63845 Societal Logistics , 8 sp
Societal Logistics is a doctoral course that emphasises the role logistics plays in society. The course highlights research, principles and practices that facilitate responsible supply chain management strategies and sustainable logistics operations. The course focuses on current topics each year.
You have the ability to critically evaluate societal trends and how logistics and supply chain management relates to these.
- explain the implications of alternative supply chains for society
- relate logistical decisions to ecological and societal performance
- utilise logistical concepts in different contextual settings
- define logistics and supply chain management research questions of broader societal relevance
The course includes international visiting faculty.
Lectures, exercises, cases
214 hours divided into
Scheduled (contact) hours: 30 h
Non-scheduled work on individual research paper: 184 h
1st year of doctoral studies
Individual research paper 100%
All parts of the course need to be passed in the same study year.
Articles as specified by the instructor, max. 500 pages, plus articles identified by doctoral students.