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Logistic model to find efficiencies in time and place

In the current scenario of globalization and international competition, the Masters in Operations Management and Logistics, will provide the participant the training and tools for managing operations to meet the challenges of international logistics, all this in a world view and computer support for the formulation of models to better decision-making.

Graduates of the MSc in Operations Management and Logistics Services is a professional comprehensive, scientific management and preparation, able to formulate models, propose and implement innovative solutions or actions within a systemic and comprehensive, mathematical and statistical support necessary to achieve these ends.

First Semester

COURSE Cred. H. Theory H. Practice H. Workshop Course type PRE-REQUISITE
Organization and Management 4 4     E None
Optimization Models 4 4     E None
Purchasing Management 4 2 4   E None
Research Planning 12 3 9 9 I None
TOTAL 24          

Second Semester

COURSE Cred. H. Theory H. Practice H. Workshop Course type PRE-REQUISITE
Environmental and Safety Management 4 4     E None
Production Management 4 4     E None
Inventory Management 4 4     E None
Thesis Workshop I 12 3 9 9 I None
TOTAL 24          

Third Semester

COURSE Cred. H. Theory H. Practice H. Workshop Course type PRE-REQUISITE
Operations Management 4 4     E None
Managing the Supply Chain 4 2 4   E None
Thesis Workshop II 12 3 9 9 I None
Elective 1 4 4     E None
TOTAL 24          

Fourth Semester

COURSE Cred. H. Theory H. Practice H. Workshop Course type PRE-REQUISITE
International Logistics 4 4     E None
Quality and Logistics Costs 4 4     E None
Thesis Workshop III 12 3 9 9 I None
Elective 2 4 4     E None
TOTAL 24          
credits Total: 96

E: Course of the specialty
I: Subject of thesis research and development
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Basic designs of business organizations. The organizational structure. Types of structures that are best suited to companies. Functional organization. Matrix organization. Organization processes. Team organization. Particular organizational types. Strategy and structure. The organization chart. Plan
career. Organizational culture.

The mathematical models. Analysis and diagnosis of results. Transport algorithms, resource allocation and product mix. Programming with integer variables. Criteria for decision making under uncertainty. Criteria for decision making under risk. Proper management compensation purposes. Channel customer service. Programming projects.

ABC Classification. Analysis of value. Organization, policies and objectives. Sources of supply. Procedures. Determination of the price. Selection of suppliers. Negotiation. Vendor Rate. ISO 9000 certification in supply. E-Commerce. E-Procurement. E-Market Place. Capital goods. Government procurement. Costs.
Ratios. Cataloguing. Ethics.

Science, Research and Technology. The scientific method. Identification of problems. Objectives and strategies. Project Design Research Framework. Sources of information. Hypothesis and variables. Types of hypotheses. Designs
Research. Non-experimental design. Experimental design.

Sustainable development and competitiveness. Programs of adaptation to the environment. Environmental impact assessment. Cleaner Production. Savings and energy audits. Environmental management systems and cleaner production. Environmental indicators. Interpretation of ISO 1400. Security in the Enterprise. Psychological Safety Devices. Economic Incentives. Specific legislation. Accidents, their causes. Ideal working environment. Prevention. Occupational Hygiene. Defense System. First Aid. System monitoring and protection of plant. Design and Implementation of Risk Management.

It addresses topics such as the production system in the company, determining the capacity and location of the plant, production planning, project management of production. It also discusses tools like Just in Time (JIT), Theory of Constraints (TOC), Quality Operations, Maintenance Management, MRP.

Features. Inventory Management Techniques. Models for tracking inventory. Measures the efficiency of warehouse management. Warehouses with stochastic demand. Inventories in the distribution networks. The purchasing function. Procurement policies. Provider. Shopping at the international level.

Application of research techniques to develop the thesis. Structuring the thesis plan. Analysis techniques and data collection. Tentative Outline thesis. Approval of the thesis plan.

The production system and setting goals. Organization of operations, planning, scheduling and control, global manufacturing networks: classification, criteria, policy and planning. The production system, and setting goals. Design and process analysis, mapping tools, capacity, productivity and activity levels. Work study, processes, time and motion.

