COURSE SYLLABUS

Supply Chain Management 7.5 credits

Supply Chain Management
First cycle, M0026N
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2020 Sp 1 - Present
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Syllabus established
by Department of Business Administration and Social Sciences 22 Feb 2009

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 14 Feb 2020

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Subject
Business Administration
Subject group (SCB)
Business Administration
Main field of study
Business Administration

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and Principles of business administration 30 credits (R0008N Introductory Course Accounting and Control, R0009N Models for Management Control, M0015N Principles of Marketing, O0017N Management of business) and M0024N business strategy 7, 5 credits. Good knowledge in English, equivalent to English 6.


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 1-165 credits.



Course Aim
After finishing the course, the student should be able to
•    describe and explain what supply chain management involves
•    describe and explain how supply chain management can be used in an organization
•    describe and analyse the supply chain of an organization

Contents
- The supply chain management concept
- Drivers and obstacles for supply chains
- Designing a supply chain

Realization
Lectures, seminars, case studies, and group work.

Examination
In a written test, the student should demonstrate ability to:

•    describe and explain what supply chain management involves

In case studies and project work, the student should demonstrate ability to
•    describe and explain how supply chain management can be used in an organization
•    describe and analyse the supply chain of an organization

Presence during compulsory sessions is required.

Results from all parts of the examination are weighted together for the final course grade (U/G/VG).

Remarks
Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration eduets@ltu.se, not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Examiner
Lars Bäckström IES-FV

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2020 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Fawcett, S.E., Elram, L.M. & Ogden, J.A. (latest edition). Supply Chain Management: From Vision to Implementation (New international edition), Pearson.
Literature will be added.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0002Written examU G#2.50MandatoryA20
0003Compulsory assignments and seminarsU G#5.00MandatoryA20

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.