process

  1. Registration
    Enroll through our website.
  2. Revision
    Our academic team reviews your profile and the material provided.
  3. Personal interview
    Upon receiving all the above information, we will call you to a personal interview.
  4. Resolution
    The academic committee evaluates the application and makes a decision.
  5. Admission
    The resolution of the Admissions Committee is communicated.

Professional careers

Professional orientation

If you have finished your studies and are looking for your first job, or a new job, and you want to grow professionally, we offer you an advisory service to increase your employability and market positioning.

Entrepreneur Orientation

From the Department, we offer differentiated services, in order to provide the tools and opportunities necessary to undertake.

Mentoring & professional coaching

If you are in a transition stage or are looking for a professional change, we will help you improve your skills, abilities and knowledge. Our goal is to accompany you in the different stages of your career so that you make your professional wishes come true.

Legal guidance

If you need a labor legal advice, from the department, we offer a personalized and face-to-face service, whose purpose is to provide you with a first guidance advice on the possible problems that arise in the professional field.


Fundesem offers the possibility of 100% financing with exclusive conditions for our students.


Fundesem has a scholarship system to facilitate access to the CDM for all students who need it.

  • Scholarships for the unemployed
  • Scholarships for academic excellence
  • Community Scholarship - Alumni
  • International Diversity Scholarships
  • Scholarships for financial aid

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