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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: 
2017 Høst
Assessment semester: 
2017 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 operations 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, theory of constraints, supply chains in service industry, governance of global value chains.

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 our LMS at the semester start.

Relevant literature:
Christopher, Martin. Logistics and Supply Chain Management. 5th edition. Pearson Education, 2016.
Selected research papers.

Obligatorisk arbeidskravAntall arbeidskravPåkrevde arbeidskravFremmøteKommentar
Øvelser 10 10Not required10 weekly (brief) home work sheets.
Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:
Mandatory coursework:Øvelser
Courseworks given: 10
Courseworks required: 10
Presence:Not required
Comment:10 weekly (brief) home work sheets.
VurderingsformGrupperingVarighetVarighetstypeKarakterskalaAndelKommentarHjelpemidlerHjelpemidler
SkoleeksamenIndividuell 4timerBokstavkarakter (A - F)60 Kalkulator med tomt minne+generell ordbok morsmål/norsk/engelsk i papirformat
HjemmeeksamenIndividuell -Bokstavkarakter (A - F)402 written assignments counting total 40 % of the final grade. The 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 med tomt minne+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:2 written assignments counting total 40 % of the final grade. The 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