In addition to business management skills, today's top logistics experts must also have established skills in supply chain management, strategic planning, project and financial management and in the management of modern information and communication systems. In addition, holistic and analytical thinking, a pronounced organizational talent, leadership and team orientation are required.
The basic objective of the Logistics, MBA Master's program of the Dresden International University is to strengthen the students' management competence and entrepreneurial initiative in order to be able to react adequately and professionally to logistical challenges in industry, trade and services. This includes comprehensive knowledge and skills in market-oriented planning, design, management and control of material, goods and information flows in value networks and their application. These educational goals are oriented on the one hand towards the requirements of top logistics experts and on the other hand towards a scientifically established university logistics education. All lecturers stand out due to their intensive experience in teaching and research.
Since January 2008 this program is the first and the only one in Germany which is accredited by the European Logistics Association (ELA) according to the Supervisory/Operational Level introduced by the ELA.
Since December 2009 the program is accredited by the Zentrale Evaluations- und Akkreditierungsagentur, the re-accreditation was finished successfully in October 2015.