The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Ib 2001 - 2004 - Logistics


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

3 cr

Competency aims

To understand the logistical supply chain in a company, how it works and why it is important

Learning outcomes

The emphasis is on demand management. The role of good demand managment for a functionally well working supply chain is demonstrated.

Course contents

Distribution channels in Finland.
Polling of salesrepresentatives,time series,decompositing time series, seasonal indices, moving average, exponential smoothing, linear trend,exponential growth, econometric methods with simple and multiple regression,

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Marketing and Logistics

Previous course names


Additional information

Mandatory attendance on computer exercises.

Recommended or required reading

Martin Christopher (1998) Logistics and Supply Chain Management (second edition)

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Individual studies - 56 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 80 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 56 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 24 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions
  • Essays


Mildén Peter


Mildén Peter

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Essays

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