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Official master’s degree in Logistics and International Trade
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Denomination

Official master's degree in Logistics and International Trade

Academic Area

Business and Economics

Length / Credits

10 months
60 ECTS

Places / Modality

30
Blended learning

Language

Bilingual

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Student profile

Graduates of Administration and Business Management, Economics, Marketing and Commercial Management, Marketing and Market Investigation, Business Sciences, Transport Sciences and Logistics.

Admission and Enrolment

Enrolment application via website, sending of the documents and formalisation of admission at the University.

Calendar and timetables

From October to July. Friday from 16.00 h to 21.00 h.

Academic Calendar

Official master's degree in LOGISTICS and INTERNATIONAL TRADE

Leadership Essentials Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)

Why study at the UAO CEU?

1. Future projection

The master’s degree in Logistics and International Trade offers a great help in order to achieve the necessary experience for the internationalisation of a business, based on the Import-Export activities and the logistic and transport operations, which allow for these to take place, applying rational and scientific criteria in the decision-making. As a specialisation in the field of business management, this master’s degree is oriented towards trade and international businesses, as well as logistical and transport operations derived from international trade, due to the importance of this market and the requirement of obtaining a global vision of the movements and flows of goods and information about imports and exports.

2. Leadership program

Leadership Essentials Center for Creative Leadership (CCL).

3. Complementary training
  • Short Sea Shipping: it includes the realisation of the Course Life Mos Numina, by the European School of SSS. It consists on the attendance to a series of lectures and conferences on board of a Ro-Ro ship, making the sea route Barcelona/Civitavecchia (Rome). The course last 4 days, it includes a visit to Rome and it is entirely taught in English.
  • IATA DGR Course C. 3: This course is taught under the master’s program and addresses regulations of air transport of dangerous goods
  • The Master’s Degree also includes the realisation of approximately 10 group visits to businesses or institutions, so that students acquire the practical view of the different modules composing the teaching programme
4. Professional development

Internships in first-level companies in the Logistics field. Job Listing at a national and international level with more than 2,300 associate businesses with internship offers in more than 20 countries.

5. Faculty

Faculty composed by experts with a wide professional experience in the logistic, transportation and international business fields, with a global and current vision in the business reality.

6. In collaboration with specialised companies

Close relationship with many logistic and international trade service companies, and among those, the Fundación ICIL stands out.

The master’s degree in Logistics and International Trade of the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU have their origin in the collaboration with the International Association in logistics, ILI Logística Internacional, an institution founded already more than 10 years ago by Port de Barcelona (the Port of Barcelona), the Area of Logistic Activities of Port de Barcelona and Foment del Treball Nacional (the national employment promotion).

7. International nature

Our students acquire the linguistic and cultural knowledge required to work anywhere in the world.

8. Grants

Additionally, this Master fulfils the requirements to be reimbursed by means of the Fundación Tripartita.

9. Employability

The average work placement rate is 95% in the postgraduate studies of the CEU.

10. Information resources

The Library Service is conceived as a support unit for study and research. Its most important objective is to meet the educative and scientific demands. It has convenient opening hours, including weekends, with the best computer equipment. In addition, the UAO CEU offers to all the University community a vast digital storage, with free access to its publications from its docent, research or institutional activities carried out by teachers, students or former students from the University.

  • Short Sea Shipping: it includes the realisation of the Course Life Mos Numina, by the European School of SSS. It consists on the attendance to a series of lectures and conferences on board of a Ro-Ro ship, making the sea route Barcelona/Civitavecchia (Rome). The course lasts 4 days, it includes a visit to Rome and it is entirely taught in English.
  • IATA DGR Course C. 3: This course is taught under the master’s program and addresses regulations of air transport of dangerous goods.
  • Leadership Essentials Course: Trains students for leadership in organisations, using the Center for Creative Leadership methodology (North Carolina, EUA).
  • In addition, for those students who wish, it will be established a teaching schedule and as well as additional tailor-made teaching programmes from Monday to Thursday afternoons (the additional costs of the teaching programmes will be established according to the specific needs of each student).
  • The Master’s Degree also includes the realisation of approximately 10 group visits to businesses or institutions, so that students acquire the practical view of the different modules composing the teaching programme.

