Logistics training at HEC Montréal

HEC Montréal leadership in logistics training.

Qualified staff members who are aware of the latest developments in the field are an essential resource for a good logistics strategy. Through diversity in its programs and its range of courses, HEC Montréal has maintained its leadership position in logistics training. Over and above its regular programs, the École des dirigeants of HEC Montréal offers additional training courses on current topics.

Programs offered at HEC Montréal :

The strategic function of Logistics and Operations Management (LOM) is to plan and control resources with a view to increasing the productivity and quality of products and services. The program consists of project management, supply management, operations management in service firms, planning and control of production and stocks as well as total quality.

Want to learn how to plan operations and production using ERP systems, identify the best supply sources to build healthy relationships with suppliers, manage inventory, plan distribution and choose the most appropriate modes of transportation? This certificate is for you!

Do you wish to work at the heart of operations management, a strategic link to business performance? HEC Montréal offers specialized graduate diplomas in supply chain management: a graduate program helmed by professors who are eager to share their vast expertise in a high tech environment.

Our MBA program is based on shared experiences and uses teaching methods attuned to the job market: computer simulations, case studies, role-playing exercises, oral presentations, lectures and guest speakers. Students can develop specific skills related to supply chain management through elective courses and a supervised field project.

Since logistics falls within operations management as well as operations research and marketing, it also requires some basic knowledge of information technology. This Master’s degree will provide you with a holistic view of the various components of logistics as well as in-depth knowledge of the main decision-making tools used in this field.

The M.Sc. in Global supply chain management provides future managers with a holistic vision of the various components of international logistics, as well as in-depth knowledge of the main decision-making tools used in this field. Graduates work as logistics specialists for large manufacturing, distribution and retail businesses, or as analysts for consulting and logistics services firms.

Process and quality improvement; supply chain management; supply management; management of service operations; environmental management of operations; hospital logistics; operations strategy; transportation and distribution.

Different trainings are offered by the Executive Education


Logistics research at  HEC Montréal

The Interuniversity Research Centre on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation (CIRRELT) was founded in May 2006 as a result of a merger between the Centre on Transportation Research (CRT) of the Université de Montréal, École Polytechnique and HEC Montréal, the Network Organization Technology Research Centre (CENTOR) of Université Laval and the Polygistique Group, Polytechnique Montréal. Researchers from UQAM who were grouped around the NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Logistics Management also partnered the above institutes. CIRRELT’s main areas of expertise include quantitative and computer analyzes and methods applied to the planning, management and operation of urban, regional, intercity and international transportation networks, for both passengers and freight. This also includes an analysis of the environment (economic, regulatory, etc.) and the policies (government, industry, etc.) that affect them.

Contact: Phone: 514-343-7575 Fax: 514-343-7121
Email: info-montreal@cirrelt.ca
Website: www.cirrelt.ca

The Group for Research in Decision Analysis (GERAD) is an inter-university centre in operational research founded in 1979, with members from HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal, McGill University and University du Québec à Montreal. The Group has worked on various issues affecting the optimization of systems such as, for example, real-time management of mining trucks.

Contact: Phone: 514-340-6053 Fax: 514-340-5665
Email: info@gerad.ca
Website: http://www.gerad.ca/en 

The CHAÎNE Research Group was founded in 1997. It specializes in the various decisions of supply chain integration: outsourcing, deployment of electronic tools, measurement of performance, logistics department, implementation of reverse logistics networks, outsourcing of logistical activities. The CHAÎNE Research Group is also interested in designing training materials. It should be noted that the Group has acquired global leadership with regard to the logistical challenges in the health sector.

Contact: Phone: 514-340-7134 Fax: 514-340-6834
Email: chaine@hec.ca
Website: http://carrefourlogistique.hec.ca/chaine-research-group 

In June 2015, the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) and HEC Montréal announced the conversion of the Chair in Supply Management through the creation of the SCMA Professorship.

Contact: Phone: 514-340-6279 Fax: 514-340-6834
Email: jean.nollet@hec.ca

The Chair in Logistics and Transportation was created in April 2006. Its aims are to further the study and development of mathematical models and solution algorithms for five important families of decision problems arising in logistics and transportation: 1) network design, 2) vehicle routing, 3) terminal management, 4) inventory management and 5) revenue management
Contact: Phone: 514-340-6278 Fax: 514-340-6834
Email: jean-francois.cordeau@hec.ca
Website: http://chairelogistique.hec.ca/en/

The Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management was created in 2001. Its expertise is mainly focused on transportation and localization issues in the manufacturing and public sectors. Its contributions are centered around developing innovative methodologies and solving complex problems.  The Chair’s research projects can be divided into three categories, depending on the planning level considered: strategic, tactical and operational.

Contact: Phone: 514-340-6504 Fax: 514-343-7121
Email: chaire.distributique@hec.ca
Website : http://chairedistributique.hec.ca/en/