MIT Global SCALE Network Comparison Chart of Residential Programs

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Comparison of Residential Programs

DEGREE or CERTIFICATE

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

Master of Engineering in Logistics awarded by MIT (degree); Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network

 

Master of Engineering in Logistics & Supply Chain Management awarded by the University of Zaragoza; Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network

 

Master of Science in Supply Chain Management awarded by MISI; Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network

 

Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network

 

Master of Business Administration awarded by Ningbo University; Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network

 

Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network

LOCATION

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

MIT CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS (MIT CTL)

MIT Campus, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

 

ZARAGOZA LOGISTICS CENTER (ZLC)

ZLC Campus, Zaragoza, Spain

 

MALAYSIA INSTITUTE FOR SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION (MISI)

Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

 

LUXEMBOURG CENTRE FOR LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (LCL)

University of Luxembourg (Limpertsberg Campus)

 

NINGBO SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION INSTITUTE (NSCIIC)

Ningbo, China

 

MIT CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS (MIT CTL)

MIT Campus, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA; 


1 week trek to an international location.
 
3 weeks at MIT Campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
 
3 weeks at MIT Campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
 
3 weeks at MIT Campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
 
3 weeks at MIT Campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
   

CALENDAR

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

August - May

(10 months)

 

August - May

(10 months)

 

August - May

(10 months)

 

September - June

(10 months)

 

2 year program

 

3 weeks in July at MIT, 3 weeks in January at MIT, other activities while at home university

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

All programs are conducted in English

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

90 MIT credits

 

68 ZLC credits (equivalent to ECTS credits)

 

48 MISI credits

 

60 ECTS credits

 

45 Ningbo Uniiversity credits

 

No credits

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

Curriculum emphasizes analytical problem solving, leadership, and communication skills. Students must complete core and elective coursework, a master's thesis, and participate in the International Exchange during January. Students complete four major phases: Orientation (basic analytical skills), Fall Semester (fundamental theory), IAP (theory into practice), and Spring Semester (strategy and specialization).

 

 

 

 

Curriculum emphasizes analytical problem solving, leadership, and communication skills. Students must complete core and elective coursework, a master’s thesis, and participate in the International Exchange during January of the second year. Students complete four major phases: course studies, IAP, internship and dissertation.

 

Curriculum during the July session emphasizes core supply chain concepts in logistic system design, information systems, supply chain technology, demand management and supply chain strategy. During the January session, curriculum emphasizes leadership, team work, system dynamics and global supply chain strategy. All topics will be covered by a combination of lectures, workshops, case studies, and group projects.

 

CORE COURSES

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA
  • Analytical Methods
  • Logistics Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Finance, Economics, Accounting
  • System Dynamics
  • Strategy Case
  • Studies in Logistics & SCM
  • Know Thyself and Know Thy Team Leadership Workshops
  • Graduate Technical Writing Workshop
  • Graduate Research Thesis
 
  • Analytical Methods
  • Logistics Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Financial Systems
  • System Dynamics
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Supply Chain Network Design
  • Supply Chain Leadership
  • Graduate Technical Writing Workshop
  • Graduate Research Thesis
 
  • Analytical Methods
  • Logistics Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Financial Systems
  • System Dynamics
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Supply Chain Network Design
  • Supply Chain Leadership
  • Graduate Research Thesis
 
  •  Analytical Methods
  • Logistics Management
  • Process Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Information Systems
  • Finance Analysis
  • Supply Chain Leadership
  • Graduate Technical Writing Workshop
  • Graduate Research Thesis

 

 
  • Business Writing for Supply Chain Management
  • System Dynamics
  • Datebase, Internet and Systems Integration Technologies
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Analytical Methods for Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics Systems
  • Case Studies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Introduction to Supply Chain Leadership
  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Leadership
  • Supply Chain Software
  • Economics for Business Decision
 
  • Team Building
  • Supply Chain Simulation Game
  • Finance for Supply Chain
  • Contracts and Auctions in Supply Chain
  • Advanced Transportation
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Sustainable Logistics
  • Scenario Planning for Supply Chain
  • Urban Logistics
  • Latin American Logistics
  • Multiple Case Studies

ELECTIVE COURSES

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

Access to a wide variety of courses across MIT Schools (Engineering, Sloan, etc.); cross-registration with Harvard

 

A variety of courses designed specifically for the ZLOG program, reflecting the expertise of the permanent and adjunct faculty

 

A variety of courses reflecting the expertise of the permanent and adjunct faculty

 

Access to a wide variety of courses designed specifically for the LCL programs, e.g., strategy or case study courses, as well as graduate-level courses across University of Luxembourg (Law, Finance, Engineering)

 

A variety of courses reflecting the expertise off the permanent and adjunct faculty.

