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SCM500 International Transportation and Supply Chains

SCM500 International Transportation and Supply Chains

Course code: 
SCM500
Course name: 
International Transportation and Supply Chains
Program of study: 
Bachelor i logistikk og SCM
Course name in Norwegian Bokmål: 
Internasjonale transporter og forsyningskjeder
Course name in Norwegian Nynorsk: 
Internasjonale transporter og forsyningskjeder
Campus: 
Molde
Credits: 
7.5
Level of study: 
Bachelor
Teaching semester: 
2021 Autumn
Assessment semester: 
2021 Autumn
Language of instruction: 
English
Language of examination: 
Norwegian, English
Language of litterature: 
English
Recommended previous knowledge

The students should have passed introductory courses in business and economics. Some knowledge of basic logistics is an advantage

Course content

The course covers the following topics: International flow of goods, sales and payment terms, documentation and insurance in international transport, international air freight and liability for damage and loss of goods in seaborne transport as well as environmental perspectives on international transport activities.

Learning outcome

At the end of the course, you should have an insight into topics of importance to management of international transport, with focus on international trade, and how the transportation network is designed to meet the demand from this trade. You should also have obtained a basic understanding of relevant documentation, laws and standards for terms of trade, transport and insurance in international trade and transports. You should be able to conduct a comparative environmental analysis of transport chains. The learning outcomes serves as a background for both strategic work and evaluating designs of freight transport operations.

Working and learning activities

2 hours of lectures per week. In addition, a seminar and tutoring related to the obligatory essay-writing

Form of assessmentGroupingDurationType of durationGrading scaleProportionCommentSupported materialSupport material
School assessmentIndividual4hoursLetter (A - F)60 Calculator with empty memory + general dictionary in mother tongue/Norwegian/English in paper version
Home assessment- -Letter (A - F)40 All printed and written supporting material
Vurderinger:
Form of assessment:School assessment
Grouping:Individual
Duration:4
Type of duration:hours
Grading scale:Letter (A - F)
Proportion:60
Comment:
Supported material:
Support material:Calculator with empty memory + general dictionary in mother tongue/Norwegian/English in paper version
Form of assessment:Home assessment
Grouping:-
Duration:
Type of duration:-
Grading scale:Letter (A - F)
Proportion:40
Comment:
Supported material:
Support material:All printed and written supporting material