Facts about the course

Study points:
7.5
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Asmund Olstad
Lecture Semester:
Spring
Teaching language:
English
Duration:
½ year

SCM703 Applied Supply Chain Management (Spring 2020)

About the course

The course considers the following topics:

 

  • Transportation and transshipment situations / -models

  • Location and allocation problems

  • Different types of network problems

  • Specific network problems, like the Postman Problem, the Travelling Salesman Problem, the Minimal Span Problem

 

When presenting the different course topics, it is emphasized on solving problems using computer software packages.

The course is connected to the following study programs

Recommended requirements

Equivalent to requirements for the MSc programme in Logistics.

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.

Examination

  • Form of assessment: Home assessment 1 of 3

  • Proportion: 33,33%

  • Duration: 1 Semesters

  • Grouping: Individual

  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)

  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material


  • Form of assessment: Home assessment 2 of 3

  • Proportion: 33,33%

  • Duration: 1 Semesters

  • Grouping: Individual

  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)

  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material

  • Form of assessment: Home assessment 3 of 3

  • Proportion: 33,33%

  • Duration: 1 Semesters

  • Grouping: Individual

  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)

  • Support material: All printed and written supporting material

Syllabus

Required reading is given in fronter at the semesterstart:

  • Selected articles.
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