Credits: 6

Schedule: 20.02.2018 - 03.04.2018

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Basu Gautam

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Period V (2018-2019) Otaniemi campus

Period V (2019-2020) Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

During this course the student will build a solid understanding of supply chain management theories, and learn to assess critically different methods and models developed for managing and coordinating complex demand-supply networks. After the course the student is equipped to evaluate literature for academic research work.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Main topics of the course are supply chain integration and coordination as well as collaboration models. This will cover the value of information, supply chain optimization, flexibility principles, contracting and incentive alignment.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assignments 30%
Class participation 30%
Exam 40%

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Sessions 36h
Independent work 121h
Exam 3h
Total 160h (6 ECTS)

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Collection of articles and reports

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Prerequisites:  basic knowledge of operations management and supply chains

Strongly recommended 1 or several of the following:
Sustainable Supply Chains
Procurement and Strategic Sourcing,
Process Analysis and Management
Quality and Performance Management
Sales and Operations Planning

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Minimum number of 15 students must register for the course to be organized.
Students majoring or minoring in ISM/SCM are given priority.
Please note the course has sessions for which attendance is compulsory.