Faculty

FACULTY

The classes of the official master's degree in Logistics and International Trade are taught by well-known experts and professionals that have a contrasted teaching and/or professional experience, and have been chosen by their renowned prestige and specialisation in the Logistics field:


Master's Degree Academic Management

Joan Ripoll
Director of the Economics and Business Management Department. Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.

jripoll@uao.es


Master's degree coordinator

Iván Roa Perera
Industrial Engineer. Director of the Training Area at ILI Logística Internacional.

iroap@uao.es


Faculty

  • Enric Ticó i Buxadós. Graduated in Law from the Universitat of Barcelona. Diploma in European Communities from the External Affairs Ministry. President of Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC), spokesperson of the Executive Committee and of the Administration Council of the Autoritat Metropolitana del Transport (ATM), president of the Spanish Federation of Freight Forwarders, FETEIA, consultant of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (National Council of Transportation) and president of the RAILGRUP Association.
  • Jaume Adrover Rigo. Diploma in Business Sciences from the University of Manchester and MBA from the ESADE Business School. General Director of Gestió i Promoció Aeroportuària, S.A. (Grupo Cámara de Comercio de Barcelona).
  • Carmen Parra Rodríguez. Graduated in Law from the Universidad de Granada. Graduated in European Law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. PhD. in Law from the Universitat de Barcelona. Teacher of International Law from the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.
  • Eleuteri Acosta Martínez. Graduated in Law from the Universitat de Barcelona. Master in International Marketing from the Institute of Superior Studies of Marketing and Business. PhD. in Business Management (DBA) IESME from the University of Maastricht.
  • Eduard Duran Pla. Graduated in the Art of Navigation and Maritime Transport from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Master in Logistics from the ICT-UPC. Manager of Logistics in Samsung Spain. General manager of Portcement S.A. Breakdown coordinator and transports expert from COMME.
  • Rufino Fernández Redondo. Máster Master in Integrated Management of Projects. Project Management from the IL3-UB and the Official School of Industrial Engineers of Catalonia. Business advisor in cost reduction of integral logistic chains and in coaching & mentoring programmes.
  • Josep Lluís del Olmo Arriaga. Graduated in Communication Sciences (Advertising and PR) from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. PhD. in Commercialisation and Market Research from the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU. Marketing teacher at the Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.
  • Antonio de la Ossa Martínez. Graduated in Law from the Universidad of Murcia. Finance State Inspector (Specialised in Customs). He has been responsible of Regional Customs of Catalonia until 2011.
  • José Luis Estrada Llaquet. Civil engineer. Fellow of the Advanced Study Program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) USA, 1988. Diploma in General Management of the Institute of Superior Studies of the Company (IESE). PhD. from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. President of Conterail S.L. Manager of Port Planification and Development in State Ports.
  • Ángel-Carlos Aibar Fragua. Graduated in Chemical Sciences from the Universitat de Barcelona. Diploma in Production Management from ESADE. Manager of Purchasing and Logistics in Grupo TOTAL España S.A.
  • Tarik R. Smith. Graduated in Environmental Sciences. Master in Environment Management and Auditing. Specialised in Project Management in the International field and the Business Culture. Member of the Project Management Institute and director of Koom Consulting.
  • Leonardo Tisminetzky Kestelboim. Chemical Technical Engineer, Master in Industrial Logistics (ICT/UPC) and in Popularisation of Science (UPF), specialised in Operations Research (UPC). Consultant and trainer in Strategic Logistics in Spain and Latin America, specialised in decision making support systems.
  • Rosa Romero Serrano. Graduated in Law from the Universitat of Barcelona. Master in Shipping Business from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Title of research competence from the Universitat de Barcelona. Lawyer specialised in transports, either in law and consulting and training aspects.
  • Felipe Botaya. PhD. in Business Management, Marketing Management from ESADE and B.S.B.A. degree, University of South Carolina, USA. Author of several publications, he has been marketing director of Nutrexpa and brand manager of Moulinex.
  • Ramón Pau. Graduated in Business Sciences from the Universitat de Barcelona. Postgraduate degree in International Trade from EADA and Technician in Exterior Trade by Foment del Treball Nacional. He has been Manager of External Trade in Banco Sabadell and in La Caixa, and currently manages his own consultant agency of external trade.
  • Miguel Ángel Dombriz. Civil engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. He has been the Manager of the Mobility Programme and Big Infrastructures of the Mobility Secretary and responsible of the Mobility Area of the Generalitat de Catalunya. He currently is the director of FGC Cargo.
  • Victor Chavigné. Industrial Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Master in Organisation and Engineering of Production and Industrial Plant Management from the UPC. Master in Business Management from ESADE.

DETAILED CV OF THE FACULTY

Careers

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who obtain the official title "official master's degree in Logistics and International Trade from the Abat Oliba CEU University" can pursue careers in the following areas:

  • Administration and Management of International Transport Operators
  • Management of International Logistics Operators (Supply Chain Management)
  • Management and administration of shipping companies (Freight Forwarder)
  • Management of International Logistics
  • Management of Import-Export
  • International Expansion Officer

Collaborators

The Abat Oliba CEU University has a close relationship with a great number of Logistic and International Trade Companies, who recognise the excellence of the official master's degree in Logistics and International Trade and which directly benefit of the graduates of this master. The following are some of the main collaborators of this master's degree:

 

Prices and scholarships

TOTAL PRICE

€6,495

PAYMENT METHODS

Once you have made a reservation, the payment of the rest of the registration fee can be carried out in one of the following methods:

Single payment

This method involves a 3% discount on the enrolment fees.

Instalment payment

50% at the time of enrolment and 50% in January.

Monthly payment

10 instalments with special financing at 0% interest with Banc Sabadell (Check opening charges).

Other payment methods

With Banco Santander, "la Caixa", Catalunya Caixa, BBVA and Banc Sabadell. This method also involves a 3% discount on the enrolment fees.

MORE INFORMATION

Postgraduate and University Extension
Bellesguard, 30. 08022 Barcelona
Tel. +34 932 53 72 00
masters@uao.es

Quality and regulations

ADMISSION PROFILE

Students wishing to apply for the official master’s degree in Logistics and International Trade must have a Spanish degree or advanced course (general degree, degree or honours degree) or a foreign degree (equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree  in the Anglo-Saxon system).

This profile includes:

  • Graduates of Administration and Business Management, Economics, Marketing and Commercial Management, Marketing and Market Investigation, Business Sciences, Transport Sciences and Logistics.
  • Engineers of any expertise.
  • Graduates or similar in other academic fields with accredited work experience in the fields of Trade and Logistics.

Previous experience in the field of logistics and international trade is not required for this programme.

OBJECTIVES

The master’s degree in Logistics and International Trade has the main goal of training professional experts in logistics, transport and international commerce, so that they are capable of leading the management of supply chains and their logistics, as well as optimising the use of transports minimising deadlines, costs and the environmental impact, and leading projects of business internationalisation.

Other specific learning objectives derived from this one are:

  • Identifying the international supply chains at global, continental and regional level.
  • Preparing for the functions of control, management and direction of a logistic chain and its integrated processes and subprocesses, as well as the transport operations associated to it.
  • Preparing for negotiation and hiring processes of transport and logistics in an optimal way, accomplishing the expected profitability criteria.
  • Knowing the technical and operational aspects of each transport method and their operators at a global, continental, regional and local level.
  • Knowing the functionality and characteristics of the supporting infrastructures to transport and logistics, as well as the main logistic-port nodes.
  • Knowing and understanding the new international markets and the flow of goods that they generate, as well as detecting the business opportunities related to any field of the business activity.
  • Preparing for the design, the development and the implementation of projects of business internationalisation.
  • Analysing the “country risk” and “security” in the supply chains, to establish new international businesses.
  • Knowing all the elements that take part in the international traffic operations, import and export, as well as the documentation that accompanies and certifies each process.
  • Applying the Social Corporate Responsibility in all activities, both own activities and the ones from suppliers and customers.

Courses on master’s degree in Logistics and International Commerce are designed to provide a comprehensive and systematised knowledge of the techniques that are used in the logistic field.