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LI19SP Bachelor Degree Programme in International Business

Course Description

Code4 LIF5117
NameSupply Chain Management
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student understands the critical role of logistics for business and is able to identify different logistics tools and supply chain related strategies. He or she is also able to use purchasing and warehousing models to optimise business operations.
ContentConcepts of supply chain and logistics, logistics tools and modes of transportation, supply chain strategies, purchasing and ordering decisions, planning and controlling inventory.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course materialFor courses arranged 2017 and later:
Murphy, P. & Wood, D. 2014. Contemporary Logistics. Upper Saddle River (NJ) : Pearson Education.
Waters, D. 2003. Logistics. An Introduction to Supply Chain Management. New York : Palgrave Macmillan.

For courses arranged before 2017:
Coyley, J. ,Bardi, E. & Langley, J. 2002. The Management of Business Logistics: a supply chain perspective. Mason, OH: South Western.
Prerequisites1st and 2nd-year studies, specifically International Economics and Business Environment.
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Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.