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Master Program (M.Sc.)

The two-year MMM program at the University of Mannheim includes a variety of operations-related courses that students can choose from – to learn about state-of-the-art operations concepts, to enhance their analytical skills, and finally, to make better managerial decisions as responsible leaders – in order to gain competitve advantage and achieve strategic fit in a sustainable way in line with our mission.

To specialize in Operations and Supply Chain Management as part of the MMM, check our course offering. Courses across the four chairs can be very flexibly combined.

    • List of all Master Courses in the OM Area

      Course Number and nameCreditsDetailsSemester offered
      CC 501 – Decision Analysis6DetailsSpring & Fall
      OPM 501 – Logistics Management6

      Details

      Fall
      OPM 502 – Inventory Management6

      Details

      Fall
      OPM 503 – Transportation I / Verkehrsbetriebslehre I4

      Details

      Spring
      OPM 504 – Transportation II4

      Details

      Fall
      OPM 510 – Sustainable Operations4DetailsSpring
      OPM 511 – Management of Technology for Sustainability4DetailsSpring
      OPM 544 – Demand-Driven Adaptive Supply Chain Management4

      Details

      Fall
      OPM 560 – Business Analytics: Introduction to Operations Analytics with Python6DetailsFall
      OPM 561 – Production Management: Lean Approaches and Variability4DetailsFall
      OPM 581 – Service Operations Management6

      Details

      Fall
      OPM 582 – Case Studies in Operations Management (Focus Theme in HWS 24: Unlocking the Power of AI)6DetailsSpring & Fall
      OPM 591 – Strategic Procurement6

      Details

      Fall
      OPM 593 – Negotiation [EMT]4DetailsFall
      OPM 597 – Next Generation Procurement4DetailsFall
      OPM 601 – Supply Chain Management6

      Details

      Spring
      OPM 661 – Business Analytics: Robust Planning in Stochastic Systems8DetailsSpring
      OPM 662 – Business Analytics: Modeling and Optimization8DetailsSpring
      OPM 682 – Revenue Management6

      Details

      Spring
      OPM 691 – Supply Risk Management4

      Details

      Fall
      OPM 692 – Strategic Sourcing6

      Details

      Spring
      OPM 693 – Sourcing Excellence [GIC]6DetailsFall
      OPM 701 – Research Seminar Supply Chain Management6

      Details

      Spring & Fall
      OPM 702 – Master Colloquium Supply Chain Management- Spring & Fall
      OPM 761 – Research Seminar Production Management6DetailsSpring & Fall
      OPM 762 – Master Colloquium Production Management-DetailsSpring & Fall
      OPM 763 – Basics of scientific writing for final theses-DetailsSpring & Fall
      OPM 765 – Introduction to scientific writing and presentation of term papers-DetailsSpring & Fall
      OPM 781 – Research Seminar Service Operations Management6

      Details

      Spring & Fall
      OPM 782 – Master Colloquium Service Operations Management-

      Details

      Spring & Fall
      OPM 783 – Analytics Lab for Thesis Work-

      Details

      Spring & Fall
      OPM 790 – Master Colloquium Procurement-

      Details

      Spring & Fall
      OPM 791 – Research Seminar Procurement6

      Details

      Fall
      OPM 792 – Applied Seminar Procurement6

      Details

      Spring
      Master Thesis in Supply Chain Management24

      Details

      Any time
      Master Thesis in Production24

      Details

      Any time
      Master Thesis in Service Operations Management24

      Details

      Any time
      Master Thesis in Procurement24

      Details

      Any time
    • Target Job Profiles

      With a broad mix of management concepts and state-of-the-art analytics content, our course programme prepares students for a variety of potential target jobs, such as

      • Management functions in organizations (with a focus on OM/SCM up to the COO or also general management functions for which an understanding of operations is useful);
      • General Management Consulting;
      • Operations Consulting in Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Service Operations, Procurement, Product Development, Project Portfolio Selection, Sustainability, etc. (see e.g. McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Kearney);
      • A doctorate in Operations and Supply Chain Management.
    • Master Introduction Session

      Are you interested in analytics-oriented, practice-driven approaches for making better managerial decisions along the entire supply chain – including logistics, production, service operations, and procurement? Then, check out the presentation slides from our last information session on the MMM course offering. If you have any questions or need further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.