MBA Materials Management - Course Overview

Duration: 2.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 6,00,000 / Year

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About MBA Materials Management

MBA in Materials Management is becoming a widely popular course among candidates interested in the planning, designing, building, logistics, etc. of the material till it reaches its final destination. MBA in Material Management involves the thorough study of all material related activities and how to carry them out in a cost-effective manner. To get through master’s programme in material management, a bachelor’s degree is a must.

The programme also focuses on communication and negotiation skills that are an essential requirement of the industry as the main aim of the material manager is to bring down the cost, without compromising on the quality and timely supplies. MBA in Material Management is one of the newer fields of business study, however, it offers a great scope.

MBA - Materials Management Syllabus

First Year:

Principles of Management and Organisational Behavior

Quantitative Techniques for Management

Marketing Management

Research Methods for Management

Managerial Economics

Corporate Communication

Human Resources Management

Operations Management

Accounting and Finance for Managers

 

Second Year:

Packing and Distribution Management

Total Quality Management

Purchasing and Procurement Management

Project Management

Export Trade and Documentation

Business Environment and Ethics

Materials and Stores Management

Strategic Management

Logistic and Supply Chain Management

Popular Specializations of MBA - Materials Management

Career Options and Job Prospects

Materials Management has diverse employment options both in private and government sector. From railways to research, to the military to public transport to supply chain industries, material managers can be found everywhere. Not only this, with great managerial skills and zeal for your career, you can even go up to the level of Chief Purchasing Officer (CPO) and President.  Following are some of the popular jobs in the field of material manager:

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Materials Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Logistics
  • Inventory Manager
  • Purchase Officer
  • Materials Supervisor

From past two decades, a lot has changed for aspirants who wish to make the career in material management. An average salary for an MBA professional starts from Rs. 7 Lakhs - Rs. 8 Lakhs per annum. Whereas for candidates with diploma the average salary can be up to Rs. 4 Lakhs per annum. Please note that the salary packages may vary as per industry trends and company to company as well as a candidate's ability.