Università della Svizzera italiana

Università della Svizzera italiana


The Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management is an part-time executive program intended for professionals in the humanitarian sector interested in advancing their managerial, analytical and decision making skills. First of its kind, the program was launched in 2009 at the University of Lugano, Switzerland. Classes are taught in English over two years.

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Corsi consigliati

  • Master
  • Blended a Lugano (Svizzera)
  • 2 Anni

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The Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) was founded in 1996. As a public institution, it is part of the Swiss university system that comprises nine cantonal universities and two Federal Institutes of Technology. Today, USI comprises four faculties – Economics, Communication Sciences and Informatics in Lugano, and Architecture in Mendrisio – and has a total student population of over 2,500 from 35 different countries, and a teaching staff of 450 professors and assistants. Benefiting from a unique geographic and cultural location, USI is a distinguished multilingual and multicultural university with a broad international outlook. It has established partnerships with a number of other universities in Europe. Unique to USI are its small classes, direct student-teacher contact, fruitful synergies between the various humanistic, socio-economic and technological disciplines, ample classroom and laboratory space and top-quality equipment and facilities.

USI Executive Center

MAS HLM lectures are held in the Executive Center – an area exclusively reserved for executive programs. Well-designed classrooms and state-of-the art audiovisual equipment and relaxation areas provide a comfortable learning environment and encourage interaction. The Executive Center is also equipped with areas for group work, a private lounge, wireless computer network and Internet access, and space in which students can securely store their belongings.

I vantaggi di studiare qui

Reasons to join MAS HLM:

1. Career enhancement

2. Immediate benefits

3. First of its kind

4. Feasible format

5. Academic excellence

6. Benchmarking from the world

7. International environment

8. Dynamic network

9. Attractive location

Argomenti in cui è specializzato

The Master in Humanitarian Logistics and Management is articulated in the following modules

Organizational Behavior
Strategic Planning
Human Resources Management
Process Management and Leadership
Organizational Change
Managerial Accounting for Humanitarian Organizations

Project Management Principles
Strategic Aspects of Project Management
Modelling Complex Projects

Supply Chain Principles
Supply Chain Design
Operations and Supply Chain Strategy
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Resilience
Decision Making Models
Modelling Complex Supply Chains

Introduction to Humanitarian Action
Legal Framework for Humanitarian Action
Emergency Context and Analysis
Crisis Information Management
Disaster and Emergency Management
Disaster Management and Risk Reduction
Innovation in Humanitarian Relief
Intercultural Communication Principles

Quantitative Research Methods
Analytical Thinking