Basics of Supply Chain Management SCM1LF101-3028 09.01.2023-19.05.2023 5 (GLOB22SMON, ...)+-
You understand the role of modern supply chain management (SCM) in creating competitive advantage to a firm from the financial, customer service as well as ethical and environmental perspective. You master the basic SCM concepts, which will help you in communicating with the internal and external stakeholders.
Starting level and linkage with other courses
Elements and functions of the global supply chain
Features and challenges of international logistics
Logistics and functions (customer service level, order management, inventory, warehousing, transportation, material handling)
Logistics service providers and logistics services
Financial importance and competitive advantages of SCM
Sustainable SCM (environment & ethics)
Role and risks of outsourcing
Customer service via sourcing and logistics
Assessment criteria - grade 1
You know the key concepts within the course’s scope, but are yet to develop the general view and the big picture of the subject matter.
You can complete given tasks and assignments with assistance. You need to develop how to apply knowledge
You demonstrate some ability to perform skills and have basic knowledge, but you have difficulty to manage without assistance.
Assessment criteria - grade 3
You know the key concepts well and can explain how the theories and models function and the tools are used. You have a general view of the subject matter.
You complete given tasks and assignments independently. You apply knowledge in hands-on business related situations. You can critique your own practice and identify ways to improve.
You demonstrate sufficient ability to perform skills and have basic to good knowledge. You can perform independently, but you have some challenges in passing on your skills and knowledge to others. You have an interest in professional development.
Assessment criteria - grade 5
You have a strong command of the key and related concepts. You can critically evaluate theories, models and tools. You can demonstrate explicit knowledge of the subject matter, and how it relates to other disciplines.
You apply knowledge in demanding business related situations. You can prioritize and critically select tools and methods for solving complex problems in the subject matter.
You execute skills with natural proficiency and you have detailed and explicit knowledge. You can perform independently and you are also able and actively willing to help others develop and pass on your skills. You have an attitude of continuous professional development
Cooperation with the business community
Visiting lecturers from companies.
Global supply chain management cases are used.
09.01.2023 - 19.05.2023
01.10.2022 - 01.10.2022
Timo Rima, Soile Kallinen, Angeles De la Vega Villa