 

None

 

CAREER SERVICES

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

The SCM program has a full time staff person dedicated to bringing in companies for interviews and helping the students find excellent jobs. Students can also access MIT Career Services and the CareerBridge.

 

The ZLOG program has a full time staff person dedicated to bringing in companies for interviews and helping the students find excellent jobs.

 

The MSCM program has a full time staff person dedicated to bringing in companies for interviews and helping the students find excellent jobs.

 

The LSCM program has a team dedicated to bringing in companies for interviews and helping the students find excellent jobs.

 

The NSCIIC MNSCM program has a full time satff person dedicated to bringing in companies for interviews and helping the students find excellent jobs.

 

None

ALUMNI RELATIONS

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

Member of the MIT Alumni Association. Full participation in all MIT CTL alumni activities.

 

Associate member status in the MIT Alumni Association. 

Full participation in all MIT CTL alumni activities.

ZLC Alumni Club.

 

Associate member status in the MIT Alumni Association. 

Full participation in all MIT CTL alumni activities.

 

Associate member status in the MIT Alumni Association.

Full participation in all MIT CTL alumni activities.

Full member status in the University of Luxembourg Alumni association of Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance.

 

Associate member status in the MIT Alumni Association.

Full participation in all MIT CTL alumni activities

 

Full participation in all MIT SCALE alumni activities.

 

PROGRAM COST

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

Tuition: 2016/2017 academic year is $67,938 plus student life fee, medical insurance, and living expenses.

Currently, a budget of $2,600 per month for living expenses is recommended for single students.

 

Tuition: 2016/2017 academic year is €24,000 ($26,800) plus medical insurance and living expenses.

Currently a budget of €600 ($650) per month for living expenses is recommended for single students.

 

Tuition: 2016/2016 academic year is RM 85,000 ($21,000) plus medical insurance, living expenses, student visa RM 450 ($111).

Currently a budget of RM 1,500-2,000 ($371-$495) per month for living expenses is recommended for single students.

 

Tuition: 2016/2017 academic year is €24,000 plus medical insurance and living expenses.

Currently a budget of €1000 per month for living expenses is recommended for single students.

 

Tuition: RMB 168,000 for 2017 intake including the airfare for a round trip of Ningbo-Boston excluding textbook and living expenses.

Currently a budget of RMB 5,000 per month for living expenses is recommendedd for single student.

 

 

Tuition: 2015/2016 academic year is $7,950 plus medical insurance, textbooks, travel and living expenses for six weeks in Boston.

Currently a budget of $5,000, plus airfare, is recommended.

 

FINANCIAL AID

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

MIT CTL offers a limited number of fellowships. Students are also eligible for grants and fellowships from MIT. Because of the intensive courseload, students are not eligible for research or teaching assistantships. Many domestic students depend on federal student loans - and international students seek out student loans from private lenders, such as local banks.

 

ZLC offers various full and partial scholarships. ZLC has negotiated with banks a guaranteed loan available to all students who are admitted to the ZLOG Program. This loan is applicable only for tuition (up to 80%) excluding the €2,000 ($2,240) non refundable deposit.

 

MISI will offer full and partial scholarships. Bank loans may be available to all applicants who have received a written confirmation of acceptance to the program. This loan is applicable only for tuition minus the RM 5,000 ($1,240) non refundable deposit.

 

LSCM offers various full and partial scholarships. A financial contribution by the government of Luxembourg for students in university education is available for qualified students.

 

Full and half scholarship will be awarded to limited number of outstanding and excellent applicants and students.

 

 

A limited number of partial tuition waivers are available to qualified students.

APPLICANT PROFILE

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

Programs designed for students who have several years of work experience, good quantitative skills, and who have already taken some college-level calculus, algebra, economics, and probability /statistics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

GCLOG is designed for students enrolled in approved graduate degree programs in Latin America with relevant academic and professional track record.

 

ADMISSION COMPARISON CHART

APPLICATION PROCESS

USA     SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

To apply you must submit your application form online. Additional materials must be submitted to the Admissions Office.

 

 

 

To apply you must submit your application apply directly by email to the LCL: lscm.uni.lu 

Additional materials must be submitted to the Admissions Office as a second step.



