BST 1703 Supply Chain Management - Logistics Management
This course will, in combination with BTH 1704 Bachelor in Logistic Leadership and Supply Chain Management (15 study points) provide specialization in the subject to the value of 30 credits. This course is suitable for students at Bachelor level in Marketing, Retail Management and Business Administration. Other students can participate in the third year of the course.
Specialization provides students with leadership orientated knowledge as well as an understanding of the developments and leadership issues in supply chains and internal business logistics. Students will learn the physical and administrative processes surrounding the acquisition, handling, storage, planning, production, transportation and delivery of goods and services in a way which fulfills the customers need for service in a cost effective manner.
After completed course students should have:
- Acquired basic knowledge about procurement and its significance for the business as a whole
- Acquired knowledge of transportation finance and the significance of different transportation methods to the customer
- Learned to calculate and optimize costs connected with , transportation and production
- Developed an understanding of how different logistical solutions affect the delivery process.
- Acquired an understanding of how the integration of supply chains will reduce costs.
After completed course students should be able to:
- Make the right decisions to make a good purchase
- Analyse the transportation costs and know what transport should cost
- Anticipate and make production plans.
Students will achieve an understanding of how different logistical solutions affect the environment
Students shall be made aware of potential ethical challenges
- The purchasing process
- Segmenting of suppliers
- What purchasing means for the company
- Purchasing negotiations
- The structure of the transport market
- Transport and the environment
- Transport pricing
- Route planning
- Distribution Planning
- Storage Optimization
- Production Planning
The course consists of 90 hours of lectures. The lectures include case studies which are relevant to the exam.
Spreadsheets will be used for calculations.
In course delivery as online courses, lecturer will, in collaboration with the student administration, organize an appropriate course implementation, combining different learning activities and digital elements on the learning platform. The online students are also offered a study guide that will contribute to progression and overview. Total recommended time spent for completing the course also applies here.
Two years of college education in economics and business administration, marketing or equivalent is required for taking the course.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there may be deviations in teaching and learning activities as well as exams, compared with what is described in this course description.
Information about what is taught on campus and other digital forms will be presented with the lecture plan before the start of the course each semester.
As a minimum the basic course in statistics MET 3431 Statistics or MET 2920 Statistics. In addition, it is recommended that students have taken the course marketing channels and logistics, or equivalent.
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A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 15 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 400 hours.