PhD in Supply Chain and Procurement

ABMS Open University Of Switzerland

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PhD in Supply Chain and Procurement

ABMS Open University Of Switzerland

3 TOP UNIVERSITIES = 1 EUROPEAN DOCTORATE All students will have in addition to ABMS Switzerland Doctorate a Joint Doctorate with University of Dąbrowa Górnicza (WSB) and Taras Shevchenko National University (KNU). ABMS is certified by EFMD EOCCS, the Swiss National Quality for Education (EduQua) and ASIC UK. WSB Is a European state recognized university and KNU is a European public University founded 200 years ago and ranked among top 500 universities in the world. 3 Top European Universities = Best Virtual/Online Programme = 1 Top European Doctorate SWITZERLAND + EU + TOP RANKED 500 The PhD in Supply Chain and Procurement program is supervised by the ABMS Center for Strategic Procurement and Supply Management. It should be mentioned here that procurement management as well as the supply procedures are considered as complicated tasks considering the tough competition that is present in our surroundings. Students who pursue this qualification need to focus upon following in a comprehensive manner:

  • Business procedures
  • Configuration of products
  • Technology
  • Trends prevailing in market
  • Behavior of customers

Students are provided knowledge as well as skills that are considered as important for exploring as well as explaining complicated issues that can arise in procurement as well as supply systems in this manner they can also seek solutions for the complicated problems in a decent fashion. The course work also focuses upon various aspects related with the future of procurement as well as management of supply and these are taken as internal functions present inside an organisation. The proposals related with PhD in Supply Chain and Procurement are generally related with addressing issues that show relevance with designs, control, planning as well as consistent improvement of the supply management as well as procurement. The focus of research related proposals can be upon any of the following:

  • Outsourcing
  • Global Procurement
  • Procurement Risk Management
  • Supplier Relationship
  • Green Procurement
  • Public Procurement
  • Supplier & procurement segmentation
  • Supply Cain in the Emerging markets as well as economics
  • Evaluation of supplier, development as well as selection

There are sound career related opportunities for people who pursue this qualification. This program is equivalent to EQF (European Qualifications Framework) Level 8 - Doctorate Level. This program is equivalent to 180 ECTS How long should be my thesis? Usually from 60.000 – 100.000 words, students are allowed to have 10% less or more. Do you mention on the PhD online or distance? No. Can I use the title? We have asked the Swiss Authorities about the title, and their answer was (Students are allowed to use the title they got from the school) Is there a "Thesis Defence"? Yes, and we recommend students to do it in Switzerland however it can be done ONLINE too, you need camera and microphone. Study Language: this study program taught entirely in English. We have 4 intakes per year: January, April, July and October Is ABMS Accredited by a recognized European accreditation body? Yes, ABMS is authorized, validated, certified, accredited and an institutional member in over 50 public / private organisations.

Admission Requirements

  • Duration: 1 year study + thesis (thesis takes in average 2 years)
  • Age: Minimum age 25 years
  • Previous study: Master Degree or equivalent
  • English level: IELTS or equivalent (Only for students from non-English speaking countries or students who did not study at English speaking school)
  • Study Method: 100% Online / Distance
  • Fee:3460 Euro per Semester

Note: Study fee does not include application and reservation fee (to guarantee you a study place) of 240 Euro (onetime payment and non-refundable).

Modules:

For the PhD, your thesis is the most important part, you have to write the whole thesis about the "Supply Chain and Procurement" with one of our supervisors. The following modules you will study during the first year:

  • Global Management
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Information System Analyses
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Research Methods
  • Electronic Research Methods
  • Dynamic Websites
This school offers programs in:
  • English


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