Logistics and Strategic Management*

*subject to accreditation by AQ Austria

Consumers and companies take it for granted that the right product will be available at the right location and time, and that quality and price will be right as well. Behind the scenes, complex processes are planned, operated and monitored by logistics managers. Current and future success in logistics depend on making strategic decisions to optimally exploit the opportunities of digital transformation. This practically oriented degree programme in the fields of logistics, supply chain management, transport and traffic prepares you for this exciting task. At its core, this business science education focuses on the interplay between human, technology and organisation to improve local and global logistics and supply chain processes.

Focal points:

  • logistics management
  • strategic management
  • digital transformation
  • sustainable value chains

Our graduates are able to:

  • develop, plan, manage and monitor processes in procurement, production, distribution and waste management logistics
  • conceptualize, plan, manage and monitor the flow of goods, information and money along the entire supply chain
  • develop, plan, manage and monitor processes and services in transport and traffic
  • analyse logistics processes and services regarding their digital transformation potential and refine them innovatively
  • extrapolate requirements for sustainably optimising or newly designing value chains, and further develop existing as well as new business models
  • recognise current trends in business and society, assess their challenges and potential for the logistics sector, and leverage them to make evidence-based strategic decisions
  • create sustainability-oriented innovation strategies, and plan, initiate and manage the related change processes needed

Our graduates work in the following fields:

  • logistics services providers
  • transport companies
  • companies in the fields of industry, trade and commerce in need of logistics and SCM expertise
  • companies in the field of digital logistics platforms and e-commerce
  • consulting and software companies with focus on logistics, SCM, transport and traffic
  • public institutions as well as NPOs in the fields of logistics, SCM, transport and traffic
  • pertinent research and education institutions
  • pertinent self-employment

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The programme at a glance

Degree

Master of Arts in Business, MA

Admission procedure

  • written application
  • online test with single-choice questions on logistics (preparatory script in download area) as well as logic and general knowledge
  • interview

Application period for EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 15 May

Application period for non-EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 30 April

Language of instruction

German

Programme duration I Contact hours

Three semesters I Three weekday evenings and Saturdays (daytime)

Tuition fee

€ 363.36 per semester (+ € 20.70 student´s union fee)

Admission requirements

  • secondary school-leaving certificate or equivalent
  • completion of a pertinent degree programme (at least bachelor level) in Austria or abroad, proof of pertinence by a total of 20 ECTS points in the areas of “logistics” and/or “business and management”
  • language proficiency in English at level B2 and German at level C1 (for applicants whose native language is not German)

Up to a maximum of 10 ECTS points, proof of pertinence may optionally be provided by pertinent professional training with certification requirement or pertinent occupation (minimum three years with close connection to logistics or strategic management and corresponding budget and human resources responsibility as well as reporting duties).

Our bridging courses enable you to acquire necessary ECTS.
> Link to bridging courses

<p>Portrait Waltraud Bieringer</p>

Waltraud Bieringer

Mail: waltraud.bieringer@fh-vie.ac.at

Tel.: +43 1 720 12 86-61

Coordination of the study programme

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    Language German
    Curriculum PT
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    Language German
    Curriculum PT
    Semester 3 WS
    icoming yes
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    Language German
    Curriculum PT
    Semester 3 WS
    icoming yes
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    Language German
    Curriculum PT
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    Language German
    Curriculum PT
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    Language German
    Curriculum PT
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