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INE-3609 Supply Chain Management - 5 stp

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single course.

Course contents

During the course, we will discuss key strategic drivers of supply chain performance. Theories, technologies, methods and tools in managing these drivers will also be explored. Other relevant contents include:

1. basic theories in competitive strategy

2. the strategic balance and basic elements in supply chain management

3. network planning and distribution

4. forecasting and revenue management

5. international supply chain and sourcing management

6. sustainability as main driving force in managing supply chain

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 December. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate bachelor Engineering program with minimum 30 credits Mathematics/statistics topics.

Application code: 9371

Objective of the course

The course is designed to help student to grasp basic concepts, theories, and methodologies for value creation through logistics and supply chain management.  The contemporary management of a global supply chain has also been scrutinized with an increasing focus on sustainability.

After passing the course, students will have the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding:



Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Lecturing, individual exercises, group work and presentation, and panel discussion.


Coursework / Course requirements

50% of exercises are mandatory. Submission deadlines will be specified in the task text.

Examination and assessment

3 hour written exam account for 100% of the grade in the course.

The grading will be done by using a A-F grading scale, where F is a fail.

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.

Date for examination

Oral exam 11.03.2021

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.

Lectures Spring 2021
Forelesning prof. Wei Deng Solvang