Facts about the course

ECTS Credits:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Trond Hammervoll
Lecture Semester:
Teaching language:
½ year

SCM705 Cost Management in SCM (Spring 2020)

About the course

This course addresses methods or concepts allowing analysis and control of all costs within a supply chain, by using exiting approaches to cost management. The course covers costs which are not only created by material and information flows along the supply chain, but also by the relationships with the supply chain itself. Current trends and developments will also be addressed.

The course is connected to the following study programs

Recommended requirements

Same as the requirements for the MSc Logistics program.

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

The successful candidate should have achieve advanced knowledge about methods and concepts allowing analysis and control of all costs within a supply chain.

  • Obtained a good overview of concepts in Supply Chain Costing in general.
  • Obtained knowledge about Proactive Cost Management.
  • Obtained knowledge about Interorganizational Cost Management and Lean Management Accounting
  • Improved his/her analytical and writing abilities through the process of assignment writing

Coursework requirements - conditions for taking the exam

Obligatorisk arbeidskrav: 2 oppgaver


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


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