You are a BSc/BE student enrolled at a renowned university, have profound knowledge of the English language and are studying mechanical engineering.
The minimum age to participate is 18. Students should have completed the first year of their studies.
Due to increasing competitive pressure, modern companies have to efficiently design the in-house and industry-wide planning and management of material, financial and information flows along the entire value creation chain. Students of this summer school will address the optimisation of these processes within the supply chain as well as strategy-oriented design of value added networks and chains, taking into consideration innovative supply chain management concepts. This mainly includes long-term planning, modelling and optimisation of cross-company material, goods and information flows. During the programme, students will become acquainted with methods that support companies in planning the right network structure, selecting suitable locations, design supply relations with suppliers and customers as well as between a company's own locations, capacities, production and storage facilities.
The summer school is jointly conducted by the Institute for Industrial Management (FIR) at RWTH Aachen University and Maastricht School of Management (MSM). FIR‘s research areas are service management, information management, production management and business transformation. MSM is the most international university in the Netherlands, and it strives for better global management.