The Bachelor’s study programme Business Administration and Operations, Logistics and Quality Management is focused on production management and the associated value chain of purchasing, production and sales. Students acquire deeper knowledge in the field of planning and designing production systems or logistics in production, including process simulation. This field of study is a response to new requirements and demands from the leading manufacturers in the automotive industry, of which ŠKODA AUTO is at the cutting edge in terms of logistics and quality management.
The courses focus strongly on practical applications. University studies dealing with planning and management of production, logistics processes and quality is supplemented by practical courses taught by ŠKODA AUTO managers. In addition to expert knowledge, students will acquire a wide range of practical skills and experience. Regular courses providing production and logistics skills take place in a high-end Lean Center, ŠKODA AUTO’s new training facility . The courses also include interactive management games and case studies.
Students acquire practical experience during their six-month compulsory internships and regular excursions to ŠKODA AUTO, other members of the Volkswagen Group or their suppliers in the Czech Republic and abroad. Talented students can develop their skills and experience through participation in specific projects for acquiring experience in the corporate sphere as well as research projects for the respective guarantor department.
The fifth semester includes a compulsory internship to increase the employment opportunities of graduates. Students most often choose ŠKODA AUTO for their internships as well as other partner companies of ŠKODA AUTO University or foreign companies, primarily within the Volkswagen Group, with the support of the Erasmus+ programme.
Under the Erasmus programme, students can also spend one or two semesters at one of more than 30 partner universities or in one of the Volkswagen Group companies. ŠKODA AUTO University also offers very interesting projects outside of Erasmus allowing students to choose from destinations such as China, India, South Korea or the USA for their foreign stays.
Graduates can further expand their knowledge and skills in a follow-on Master’s degree programme Business Administration and Operations. Given the extensive and comprehensive foundation of all Bachelor’s programmes, students will be ready to study other Master’s degree programmes offered by the school as well.
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