Karin Stalenhoef_alumna Supply Chain Management

Alumna Supply Chain Management Karin Stalenhoef

now Manager Procurement Operations at Vanderlande Industries

Supply Chain Management

1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

Become an expert in designing, implementing, and managing competitive supply chain processes within and across organizational boundaries. As a supply chain manager or consultant, you take the collaboration with suppliers and distribution partners to the next level by optimizing and integrating key processes such as production/operations, purchasing, and distribution.

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Program and courses 

Global and local perspectives on supply chain issues, facilitated by international teachers and emphasized by the contrasting ideas of your international classmates.

  • Strongly focused on real-world application with tutorials and guest lectures by prominent industry representatives, practice related group assignments, and the possibility to do an internship as part of your Master’s thesis.
  • Excellent balance between theory, methods and practice. Besides theory, the program is strongly focused on career development and the development of soft-skills. 
  • Opportunity to pursue a double degree in collaboration with one of our foreign partner universities.
  • In the first semester of the regular program, you can also apply for the following additional advanced programs:
    * The Extended Master's Program, which adds a half year traineeship to the regular Master's program.
    * The QTEM network program, which adds an additional year to the program which you spend at a QTEM partner university and corporate partner.

Typical courses are:

  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Supply Chain Design & Planning
  • Sustainable Supply Management             

More on the program and courses

  • Jordi - Supply Chain Management


    Master's student

    "In the course Supply Chain Modelling we learn how to understand system dynamics interrelations by real-world cases. These cases are big and challenging, just like they are in practice."

  • Marenne


    Master’s student

    "For my Master's thesis I joined a research project whereby I came in contact with students of Law, Social Psychology, and Econometrics, who look at the problems from different angles. I learned a lot from that."

    Read Marenne's story

  • Thomas - Supply Chain Management


    Master's student

    "So far I really like the program, especially due to the balanced combination of theory and practical cases."

Career prospects

Become a manager, specialist or consultant in logistics, quality management, or purchasing management within manufacturing or service organizations in the profit or non-profit sector.

Some examples of our graduates' first jobs:

  • Supply Chain Management Trainee at Unilever
  • Logistics Supplier Manager at ASML Holding
  • Supply Chain Planner at BMW Group

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 3.37
  • 85% would recommend the program to friends, family and colleagues
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: €3,372

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2021 | n=28

More on your career prospects

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Application and admission

This Master’s program starts:

End of August and End of January

Best preparatory programs:

  • Business Administration (previously Business Economics, in Dutch: Bedrijfseconomie)
  • International Business Administration
  • Economics and Information Management

Pre-Master’s program:

Open to both Research University students and students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO). 

Tuition fees and scholarships

International students find all information about tuition fees and scholarships here.

Interested in this Master’s program?

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More information on this Master's program

Download the brochure with information on program content, admission requirements, career prospects, housing and immigration matters, and student life in Tilburg. Throughout the year you can take part in various types of events: on-campus, abroad or online.

Interested in the MSc Supply Chain Management?

Check your eligibility and the deadlines for application