Business Process Control and Supply Chain Management, Master Programme

Frontiers in Management Accounting & Process-based Control 120 credits

Welcome to a specialised programme that delves into the heart of business and management control. This management master programme offers a profound exploration of efficiency, coordination, and strategic influence within the global business landscape, with a specific emphasis on business and management control.

This programme offers a unique opportunity to gain expertise in management accounting, financial control, and strategic decision-making, equipping you with the skills to make informed and impactful contributions to organisations.

Central to this programme is the pursuit of efficiency and excellence within organisations, driven by the imperatives of value creation in a highly competitive business environment. You will explore advanced management accounting systems, financial control, performance measurement, and strategies for management control.

This specialisation in business and management control commences with a dynamic first semester, featuring courses such as Contemporary Perspectives on Management Accounting and Advanced Economic Analysis, Information Systems & Risk Management. These courses provide a solid foundation and equip you with the knowledge and skills to design, implement and work with modern management accounting systems effectively.

As you progress, you will study integration of supply chains, the design of process-based control models and inter-organisational management accounting, research methodology and e-business management. The programme will end with the completion of a master's thesis, enabling you to explore an area of interest in-depth and make a meaningful contribution to the field. It is possible to graduate with a general master’s degree after one year. 

The entire programme is conducted in English, drawing students from around the world to create a diverse and stimulating academic environment.

This two-year programme is composed by the two fields of logistics and supply chain management as well as management accounting, a combination that is unique of its kind.

The other programme specialisation Frontiers in Logistics & Supply Chain Management.

Career

Upon graduation, you will find yourself well-prepared for a broad spectrum of career opportunities, both nationally and internationally. In today's competitive job market, businesses seek professionals who can take on influential roles in shaping and controlling business processes, offering proactive, strategic insights.

This programme not only primes you for a professional career but also lays the groundwork for those with aspirations in academia or advanced research within the realm of Business and Management Control.

Some relevant job titles of alumni students and in the business life are Business Process Developer, Business Development Planner, Business Controller, and Management Consultant.

Degree

Master of Science (120 credits) in Business and Economics with specialisation in Business Process Control and SCM, Frontiers in Management Accounting & Process-­based Control.

Main field of study: Business Administration

”The programme equips us with the knowledge to solve real-world business challenges”

Kiana i universitetsbiblioteket på Linnéuniversitetet

Kiana chose to study at Linnaeus University when she found the master’s programme Business Process Control and Supply Chain Management. The specialisation in management accounting and process-based control aligned well with her previous studies in accounting and her goal to work in business development in the future.

Independent education style

Lars Wisechern

Lars had previously studied Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Germany and was looking for a programme that would allow him to focus more on Supply Chain Management. He came across this programme, and with Linnaeus University being known as an international university, the choice was easy.

Växjö – the student city with a living campus

Just south of Växjö’s city centre you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. In Växjö, many students choose to live on campus.

Here you will have five minutes’ walking distance to friends, restaurants, lecture rooms, gym, grocery store, the University Library, nature trails, and student pubs. If you live in another part of Växjö, you can quickly get to the university by bus or bicycle.

With its 90 000 inhabitants, Växjö is one of the fastest growing cities in Sweden. Here you will find the famous Småland entrepreneurship spirit and a lot of companies, for instance within the IT industry – perfect for when you are looking for an internship position or a job. Växjö is also a picturesque city where you are always close to forests and water.

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