Application materials:

  • ID copy
  • Detailed resume
  • 1 page motivation letter
  • Grades transcripts and diploma copies (pdfs)
  • Names and contact details of your references
 

Chinese mailand applicants will apply according to the rules and processes required by the Ministry of Education. Starting from registration online in Oct. and on-site verification in Nov. , written exam in Dec. and interview in March or before the written exam, qualified applicants will be enrolled in Sept. 2017 

International applicants will apply directly to NSCIIC or SCALE Global Network.

 

To apply you must submit your application form online.

APPLICATION MATERIALS 

May be shared across institutions. Submit to each institution.

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • TOEFL or IELTS
  • Current Resume or CV
  • Official university transcripts of all previous institutions attended (Undergraduate & Graduate)
  • 3 Letters of recommendation (using SCM form)
  • Application video
  • Application form, Statement of Objectives, Essays

 

 

 

 

Varied among Chinese mainland, and international applicants.

 
  • Current Resume or CV
  • Transcripts of home academic program
  • Letter of recommendation from director of current masters program
  • Letter from home university stating the student's ranking within class
  • Application video
  • Application form, Statement of Objectives, Essay

APPLICATION FEE

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

Application fee $75

 

No Application fee

 

No Application fee

 

No Application fee

 

No Application fee

 

No Application fee

DEADLINES

USA   SPAIN   MALAYSIA   LUXEMBOURG   CHINA   LATIN AMERICA

Three rounds: Fall, early and late Spring.

  • First Round: Nov 15, 2016
  • Second Round: Feb 1, 2017
  • Third Round: Apr 1, 2017

 

 

 

 

One year in advance for Chinese mainland applicants and rolling addmissions for international applicants.

 

Mid September to Mid February. Rolling admissions.

 


 

Comparison of Blended Programs

 

DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE for BLENDED PROGRAMs

USA   SPAIN
Master of Engineering in Logistics awarded by MIT (degree); Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network   Master of Engineering in Logistics & Supply Chain Management awarded by the University of Zaragoza; Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network

LOCATION FOR BLENDED PROGRAMS

USA   SPAIN

MIT CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS (MIT CTL)

MIT Campus, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

 

ZARAGOZA LOGISTICS CENTER (ZLC)

ZLC Campus, Zaragoza, Spain


3 weeks at MIT Campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

CALENDAR FOR BLENDED PROGRAMS

USA & SPAIN    

January - May (5 months)

 

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION FOR BLENDED PROGRAMS

USA & SPAIN    

All programs are conducted in English

 

CREDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR BLENDED PROGRAMS

USA & SPAIN    

Must Complete the MITx MicroMasters Credential

 

CORE COURSES FOR BLENDED PROGRAMS

USA   SPAIN
  • Leading Global Teams
  • Business Writing for Supply Chain Management 
  • Thesis Writing for Supply Chain Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Case Studies in Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Strategy
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Management Accounting and Control
 
  • Leading Global Teams
  • Advanced Topics
  • Logistics Facilities & Operations
  • System Dynamics
  • Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Elective 1 (obligatory)
  • Elective 2 (obligatory)
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Spanish culture
  • Advanced Topics
  • Writing Seminar
  • Capstone project

PROGRAM COST FOR BLENDED PROGRAMS

USA   SPAIN

$42,553

Plus student life fee ($156), medical insurance ($1,400), and living expenses.

 

17.700€

(10900€ Academic Fees and 6900€ Other Tuition Costs) plus living expenses. 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR BLENDED PROGRAMS

USA & SPAIN    

To apply you must submit your application form online. Additional materials must be submitted to the Admissions Office.

APPLICATION MATERIALS FOR BLENDED PROGRAMS

MAY BE SHARED ACROSS INSTITUTIONS. SUBMIT TO EACH INSTITUTION.

USA & SPAIN    
For the Blended SCM Master's Program, the admissions committee will review the following items:
  • Performance in the five online courses (SC0x, 1x, 2x, 3x, 4x) and the comprehensive final exam
  • Undergraduate transcript to confirm bachelor’s degree
  • IELTS/TOEFL from non-English-speaking nations
  • Written description of research project proposal 
  • Video statement of research interests
  • Resume to review at least two years of work experience and any awards or commendations
  • Letters of Recommendation (2)
  • Research Project --- SCMb applicants will need to create a two-page description of their proposed Research Project.

APPLICATION Deadlines FOR BLENDED PROGRAMS

USA & SPAIN    
  • Applications opens: April 1, 2017
  • Applications due: June 15, 2017