Kurser och studieplaner / Logistik och företagsgeografi
3847 Supply chain management
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Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a concept which has increasingly received interest both by practitioners and academia. SCM can be defined as "integration of business processes across the supply chain that provides products, services and information that add value for customers".
The course will provide an overview of the field of logistics which forms a general background for the field of SCM, however, students are required to have basic knowledge of logistics principles and practice.
After completing this course, students shall be able to
• understand the relationship between supply chain design and performance,
• evaluate the application and applicability of key supply chain management concepts in different areas,
• identify relevant literature on selected supply chain concepts and analyse, discuss and synthetise the knowledge from the literature on these concepts
• relate several supply chain concepts to each other, and
• motivate the selection of specific tools for the improvement of supply chain processes.
Completed BSc degree incl. min. 20 ECTS in logistics and supply chain management. This is a basic masters level course in Supply Chain Management and Corporate Geography recommended for first year masters students (4th year in integrated studies).
213h work in total of which 30h in class
Lectures and exercises, learning log
Christopher M (2010): Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Creating Value-Adding Networks, 4th ed., Financial Times / Prentice Hall, or previous edition - 3rd edition also available as e-book in mylibrary
Arlbjørn, J., Halldorsson, A., Jahre, M., Spens, K. and Stefansson, G. (eds., 2006): Nordic Case Reader in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, University Press of Southern Denmark, Denmark. (Selected cases.)
Articles as specified by the instructor, max. 500p.
Bedömning och examination
Discussions, exercises and learning log
Students are admitted to the course on the basis of a pre-course assignment.
Moodle will be used extensively in this course. All parts of the course need to be passed during the same study year.