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Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student will know
the most common logistical concepts and models.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to identify logistical concepts.
The student should know the material, information,
return, and monetary flow in a supply chain.
The student is expected to be aware of inventory
levels and inventory turnover times as well to be
able to calculate an easy ABC-analysis.
The student must be able to calculate order
quantity with an easy EOQ-model and understand the
implications of the result.
Further the student should be able to connect
transport modes to different usage

Course contents

- Supply Chain Management
- Logistics
- Value Chains

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Recommended or required reading

Storhagen, N. (2000). Materialadministration och
logistik. Liber.ISBN 47-04168-4.

Paulsson-Nilsson-Tryggestad (red.) (2000):
Flödesekonomi, Supply Chain
Management.Studentlitteratur. ISBN 91-44-00729-9

Other material given by the teacher

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 63 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Information given at the introduction


Hongell Linn


Hongell Linn

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

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Assessment methods

  • 2011-12-12 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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