Facts about the course

Study points:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Asmund Olstad
Lecture Semester:
Teaching language:
½ year

SCM703 Applied Supply Chain Management (Spring 2019)

About the course

The course and the assignments will include the following topics:

  • Modeling logistic problems with LINGO
  • Lot-sizing in production
  • Integrated models for planning production, distribution and purchase.
  • Integrated models for marketing and logistics - Demand Based Management (DBM) and Revenue Management (RM).

The course is connected to the following study programs

Recommended requirements

<p>Equivalent to requirements for the MSc programme in Logistics.</p>

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

The successful candidate should by the end of the course:

  • Know methods and techniques used for modeling and solving logistic problems that occurs in practice.
  • Know how to use (commercial) optimization software tools like LINGO for solving the same problems.

Forms of teaching and learning

The course consists of 4 workshops with lectures, group-work with assignments and self-study activities. Each workshop has a length of 2 days.


  • Form of assessment: Written school assessment
  • Proportion: 40%
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Grouping: Individual
  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
  • Support material: Calculator that may contain data + general dictionary in mother tongue/Norwegian/English in paper version
  • Form of assessment: Home assessment
  • Proportion: 60%
  • Duration: -
  • Grouping: Group
  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material


Required reading is given in fronter at the semesterstart:

  • Selected articles.