Facts about the course
- Study points:
- Responsible department:
- Faculty of Logistics
- Lecture Semester:
- Teaching language:
- ½ year
LOG904-158 Circular Economy (Autumn 2019)
About the course
Course content (abstract): The world is moving from a linear economy of make-use-dispose to a more sustainable circular one. Such a transition is one of the critical challenges in order to create a more sustainable society and it requires circular thinking and a shift in mindset in how to approach such challenges. Do you want to contribute to a more sustainable society? Do you want to tackle the challenges in the transition towards a circular eonomy (CE)? Do you want to be the new generation of innovators and leaders to influence that change? Then this seminar is for you!
Topics covered: 1) An overview of a circular economy; 2) Business value in a circular economy, i.e. how businesses are adopting circular economy models; 3)What this means for supply chains
The course is connected to the following study programs
- Master of Science in Logistics
- Experience-based Master in Logistics
- Master of Science in Petroleum Logistics
- Exchange programme - Master's level
The student's learning outcomes after completing the course
This course will provide students with knowledge, some practical skills needed to respond to CE challenges. They will be able to understand how CE will transform traditional business models, and how to operate supply chain networks for a circular business model.
Forms of teaching and learning
These will consist of lectures and exercises/final assignment. In completing the exercises/assignment, students are expected to work in groups/individually. The instructor will be available (physically or online) to assist students who need help.
Form of assessment: Home assessment with presentation
Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
Support material: All printed and written supporting material