Master's Degree in Logistics. Department of Supply Chain Management and Logistics. Faculty of Management and Economics. Technological Educational Institute of Central Macedonia.


Upon completing the courses of the programme, the learners shall acquire the necessary knowledge (what is expected of them to know), the skills (what is expected of them to understand) and competences (what is expected of them to apply) in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Specifically, they will:
- acquire the necessary theoretical and laboratory training which shall lead to their scientific specialisation on a wide range of core studies, in the field of Logistics;
- understand the importance of Logistics and Supply Chain Management for business entities of the private or public sector, or for construction / processing or service entities;
- have the necessary knowledge regarding the main elements and operations of the supply chain, and specifically customer service, supplies, production support, transports and distributions, management of stock, storage, and green supply chains;
- identify the objectives and the critical success factors of the supply chain management;

- understand the current developments in the field of logistics and supply chain management;
- familiarise with the new and emerging concepts in the Supply Chain;
- understand the option of using standards for taking decisions regarding business problems of the Supply Chain Management;
- understand the importance of modern Supply Management and the effect of its effective operation in the increase of company profits and competitiveness;
- understand the various methods for commercial transports;
- understand the critical importance of the rational organisation, programming and control of inventories and procedures for storage, and for improving the competitiveness of the commercial and productive businesses;
- understand the basic operations and the role of the technologies and IT systems for the support of the design, execution, monitoring, and control of the operations of the Supply Chain;
- understand the importance of completing business procedures and Supply Chain procedures by adopting ERP, CRM and SCM IT systems;
- understand every parameter related to the operations of a supply chain, with special emphasis on the various cost elements created;

- promote the science of the Logistics and Supply Chain Management through their participation in research programmes and activities;
- apply the various stages of the purchase procedure and understand the different approach followed for purchasing materials, equipment, and services, domestically or from abroad, both in the private and in the public sector;
- successfully apply suitable quantitative methods in applications relevant to stock management;
- use and apply the techniques and tools of Quality Management with regard to issues of the Supply Chain;
- apply integrated and specialised business IT Systems in support of the decision taking procedure and for the digital execution of the procedures of the Supply Chain Management;
- resolve business problems related to the management of the supply chain, using specialised software applications.

Further Information

The suggested Postgraduate Programme aims to provide postgraduate students with advanced knowledge on the scientific fields of the Science of Logistics that refer to the Management of Logistics and Supply Chain for businesses and organisations.
Specifically, the postgraduate programme has the following objectives:
- Quality education of scientists, who shall be able to undertake positions related to the logistics system of businesses and organisations.
- Development and promotion of research in every field related to the Science of Logistics.

The purpose of the suggested postgraduate programme is the quality theoretical and practical education that will lead to the specialisation of scientists coming from a wide range of basic studies, in the field of Logistics. The graduates of the postgraduate programme are expected to work in administrative positions of the Logistics and Supply Chain system in every level of a business and organisation, in business entities of the private or public sector, whether these are active in the field of constructions / processing, or in the field of services.

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications that belong to this type may work either as self-employed or in positions of responsibility in companies and organizations in the private or in the public sector.


Access to this type of qualification have those who hold a Bachelor Degree (level 6). The selection of graduate students is mainly based on the following criteria: the overall grade of the Bachelor Degree, the grades in undergraduate courses that are relevant with the subjects of the Master’s program, the performance in thesis, where is foreseen at the undergraduate level and any research activity of the candidate. The detailed application of the above mentioned criteria, the definition of additional criteria or the conducting of examinations and interviews, the results of which are taken into account in the selection, are determined by decision of the relevant Department.
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.