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MIT - ZARAGOZA

Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Take the lead!


The next stage in your career as a
supply chain professional begins now

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What is the MIT Zaragoza Master of Engineering in
Logistics and SCM?
> The program also known as ZLOG, is a high-quality, international, graduate education program that
offers a world-class supply chain degree taught in a truly global setting. Created in 2004 in collaboration
with the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, the leading University in the field, the ZLOG program prepares students to be supply chain professionals and corporate leaders.

10-month Masters Program

Alumni

> Students learn the problem solving and leader- > Over 600 supply chain professionals in the MIT
ship skills that companies seek in an increasingly Global SCALE Alumni Network which stretches
complex and dynamic marketplace.
around the globe and across all industries and gives
> ZLOG offers a high return on investment. Com- students access to the resources of MIT career
pared with an MBA program this intensive Masters services.
means less tuition and less than a year of income
Faculty
reduction.
> ZLOG has a culturally diverse faculty staff educated at some of the most prestigious universities
Ranked #1
from around the world such as Columbia, Georgia
> The program has been ranked #1 in the field of
Tech, Goethe, Harvard, Indian Institute of Technollogistics by El Mundo (the main Masters ranking
ogy, MIT, Purdue, Stanford and Saint Gallen.
in Spain) for four consecutive years.
> The faculty also have extensive industry experi> It is built upon the graduate business program in ence in the manufacturing, transportation, banking,
supply chain management at MIT, which has con- consulting and technology sectors.
sistently been ranked #1 by US News and World
Diversity
Report.

Placement

> An exceptionally low student to professor ratio


creates a superb environment for interaction.

> ZLOG students are recruited by Fortune 500


companies. 90% are hired within 3 months of grad- > 51 countries represented in the student body.
uation.
The MIT-Zaragoza program creates a unique group dynamic by combining
different professional and cultural backgrounds. The benefits of the program include the exchange course at MIT, Boston, US, and prominent career services.
This program is highly recommended both for experienced and young professionals looking to expand their vision of the modern supply chain.
Yuliya Kasirava, Belarus
Senior Demand Planner. AB-InBev, United Kingdom

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Our Alumni
Jos Ramn Quintana
Demand Planner
ROCHE

Luis Felipe Parra


Senior Network Planning Analyst
AMAZON

Roger Llevat
UNHCR

Ann Allen
Senior Consultant
DELOITTE

Carolina Ruiz
Supply Chain Worldwide Planner-Spare Parts
HP

Noelle Thomas
Global Manager - Network Design & Analytics
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

Siddharth Sharma
Senior Consultant
EY

Jessica Yip
Global Strategic Sourcing Manager
APPLE

Mark Boyonas
Program Manager-Supply ChainTransformation
DELL

Carlos Arias
Senior Consultant Operations
SIEMENS

Camilla Agostinho
Supply Technical Referent
MSF

Andrea Martnez
Cold Chain Transportation Analyst
PFIZER

Rich Swapp
Process Improvement Leader GLI
CUMMINS

Eleni Tsana
Product Commercialisation Manager
MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL

Kirsten Curtis
Vice President, Supply Chain Planning
SAFEWAY

Gustavo Rodrguez
Head of SCM EMEA
CLARIANT

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Program Structure
> ZLOG students must complete core and elective coursework, a Masters thesis, and participate in the MIT SCALE
Connect program.

A Term (Fall). Systems & Methods


Logistics Systems to understand how logistics systems be-

have (transportation network optimization, routing and scheduling with inventory consideration, capacity management, flow management principles and push/pull systems are discussed).

Inventory Systems to learn the key trade-offs involved

Supply Chain Challenge Simulation to learn how to


work as part of a team, spread across different time zones, practice basic concepts of supply chain management, such as strategy,
S&OP, risk management, collaboration, etc.
CTL hosts 3 weeks of the B Term on the MIT campus in Cambridge,
Massachusetts, USA.

in making supply chain decisions using quantitative models and


the strategic insights derived from them.

C Term (Spring). Specialization

Analytical Methods

System Dynamics to use a mixture of simulation models,


role-playing games, and case studies to develop principles for successful management of complex strategies in a dynamic world.

to think about decision problems and


become intelligent users of management science techniques and
fundamental modeling frameworks, such as math programming,
network models, queuing, and simulation.

Supply Chain Information Systems to understand specific requirements to develop logistics and SCM software on a
conceptual level, to evaluate and select systems, and to investigate
new concepts and technologies.
Financial Systems and Supply Chain Management

to link supply chain management to the systems and objectives of


the corporation, including tools and frameworks for financial and
economic analysis, activity based costing, international financial
flows, and taxation.

