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The field of logisitics refers to all aspects of operations and management of the supply chain regarding the manufacturing, production, and distribution of a product. A PhD in Logistics opens many opportunities for careers in academia, research, and industry.


A PhD in Logistics program allows candidates to study extensively the theories, strategies, and logistics of supply chain management. PhD in Logistics candidates will have the opportunity to further understand the concepts of relationship and demand management, forecasting, purchasing, inventory, and assembly through studying logistical systems, research methods, supply chain technology, and transportation economics. Candidates for a PhD in Logistics degree will be expected to conduct original research that leads to a dissertation of publishable quality that makes a substantial contribution to the field of logistics and supply chain management.


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5 Results in Logistics

University of Johannesburg

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of ... [+]

The student should develop intellectual and specialized competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of logistics management principles. The student should develop research, writing and creative thinking skills in the logistics management field. The student should be able to take strategic decisions in the context of a logistics organization, or the logistics function of a company, and to analyze and assess any internal or external decision impacting the logistics function and/or profession. The student should also be able to reflect on his/her managerial decisions and applications to analyze and assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of logistics management. The thesis should constitute a reflection of knowledge and insight into the logistics management field.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
Zaragoza Logistics Center

The main aim of the PhD Program on Logistics and Supply Chain Management is to develop outstanding scholars who will pursue distinguished careers in research and educatio ... [+]

MIT Zaragoza PhD Program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The main aim of the PhD Program on Logistics and Supply Chain Management is to develop outstanding scholars who will pursue distinguished careers in research and education. Students work intensively with our faculty to create new knowledge in fields of interest such as supply chain coordination, inventory management, supply chain finance, supply chain risk management and security, and supply chain innovation.

First and second-year PhD students typically complete PhD level courses offered by the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, such as probability and stochastic processes, empirical methods, integer and dynamic programming, inventory management, and game theory. Second year PhD students spend a semester at MIT and have the opportunity of studying at other leading business and engineering schools. The dissertation typically requires two more years to complete. At the end of the second year, students must pass a comprehensive qualifying exam, when the student becomes a candidate for the PhD and focuses on dissertation research.... [-]

Spain Zaragoza
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The PhD programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. The interdis ... [+]

The world economy has been undergoing a rapid transformation from a capital-intensive age to a knowledge-based age. The entire Asia-Pacific region is endeavouring to nurture businesses to meet the challenges of this transformation. Joining the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics as a postgraduate student gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive grasp of both technological and managerial aspects of contemporary issues in this field and to make a contribution to progress in driving the world forward by improving technology management and operations management.

The PhD programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. This programme emphasizes training in original thinking and independent research. Students can design their programme of study to suit their interests and needs. The programme should cover a specialized area in industrial engineering and at least one minor area.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The PhD programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. This program ... [+]

The world economy has been undergoing a rapid transformation from a capital-intensive age to a knowledge-based age. The entire Asia-Pacific region is endeavouring to nurture businesses to meet the challenges of this transformation. Joining the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics as a postgraduate student gives you the opportunity to gain a comprehensive grasp of both technological and managerial aspects of contemporary issues in this field and to make a contribution to progress in driving the world forward by improving technology management and operations management.

The PhD programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in advanced industrial research and development, or university research and teaching. This programme emphasizes training in original thinking and independent research. Students can design their programme of study to suit their interests and needs. The programme should cover a specialized area in industrial engineering and at least one minor area.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Georgia Southern University, Department of Logistics & Supply Chain Management

The objective of the Ph.D. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is to develop scholars who generate and disseminate new knowledge by conducting high-quality research ... [+]

The objective of the Ph.D. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is to develop scholars who generate and disseminate new knowledge by conducting high-quality research and teach at the university level. The Ph.D. program is delivered via traditional course work and other research initiatives with faculty in the Parker College of Business. By retaining a residence teaching/learning model, the program capitalizes on individualized student development through constant interaction in a supportive environment of mentors and colleagues.

The program requires at least 60 credit hours, provided the student has a master’s in business from an institution accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). Students without a core understanding of major business areas may require up to an additional 18 graduate credit hours.... [-]

USA Statesboro
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus