MS Supply Chain Management
Last updated on January 29th, 2021

First Semester – 9 Credit Hours:

  • Fundamentals of SCM
  • Supplier Selection and Bid Evaluation
  • Negotiating and Contracting in Procurement & Supply

Second Semester – 12 Credit Hours

  • Business Research Methods focus on Supply Chain Management
  • Inventory and Logistics Operations
  • Operations Management & Supply Chain
  • Contemporary Issues in SCM

Third Semester – 12 Credit Hours (Module 1)

  • Strategic Supply Chain Mgt.
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Elective-1
  • Elective-2

Third Semester – 12 Credit Hours (Module 2)

  • Strategic Supply Chain Mgt.
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Research Thesis in SCM

Specialization (elective) Courses

  • Leadership in SCM
  • Managing Risks in Supply Chains.
  • Supply Chain Diligence
  • Category Management in Procurement and Supply
  • Regulatory Framework for Trade Harmonization in International SCM
  • Mathematical Modeling in SCM*
  • Software Simulations in SCM*

Maritime Management (Specialization / Standalone Electives): 3 CH each.

Course Code Course Title
MTM 101 Introduction to Maritime Industry
MTM 230 Introduction to Maritime Law and International Maritime Convention
MTM 215 Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade
MTM 222 Introduction to Coastal Zone Management
MTM 304 Port Operations and Management
MTM 306 Shipping Operations and Management
MTM 322 Fisheries Resources & Management
MTM 401 Coastal Eco-Tourism Development and Management
MTM 403 Maritime Innovation & Entrepreneurship
MTM 526 Maritime Business: China Pakistan Perspective under CPEC
MTM 521 Maritime Business and HRM
MTM 527 Maritime Management: Concept and Applications
MTM 528 Contemporary Issues of Maritime Management
MTM 529 Maritime Management in Pakistan: Past, Present and Future
HRM 508 Marine Environments and Administration

Foreign Language

CLE 401 Chinese Language

Topics for Research in Maritime Domain for MBA/ MS/MPhil/PhD

  1. Shipping Industry of Pakistan: Scope and Dimensions for Development in Global and Regional Perspective
  2. Maritime Education and Research: Employment Scope and Development Avenues in Pakistani Perspective under BRI and CPEC
  3. Employment and Entrepreneurship Opportunities: Maritime Education and Skill needs of Pakistan in CPEC Scenario of 2025 and Beyond
  4. Management of Warehouses: New Trends under Technology Dominance, Pakistan a Case in Point
  5. Marine Oil Spill: Past, Present and Future Status of Pakistani Coastal Protection and Disaster Management
  6. Port Management under Technology Dominance: Karachi Port Trust and its Significance in
  7. Pakistan’s Economy
  8. Port Management under Technology Dominance: The Port Muhammad Bin Qasim and its
  9. Significance in Pakistan’s Economy
  10. Effective Cargo Management: Managing Shipping Containers at Pakistani Ports, a Case in Point
  11. State of Maritime Container Terminals in Pakistan: Significance of Automated Systems
  12. Shipping Industry in Pakistan: Current Status and its Future in view of CPEC Scenario of 2025-2030
  13. Issues of Port Safety in Pakistan: Management Risks and Solutions as Per International Standards
  14. Boat Construction Dynamics in Pakistan: Its significance and Future in View of CPEC Scenario of 2025-2030.
  15. Gawadar Fish Harbor: Its Significance, Development Prospects and Future under CPEC Expansions
  16. Maritime Security: Current Status and its Future In view of BRI and CPEC Scenario of 2030.
  17. Pakistan and China Collaborations for Enhancing Growth of Maritime industry in Pakistan.
  18. Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Finance for Sustainable Development and Exploration of Maritime resources.
  19. Challenges Expected to be Faced By Developing Countries After the Decade of the Ocean (2021-2030)
  20. Scope and Dimensions of Shipping Industry of Pakistan for Development in Regional and Global Perspective.
  21. Concept of Smart Port and Cargo Management Practices: Recommendations for Pakistan under CPEC Perspective
  22. Prospects of Economic Growth and Social Development through Maritime Education in Pakistan
  23. Smart Shipping, Ports, Transportation and Global Connectivity through BRI and CPEC.
  24. Role of Gwadar Port in Employment Opportunities, Social Development and Poverty Alleviation.
  25. Concept of Blue Economy and Opportunities of Growth and Development in Pakistani Perspective under BRI and CPEC
  26. Sustainable Energy, Mineral Resources and Development of Innovative Industries in Maritime Sector of Pakistan.
  27. Maritime Safety, Security and Regulatory Policies of Pakistan and Implications under CPEC Development.
  28. Measuring Impact of Green Supply Chain Management on Corporate Performance of Manufacturing Industries in Gwadar Special Economic Zone (Predicting Future through Mixed Method Approach).
  29. Forecasting Impact of Green Supply Chain Practices at Gwadar Industrial Zone on Future of Organizational Performances and Businesses.
  30. Gwadar Industrial Zone in 2040: Supply Chain Management Impacting Financial Outlays of Organizations and their Sustainability.
  31. Gwadar Industrial Zone in 2040: Comparative Study of Conventional and Green Supply Chain Practices Impacting Organizational Sustainability.
  32. Supply Chain Management at Transit Points of Gwadar Industrial Zone: Measuring Impact of Technology on Sustainability of Organizations.