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M.Sc. in Production & Operations Management

Hector School of Engineering and Management
Program overview
20 months
Part time
Master's degree
English
Start dates
Karlsruhe
October 2021

Karlsruhe
October 2022

Karlsruhe
October 2023

Program description

M.Sc. in Production & Operations Management

The Master in Production and Operations Management (POM) enables engineers to analyze, understand, and manage operations of a manufacturing or service organization, especially in a global context. The program focuses on production processes, information technology, logistics, and human factors. Participants are qualified to optimize the efficiency of value-added processes within the operation of production and service systems.

Admission requirements

First academic degree: Bachelor, Master, Diploma, etc. (University, University of Applied Sciences, Cooperative State University) in a relevant subject, such as Engineering, Natural Sciences, Information Science or Economics. In exceptional cases other degrees may be accepted.

  • A minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience in the specific field of the Master Program
  • References are needed as evidence
  • Evidence of an adequate knowledge of the English language is required. Usually in the form of a TOEFL (at least 90 points iBT) or an equal qualification which must be checked individually.

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Program content

The master program is split into 5 Engineering Modules and 5 Management Modules, each lasting 2 weeks over a period of 15 months. The modules are followed by a master thesis written in the company and often used as an innovation project for the company.

Topics in POM:

  • Industry 4.0: Smart factories & digitalization in production (IoT)
  • Supply network management (operational/ strategic & tactical, SNP, APS, BOM)
  • Quality management: QM methods along the value chain
  • Smart manufacturing & automation with industry 4.0
  • International production & distribution networks
  • Computer science & lifecycle management for engineers
  • Virtual Engineering (from CAD Systems to CAx)
  • Operations Research: Integer/ linear/ nonlinear/ dynamic programming & finding near-optimal solutions

Tuition fees

This program is 30,000 EUR for both EU and non-EU students.

For a regular master with 4 semesters the tuition fee is 7,500 Euro (seven thousand five hundred) each semester. Differing length of studies does not increase the total tuition fee. Please note that this fee is tax-deductible.

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About this institute

HECTOR School of Engineering and Management

Welcome to the HECTOR School of Engineering & Management, the Technology Business School of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) . The HECTOR School of Engineering & Management was founded in 2005 and was named after Dr. Hans-Werner Hector, one...


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Why study at Hector School of Engineering and Management

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Germany has been ranked the #1 study abroad country in Europe (and #3 in the world) for 2020! Whether you're interested in the urban vibes of cities like Munich, Berlin, or Frankfurt or the fairy tale towns of Marburg and Freiburg, you're guaranteed a world class education at a great price!

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Stefan O., Vibracoustic
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I wanted to understand how production works and how the process from customer request to serial production can be run more efficiently. That's why I did the master's degree in Production & Operations Management at the HECTOR School in Karlsruhe. With the knowledge gained there, I built up the Vibracoustic business in China for over 4 years. At ...
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Contact info

Hector School of Engineering and Management

International Department gGmbH
Schlossplatz 19
76131 Karlsruhe
Germany

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