PhD Course DRL028 Blockchain applications in SCM (30 Nov. - 4. Dec.)

This PhD-course presents current research on Blockchain applications in supply chains, and offer an opportunity to discuss future applications and research on information sharing in extended supply chains.

Instructors from left to right: Professor Nitin Vasant Kale, Associate Professor Bjørn Jæger, Module leader, Senior Lecturer Arvind Upadhyay and Researcher Svein Ølnes.

Application form

Application deadline: 15 November 2020.

Download a pdf-presentation of the course.

Course Content

The course will present research on:

  • The use of blockchain technologies in supply chain management
  • Paradigms for information sharing in supply chains and common ways of applying blockchain in supply chains
  • How to write academic papers on the application of blockchain in supply chain management

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The course is free of charge.


Accepted as a PhD student in supply chain management program, information systems program or similar. Pre-course preparation by reading papers provided upon registration and well as completing a questionnaire to be handed in before the course start.


Presentation of your design of an academic paper on a topic related to the curriculum.

Grades: Pass/Fail.


Contact person:
Øystein Nerland:
Molde University College, Specialized University in Logistics
P.O. Box 2110, 6402 Molde, Norway

PhD Course Week 49 (30 November - 4 December)

- Introduction to blockchains in supply chain management 

- Blockchain concepts
- Paper walkthrough & discussion
- Group work: Select a problem for an academic paper 

- Blockchain concepts in Supply Chains
- Blockchain governance
- Paper presentations & discussion 
- Group work: Work on the selected research problem

- Blockchain concepts in Supply Chains
- Paper presentations & discussion 
- Paper walkthrough & discussion
- Group work continued 

- Presentation of research paper draft
- Developing a research profile for each PhD student
- Summary

Published Dec. 20, 2019 3:34 PM - Last modified Nov. 2, 2020 2:57 PM