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LOG711 Supply Chain Management 1

LOG711 Supply Chain Management 1

Course code: 
LOG711
Course name: 
Supply Chain Management 1
Program of study: 
Master of Science in Logistics
Course name in Norwegian Bokmål: 
Supply Chain Management 1
Course name in Norwegian Nynorsk: 
Supply Chain Management 1
Campus: 
Molde
Credits: 
7.5
Level of study: 
2. syklus (master)
Teaching semester: 
2016 Høst
Assessment semester: 
2016 Høst
Language of instruction: 
Engelsk
Language of examination: 
Engelsk
Language of litterature: 
Engelsk
Recommended previous knowledge

Equivalent to requirements for the MSc programme in Logistics.

Course content

The course will cover core subjects dealing with supply chain management and management of different logistics processes within the organization. The students will learn theoretical skills in operational management focused on decisions made by upper level managers in an organization. Some special topics will be treated in case work and seminars. These can vary from year to year. Examples can be: The bull-whip effect, risk-pooling, green logistics, network design, cross cultural management, theory of constraints.

Learning outcome

The main purpose of the course is to give the students intermediate knowledge in supply chain management (SCM), with an emphasis on terminology and basic decision problems. At the end of the course, the students should have an understanding of the most important elements in SCM in the manufacturing and service industries. They should also have an overview of the main elements in different supply chain strategies, and under what market conditions the different strategies are applicable.

Working and learning activities

3 hours of lectures per week

Curriculum

Required reading list is given in fronter at the semester start

Relevant literature:
Harrison S, R van Hoek and Skipworth H. Logistics Management and Strategy: competing through the supply chain. 5th edition. Pearson, 2014.
Selected research papers.

VurderingsformGrupperingVarighetVarighetstypeKarakterskalaAndelKommentarHjelpemidlerHjelpemidler
SkoleeksamenIndividuell 4timerBokstavkarakter (A - F)60 Kalkulator som kan inneholde data + generell ordbok morsmål/norsk/engelsk i papirformat
HjemmeeksamenIndividuell -Bokstavkarakter (A - F)403 written assignments (40 %). All assignments have to be delivered in full within a given deadline in order to be allowed to complete the final written exam. Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler
Vurderinger:
Form of assessment:Skoleeksamen
Grouping:Individuell
Duration: 4
Type of duration:timer
Grading scale:Bokstavkarakter (A - F)
Proportion:60
Comment:
Supported material:
Support material:Kalkulator som kan inneholde data + generell ordbok morsmål/norsk/engelsk i papirformat
Form of assessment:Hjemmeeksamen
Grouping:Individuell
Duration:
Type of duration:-
Grading scale:Bokstavkarakter (A - F)
Proportion:40
Comment:3 written assignments (40 %). All assignments have to be delivered in full within a given deadline in order to be allowed to complete the final written exam.
Supported material:
Support material:Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler