The Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management (MASHLM) is a part-time executive program designed for humanitarian professionals who want to enrich their capacities and enhance their careers.
MASHLM provides education in the key areas of supply chain management, process and project management, strategic management, and humanitarian action. Participants attend 6 blocks in Lugano, Switzerland.
Because we tailor our program to maximize your potential.
Immediately apply the tools and methodologies learned in class. You learn to build management skills and practical skills through real-world humanitarian challenges.
Gain core advanced skills that employers need. MASHLM alumni have been rewarded with greater responsibility and promotions.
It’s intense. You work hard. You work together. Through a proven mix of interactive and innovative teaching methods, such as games, simulations and case studies, you engage with experienced professionals, just like you.
Learn from experts and scholars from leading universities and humanitarian organizations including MIT, Georgia Tech, USAID, and the Red Cross.
You will earn a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belt certification in addition to the Master's degree.
BECAUSE YOU CAN
While you study, you are supported by a team of academic researchers, administrators, doctoral scholars, all focused on your personal development.
Because we combine theory and practice to generate real impact.
Using advanced tools and methods applied to practical humanitarian challenges.
Focusing on the implementation of relevant theory to improve practice.
Teaching across projects, organizations and experienced participants.
To become the premier educational program that supports the global humanitarian community to improve its understanding of the challenges and opportunities in humanitarian emergencies.
To help practitioners and organizations improve their performance in humanitarian operations.
To engage in advanced humanitarian teaching and educational services, applied humanitarian research, and policy development.
To provide humanitarian organizations with the tools and methods that allow them to improve the quality of their operations.
To develop and implement high quality applied research impacting the humanitarian sector.
At the MASHLM, and in our research, we are bridging the gap between strategy, tactics, and operations. It is all about helping people in the humanitarian sector to implement their passions while getting results!
MASHLM classes are filled with professionals from all over the world working in multiple fields within the humanitarian context. Each class is made unique by your presence, your experience, and what you bring to the discussions. Fields are:
Discover new ways to serve your beneficiaries, share experiences and best practice from the humanitarian field, expand your knowledge base, and take your career to new heights.
Training focuses on tools and methodologies, concepts and frameworks needed to better analyze, design, implement, and manage complex humanitarian operations.
Students with at least three years of relevant work experience and a bachelor degree or equivalent diploma in logistics, humanitarian aid, public service, or non-profit management are invited to apply.