Integration with production logistics. Logistics network configuration. The value of information. Strategic distributions. Customer service. Distribution channels. Global logistics. Logistical resources. Storage and packaging. Logistics information systems. Design of the supply chain. Information systems for supply chain. Distribution strategies. Techniques for determination of distribution routes.

Collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of research results. Review outline of thesis work. Structuring and approval
Thesis draft.

International trade logistics. International physical distribution. Incoterms. Types and nature of cargo, packaging, marking and unitization. Regulatory bodies. Modes of transport. Cargo terminals, insurance, letters of credit. Importation, exportation, suspensive procedures, temporary regimes.

Characteristics of logistics costs. Logistics cost items. Distribution Costs. Costs at the point of sale. Direct Product Profit. The management of logistic quality. Analysis and quality control. Customer service. Benchmarking
quality in logistics.

Structure of the thesis. Introduction. Analysis of foundation. Method and / or procedure. Results. Conclusions and recommendations. References and annexes. Formal aspects of writing the definitive work of the thesis. Presentation and oral presentation of the thesis.

Objective of the Business Game. Team. Business Development Game. Methodology. Decisions taken in each period. Summary of data. Market distribution costs. The operating account. March oriented systematic decision making. Business decisions. How to forecast demand. How to calculate the profitability of the price variable. Final Analysis of the Business Game.
Analysis of the strategic situation.

Nonconformities in an integrated management system. Types of audit. Planning an audit. Study desk. Auditing techniques. Audit cases to be solved. Skills of an auditor. Preparation and care of nonconformities.

Stages of a project. Feasibility of a project. Supply and Demand in the market. Definition of a project. Activity matrix. Time. Costs. Network at minimal cost. CPM-PERT with open diagram. Limited resources. Elasticity. Probability of delay. Logical framework. Social Indicators. Environmental, socio-economic and institutional. Qualitative analysis of a project appraisal process. Economic analysis. Management and Control..


  • Business Strategy
  • Management Systems Audit
  • Project Management
  • Selected Topics

(4 cred.)
(4 cred.)
(4 cred.)
(4 cred.)

  • Optimization models and algorithms in transport and resource allocation.
  • Design and improvement of logistics systems.
Applicants have to submit the following documents to apply for the Masters in question
  • A photocopy of diploma, FEDAT by the home university.
  • An original certificate or photocopy FEDAT college at the University of origin. For overseas graduates, will present the proper degree validated or recognized by the ANR (National Assembly of Rectors).
  • A certified photocopy of the ID by a notary public.
  • A passport-size photos (no eyeglasses on white background).
  • Original receipt of payment for registration.
  • Sheet 1 (data of the applicant) and Sheet 2 (curriculum vitae).
  • Single copy resume documented.
  • A CD with the following scans: Bachelor's degree, Certificates of Studies 1 and 2 card, identity card, original payment voucher.
REGISTRATION concept amount
EPG Graduate School Enrollment 207-010 S/. 52.00
Graduate Tuition UPG Unit - Students Admitted 172-010 S/. 258.00
UPG Unit Graduate Tuition - Regular Students 172-010 S/. 348.00

BOARD OF EDUCATION concept Total amount
Master in Operations Management and Logistics 172-011 S/. 2700.00
Prices are stated in nuevos soles.

Payments are made in the Office of Economics at the School of Industrial Engineering, or placing deposits UNMSM Dollars in Savings Account No. 000270016684 Financial Bank on behalf of the Faculty of Industrial Engineering UNMSM

Saturday from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm (subject to change)

Industrial Engineering Faculty - Campus UNMSM
Venezuela Av 3400, Lima Fencing
Phone: (511) 619-7000 Annex 1805/1819
Yesenia Cárdenas Rojas
E-mail: yesenia.cardenas@industrial.unmsm.pe
Sahira Aguilera Osorio
E-mail: sahira.aguilera@industrial.unmsm.pe
E-mail: maestriafii@industrial.unmsm.pe
Sitio web: www.upgindustrial.edu.pe

  • Starting 2013 - I: April
  • Starting 2013 -II: August
Industrial Engineering Faculty - Campus UNMSM: Av Venezuela 3400, Lima
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