Contact lessons, examination and several individual learning assignments (assignment clinics included in the schedule to support students' work with these).
Lecture materials, articles, cases, video clips etc. material provided in Moodle or hand-outs given by the lecturer.
Course book: “Basics of Supply Chain Management” by Jayanta Kumar Bandyopadhyay (CRC Press, 2015). This is an O’Reilly database e-book. Moodle course environment includes instructions of how to access this book.
Supplementary reading: Murphy, Paul & Knemeyer, Michael 2015: Contemporary Logistics. 11th edition. Global edition. Harlow. Pearson.
The module uses real-life cases, simulations game and possible company visitors to lessons.
Examination is held on Monday 7.10. and will consist of 20 multiple choice questions of which one must get 15 correct in order to pass.
Re-exam will be offered in Haaga-Helia’s electronic re-examination Exam (see MyNet for further details) October 2019 onwards once the course has ended. The exact dates, when re-examination will be available, will be provided by the teacher during the course. Rules and regulations concerning re-examinations according Haaga-Helia’s code of conduct are applied.
The course is taught in English, can be attended by international students and all assignments are related to the internationalization efforts of a company. The course is international by definition.
24.08.2020 - 16.10.2020
Two larger learning assignments: Assignment 1: “SCM magazine article or presentation” Assignment 2: “SCM process of toy manufacturer Lego portrayed as process” Both the assignments have 40 % weight on student's course grade. Five smaller weekly assignments (weekly assignments 1. & 2. are compulsory ones; from the other 4 ones you must select and complete 3 > choose yourself which one of the weekly assignments 3.-6. not to submit. All these weekly assignments have 4 % weight on student's course grade.
15.06.2020 - 28.08.2020
Course week 1
Mon 19.8. 12.15-14.45, classroom #4206, Course introduction & orientation, Assignment go-though.
Fri 23.8. 8.15-10.45, classroom #3003, Concept and scope of SCM and what is it made of? Assignment go-though continued, if needed.
Course week 2
Mon 26.8. 12.15-14.45, classroom #4206, First assignment clinic – business process portrayal presented here (skills needed in Assignment 2).
Fri 30.8. 8.15-10.45, classroom #3003, Logistics functions and logistics costs.
Course week 3
Mon 2.9. 12.15-14.45, classroom #4206, Second assignment clinic
Fri 6.9. 8.15-10.45, classroom #3003, International logistics.
Course week 4
Mon 9.9. 12.15-14.45, classroom #4206, Third assignment clinic.
Fri 13.9. 8.15-10.45, classroom #3003, Sourcing and purchasing.
Course week 5
Mon 16.9. 12.15-14.45, classroom #4206, Fourth assignment clinic.
Fri 20.9. 8.15-10.45, classroom #3003, Outsourcing and logistics services, risk assessment.
Course week 6
Mon 23.9. 12.15-14.45, classroom #4206, Fifth assignment clinic.
Fri 27.9. 8.15-10.45, classroom #3003, Reverse logistics.
Course week 7
Mon 30.9. 12.15-14.45, classroom #4206, “Business on the Move” - SCM board game simulation. Half the students participating.
Fri 4.10. 8.15-10.45, classroom #3003, “Business on the Move” - SCM board game simulation. Half the students participating.
Course week 8
Mon 7.10. 12.15-14.45, course examination.
Fri 11.10. 8.15-10.45, classroom #3003, Final assignment clinic. Remember to bring your own laptops.
The assignment for self-assessment of learning is completed using an online form before the end of the course. In addition to self-assessment of learning, the assignment doubles as course feedback.
15 - 40
All the individual assignments (larger or weekly ones) are graded in 0-5 (with halves and quarters included). A weighted average is calculated and that determines student's final course grade in Haaga-Helia's 0-5 grade scale.
There is an examination held Monday 7.10. with all the rules described upper in this implementation plan document. It is not an element in the grading, but it must be passed at 15/20 level.
HELI Degree Programme in Business Management