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Dr. Moshe Zofi
Chair, Industrial Management
email: zofi@sapir.ac.il

Sapir's Industrial Management BA degree includes courses from a variety of disciplines that offer a broad view of economics and business administration, management skills, optimization methods and information systems, as well as planning and control of production. Our program emphasizes systemic thinking, interpersonal communication and capacity to manage complex projects under tight schedules and budget constraints.

Production and industry are a central pillar in today's job market. They require trained professionals who have a broad vision with a wide range of skills. Students are equipped with a systemic understanding of management, which includes planning, coordinating, organizing and leading the organization's resources. They gain a versatile toolbox that enables them to work as production and operations managers in a wide variety of industries.

We offer academic expertise and practical skills in planning and operating various complex systems in the following tracks:

Students specialize in manufacturing and operations management that include logistics systems, supply chain, automation, ergonomics, process optimization and improvement of work methods.

Students specialize in various information technologies, including advanced programming and databases, as well as analysis and design of information systems for businesses and industry.

Students specialize in biotech management in diverse fields, such as, agriculture, environment, food, bio-chemicals, pharmaceuticals and medicine.

Students gain broad knowledge in a variety of fields that include chemistry, soil and water, plant sciences, animal life, health of livestock and poultry, plant protection, produce, genetics, as well as the innovations and challenges of modern agriculture.

In the third and final year of studies, students must complete a Practical Final Project.  Sapir's Final Project Unit collaborates with local industries to ensure students gain best practice skills with hands-on work experience. Supervised by expert mentors, students tackle designated actual and current management problems, develop research methods and design evidence-based solutions.

Our graduates are in high demand in management production and control, sales and marketing, financing, and product design and development in the food, biochemical, environmental, medical and agricultural industries. Program graduates can continue to MA studies in Industrial Engineering, Management and Business Administration at top-level universities in Israel and worldwide.