The core topic Humanitarian Logistics is under the subject of Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility.
The studies leading to a PhD degree require four years of full-time study, of which approximately one year consists of course work. The thesis project constitutes the remaining part of the degree and is carried out under active supervision.
Hanken is a member of several Finnish Graduate Schools and is involved in active collaboration with international networks and other universities. This guarantees the availability of a wide range of courses and other scholarly activities to our students.
The subject of Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility also arranges subject-specific courses as well as takes part in arranging the Managing the Research Process (MRP) course. MRP provides the tools and information needed in order to finish a PhD thesis. The subject-specific courses focus on interesting themes according to the needs of doctoral students in the subject. The subject also has good national and international contacts. International research collaboration and exchange is especially encouraged.
Highlighted theses from our researchers:
- Minchul Sohn, Humanitarian logistics preparedness for recurring small-scale disasters based on seasonal climate information
- Sabari Ragavendran Prasanna Venkatesan, The Relationship between Organisational Culture and Humanitarian Supply Chain Collaboration in Long-Term Aid
- Tunca Tabaklar, Scalability and Resilience in Humanitarian Supply Chains
- Alain Vaillancourt, Consolidation in humanitarian logistics
- Ira Haavisto, Performance in humanitarian supply chains
- Rolando Tomasini, Informal Learning Framework for Secondment: Logistics Lessons from Disaster Relief Operations