Probability and Statistics to reinforce the quantitative


skills needed to make good supply chain decisions: probability distributions, point estimation, statistical intervals, hypothesis testing,
ANOVA, linear regression etc.
Spanish Language Introduction to the Spanish language.

B Term (January). Leadership & Mgmt.


Supply Chain Leadership to develop team leadership skills
through seminars and workshops led by supply chain executives.

Logistics Facilities & Operations to explore technological and managerial issues involved in the design and operation of
distribution and logistics physical facilities including site visits to
logistics operations.
Supply Chain Strategy to learn how supply chain strategies
must be designed to fit with the particular requirements of various competitive environments, as well as a companys competitive
strategy.

Supply Chain Network Design to develop logistics models, gain insights on the major trade-offs encountered when designing a supply chain network.
Electives Customized courses such as Energy Risk Management, Advanced Optimization Techniques, Supply Chain Contracts
& Coordination, Project Management, Mass Customization, Retail
Supply Chain Management, Humanitarian and Public Health Supply
Chains, Freight Transportation, Manufacturing Logistics.
Advanced Topics The Advanced Topics Seminar spans several
terms, featuring elite professors who offer short, intense seminars
on advanced topics. We typically feature professors from MIT and
from leading schools in Europe.

To be schooled in supply chain is easy, but to be educated in the field via the
ZLOG program is a privilege; it not only nurtures and sharpens talents, awakens
confidence to excel whilst expanding global networks, but also opens real doors
to put that experience into practice.The ZLOG program? Outstanding.
Its that simple!
Samuel Ohene Amoah, Ghana
Supply Chain Excellence, Project & Process Specialist. Cargill, Netherlands

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Class Profile
AVERAGE AGE:

29

PREVIOUS EDUCATION

52

74%

30%

26

11

680
> YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 5
> NATIONALITIES: 51
> AVG. GMAT SCORE:

COMPANIES
HIRING OUR
ALUMNI
AB-InBev
Accenture
Amazon
Apple
AT Kearney
Beiersdorf

90%

Boeing
Cargill
Caterpillar
Clariant
Coca-Cola
Covidien
Cummins
Damco
Dell
Deloitte
Dow Agro Sciences

49%
Dupont
Ericsson
Hewlett Packard
Home Depot
Ingenico
Johnson & Johnson
Kohler
Kuehne + Nagel
Levi Strauss
Maersk
McKinsey

HIRED

of students
within
3 months of graduation

> ENGINEERING
> BUSINESS/ECONOMICS
> SCIENCE
> OTHER DISCIPLINES
> MBA/MASTER DEGREE

MSF
Niagara Bottling
Nike
Novartis
Novo Nordisk
P&G
Pemex
Pepsi Bottling
Pfizer
Roche
Safeway

Samsung
SAP
Schlumberger
Schneider Electric
Siemens
UN
Unilever

75,000 average

compensation package

The MIT-Zaragoza program offers an excellent blend of academic coursework,


industry exposure and relationship building across the supply chain world. It
opens new vistas for career progression, and fosters self-confidence for the
exciting journey ahead.
Shishir Gupta, India
Global Business Process Owner - Manage Logistics & Distribution
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Switzerland

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General Information
Dates
Mid-August to May

Admission Requirements. Apply Now!

Location

1. Application form

ZLC Campus, Zaragoza, Spain (10 months)


MIT Campus, Massachusetts, USA (3 weeks)

2. Statement of intent
3. Essay

Tuition and Fees

4. Resume

24,000 + 300

Financing
Scholarships available for students who have been
admitted to ZLOG program
www.zlc.edu.es/zlog/financial-aid/

5. Official GMAT or GRE scores (can be


waived when shown proof of excellent
quantitative skills)
6. Official TOEFL, IELTS or other similar
English test (if not a native speaker)
7. Official transcripts/diploma

Certificate
ZLOG graduates receive a Masters degree from the
University of Zaragoza and a certificate from the
MIT - Zaragoza International Logistics Program

8. Three letters of recommendation


9. Video Applycam statement
10. Video interview

Application Deadlines
Round I - November 15
Round II - February 1
Round III - April 1
Rolling Admissions after Third Round Deadline

Contact us
Zaragoza Logistics Center
Edificio Nyade 5, C/ Bari 55 (PLAZA)
50197 Zaragoza, Spain
www.zlc.edu.es/zlog
admissions@zlc.edu.es
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