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WMG students set to tackle real-life industrial challenges

The MSc in International Trade, Strategy, Operations (ITSO) course, at WMG, the University of Warwick, is collaborating with a series of key industrialPicture shows launch of ITSO company based dissertation partners to launch a new company-based dissertation for its students.

The new dissertation option was presented to students, at a special launch event, by WMG’s ITSO Course Director, Dr Di Li. At the event, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy at WMG, Alok Choudhary spoke about the company-based dissertation projects with Supply Chain in Practice (SCiP) members. The students also heard from Assistant CEO at Rexville Solutions, Ms Shu Jia, on behalf of the industrial collaborative companies, who shared more details about current projects available this year.

The company-based projects are collaborative dissertations which allow students to work on real-life challenges facing industry. It provides another option for students when selecting their dissertation, and in turn helps to develop key skills and employment capabilities, whilst helping organisations to resolve theirPicture shows launch of new ITSO company based disseration challenges via systematic research.

Ms Shu Jia, the CEO Assistant of Rexville Solutions, explains: “The company-based project is a great opportunity for our company to cooperate with WMG, and the talented students there, to employ the innovative methodologies for solving our practical problems. We are also very happy, and proud to provide opportunities and real data to the students to support their successes in academic studies and further careers.”

ITSO Master’s student Yawen Zheng comments: “I think the company-based project is a great opportunity for me as it enables me to engage in practical problem solutions in a real company, which must be a competitive experience when finding a job.”

Picture shows launch event of the ITSO company based dissertationITSO student course representative, Danara Aldabergenova, says: “The launch event was very useful for postgraduates to clarify their dissertation projects. The company-based MSc project is an additional option for writing a dissertation, which differs from the conventional project. With the company-based MSc project, we will be able to understand the workflow and try ourselves in the real work area.”

Find out more about WMG’s International Trade, Strategy and Operations Master’s Programme here: MSc International Trade, Strategy and Operations | University of Warwick

If you represent a company who is interested in finding out more on company-based MSc projects, please email WMG’s Assistant Professor and ITSO Course Director, Dr Di Li, here:

Tue 13 Dec 2022, 10:29 | Tags: HVM Catapult Education Partnerships