Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand how supply chain management contributes to the profitability and competitiveness of the company. The student is also familiar with processes and methods used to improve supply chain operations.

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give students an understanding of key concepts related to supply chain management. This includes supply chain management strategies, IT solutions, and processes as well as inventory management.

Course contents

- PROCESS STRATEGY - INVENTORY MODELS - SUPPLY CHAIN LOCATION DECISIONS - OPERATIONS PLANNING AND SCHEDULING

Prerequisites and co-requisites

IM-2-010 (0) Logistics, 5 cr

Previous course names

None

Additional information

The course work will be done individually as a book report

Recommended or required reading

Operations management : processes and supply chains / Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P. Ritzman, Manoj K. Malhotra. OR Författare:Christopher, Martin. Titel:Logistics and supply chain management : strategies for reducing cost and improving service / Martin Christopher. Upplaga:2nd ed. Förlag:London : Financial Times Prentice Hall, 1998.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 3 hours
  • Individual studies - 130 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Report, written min 20 pages with good quality conclusions.The course will be graded pass / fail

Teacher

Björk Kaj-Mikael

Examiner

Björk Kaj-Mikael

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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