Supply Chain Management 7,5 Credits
Course ContentsThe course provides an understanding of fundamental concepts of supply chain management and logistics. The primary functional areas of supply chain management are explored from an integrated and competitive point of view. The course provides a basic understanding of supply chain management in value creation and competitiveness, planning and control within supply chains, soft skills and working together in a supply chain setting, and examines strategies used within supply chains. The course will also cover the supply chain’s contemporality in an ever-changing business, social, and environmental landscape.
Important elements covered in the course include the following:
- Customer orientation value in supply chains
- Segmentation for supply chain management
- Procurement and sourcing
- Sustainability, ethics in the supply chain
- Strategies in the supply chain
- Risk and risk management for supply chains
- Relationships and customer relationship management
- Logistics in an international dimension
Connection to Research and Practice
The course is an essential contributor to the JIBS focus areas and is critical for international business, entrepreneurship and sustainability studies. For instance, research results from entrepreneurship and ownership can allow students to understand tangible pre-conditions and mechanisms behind new ventures/ownership types and how they depend on supply chains and efficient management. The course's practical implications include the expected ability to describe and identify scientific and ethical advantages and the limitations of using supply chain research as a foundation for identifying and solving problems.
Prerequisites30 credits in Business Administration or Economics including 15 credits in Business Administration (or the equivalent).
Level of Education: Undergraduate G1F
Course code/Ladok code: MLCK13
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School
Previous and ongoing course occasions
Type of courseProgram
SemesterSpring 2023: Jan 16 - Mar 26
Rate of Study50%
Course coordinatorKamran Rashidi
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students12500kr